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COVID-19 (Corona Virus) Updates

Our hearts go out to all those impacted by COVID-19—this includes not only those diagnosed with the virus, but also their friends and family, those whose jobs and schools have been impacted and so many more. Our focus is, as always, on the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities.

The situation is changing rapidly, and to do our part in slowing the spread of the virus, we have decided to temporarily close all centers to the public. However, our staff will work behind closed doors and continue serving customers via telephone and E-mail. The two-week closure will go into effect on Tuesday, March 17.

There is no question this is a time of great uncertainty. While we don't know exactly what the future may hold, we feel confident that by sticking together and supporting each other, we'll emerge from this stronger than before.

Above all else, know that in this time we are still here to help.

Please continue to check our website for further updates. You can also call us at 844.385.1919 and one of our Call Center Staff will be there to help you.

For information regarding Unemployment Insurance, RESEA, STEP and other services, please visit Louisiana Workforce Commission website at

Find updates on COVID-19 from Governor Edwards here:

Mission, Vision and Our Values

Our Mission

Local Workforce Development Board #40 connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Louisianans with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity in LWDA #40.


  Acadiana Workforce Statistics

10.3% Projected Employment Growth in the Healthcare and Social Assistance Industry through 2026
12% Projected Employment Growth in the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Industry (includes IT) through 2026
4.3% Projected Employment Growth in the Finance and Insurance Industry through 2026

8 Parish Consortium


Chance Henry
Police Jury President

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Ryan Williams
Police Jury President

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M. Larry Richard
Parish President

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Josh Guillory

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St. Landry

Bill Fontenot
Cheif Elected Official

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St. Martin

Chester Cedars
Parish President

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St. Mary

David Hanagriff
Parish President

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Dane Hebert
Police Jury President

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