Workforce Development Center

The City of Alexandria's Workforce Development Center (WDC), offers staffing solutions that provide businesses with employees who are skilled and ready to work. As a certified One Stop Center, WDC serves a variety of skill levels from those with advanced degrees and many years of experience to those with limited education and work experience.

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The Workforce Development Center is operating at limited capacity to ensure social distancing due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). All workshops, hiring events and access to the Resource Center are suspended at this time.  

We continue to operate under regular business hours and will be conducting many of our in-person services via telephone and virtually. To contact us, call 703.746.5990.

Our virtual services are fully operational, including this website and:

For information on resources for employers and job seekers, follow us on:

If you have been totally or partially separated from your job due to COVID-19, go to www.vec.virginia.gov/unemployed for information on eligibility for Unemployment Insurance or call 866.832.2363, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Check back with us or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for further developments. For the latest information about COVID-19, visit alexandriava.gov/CoronavirusThank you for your patience and understanding! 


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Welcome to the Workforce Development Center (WDC)

The City of Alexandria's Workforce Development Center, a proud partner of the American Job Center network, offers staffing solutions that provide businesses with employees who are skilled and ready to work. As a certified One Stop Center, WDC serves a variety of skill levels from those with advanced degrees and years of experience to those with limited education and experience. We provide services and resources for job seekers including access to our Career Center,  career readiness workshops, career assessments and customized hiring events.

WDC provides a range of business services at no cost to businesses, including job placement, recruitment, labor market information and certified Business Services Specialists to assist in workforce planning. WDC operates the Virginia Initiative for Employment not Welfare (VIEW) Program, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA - Adult Employment, Dislocated Worker and Youth and Young Adult), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment Training (SNAPET), TeensWork! (public and private programs, Refugee Employment Program, Disability Employment and Veteran Services.

Contact Information:

Location: 1900 N. Beauregard Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22311 ( MAP)

Phone: 703.746.5990      

Video Phone: 571.384.5244              

Email: wdc@alexandriava.gov

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