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  The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is dedicated to community service and we look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any questions or would just like to know more about our organization please drop us a line at:


Executive Director
South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4852
Fax: 617-328-7381

Lynne Courtney,
Youth Director

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4854
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: lcourtney@sswib.org

Regina Zahran,
Administrative Coordinator

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4855
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: rzahran@sswib.org


Sue Whitaker,
Director of Business Services

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4853
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: swhitaker@sswib.org

Daniel Totten,
Director of Operations

South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Dir: 617-934-4851
Fax: 617-328-7381
Email: dtotten@sswib.org

 

Directions to South Shore Workforce Investment Board
15 Cottage Avenue, Suite 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: (617) 328-7001

GPS Instructions
Set GPS to Quincy District Court, One Dennis F. Ryan Parkway, Quincy, MA 02169; the courthouse is located directly across the street is the entrance to the municipal parking lot.

From Points North, including Boston
Take Route 93 South (Southeast Expressway). Bear left onto Route 3 (Exit 7 at the 128 split). Take the first exit (Exit 18 Quincy Adams T/Braintree). On exit ramp, bear left and follow the signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on the Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From Points West (MetroWest and MetroSouth)
Take Route 128 South. Follow 128 South which will merge into Route 93 North. Follow 93 North to Route 3 South (Cape Cod). Take first exit (Exit 18 Washington St./T Station) On exit ramp, bear left and follow the signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on the Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From Points South (Cape Cod)
Take Route 3 North to Exit 19 (Quincy Center/Quincy Adams T). Follow signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From Points Southeast (Fall River, New Bedford)
Take Route 24 North to Exit 21A (93N, Boston). Follow 93 North to Route 3 South (Cape Cod). Take first exit (Exit 18 Washington St./T Station) On exit ramp, bear left and follow the Signs for Quincy Center. This will put you on the Burgin Parkway. See directions below from the Burgin Parkway.

From the Burgin Parkway
Follow Burgin Parkway through 4 sets of lights. At the 4th light, take a right onto Walter J. Hannon Parkway. At the 2nd set of lights, take a left onto Dennis Ryan Parkway. There is a municipal parking lot located across the street from the Quincy Court House. Parking prices are listed below.

From the Red Line T Station (Quincy Center):
Exit station onto Hancock Street and go right. Walk approximately 2 blocks to intersection of Hancock and Granite Street. At intersection, cross Granite and Hancock. Streets. (There is a pedestrian crossing signal for this.) Follow Hancock Street in the same direction for one more block to Cottage Avenue. (Alba’s Restaurant is on the corner.) Cross street, take a left onto Cottage Avenue and follow for approximately ¼ of a block. The entrance to 15 Cottage Avenue is on your right and has a glass door entrance.

Parking
There is a municipal parking lot on the right, one block up from Cottage Street. (The Quincy Courthouse is on the left.) The SSWIB office is located on the third floor of The Fours Restaurant. The entrance to the building is located on Cottage Avenue. There is limited on-street parking; on-street parking is free for the first two hours. Parking lot rates are:

  • First hour Free
  • Hour 1 – 2 $1.50
  • Hour 2 – 3 $3.00
  • Hour 3 – 4 $4.00
  • Hour 4 – 5 $5.00
  • Hour 5 – 6 $6.00
  • Hour 6 – 7 $7.00
  • Hour 7+ $8.00

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Workforce Training Fund Program:
The Workforce Training Fund Program (WTFP) provides Massachusetts businesses with the resources needed to invest in workforce development, improve employee skills, and maintain the economic strength and viability of the Commonwealth's businesses.

Training grants of up to $250,000 are available for: ESOL, Lean/Continuous Process Improvement, Six-Sigma, Adult Basic Education, Software and IT Skills, Project Management, Sales, CNC, Customer Service, Leadership and Management Skills, ISO, and many more.

There are 4 different grant programs: DOWNLOAD WTFP GRANT MENU (PDF)
 
 
General Program
Express Program
Regional Training Capacity
 Pilot Program

Technical Assistance Grants

Workplace Safety Training Grant: The Department of Industrial Accidents (DIA) awards up to $25,000.00 to various organizations to fund workplace safety training. Eligible employers within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts covered by the Massachusetts Workers’ Compensation Law (MGL CH. 152) may qualify for funding. Learn more here. VIEW SITE

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Employers can receive a Federal Tax Credit of up to $9,600 for each new hire that meets specified criteria. View complete details here.VIEW SITE

Training Opportunities for Adults: The South Shore region brings opportunities to adults seeking to upgrade their education and improve their marketable skills.
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Career Centers:
Plymouth Career Center
Quincy Career Center

The South Shore Workforce Investment Board is located at:
15 Cottage Avenue, Ste. 302
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-328-7001
Fax: 617-328-7381
www.southshorewib.org
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