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    Below are resource links with additional information, research, assistance, etc. 

    Beacon of Hope  (434) 515-5082

    The purpose of Beacon of Hope is to instill in ALL Lynchburg City Public School students the aspiration to pursue AND to provide them with the tools and resources to attain a post-secondary education.

    Central Virginia Community College - Workforce Solutions  (434) 832-7607

    The resource of choice for comprehensive employment and workforce education throughout the Lynchburg region.


    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys  (434) 200-9920

    Goodwill Industries of the Valleys is dedicated to helping people with disabilities and disadvantages overcome barriers to employment. 


    Old Dominion Job Corps  (434) 929-4081

    Job Corps is the largest FREE residential education and job training program for young adults ages 16–24.

    Lynchburg City Schools – Career Tech Program  (434) 515-5000

    Lynchburg City Schools offers a wide array of career-tech courses beginning in middle school.

    Lynchburg Community Action Group Employment Training (434) 455-1601

    Employment Training program offers training in job search skills, resume writing, certified nursing assistant training, medical technician training, and basic computer skills.


    TechHire – Lynchburg Office of Economic Development (434) 455-4490

    TechHire provides a path to expand training opportunities that prepare under-skilled workers for careers in Lynchburg’s middle and high skill jobs. 

    Virginia Career Works (434) 363-5563

    The Workforce Development Center is co-located with the Virginia Employment Commission and offers a free assortment of career planning services.

    Social Services   Juvenile Services  (434) 455-5850

    Lynchburg's division of Social Services administers Virginia's state-supervised, locally-administered public social services including federal, state and local public assistance and social work services programs.

    Juvenile Services serves at-risk youth and families who are before a Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court by providing a continuum of assistance that include prevention, early intervention, residential services, home- based services, and secure detention.  

    Call 211

    2-1-1 is an easy to remember phone number connecting people with free information on available community services. When you dial 2-1-1, a trained professional listens to your situation and suggests sources of help using one of the largest databases of health and human services in Virginia.

    Opportunity 360

    Opportunity360 is a comprehensive approach to understanding and addressing community challenges by identifying pathways to greater opportunities using cross-sector data, community engagement and measurement tools. With this insight, partners in community development will be better positioned to make smart investments and create collaborative solutions that transform communities across the country.

    Lynchburg Feeds

    LynchburgFeeds is a campaign organized by the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, in partnership with local partners and community advocates. LynchburgFeeds is designed to help people find nonprofit food pantries and other food programs in the Lynchburg area. Food pantries provide groceries to people, free of charge.

    Parkview Community Mission (434) 845-8468

    Parkview's mission is to restore the lives of families and communities by building relationships and providing life-changing resources.
     


    Central Virginia Addiction and Recovery Resources (CVARR)

    Central Virginia Addiction and Recovery Resources (CVARR) believes in the power of collaborative problem solving and grassroots efforts to solve our community’s substance use challenges. By bringing organizations, and citizens from across sectors together, CVARR helps our community maximize resources, support, and solutions. With community support and interest, CVARR is positioned to become the lead resource for advancing community conditions, norms, systems and policies for substance use prevention, treatment and recovery in Central Virginia. 

    CVARR meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Virginia Department of Health located at 307 Alleghany Avenue, Lynchburg.


    Horizon Behavioral Health

    Horizon Behavioral Health is the premier provider of mental health, substance use and intellectual disability services in Central Virginia. Horizon's mission is to support and promote the health, independence and self-worth of individuals and families in Central Virginia by providing a continuum of community-based prevention, early intervention, aftercare, and psychosocial rehabilitation services for persons affected by mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Our vision is to provide behavioral healthcare services that are accessible, consumer-centered, cost effective, and quality outcome-based.