Department of Family Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

703-324-7500
TTY 703-222-9452

12011 Government Center Parkway, Pennino Building
Fairfax, VA 22035

Michael A. Becketts,
Director

Laid Off or Furloughed from an Airport-Related Job Because of COVID-19? We Can Help!

(Posted 2021 January)

airplane, vehicle, airport workerThe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly reduced air travel across the nation and regionally, affecting Ronald Reagan Washington National and Dulles International Airports. Affiliated industries and employers that are dependent on air travel, such as car rental companies, airport restaurants, airport stores, and adjacent hotels and lodging, have also been impacted.

Partnering with the Virginia Career Works (VCW)-Northern and the Alexandria/Arlington Regional Workforce Council to offer Northern Virginia Airports Rapid Response Layoff Services, the Department of Family Services team can provide no-cost employment assistance to meet job seekers unique needs. 

Who Qualifies for Rapid Response Layoff Services:

  • Individuals laid off or furloughed due to the reduction in air travel and associated industries;
  • Individuals who reside in the Northern Virginia region (counties of Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Arlington, and the cities within); and
  • Those interested in building their skills for new employment opportunities.

person working on airplaneEmployment Assistance Services Include:

  • Free Job Training with Approved Training Providers
  • Paid Work Experiences
  • Career Coaching
  • Resume Writing Assistance
  • Job Readiness Workshops
  • Online Job Fairs
  • Virtual Training
  • Financial Coaching

For more information, contact the partner website or DFS Rapid Response Screener, Karina Kiswani by email or call 703-947-7253, 711 VA Relay.


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For media inquiries, contact Department of Family Services' Public Information Officer Amy Carlini by email, office phone 703-324-7758 or mobile phone 571-355-6672.

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