Virginia Career Works – Northern Region

Knowledgeable center staff assist employers, job and career seekers, and youth with a comprehensive range of free employment, training, and career development services.

The following services are available to all; Access to computers, phones and internet, Resume writing and Interview preparation workshops, Career coaching, Basic employment assessments, Job lead assistance and more.   They also offer employment related webinars and job fairs.

Services are available at three Employment Centers.

  • Fairfax Annandale Center – 7611 Little River Turnpike, Suite 300W, Annandale 22003, 703-533-5400
    Mon-Thurs – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; Fri – 10 am – 4:30 pm
  • Fairfax Alexandria Center – 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 327, Alexandria 22309, 703-533-5400
    Mon-Thurs – 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; Fri – 10 am – 4:30 pm
  • Cherokee Avenue Center – 5520 Cherokee Ave #100, Alexandria 22312,  571-327-2206
    Mon-Fri – 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

All Virginia Career Works – Northern Centers are open to walk-ins for in-person job search services.  Appointments are encouraged at the VCW – Annandale Center and VCW – Alexandria Center.  To make an appointment go to

Financial Empowerment Center

The Financial Empowerment Center offers two types of services in both English and Spanish at no cost to you. If you prefer a personalized session, consider One-on-One services. If you are interested in a class, Workshops are available. Topics covered include Financial Coaching, Workforce Development, Small Business Consulting, Tax preparation, and Career Training Consulting. All services are available by appointment only. To make an appointment go to the website or call 703-704-6101.

Virginia Workforce Connection

This site is a powerful online job seeker/workforce services system, accessed as a web site on the Internet. The system provides fast access to a complete set of employment tools in one web site. Services Provided: Job search database, resume builder, career advice, job seeker advice, labor market information, identifies training opportunities, financial planning advice, and unemployment benefit overview.