Department of Family Services - Employment and Training

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

703-324-7280
TTY 711

Virginia Career Works – Fairfax Annandale Center - 7611 Little River Turnpike (West Wing) Suite 300W
Annandale, VA 22003

Lisa Tatum,
Director

Re-Employing Virginians (REV) Initiative

Are You Ready to Get Back to Work? Let Us Help!

You may be eligible to receive free training in a high-demand field if you apply by Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

The Re-Employing Virginians (REV) initiative is intended to help Virginians whose employment has been impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The Fairfax County Department of Family Services will assist you with the entire process.

Who Qualifies?

This opportunity is open to Virginia residents who meet one of the following two criteria:

  • Lost job due to COVID-19 and received unemployment benefits on or after Aug. 1, 2020
    or
  • Laid off from a full-time job due to COVID-19 and now work part-time, earning less than $15/hour.
Training Assistance

graphic - person sitting in front of computer; text: Are you ready for a new career? Let us help! Free training available. Apply by Nov. 19!Training must focus on the following industries:

  • health care,
  • information technology,
  • skilled trades,
  • public safety and
  • early childhood education.

Training must be completed no later than Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. 

Training costs must not exceed $1,000; participants may choose to cover the remaining cost should it exceed the limit. Funding also varies for short-term programs, part-time students (less than 12 hours), and full-time students (12 hours or more). More information will be provided at the live information sessions.

Additional Employment Assistance
  • Occupational Training
  • Career Coaching
  • Resume and Interview Assistance
  • Access to Online Job Fairs
  • Financial Coaching and Workshops
Next Steps

Contact Uyen Tran, REV Intake Specialist, at 703-533-5341, 711 or by email. A REV team member will walk you through the process.

We also offer live information sessions!

Re-Employing Virginians Information Session
Learn about what the program is and who is eligible. Get a brief overview of the enrollment form and required documents checklist, get information about other program services that the Virginia Career Works Centers offer and conclude with answers to questions you may have. The sessions are held weekly; pick a session date/time that works for you! 
Tuesdays at 12 p.m. – Register Now
Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. – Register Now

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