The Adult Career Development Center is a multifaceted facility funded as a public alternative school by Richmond City Public Schools. The purpose of the school is to assist students 16 years and older in obtaining either a General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or a high school diploma. Also, ACDC houses the federally funded programs, Early Head Start and Head Start. The center provides classes for adults through the Office of Adult Basic Education. It also serves as a center for ESOL and Certified Nursing Assistant classes. In addition, ACDC provides the opportunity for career counseling and work study experiences.
AARP covers a wide variety of topics that relate to seniors. With complete membership, seniors have access to many different services and information.
Senior Connections, the Capital Area Agency on Aging, offers a comprehensive range of home and community-based services for seniors age 55 and older, caregivers and persons with disabilities. Additionally, the organization is dedicated to helping seniors maintain quality of life and independence as they age. Senior Connections serves as an advocacy and education organization focusing on issues that impact current and future retirees.
Resource is a local, federally funded, workforce investment board (WIB) that works to increase private sector employment opportunities and to ensure the integration of services to prepare individuals to meet the needs of business and industry in the Richmond, Virginia region. Resource also oversees the activities authorized under the federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998.
The Community College Workforce Alliance, the workforce partnership of J. Sargeant Reynolds and John Tyler Community Colleges, serves 12 counties and four cities in the Greater Richmond region. The organization is dedicated to supporting economic development and providing workforce training and services to both the public and private sectors.
The Goodwill of Central Virginia serves people who experience obstacles in obtaining employment. In particular, the Goodwill offers these individuals education, training, and job placement services. The organization strives to help people become independent, tax-paying members of the community by giving them an opportunity to work, earn income, and enjoy a sense of pride and self-esteem.
The goal of the two technical centers, located in Henrico County Public Schools, is to help students gain professional skills in a number of areas in which they can find immediately applicable to a variety of career options. Hermitage Technical Center proudly participates in this vision of providing students with the skills they will use to find fulfillment in their careers and within the community.
The goal of the two technical centers, located in Henrico County Public Schools, is to help students gain professional skills in a number of areas in which they can find immediately applicable to a variety of career options. Highland Springs Technical Center proudly participates in this vision of providing students with the skills they will use to find fulfillment in their careers and within the community.