August 21, 2015

Workforce Development (WIOA) Division


About the Workforce Development (WIOA) Division

Three Rivers Planning & Development District serves as the fiscal/administrative agent for The Mississippi Partnership, which is one of four workforce areas in the State of Mississippi designated to carry out the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. The Mississippi Partnership Workforce Area encompasses the largest geographical area in the State of Mississippi, covering 27 counties in northern Mississippi and is governed by a 23-member board and 27 chief elected officials.

The Mississippi Partnership is responsible for establishing and maintaining a skilled workforce system that provides the highest quality services and a skilled workforce. The Partnership is also responsible for establishing local performance standards, one-stop delivery centers (known as WIN Job Centers in the State of Mississippi), selecting qualified service providers for youth services, and monitoring performance.

Services are delivered through partnerships with community colleges, planning and development districts, the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services, and other partners within the 27 counties.

Three Rivers’ Workforce Development (WIOA) Division oversees the following programs and services:

WIN Job Center – Job Seeker and Employer Services
Adult Internship Program
Rapid Response Services
Youth Services
Mississippi Access to Care (MAC) Center

The Mississippi Partnership Local Workforce Area’s Chief Elected Officials and Workforce Board met on October 23, 2014. At the meeting, the Chief Elected Officials and Workforce Board jointly passed a resolution stating the Mississippi Partnership Local Workforce Area requests the Governor of Mississippi designate the current 27 counties comprising the Mississippi Partnership Local Workforce Area as a local area under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. Questions regarding this resolution should be directed to Bill Renick, WIA Director for Three Rivers Planning & Development District (the fiscal agent for The Mississippi Partnership), by telephone at 662-489-2415 or by email at

Please click on the applicable county name for provider information:

The Mississippi Partnership is an equal opportunity employer/program; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


75 South Main Street
Pontotoc, MS 38863
Post Office Box 690
Pontotoc, MS 38863
P: 662-489-2415
F: 662-489-6815