SWVA WDB receives ARPA funding to expand Youth programs

Late last year, the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board received funding from local Boards of Supervisors to expand youth services in Dickenson and Tazewell counties. The funding came from each county’s American Rescue Plan Act monies; $50,000 from Dickenson County and $100,000 from Tazewell County. This funding will provide services to youth that do not […]

Candi realizes her dream of becoming a nurse

Buchanan County resident Candi had always wanted to become a nurse. As a single mother with four young children at home, finding the time and money to go back to school was difficult, though she knew she needed a good job to provide for them. After hearing about the SWVA Works Adult program, she realized […]