Denton Has Workforce Advancement Programs to Fit the Needs of Any Business

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Workforce Advancement Programs

Partnerships & Workforce Development


Denton Economic Development Partnership
(940) 382-7151 |

Interns/New Graduate Talent

Find interns or recent graduates of Denton ISD, the University of North Texas, Texas Woman’s University, or North Central Texas College.

Networking Events

Meet potential talent, other businesses, learn about advertising opportunities to hire employees, and form new business-to-business relationships.

Service Provider Referrals

The Partnership provides local referrals to any product or service your team needs – marketing, HVAC, equipment rental, and other industries.

Data & Information


City of Denton Economic Development Department
(940) 349-7776 |

Labor Market Information

Gain actionable insight through labor market information to help you understand and plan for workforce trends. Staff can provide industry pay scales, employment trends, and regional economic overviews.

Expansion Grants

Companies that significantly expand personnel operations may be eligible for performance-based grants.



Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas
(817) 695-9295 |

Share job postings on Texas’ largest and most comprehensive job search listing site.

Job Fair Assistance

Host your job fair at a Workforce Solutions office or receive guidance on best practices.

Mobile Workforce Unit

Reserve Workforce Solutions’ 38 ft. vehicle to bring additional recruiting capacity to your remote locations. The truck has internet access, 13 computer workstations, and interior and exterior screens.

On-The-Job Training

Benefit from a partial wage reimbursements while employees train on new technologies or learn new technical skills. Employers can receive up to a 50% of employee wages for up to six months. Vocational Rehabilitation - Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Business Services help you fill open positions at your business with qualified job seekers with disabilities, assess your workplace to remove barriers, and provide training and accommodation assistance.

Subsidized Work Employment (SWE)

Candidates recruited from Workforce Solutions’ talent pool are paid and insured by the State. Employers can leverage the employee for up to 510 hours.

Fidelity Bonding

The fidelity bonding service helps at-risk job applicants get and keep a job. The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Workforce Development Boards offer free fidelity bonding services to reduce employers’ concerns about hiring at-risk job applicants who cannot be bonded through other sources.

Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)

Employers who invest in job seekers who have consistently faced barriers to employment can apply for a payroll tax credit ranging from $1,200 to $9,600 per person. Employers must apply for and receive a certification verifying the new hire is a member of a targeted group before they can claim the tax credit.

Child Care Financial Assistance

Workforce Solutions provides child care financial assistance for parents who are looking for work, working, and/or going to school. Financial assistance for child care is subject to the availability of funds.




Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas
(817) 695-9295 |

Skills Development Fund (SDF)

The SDF grant provides site-specific, customized training opportunities for Texas businesses and their employees to increase skill levels and wages of the Texas workforce.

Skills for Small Business (SSB)

Employees that have been with the company less than 12 months have a pool of $1,800 and employees with more than 12 months of tenure have a pool of $900. These funds cover training costs where classes are taken through a community college.

Critical Skills Initiative

The TWC provides employers the opportunity to develop new and expand existing registered apprenticeship programs with the help of this available funding. Programs must be registered through the U.S. Department of Labor.

Adult Education and Literacy (AEL)

Grants provide English language, math, reading, and writing instruction to help students acquire the skills needed to succeed in the workforce, earn a high school equivalency, or enter college or career training.



Small Business Development Center
(940) 498-6470 |

New Business Counseling

Receive complimentary advising in such areas as new business feasibility and start-up, business plan preparation, financial management, and general management strategies for small businesses engaged in retail, service manufacturing and wholesale industries.

Competitive Business Success

Learn information concerning contracting with the government, international trade, intellectual property protection, and technology transfer.