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Public Service Announcement (PSA), in compliance with the July 1999 revisions to the Georgia Open Meetings Law.  


Request For Proposals (RFP)
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Youth Services
Out of School Youth (ages 16-24) and In School Youth (ages 14-21)


In accordance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), a Request for Proposals is being issued by the City of Colquitt, Georgia, serving as Grant Administrator and Fiscal Agent for the Southwest Georgia Workforce Development Board to solicit proposals from experienced professional individuals, firms, organizations and/or companies to provide year-round services for out of school youth (75% of available funding) and in school youth (25% of available funding) who are eligible to participate in training provided under the federally-funded WIOA.


This solicitation seeks proposals for out of school and/or in school youth programs for the specific Southwest Georgia counties of Baker, Calhoun, Colquitt, Decatur, Dougherty, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Lee, Seminole, Terrell, Thomas and Worth.  The approximate level of WIOA youth funding available for program year 2022 (June 15, 2022 – June 30, 2023) is $900,000.  This WIOA bid solicitation is fully supported by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of awards totaling $1,588,694.


Respondents should have experience working with out of school youth (ages 16-24) and /or in school youth (ages 14-21) who are unemployed, underemployed, and need assistance with career planning leading to employment in a high-demand career at a high wage.  WIOA youth year-round service is a comprehensive program to develop youth career pathway plans that include stackable credentials; secondary and postsecondary education; employer recruitment, job skills and leadership instruction, mentoring, and assisting participants in attaining and sustaining employment that will lead to long-term careers.


This RFP will be available to the public beginning Tuesday, February 1, 2022. The submission date is Friday, March 11, 2022 by 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The tentative effective date of the contract is June 15, 2022.


A Letter of Intent must be submitted by all agencies interested in submitting a bid in response to this RFP; the letter may be submitted by e-mail to the Programs Manager.  Such letter must be received by the Programs Manager by 4:00 PM Eastern Time on Friday, February 18, 2022.  Bidders failing to submit a letter of intent by the stated deadline shall be disqualified.


To obtain additional information and/or request a copy of the RFP application packet, please contact:


Rebecca O’Neil, Programs Manager

WorkSource Southwest Georgia

75 West Broad Street

P. O. Box 647

Camilla, Georgia 31730

Phone:  229-336-2378
Fax: 229-336-8190




Conference call info:

Dial-in Number:  (712) 770-5505

Access Code: 702068


2021 Executive/Finance Committee Meetings

January 27, 2021 (Called)

February 24, 2021

May 26, 2021

August 31, 2021 @ 11:00am 

Future Meetings TBD 2021


Workforce Development Board Meetings

March 2, 2021

June 1, 2021

September 7, 2021

December 7, 2021


2021 Consortium Meetings

January 27, 2021

May 28, 2021

Future Meetings TBD    


WorkSource Southwest Georgia

P.O. Box 647 Camilla, Georgia 31730

Phone: 229-336-2378 Fax: 229-336-8190