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

Building Your Talent Pipeline - Internships

Internships are another great way to build your talent pipeline. They can be a superb source of talent, and they help build your employer brand.

The Top 3 Advantages of Courses to Careers for Recent Graduates

Formerly known as Backpacks to Briefcases, Courses to Careers (C2C) has been an extremely effective venture for EDSI with a 71% rate of employment from its participants since its inception in 2012. The advantages for program participants are countless and specific to each individual, however, the program’s findings have seen several advantages that are repeatedly mentioned by its participants.

Building Your Talent Pipeline - The Right Way to Implement Referral Bonuses

Referral bonuses are a very simple and effective, yet extremely underutilized recruiting tool. Simply put, referral bonuses are generally monetary rewards given to an employee who recommends a candidate who is ultimately hired.
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This program with EDSI is very, very strong. There are a lot of successful people here, and I am one of them. Osha Wright - Pittsburgh RTC Program Participant

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EDSI requests qualified independent certified public accountants to submit proposals to enter into a contract to perform program-specific audits.

Click here to learn more about this Request for Proposal (RFP) and to download a .docx version of the RFP document.