What are Virginia Workforce Centers?

Using Virginia Workforce Centers or One-Stops, Virginia’s workforce can find the resources it needs to search for jobs and improve its professional skills. With about 70 centers located across Virginia, one is close by and ready to assist you with career services. Find your closest center here.

Our Services

Virginia Workforce Centers offer three levels of service, depending upon a person’s needs and qualifications for our services. The chart below identifies our various service levels and some of their core components:

Service Level Services Offered
Core
  • Access to computers
  • Employment workshops
Intensive
  • Case management
  • Assessment
  • Career planning
Training
  • Adult education and literacy
  • Skills training
  • Job readiness training

Who can use a Virginia Workforce Center? Anyone looking to improve their career options is eligible for core services. Eligibility for intensive and training services requires that individuals be one of the following:

  • A dislocated worker, meaning someone who has been laid off in Virginia and meets the eligibility requirements for the dislocated worker program including individuals who participated in a Rapid Response
  • An adult (18+) who is unemployed or underemployed. (When funding is limited, priority is given to recipients of public assistance and individuals who are low-income.)

Find Your One-Stop Career Center

Questions about One-Stop Career Center? Questions about One-Stop Career Center and the services provided should be direct to your local center.