Beginning on Tuesday, July 6th, the Virginia Career Works – Capital Region Centers will re-open to the public.

Temporary Hours of Operations for Walk In Services

Henrico Center8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.Closed to the public12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Closed to the public8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Chesterfield CenterClosed to the public1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Closed to the public8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Closed to the public
Richmond West CenterClosed to the public8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Closed to the public 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Closed to the public

For general inquires and information, please call:

Henrico Center: 804-952-6116

Chesterfield Center: 804-652-3490

Richmond West Center: 804-652-3241

Visit our Contact Page to view address details or submit an online request.

Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)

To file an initial unemployment insurance claim, call 1-866-832-2363

To file a weekly continued claim, call the automated phone system at 1-800-897-5630.

Attention Unemployment Insurance Claimants!

Unemployment insurance claim assistance will no longer be provided on site.

The statewide scheduling system is now live and taking appointments starting the 16th.

Our centers are here to help you with career services which include computer usage, job search assistance, supportive services and potential access to training resources. Please use the scheduling system for any unemployment related issues or questions.

Appointment Only Services

Attention Career Services Program Participants

Please contact your Career Coach or Talent Development Specialist to arrange an appointment for any onsite visits.  Walk In visits will not be permitted during this time.

For those who are interested in enrolling in Career Services Programming, please visit the orientation page by clicking here.

Appointments for Partner Services

Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

Chesterfield  – Call 804-588-3333

Henrico/ Richmond – Call DARS Greater Richmond Office at 804-714-2021

Henrico County Community Corrections

Elda Hill: 804-501-7915

Joey Hodges: 804-501-7916

Keith Sawyer: 804-501-7914

DVS –  Benefits


DVS – Virginia Veteran Family Support (VVFS)


Antwon Jacobs: 804-357-5873

Dawn Hawkins: 804-366-2926


Kerri Corrigan: 804-839-6993