How to Apply

The Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board provides assistance to individuals seeking employment, training, and education services. WIOA funding for training under the Adult Program, Dislocated Worker Program, and Youth Program, is provided for residents who live in Buchanan County, Dickenson County, Lee County, Russell County, Scott County, Tazewell County, Wise County, and City of Norton.

Before You Complete the WIOA Application, you should first determine if you are eligible by reviewing the Eligibility Checklist and Priority of Service Policy. If you have additional questions concerning your eligibility, please contact 276-963-2660.

To Apply: Download Application

Please fill out the application both accurately and fully. Applicants are responsible for insuring that all required documentation is attached to their application. Missing documentation will delay the process of your application. Anyone requiring assistance in completing the application can contact 276-963-2660.

Please submit the completed application in person at The Appalachian One Stop Workforce Center and Richlands Business Incubator located at 1928 Front Street, Richlands VA 24641.

Once submitted, your application will be reviewed and eligibility verified. You will then receive notice from a Workforce Development Specialist to schedule a meeting to develop a career plan.

Please contact 276-963-2660 or 276-883-4034 if you have any additional questions.