Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Program Awarded New Grants for Recovery and ReEntry Program

The Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board was awarded an ETA-Community Project Grant ($750,000) and a Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Grant – WORC ($1.5 m) to support the return of our R.O.P.E.S program.   R.O.P.E.S. will help justice-involved individuals, those currently participating in substance misuse recovery,  and those with other employment barriers to reengage in […]

SWVA Works staff attend national youth symposium

A group of people posing in front of a promotional background for the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals.

The WIOA program department of our organization, SWVA Works, attended the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals‘ annual Youth Symposium in Charlotte, North Carolina this past November. Debi, Lisa, Meridith, Mike, Robyn, and Stephanie hit the road in search of knowledge to help them all effectively serve our region’s youth population. Our staff had a […]