Workforce Development Program Solutions

EDSI has provided workforce development program services for over 35 years. Within this business segment, we assist individuals with the transition from unemployment to employment and from under-employment to self-sufficiency. EDSI works hard to promote unsubsidized employment, self-sufficiency, and smooth program operations for our government clients.

EDSI provides comprehensive job readiness, case management, skills analysis, job placement and retention services to a variety of populations: Employers, TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families), Adult and Dislocated Workers, Non-Custodial Parents, Ex-Offenders, Youth, Refugees, and other economically-disadvantaged, unemployed or underemployed populations.

Primary funding sources for our programs include: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and federal grant funding. We work collaboratively with funders and to understand and assess current needs and design and implement strategies that will provide the greatest impact on the overall performance of the program and region.

Click here to download an overview PDF of our workforce development program services.

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Populations Served

  • Employers
  • Adult
  • Dislocated Worker
  • Youth
  • Veteran
  • TANF
  • ABAWD
  • Ex-Offender
  • Non-Custodial Parents
  • Refugees
  • AND MORE...

Government Entities Served

  • Workforce Development Boards
  • Departments of Welfare
  • Departments of Human Services
  • Court Systems
  • Departments of Labor
  • Departments of Education
  • Economic Development Councils
  • Offices of the Attorney General

From Our Blog

Recent blog posts related to workforce development

Apprenticeships and Six Ways They Can Benefit Your Company

It’s no secret that companies in all employment sectors are facing challenging workforce shortages and gaps. What many companies don’t know is that apprenticeships offer a viable solution for recruiting, training and retaining world-class talent. Apprenticeships are an earn-as-you-learn, flexible workforce development tool and training strategy that can be customized to meet the needs of any business.

Success Story - Livonia Youth Open House

Successful Youth Program Open House Hosted by EDSI at the Michigan Works! Livonia Service Center.

Why Your Company Should Consider an Apprenticeship Program

With more and more Baby Boomers reaching the age of 65 every day, experienced manufacturing and skilled trades workers as well as employees in many other industries are leaving the workforce and taking crucial skills knowledge with them. That’s where EDSI comes in … we work with companies to identify and capture this critical institutional knowledge (job skills) before these workers leave in order to pass it on to “apprentices” who can effectively bridge the skills gap.
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Using the process laid out by EDSI helped us to create the right gatekeeper responsibilities and tasks, so we can ultimately focus more on the fit of candidates to the Cornerstone culture. Tom Willis; CEO - Cornerstone Charter Schools

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