Workforce Center

Providing the primary connections between our two customers -- businesses and jobseekers -- ensuring demand is met with a highly-qualified supply of applicants

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Job Seekers

Access to workforce training and career services

Employers

Access multiple resources to help equip your company with a capable workforce

Youth

Explore career pathways and work opportunities 

The Workforce Development Board

Virginia’s Region 2000 Workforce Development Board (WDB) coordinates workforce training and career services through federal funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

The Region 2000 Workforce Center located at 3125 Odd Fellows Road in Lynchburg is the service delivery location for the WDB.

The Workforce Center serves unemployed workers who may need assistance searching for jobs or additional training for updating their skills. The Center also assists local employers with services such as applicant screening, writing job descriptions, and training new employees. Coordinated classes and career services are available for Region 2000 residents and businesses as well as employment programs for youth. Dates and times of classes and events can be found at Events.

To learn more, like our Facebook page to stay up to date on job postings, classes, trainings, and workforce resources.

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Kaitlyn Discovers a Career Path in Nursing

Despite facing obstacles, Kaitlyn was determined to make a better life for herself and her daughter. In an effort to jump start her career, she enrolled in Region 2000’s WIOA Youth Program where she received a variety of services to assist her in achieving her employment goals in the health care field. As a WIOA Youth Participant Kaitlyn received one-on-one support from her case manager, job readiness coaching and tuition assistance for CNA and Medication Aide training. Through her hard work and the support she received from her grandmother and WIOA Case Manager she graduated from alternative high school and obtained a Nurse Aide and Medication Aide state license. Kaitlyn is now employed at Home Instead Senior Care and is enrolled in nursing prerequisite courses at Central Virginia Community College. Through these opportunities Kaitlyn is now able to live independently with her daughter and is on her way to a successful and lucrative career in the health care industry.