About

About 2019-04-22T23:10:22+00:00

The MassHire Bristol Workforce Board Story

The MassHire Bristol Workforce Board is one of 16 Workforce Boards throughout Massachusetts, and is charged with overseeing, coordinating and implementing workforce development initiatives in the Greater Fall River, Attleboro and Taunton areas. The goal of the Workforce Investment Board is to develop a truly universal, world class system serving the current and future workforce and all workforce entities. Board members offer a wide range of skills and experience and include representatives from local businesses, educational Institutions, Community Based Organizations, labor unions, governmental agencies, economic development bodies, and Chambers of Commerce.

Member List
Committees

Meet Our Team

Thomas Perreira
Thomas PerreiraExecutive Director
Joana Mateus
Joana MateusDirector of Planning
Nick Church
Nick ChurchYouth Systems Coordinator
Maria Frazier
Maria FrazierAdministrative Assistant

Our Initiatives

The MassHire Bristol Workforce Board serves 14 cities and towns including Attleboro, Berkley, Dighton, Fall River, Mansfield, North Attleboro, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea, Taunton and Westport. <br/>We oversee a wide range of workforce development activities in southeastern Massachusetts, representing a multitude of federal and state funding streams. These include Youth, Adult and Dislocated Worker programs funded by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, the Career Centers of Bristol County, School to Career initiatives, Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Adult Basic Education activities, the Workforce Training Fund program, U.S. Department of Labor National Dislocated Worker Grants and other specially funded workforce development activities.