About the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission
The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission is a multi-county organization consisting of 15 Northwest Georgia counties and 48 municipalities. Major responsibilities of the Regional Commission include: (1) implementation of the Georgia Planning Act of 1989; (2) administration of the Area Agency on Aging; (3) administration of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; and (4) providing planning and development assistance to member governments in areas they could not otherwise afford.
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Proudly serving Northwest Georgia's 15 Counties and 48 Cities
The Georgia Department of Human Resources has designated the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission as the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and in this capacity, the RC plans, coordinates and administers programs for older Georgians throughout the planning and service area. An Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, which includes consumers, advises on senior programs. The provision of services is administered by the AAA through contracts with service-provider agencies. Learn More ≫
The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission assists member local governments with implementing the Georgia Planning Act of 1989. Local comprehensive plans address community needs and objectives for economic development, community facilities, natural and historic resources, housing, and land use. Plans must be updated every ten years. Learn More ≫
The Workforce Investment Program provides education, training and employment opportunities for individuals in Northwest Georgia. The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission administers the federally-funded program for the chief elected officials in our fifteen counties. Programs have been designed to meet the needs of discouraged workers, unemployed or underemployed individuals, and workers who have lost their jobs through layoff or business closures. Learn More ≫
Latest Meetings & Announcements
Meeting Notices, Request for Proposals, Public Hearing Notices and other Announcements are posted below as they are released:
Below are the recent Comprehensive Plans, Studies, Strategies, etc. that Northwest Georgia Regional Commission has assisted in producing with our member counties and cities. Materials from workshops hosted by the Northwest Georgia Regional Commission can also be found here.