Virginia Career Works - Roanoke Center
Virginia Employment Commission
Who We Are
The center is a full-service facility where a wide range of employment, training, and career education program services are available to employers, workers, job seekers, and youth. Specialized services are available for veterans and persons with disabilities. The staff makes available job search assistance to individuals. The services available to workers include job referral and placement, referral to training, and job search skill building activities. The staff assists employers by screening and referring applicants for job vacancies, providing critical labor market information for business and economic planning, and coordinating Employer Advisory Committee activities across the state.
If you are filing a claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits in Virginia it is recommended that you use our online services as a first option since you will be able to reach the Virginia Employment Commission quicker online than by telephone. Internet claim filing can be accessed from our Unemployment Insurance Web Site.