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Career Development Links


Career Exploration in Virginia Career Works – Central Region

This page provides information on careers in our region and career assessment resources to assist job seekers navigate the workforce opportunities available


This page provides access to a comprehensive list of all Career and Technical Education courses offered within each school division as well as the grade level the classes are available.

Free Regional Workshops for Job Seekers

Learn a variety of skills to help you get a job and perform better on the job…for FREE!

RIDE Solutions

This page provides information on carpooling and transportation resources. They help find carpool options, find public transportation, explore safe bike routes, and much more.

Career Development Links


Virginia Workforce Connection

Write and post your resume, conduct a job search and explore local and state labor market information.

Career Aptitude Test

Not sure of your career path? Take this 10 minute quiz and see which occupation best matches your skills and interest.

Career Development Links



Your source for career exploration, training and jobs.

America’s Employers

A comprehensive site including resume bank, job searching tips, and employer database.

American Jobs

Post your resume and search the database.

Head Hunter

Search by keyword, location, salary requirements, and education level.

Post your resume.

Post your resume.


The O*NET program is the nation’s primary source of occupational information.

mySkills myFuture

This site can help you find new career options to explore. You’ll find details about careers that may be a good match for your skills.

My Next

My Next Move is an interactive tool for job seekers and students to learn more about their career options.

My Next Move for Veterans

Career exploration for Veterans.

Disability Job Exchange

Career exploration for individuals with disabilities, build a resume, job search, career tools.

Work Force 50

Career opportunities and resources for Boomers, Seniors and Experienced Workers.


Job Search, resume writing, and career advice.

Career Services Partners

Adult and Career Education of Central VA

Offers classes to help individuals who are preparing to take the GED test, as well as provide career pathways, college and career readiness services.

Central Virginia Community College

A college with multiple locations that offer a variety of training programs to meet the diverse needs of the region it serves.

Goodwill Industries of the Valleys

The senior community service employment program is a community service and work based job training program for older Americans. Provides training for low-income, unemployed seniors.

Old Dominion Job Corps Center

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 to 24 improve the quality of their lives through career technical and academic training.

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

Provides and advocates for highest quality services to help older Virginians and those with disabilities to maximize and secure their employment.

Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

Virginia Department of Social Services

Provides financial and social services assistance to eligible individuals through a variety of programs.

Virginia Employment Commission

Assist job seekers connect with potential employees, search for jobs, find training and provide data on labor market trends.


HumanKind is a nonprofit human services organization that has been serving children and families since 1903. Founded originally as an orphanage, today we serve individuals and families across the life span in the community and in the home. At its heart, we are about building people up; we believe strong individuals and families build stronger communities.


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Talent Solution Team

This collaborative network of organizations support business growth through a variety of services and outreach. This cohesive response to meet employer needs supports the “no wrong door” approach.

America’s Job Exchange

Whether you’re an employer striving for excellence in workforce diversity or a federal contractor requiring OFCCP compliance management, we provide a simple yet effective solution that connects you with the talent you need to succeed.

Labor Market Information

The Virginia Workforce Connection provides comprehensive job matching between job seekers and employers, wage data, skill requirements, veteran services, industry and occupational trends as well as information on potential training opportunities.

Virginia Employment Commission

The VEC offers employer services for businesses of all sizes.

RIDE Solutions

This page provides information on a workplace partner program that helps the region’s businesses save money, extend employee benefits and contribute the region’s environmental quality and physical well-being.


Explore our library of resources that have been curated with you in mind. The links below will take you to outside websites.

2-1-1 Virginia

Department of Social Services Free information on available health and human services.

Adult Day Care Search

Department of Social Services Search for a licensed adult day care facility in your area.

Department of Social Services

VDSS’ programs are designed to help Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens find permanent solutions to life’s many challenges.

Free Clinic of Central Virginia 

Our mission is to provide primary medical, nursing, dental, pharmaceutical, and educational services to those in Central Virginia who do not have the resources to obtain this basic care.

Bedford County Community
Resource Directory


A non-profit free medical clinic is committed to providing coordinated and integrated multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment directed toward an effort to reduce disability and improve the quality of life for individuals that cannot afford health care coverage or are uninsured.

Charitable Organization Search

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Search status and financial information on organizations soliciting in Virginia.

Child Day Care Search

Department of Social Services Search for licensed and regulated unlicensed child care facilities.

CommonHelp Department of Social Services

Check eligibility for social services; apply for and get help centrally.

Interpreter Programs, Directory of Qualified Interpreters

Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services Contact information for Code of Virginia-qualified interpreters.

Senior Alert

Virginia State Police Virginia’s statewide alert system for missing senior citizens.

Senior Navigator

Aging and Rehabilitative Services Department for One-Stop source for programs and services for Virginia seniors and caregivers.

Virginia Easy Access

Aging and Rehabilitative Services Department for Services and support for seniors and adults with disabilities.

Vital Records

Department of Health Request certified copies of birth, marriage, and divorce certificates.

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