MassHire Greater New Bedford Workforce Board

The MassHire Greater New Bedford Workforce Board (hereinafter referred to as Workforce Board) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) for qualified parties to provide programs for education, work experience and employment and/or training services to Out-of-School Youth (OOSY) (aged 16-24) under the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act WIOA.

Proposals must offer services to one or more of the following municipalities, collectively known as the Greater New Bedford (GNB) region: New Bedford, Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Freetown, Lakeville, Marion, Mattapoisett, Rochester and Wareham.

The period of performance is expected to commence 07/01/23 and terminate no later than 06/30/24.  The commencement date will be negotiated with successful vendors.

Successful respondents will be expected to implement all aspects of the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) regulations as outlined in WIOA final rules and published in the Federal Register: