Workforce Board releases local plan for public comment

As required by the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA), the Grundy Livingston Kankakee Counties local plan effective July 1, 2020 is available for public review & comment until March 16, 2020.  Written comments may be submitted to Ladonna Russell, Executive Director, via email at or by mail to the Workforce Board, 200 E. Court St., Suite 506, Kankakee, IL 60901.

Grundy Livingston Kankakee Local Plan 


Regional plan for public comment 

The Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board is a member of two regional workforce areas which released their WIOA regional plans for public comment.

Kankakee & Grundy County belongs to the Northeast Economic Development Region (NEEDR). 

NEEDR Regional Plan.

NEEDR comments should be directed to subject: Regional Plan Comments through March 24, 2020.

Livingston County belongs to the North Central Economic Development Region (NCEDR).  


NCEDR comments will be accepted by email to through March 13, 2020.


WIOA Plans Effective July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2020

WA 11 Local Plan Effective July 1, 2017

Northeast Regional Plan June 2016

North Central Regional Plan July 1, 2017