The Region 2000 Workforce Center Available Services are open to the public and FREE of cost.
The Workforce Center offers individuals a full assortment of career planning services including:

  • Orientation to the information and services available through the one stop system
  • Workshops on jobs success and work maturity
  • Initial assessment of skill levels, aptitudes, abilities, and supportive services needs
  • Resume making and interview preparation
  • Job search and placement assistance, and where appropriate career counseling and case management services
  • Computer lab

Provision of employment statistics information, including accurate information relating to local, regional, and national labor market areas including:

  • Job vacancy listing
  • Job skills necessary to obtain the jobs listed
  • Information on local occupations in demand
  • The earnings and skill requirements for such occupations
  • Use of Resource Center for job search, copying and faxing resumes
  • Performance and cost information on eligible training providers, and
  • Information on youth services providers, adult education providers, and vocational rehabilitation providers
  • Educational and training assistance if WIOA qualified
  • Information on availability of supportive services, including child care, and transportation
  • Information on filing claims for unemployment compensation and registering as a jobseeker
  • Assistance establishing eligibility for Social Services VIEW work employment program
  • Assistance identifying financial aid for training and education programs not funded under WIOA
  • Adults and dislocated worker skill upgrading, retraining, entrepreneurial training
  • Academic and aptitude testing for individuals seeking funding for training or education.
  • Information and assistance applying for Partner agencies program such as GED classes, educational opportunities, and program referrals.

TDD users can reach all contact phone numbers by dialing 711 through the Virginia Relay Center.

Customer Forms

Dislocated Worker Eligibility Application

Training Activities Attendance Sheet

Youth Eligibility Application 

Our Partners

The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC), is the public employment service established to assist employers in finding qualified workers and to assist workers in finding suitable jobs. There are no fees charged to the employer or applicant for our services. VEC staff will assist employers by screening and referring applicants to job openings, providing critical labor market information for business and economic planning, and coordinating statewide Employer Advisory Committee activities.

The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) provides services to workers include job referral and placement, referral to training, and job search skill building activities. The Virginia Workforce Connection is where you can register for Job Services. Learn more

Veterans

The Virginia Employment Commission is committed to assisting transitioning military, National Guard, Reserve Component Members and veterans to be productive in the civilian workforce.

Adult and Career Education of Central Virginia provides free adult education classes in the region, specializing in English Language Acquisition, Foundational Skills, College and Career Readiness, workforce preparation activities, and Integrated Education Training. Some classes have continuous enrollment,which means learners can begin at any time, and are taught in both day and evening formats to accommodate the schedules of busy adults. Classes are offered in various locations throughout the region and are taught by qualified instructors who meet or exceed the minimum requirements for employment.

Adults who wish to improve their English or basic literacy and/or numeracy skills may receive one-on-one volunteer tutoring or enroll in classes even if they do not have the goal of earning a secondary credential.

To learn more about the services offered by Adult and Career Education of Central Virginia, click here.


The Virginia Department for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (VDDHH) provides vocational services through specialized VR counselors who are fluent in sign language. They work to reduce the communication barriers between persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and those who are hearing, including family members, service providers, and the general public.

Services For Seniors

Division of Aging
The Virginia Division for the Aging fosters the independence and well-being of older Virginians and supports their caregivers through leadership, advocacy and oversight of state and community programs, and guides the Commonwealth in preparing for an aging population.

Local office:
Central Virginia Alliance for Community Living

PO Box 1390
Lynchburg, VA 24505

Phone: 434-385-9070
Fax: 434-385-9209

E-mail: cvaaa@cvaaa.com
Web site: http://www.cvcl.org/

Services For Individuals with Disabilities
Division of Rehabilitative Services
The Virginia Division for Rehabilitative Services assists with employment services to help people with disabilities get ready for, find, and keep a job.

Local office:
Lynchburg DARS
2250 Murrell Road, Suite F
Lynchburg, VA 24501

Phone: 434-947-6721
Fax: 434-947-6723

Web site: http://www.vadars.org/

Weekly Orientations

Weekly Orientation:

1st & 3rd Mondays at 9:00 a.m.

(Please arrive before 9:00 a.m. for admittance to the orientation; late arrivals will not able to enter orientation)

Location: Region 2000 Workforce Center – VEC Location

Address:  3125 Odd Fellows Road, Lynchburg, VA  24501

Phone: (434) 363-5563 or (434) 363 – 5955

 

1st Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

(Please arrive before 9:30 am for admittance into the orientation;  late arrivals will not be able to enter orientation)

Location:  Lynchburg Public Library

Address:  2315 Memorial Ave., Lynchburg, VA  24501

Phone:  (434) 363-5563 or (434) 363-5955