Major Employment Resources

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. Services are available both virtually and in person at two Employment Centers.

  • Fairfax Annandale Center – 7611 Little River Turnpike, Suite 300W, Annandale, Virginia 22003
  • Fairfax Alexandria Center – 8350 Richmond Highway, Suite 327, Alexandria, Virginia 22309

The following services are being offered virtually and in-person by appointment; Resume writing, Interview preparation assistance, Tools, resources, and assistance for job search, and career advancement, Career coaching. The use of computers for employment webinars and virtual job fairs is available in person only. To make an appointment go to They also offer employment related webinars and job fairs.

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.


  • Location: 6295 Edsall Rd #260, Alexandria, VA 22312
  • Phone: (703) 461-3886
  • Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 5:00pm – 8:00pm, Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm

The Laurie Mitchell Empowerment & Career Center (LMECC) is a consumer-run and operated employment, empowerment and training center. LMECC is peer-operated and serves individuals with career assessment, peer support, employment and technology training to enhance and promote self-empowerment.