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Workforce Development Guides

The Texas Workforce Commission has developed comprehensive guides for Workforce Solutions office, Board, and all TWC staff. Each guide provides comprehensive, statewide policy and resources for operational guidance and oversight of services and contains learning components to reinforce and support key concepts.

All of the following files are available in PDF format.

CEO's Membership Guide for Local Workforce Development Boards

Choices Guide

Employment Service Guide

Integration of Trade Services for Dislocated Workers: A Comprehensive Guide

Layoff Aversion Guide

LEP Guide for Workforce Professionals

The LEP Guide for Workforce Professionals was created to assist Local Workforce Development Boards and staff, Workforce Solutions office staff, and education and training professionals plan, develop, and implement strategies to effectively deliver workforce solutions for the growing limited English proficiency (LEP) workforce in Texas. The LEP Guide comprises four unique modules that present a user-friendly blueprint for enhancing services to LEP customers.

Noncustodial Parent (NCP) Choices: A Comprehensive Guide

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training: A Comprehensive Guide (1.7 MB)
(Note: For the most recent guide updates, see Part D, List of Revisions, at the end of the guide.)

TAMENU SAVERR Reference Guide (3.4 MB)

The TAMENU SAVERR Reference Guide provides inquiry information for the Systems for Applications of Verifications, Eligibility, Referral, and Reports (SAVERR) from the Health and Human Services computer system.

WIA Eligibility Guidelines

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Last Verified: November 21, 2013

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Last Revision: November 21, 2013