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Posted on: September 8, 2021

SUFFOLK WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT CENTER REOPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Adhering to all current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Commonwealth of Virginia pandemic guidelines, the City of Suffolk announces the reopening of the Suffolk Workforce Development Center to the public on September 7, 2021, at its 157 North Main Street, 2nd Floor location. Current operations include self-service computer labs for job and education seekers as well as wrap around job readiness and employment assistance, which is available by appointment only. The Center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

 

The Suffolk Workforce Development Center is an affiliate Virginia Career Works site equipped to meet the needs of employers and individuals through relevant training, education, and supportive services that enable self-sufficiency to include GED preparation.

 

Some of the Center’s workforce development partners include: the College Career Academy at the Pruden (CCAP), the Virginia Employment Commission, the Virginia Community College System, Suffolk Department of Social Services, Suffolk Economic Development Department, Hampton Roads Workforce Council, Virginia Veteran Services, Norfolk State University, The Stop Organization Inc., AARP Senior Employment Services, the Virginia Department of Rehabilitation Services (DARS), Suffolk Literacy Council, Coalition Against Poverty (CAPS), Suffolk Public Schools, Blakey Weaver Counseling Center and a host of local employers.  We welcome all of our partners and citizens back into our facility.

 

For more information, contact Larry Brunson, coordinator, at 757-514-7730 or email workforcedevelopment@suffolkva.us

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