Portland Metropolitan Workforce Training Center (Metro Center), located in NE Portland. Demolish 2 existing buildings and build a new 50,000 SF facility. Includes classrooms, meeting rooms, event space and offices. Also includes space for the Oregon State Department of Human Services to support a new integrated service model for clients of PCC's Workforce Development.
Situated in the Cully Neighborhood in Northeast Portland, Metro Center currently specializes in supporting clients who receive public assistance, to attain necessary skills for educational and employment success. The available programs are designed to help Metro Center clients better position themselves for careers that offer greater economic mobility. Workshops, one-on-one assistance, weekly job fairs and other hiring events are all offered on-site. All services Workforce Development offers at the Metro Center are entirely grant funded.