Workforce Development provides a variety of pre- and post-employment programs for youths and adults. It coordinates a range of long- and short-term educational programs through vocational and college institutions. The agency additionally offers skills development, professionalism training, job retention, and career assessment and exploration services. It also supports and assists individuals in job search, development and readiness. Workforce Development is a program operated by Fairfield County Job and Family Services, which encourages productivity and develops competencies, as well as promotes family stability and child safety. Fairfield County Job and Family Services is operated under the direction of the Fairfield County Board of Commissioners.