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Adult Career Development Center (ACDC)

(www.richmond.k12.va.us/schools/acdc484/)

Specialization: Certified Nursing Assistants, Childcare, Culinary Arts

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.

119 W. Leigh Street

Richmond, VA

(804) 780-4388

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

(www.aarp.org)

Specialization: Interviewing Techniques, Job Search Training for Persons 55 and Older, Resume Development, Temporary Work Experience

AARP covers a wide variety of topics that relate to seniors. With complete membership, seniors have access to many different services and information.

707 E. Main Street, Suite 910

Richmond, VA

(866) 542-8164

Capital Area Agency on Aging

(www.seniorconnections-va.org)

Specialization: Career Counseling, Job Referrals for Individuals 55 years of age and over, Job Search Assistance, Job Seeking Skills Training, Resume Preparation, Work Experience and Training Opportunities

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.

24 E. Cary Street

Richmond, VA

(804) 343-3000

Resource: Virginia's Capital Region Workforce Development Partnership

(www.co.henrico.va.us/catc/)

Specialization: Career Assessment, Career Counseling, Employment and Re-employment Assistance

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.

5410 Williamsburg Road

Sandston, VA

(804) 226-1941

Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA)

(www.ccwa.vccs.edu)

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.

1807 Huguenot Road, Suite 108

Midlothian , VA

(804) 523-CCWA

ECPI College of Technology

(www.ecpi.edu)

Specialization: Accounting, Business Administration, Computer Electronics, Engineering Technology, Computer Network Technology, Criminal Justice, Information Systems

800 Moorefield Park Drive

Richmond, VA

(866) 499-0338

Goodwill of Central Virginia

(www.goodwillvirginia.org)

Specialization: Direct Job Placement Services, Extended Employment Services, Horticultural Training, Janitorial Training, Pre-Vocational Services, School-to-Work Transition Program, Transition to Independence and Employment

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.

6301 Midlothian Turnpike

Richmond, VA

(804) 745-6300

Hermitage Technical Center

(www.henrico.k12.va.us/HS/HermitageTech/)

Specialization: Air Conditioning, Automotive Technology, Computer-Aided Drafting, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Design, Multimedia, Web Technologies/Programming (Web Design), Electricity/Cabling, Electronics Technology, Emergency Medical Technician

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.

8301 Hungary Spring Road

Richmond, VA

(804) 756-3020

Highland Springs Technical Center

(www.henrico.k12.va.us/HS/HighSprTech/)

Specialization: Auto Body Repair, Automotive Technology, Carpentry, Computer Systems Technology, Cosmetology, Early Child Education, Electricity, High Tech Academy, Hotel Motel Marketing, Masonry, Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Tech, Practical Nursing, Radio Broadcasting

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.

100 Tech Drive

Highland Springs, VA

(804) 328-4075

ITT Technical Institute

(www.itt-tech.edu/campus/school.cfm)

Specialization: Business Administration, Computer and Electronics Engineering, Computer Drafting and Design, Computer Network Systems, Criminal Justice, Information Systems Security, Multimedia, Software Applications and Programming, Technical Project Management

300 Gateway Centre Parkway

Richmond, VA

(804) 330-4992


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