Services for Existing Businesses in Region 2000
The Workforce Solutions Department of CVCC has many programs and services to assist existing businesses
in Region 2000. One service is through the Region 2000 Workforce Center, a Virginia Workforce Center
which is the region's comprehensive workforce development resource for employers and jobseekers located
in the counties of Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell and the cities of Bedford and Lynchburg in
Central Virginia. The Center is located at 2323 Memorial Ave Suite 25, Lynchburg, VA 24501 (lower level
of the Plaza Shopping Center).
The Center is a 10,000 square foot facility able to accommodate workforce services needs of employers
and jobseekers through the use of three conference rooms, interviewing cubicles, resource center for
job search, computer lab, business center with fax, phones and copier for customer job search related
use. Space for events is job recruitments available.
Other divisions of CVCC Workforce Solutions located at the college campus also assist existing
businesses such as Workforce Training, Career Connections and Workforce Development.
The following services are available to existing employers in the area:
- Recruitment, job postings, applicant and pre—hire screening
questionnaires, applicant assessments, and referrals of qualified candidates
- Provision of labor market information including number of
workers in a specific occupation, unemployment statistics, business incentive
information, assistance with relocation or expansion needs, trends and wage
- Use of Virginia Workforce Connection for online employer
recruitment, creation of an internal career center for company workers.
- Rapid Response services to assist companies avoid layoffs
and to address company and worker needs if a layoff or plant closing occurs.
- OJT, Customized and Incumbent worker training designed to
meet employer needs with a financial incentive for the employer to reduce
their costs of training.
- Referral and assistance with Entrepreneurial training
- Links to other valuable resources through the Business
Services team and programs operated through Economic Planning, Virginia
Department of Business Assistance, CVCC Workforce Training Services and
Career Connections services, VEC, Federal Bonding Program, IRS Tax Credit
for Hiring and more.
Please call us at 434—832—7607 or 434—455—5940 TDD 800—229—5746 or visit us at