It Takes a Village…

Tazewell County Career & Technical Center student Adam had just received his first full-time job offer but lacked the tools and vehicle required to accept it. Communities in Schools Coordinator Kriste Coleman and TCCTC JAG Program Coordinator Tyler Brooks put Adam in touch with case manager Lisa Hubbard. Adam explained to Lisa that he had […]

Dickenson & Tazewell Counties Continue the Cars to Work Program

Since last December, Dickenson and Tazewell counties’ Cars to Work program has assigned 18 vehicles (Dickenson, 8; Tazewell, 10). Transportation is a huge part of our lives, whether we realize it or not. So much depends on our ability to get from here to there, especially our jobs. Without a way to get to work, […]

SWVA WDB Launches the Project Reconnect Program

To help address the needs of former justice-system-involved individuals that are beginning to return to our area, the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board launched the Project Reconnect program in July. Project Reconnect aims to help individuals transition from incarceration to employment while preventing recidivism, allowing them to reconnect with their families and communities fully. These […]