The Northwest Georgia Regional Commission provides the following services to it's member governments.
Area Agency on Aging Services
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 ≫
Planning / Economic Development Services
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. The Regional Commission encourages counties and municipalities to work together to identify common problems and opportunities and to seek countywide solutions through joint plans. Learn more ≫
Workforce Investment Program Services
The Workforce Investment Program provides education, training and employment opportunities for individuals in Northwest Georgia. 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. People who are eligible for training at schools and colleges are awarded an Individual Training Account (ITA), which pays for training in a specific occupation or specific program of study. On-the-Job Training (OJT) is training for an occupation while on an employer's payroll, i.e., on the job. Trainees are engaged in productive work and gain knowledge and skills essential to performance of the job for which he/she is being trained. On-the-Job trainees who successfully complete all training requirements will remain on the employer's payroll. Learn more ≫