The City of Suffolk Workforce Development Center is located in the heart of downtown Suffolk at 157 North Main Street – 2nd Floor. The main telephone number is (757) 514-7730.
The City of Suffolk Workforce Development Center’s mission is to assist our citizens with the resources necessary to promote a more meaningful and productive way of life.
The Center has partnered with many other agencies to create a one-stop facility to meet the needs of our citizens and our business community.
Our goals include connecting potential students with training and education, school grants, federal grant funded training (when available) and tuition assistance. The Center endeavors to match job seekers with employers. Training for skills and certifications may be offered to qualified candidates.
The City of Suffolk Workforce Development Center opened on February 1, 2006. The Center allows citizens the opportunity to utilize this facility for job searches, completing employment applications on-line, and creating résumés and cover letters. Certified typing tests are also administered for customers to submit with their applications for employment. Our employment development partners are available for meetings both by appointment and on a walk-in-basis. GED classes are offered in a comfortable classroom setting with state-of-the-art equipment that makes for a more productive learning environment. In a nutshell, The City of Suffolk Workforce Development Center provides free or low-cost services to employers and job seekers in a One-Stop Employment and Training environment.
The partners at the Center are available to assist with the following areas:
- Vocational Interests
- Rehabilitative Needs
- Personal Barriers
- Work Interests
- Mental Health Issues
- Financial Concerns
- Work Behavior
- Living Skills
- Ex-Offender issues
Please see the related links below to learn more about our partners.