Workforce training and development is a priority for Hampton and the surrounding region. Hampton has state of the art facilities and custom programs to address the needs of our businesses and private citizens to keep them competitive in the global marketplace.
Peninsula Workforce Development Center
This 92,000 square foot facility is equipped with a flexible manufacturing lab, one-stop Career Resource Center, hi-tech computer and research labs, career and employment programs and a telecommunications center. PWFDC provides customized training, professional and industry certifications, skill assessments, and much more.
600 Butler Farm Road Hampton, VA 23670 (757) 825-2937
Workforce Services - Virginia Department of Business Assistance
The Virginia Jobs Investment Program (VJIP) encourages the expansion of existing Virginia businesses and start-up of new business operations in Virginia. It specifically addresses the top concerns of existing businesses and economic development prospects – finding and developing a skilled workforce. It goal is to help offset recruiting and training costs incurred by companies that are either creating new jobs or implementing technological upgrades. In addition to direct funding, VJIP also provides assistance with workforce related challenges and organizational development workshops.
1220 Bank Street, 3rd Floor South Richmond, Virginia 23219 (804) 371-8200