WorkForce Central seeking proposals from youth employment-education agencies serving Pierce County

Staff writerMarch 25, 2014 

The Tacoma-Pierce County Workforce Development Council is soliciting proposals from organizations able to provide education and employment services to youth in Pierce County.

 The proposed services should benefit youth 16-to-21 years old, both in and out of school, who live in Pierce County, according to a release Tuesday from WorkForce Central.

The request for proposals was released Tuesday, and seeks replies from “providers that demonstrate a commitment and history of serving youth who have dropped out of school, are basic skills deficient and/or have significant barriers to employment.”

The RFP has been posted at the WorkForce Central website and is available at

A session to learn more about requirements will be held on Tuesday, March 25 from 12:30 to 1:30pm at Workforce Central, Classroom 1, 3650 South Cedar Street,inTacoma.

Two bidders' conferences will be held Monday, March 31 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the same location.

For more information regarding the youth services RFP, contact the RFP coordinator at


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