Workforce Development

Brooks Crossing Opportunity Center

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Centralized hub for customized, flexible, comprehensive, and innovative approaches to career awareness, skills development, wealth building, support services, and case management

Individual Case Management Services

  • Provide assessments, access to training, and placement services for eligible individuals, including youth and veterans
  • Individualized service plans to align with career goals and objectives

Work Skills Exploration to Certificates and Credentials

  • Diverse workshops and recruiting events, adult education and literacy activities and support for occupational skills training
  • On-site access to certificates including the Workplace Readiness Series, Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate, ACT National Career Readiness Certificate and WorkKey training and OSHA-10

Career Awareness and Job Search Preparation and Assistance

  • Assistance with resume development and guidance on registering on Virginia Workforce Connection and other job search services
  • Deliberate connections with industry leaders on job opportunities and registered apprenticeship training programs

For more information, contact Lisa Wornom-Zahralddin

Contact Us

  1. 550 30th Street
    Suites 101 and 102
    Newport News, VA 23607

    Phone: 757-975-5316

    Hours

    Monday – Friday
    8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

    Innovation Lab

    Mia D. Joe, PhD
    Director, Brooks Crossing Innovation Lab
    Old Dominion University

    Phone: 757-975-5309
    Email: mjoe@odu.edu

    Opportunity Center

    Lisa Wornom-Zahralddin
    Coordinator, Brooks Crossing Opportunity Center
    The Workplace Inc.

    Phone: 757-975-5306
    Email: wornom-zahralddinlp@nnva.gov

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