Building a Better Workforce for Our Region

COVID-19 Operations

Updated 3/4/2021

The Virginia Career Works – Roanoke Center is currently open to the public from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM on Wednesdays. Staff are on-site and available to assist individuals with their employment needs, but no staff are available to see individuals face-to-face regarding unemployment insurance benefits. 

Our online scheduling software is still available for you to make an appointment for services! There are appointments available for individuals to speak to someone regarding their unemployment insurance benefits.

Appointments are available Monday through Friday for anything you may need, including, but not limited to:
Unemployment Assistance
Job Search Assistance
Virginia Workforce Connection Assistance
Training and Education
Additional Resources (housing, food, transportation, etc.)
Business Services

For any questions, please email Toni McLawhorn, One Stop Coordinator, at


Virginia Career Works – Blue Ridge

We work with local businesses, government agencies, educational entities and other partners to meet regional workforce needs and allow individuals to prosper, grow & thrive in our region.

Job Seekers

We want to help you get into your dream career!


We want to help you get the talent you need!


We want to help you explore your options and achieve self-sufficiency!

Are you looking for how to prepare for jobs of the future? We can help you find your future career!

Services Include:

  • Career coaching
  • Resume/interview preparation
  • Job search, referral & placement assistance
  • Occupational skills training
  • On-The-Job training
  • Supportive services
  • And much more!


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Our Partners

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3601 Thirlane Road NW, Suite 2
Roanoke, VA 24019


106 North Maple Avenue
Covington, VA 24426


50 Claiborne Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA 24151