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Posted on: March 22, 2023

Resources for Workers Affected by Pactiv-Evergreen Closure

The Southwestern Commission has received a National Dislocated Worker Grant to help individuals impacted by economic conditions find a new occupation, field or trade through education and training. Grant funding covers the cost of going back to school or enrolling in certification programs to acquire new skills. For more information, visit:

Haywood Community College and the Town of Canton have both established websites dedicated to providing  information and resources to workers affected by the Pactiv-Evergreen mill closing.  There is also a dedicated facebook page. These sites will be updated routinely with information about job fairs, employment and training, benefits and enrollment, financial assistance, health and wellness, and other resources available to help workers and the community.  Visit: 

Evergreen Closure Resources - Haywood Community College


Milltown Strong-  Community Resources for Canton Mill Closure