Workforce Development

Capital Area Workforce Development plans and administers workforce and training programs including oversight and certification of NC Works Career Centers.

The Capital Area Workforce Development Board oversees, state and federal grant activities related to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act in Wake and Johnston counties. Generally, these include:

  1. Promoting business partnerships to enhance regional competitiveness
  2. Facilitating employment success for adults and youth
  3. Leading the expansion of "Regional Collaborative Engagement" in workforce and economic development initiatives
  4. Expanding resources through strategic leadership and collaborative engagement

The department administers Incumbent Worker Training, and aids new and expanding businesses and industries through economic development partnerships. Twenty-three boards serve North Carolina’s 100 counties. Capital Area has the largest population of North Carolina’s local workforce areas.

Capital Area Workforce Development Board


The Parkview Building
2321 Crabtree Boulevard
Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 550
Raleigh, NC 27602
Fax: 919-856-6038

[email protected]

For job seeker training and employment services, call NC Works at: