Advance Central PA regularly posts public notices pertaining to workforce development programs, procurement opportunities, etc.

Open public notices are listed below.

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RFP / Contracting Opportunities

Advance Central PA is responsible for planning, evaluation, and oversight of workforce development programs/services in the nine-county regions. Utilizing the various methods of procurement, Advance Central PA solicits products and services from the community at large. All proposals will be screened for inclusion of all required information and evaluated by a committee. Once the committee evaluates and ranks all proposals received, a recommendation is made to the Board of Directors or Executive Management. Advance Central PA strongly encourages all vendors to read all sections of the procurement and adhere to the submission instructions.

Advance Central PA releases solicitations for commodities and services on a periodic basis. Please continue to visit our website periodically for formal solicitations.

Open RFP

Leased Office Space in Bloomsburg, PA

Advance Central PA announces a request for proposals (RFP) for leased office space of approximately 4,000-5,000 square feet to serve as a PA CareerLink® facility in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.

Advance Central PA is seeking a new, larger location in Bloomsburg that allows for quality customer service through an appropriate layout and accessible location and that is priced at or below market value. The space must allow for adequate customer flow as the general public will access services and programming. Office space must conform to normal government office space requirements, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.  Advance Central PA expects to occupy the facility in summer 2022 with a preferred lease agreement of three (3) years with renewal options.

Advance Central PA, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and is a local Workforce Development Board (WDB) authorized under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014. The Central Region Local Workforce Area includes Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Mifflin, Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties.

Proposals are due May 16, 2022.

Local / Regional Plan

The Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corporation (CPWDC), dba Advance Central PA, is a Local Workforce Development Board (LWDB) authorized under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act of 2014. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) requires local workforce development boards and chief elected officials to engage in an integrated regional and local workforce planning process to prepare, submit, and obtain approval of a single collaborative regional plan that incorporates local plans for each of the local areas within the given workforce planning region. This Includes the Central Workforce Development Area and Juniata County within the South-Central Workforce Development Area. These plans serve as a four-year action plans to develop, align, and integrate service delivery strategies to support the Commonwealth’s vision and strategic and operational goals.

PY 2021-2024 Regional and Local Plans

Advance Central PA’s Regional and Local Plans for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2025, outlining the workforce strategies and goals have been reviewed and approved by the Workforce Development Board, Local Elected Officials Board, and the Commonwealth. The plans outline strategic workforce priorities for the next four years.

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