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Workforce Solutions Cameron
Southwest Key Workforce Development, LLC administers Workforce Solutions Cameron, the workforce development system in Cameron County, Texas.

The goal of Workforce Solutions Cameron is to create economic growth and enhance the quality of life for the citizens and employers of Cameron County. WFS Cameron provides this resource to serve customers in the most efficient and effective way. Job seekers, employers, and other members of the local community can also access resources & information through the Cameron County Workforce Centers. WFS Cameron provides childcare, education, training and employment services.

Though the Workforce Centers the Business Services Unit connects employers to qualified job seekers and provides retraining or skill upgrading opportunities to expand businesses via hiring events and an online statewide job matching system.

Childcare Management in Cameron County

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) purchases childcare for eligible families through Child Care Delivery Services. This program helps parents who are striving to become self-sufficient by giving them more choices in childcare arrangements and by helping them find qualified caregivers. The system benefits families, providers and communities.

Workforce, Staff

Pictured: February 21, 2017-WFS Cameron receives a Proclamation from the City of Brownsville for earning the Texas Workforce Commission Statewide Exemplary Recognition Award for FY2016, Agency Performance.

Workforce News

Workforce Solutions Cameron Summit focuses on skills for jobs; Apprenticeships could be solution to workforce issues [Brownsville Herald]

Workforce Solutions Cameron Honored at Texas Workforce Conference

Workforce Cameron Named One Of Top 3 Performing Boards In Texas

Workforce Solutions Cameron Ranked #1 In Overall Performance

WFS Cameron Recognition

  • Workforce Innovation Act (WIA) Exemplary Performance Award from the Texas Workforce Commission for FY2016
  • Workforce Innovation Act (WIA) Exemplary Performance Award from the Texas Workforce Commission for FY2015
  • Workforce Innovation Act (WIA) Exemplary Performance Award from the Texas Workforce Commission for FY2014
  • Workforce Innovation Act (WIA) Exemplary Performance Award from the Texas Workforce Commission for FY2012
  • Recognized by Cameron County Commissioners for earning Statewide Exemplary Recognition from the Texas Workforce Commission
  • Recognized by the Brownsville City Commission for earning the Statewide Exemplary Recognition from the Texas Workforce Commission
  • Workforce Innovation Act (WIA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Training Related Employment Award for FY2015
  • Workforce Innovation Act (WIA) Adult and Dislocated Worker Training Related Employment Award for FY2013
  • Youth Inspiration and Career Awareness Award (2015)
  • Child Care Incentive Award (2010)

Workforce Solutions Cameron recently won the 2016 Second Place WIA/WIOA Exemplary Performance Recognition Award from the Texas Workforce Commission. Only the top three of all twenty-eight Texas Workforce areas are selected by the TWC to win the Exemplary Award. This is the 3rd year in a row that WFS Cameron has been recognized by the TWC as an exemplary workforce area and the 4th time overall since Southwest Key took over operations.

WFS Staff Receiving Award

Pictured: Southwest Key Programs CFO Melody Chung (fifth from right) was happy to join WFS Cameron staff, including VP of Workforce Development Beejay Williams (fifth from left) and Regional Director Henry B. Castillo (sixth from right) at the 20th Annual Texas Workforce Conference held December 7-9, 2016 in Houston, Texas.

Mobile Unit

Image of the Workforce Solutions Cameron County Mobile Bus

The WFS Cameron Mobile Resource Lab is a 38-foot vehicle outfitted with 10 computer stations designed to provide employer and workforce services for rural customers. For more information about the WFS Cameron Mobile Resource Lab, click here.