Department of Family Services - Employment and Training

Fairfax County, Virginia

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

TTY 711

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

Lisa Tatum,

One-Stop Employment Resource Center Services

Operating Status for Department of Family Services (DFS) Programs and Services

Although most of our services are not being provided in-person at this time, we continue to offer services online and by phone. Learn more about our Assistance from a Distance.

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Information About Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Fairfax County

Get the most up-to-date information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Fairfax County.

UPDATE: All Fairfax County Virginia Career Works Centers will be closed until further notice. Even though our centers are closed you can still access our services at the following locations.

Alexandria: 703-704-6286,

Annandale: 703-533-5400,

Reston: 703-787-4974,

Fairfax: 703-324-7280,

All Virginia Career Works-Fairfax Centers and the VIEW Job Center are closed until further notices. Services will continue to be offered through web-based and telephonic options, to include the following:

  • Tools, resources, and assistance for job search, interview preparation and career advancement
  • Access to a bank of online employment resources and education and training options
  • Workforce information and local labor market information
  • Career Coaching
  • Live job seeker webinar


SkillSource Centers are going through a re-branding and will now be called Virginia Career Works Centers.

Job seekers and employers in Northern Virginia have access to a comprehensive system of employment and training services and resources delivered and coordinated through one-stop employment resource centers, locally known as Virginia Career Works Centers.

Services are offered at no cost and include:

  • Resume writing and interview preparation workshops.
  • Career coaching.
  • Basic employment assessments.
  • Access to computers, phones, copiers, and the internet for employment search.
  • Job lead assistance.
  • Ongoing customer support

For additional assistance, check out the employment and training services of the Northern Virginia Workforce Development Board.

Are you an Employer?

The Business Services Team helps to meet the unique needs of our business customers. Be it recruitment and screening, employee development/retention, or consultative and planning services, employers can expect a prompt response and seamless customer experience. For more information contact your local Virginia Career Works Center or email Warren Smith.

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