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What is the Total Action for Progress Southwestern Virginia Regional Employment Coalition Program?

TThe Southwestern Virginia Regional Employment Coalition program provides work experience opportunities. Clients are placed at non-profits across the community to gain valuable skills that can be used once they obtain permanent employment. Basic application completion, resume writing, communication and time management skills are also taught as needed. Our goal is to place all referred clients into a meaningful work experience.


What areas does this program serve?

Residents of Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Botetourt County, Craig County, and Franklin County are eligible for this service.

Is there a cost for this program?

There are no costs to approved clientele for this program.

How can I access services?

The Southwestern Virginia Regional Employment Coalition is located at the Roanoke Higher Education Center, 108 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 503 in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please call (540) 767-6086 or (540) 767-6234.

Am I eligible for this service?

Potential clients must be referred by the Department of Social Services Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW).

Your donations are necessary to make this program possible.


Community Partnerships and Funding

The Southwestern Virginia Regional Employment Coalition partners with the Department of Social Services in Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Botetourt County, and Franklin County. Our funding is through the Virginia Department of Social Services.