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Whether a job seeker, employer or youth, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council is your Workforce Investment Board. Dedicated to helping the existing and emerging workforce identify career options, enroll in training opportunities and providing much needed labor market information to our local businesses. The Hampton Roads Workforce Council has a multitude of services to help you.

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council’s Career Access Network (CAN) is the bridge that connects individuals to essential career related information and services within their communities throughout South and Western Hampton Roads including the City of Chesapeake, City of Franklin, Isle of Wight County, City of Portsmouth, City of Norfolk, Southampton County, City of Suffolk and City of Virginia Beach. Services are provided through a partnership with the Hampton Roads Workforce Council and local community organizations, public school systems, post secondary educational institutions and municipalities. CANs offer a multitude of career exploration, job search assistance, labor market information, financial literacy education and employer recruitment activities.

Find the CAN site closest to you!

Community members are encouraged to visit one of our comprehensive career centers for additional assistance with their career, training or financial literacy needs.

The Hampton Roads Workforce Council and Virginia Career Works Centers, offers a comprehensive range of services to help individuals, ages 18 living in the City of Chesapeake, City of Franklin, Isle of Wight County, City of Portsmouth, City of Norfolk, Southampton County, City of Suffolk, and City of Virginia Beach. The help with identifying career opportunities, obtaining employment, and enrolling in post-secondary training programs.

Virginia Career Works Locations

Virginia Career Works
Norfolk Center

Circle East Office Building
861 Glenrock Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: 757-461-7537
Fax: 757-461-6117
Virginia Career Works
Suffolk Center

157 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
Phone: 757-514-7737
Satellite Center
Virginia Career Works
Franklin Center

100 N. College Drive
Franklin, VA 23851
Phone: 757-569-6070
Satellite Center
Virginia Career Works
Portsmouth Center

4824 George Washington Highway
Portsmouth, VA 23702
Phone: 757-558-4462
Satellite Center

Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads

The Youth Career Center of Hampton Roads (YCCHR) provides career exploration, job preparation and financial literacy education to youth ages 14-24 living in the City of Chesapeake, City of Franklin, Isle of Wight County, City of Portsmouth, City of Norfolk, Southampton County, City of Suffolk and City of Virginia Beach. Their services are provided through onsite group tours, scheduled workshops or programs and to individuals on a walk-in basis.

Princess Anne Building at Tidewater Community College
1700 College Crescent
Suite A – Room 100A
Virginia Beach, VA 23453
757-233-8686
youthcareercenter@oihr.org
myyouthcareercenter.org