For Family and Advocates

We understand just how important it is to help a friend, family member, or loved one find and maintain employment.  Goodwill’s programs and services are designed not only to place individuals in to a job, but to provide the supports and identify the resources they need for long-term success in the workforce.

Tell us more about who you are, and we’ll work with you to find a solution that’s right for you and your job seeker.

I am…

A Person With A Disability
Goodwill has experienced staff and extensive knowledge when it comes to placing individuals with disabilities in to competitive employment.

Our programs provide opportunities for individuals to flourish in integrated work settings while still receiving the supports they need to be successful.  Contact us to learn more about enrolling in one of our vocational services programs.

A Person Seeking Services
We take great effort to meet job seekers where they are in their job search and identify a pathway to success.

Whether you’re looking for self-service options through our Community Employment Centers, seeking credentialing or skills training through our Education for Employment programs, or looking for more extensive support through vocational services, we’re here to help ensure your success.

A Family Member/Caregiver
Our primary focus is to help persons to get a job. We offer a number of services to help persons prepare for working, to gain work experience, to gain additional credentials and skill training, and to connect with employers and opportunities that align with their interests and abilities. 

The level of support, work preparation, training and job search assistance varies depending on the needs of the person and whether the person qualifies for specialized programs. For persons with significant needs we also provide ongoing support to help them maintain employment.

We work with persons who have experienced difficulty securing employment. This includes persons with disabilities, older youth, persons with a criminal history, persons with limited work experience and persons with outdated skills.

Our Community Employment Centers offer a wide range of services to job seekers.  Additionally, our Vocational Services offer more intensive and targeted resources for individuals facing obstacles to employment.

We encourage you to give us a call at 804.745.6300 in Central Virginia or 757.248.9405 in Coastal Virginia, or contact us via our online form at the bottom of this page so we can have a discussion to determine what programs and services would work best to address the needs of the person and to connect you to the appropriate program/service. 

A Person Who Wants To Help
Our primary focus is to help persons to get a job. We offer a number of services to help persons prepare for working, to gain work experience, to gain additional credentials and skill training, and to connect with employers and opportunities that align with their interests and abilities. 

We provide services to a diverse population including but not limited to persons with disabilities, older youth, persons with a criminal history, persons with limited work experience and persons with outdated skills.

Our Community Employment Centers offer a wide range of services to job seekers.  Additionally, our Vocational Services offer more intensive and targeted resources for individuals facing obstacles to employment.

Feel free to give us a call at 804.745.6300 in Central Virginia or 757.248.9405 in Coastal Virginia, or contact us via our online form at the bottom of this page so we can contact you to discuss next steps.

A Referral Source
Our primary focus is to help persons to get a job. We offer a number of services to help persons prepare for working, to gain work experience, to gain additional credentials and skill training, and to connect with employers and opportunities that align with their interests and abilities. 

We provide services to a diverse population including but not limited to persons with disabilities, school age youth, older youth, persons with a criminal history, persons receiving government benefits, i.e. TANF, SSI, SSDI, etc., persons with limited work experience and persons with outdated skills.

Goodwill has a vendor relationship with the Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) and some of the local Community Services Boards (CSB). Some services are provided under the Children’s Services Act (CSA). Some programs are grant funded so there are no fees for the referral source or the referral. Other programs are funded by Goodwill through financial donations and revenue from our retail and government contracts operations.

Our Community Employment Centers offer a wide range of services to job seekers.  Additionally, our Vocational Services offer more intensive and targeted resources for individuals facing obstacles to employment.

Please visit our Referral Sources page to learn more.

To speak with a Goodwill Success Coach, call 804.745.6300 (in central Virginia) or 757.248.9405 (in coastal Virginia).  In addition, you may fill out the form below and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible.

Contact Us To Learn More

We're here to help you identify the best options for a successful career.

Vocational Services Inquiry

  • Example: John Doe
  • Example: johndoe@company.com

Goodwill Career Success Stories

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