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Opportunity Inc.

One-Stop Workforce
Center
Client Services
Orientation

Assistive Technology to Complete this
Orientation is Available at our One-Stop
Workforce Center.
Circle East Office Building
861 Glenrock Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23502

What is Opportunity Inc.?
Opportunity Inc. is your regional Workforce Board
providing services, which help jobseekers like you to
find employment with the skills you currently have or
pay for training that could help you land that next job.
Best of all, OppInc services are funded through the US
Department of Labor Workforce Investment Act (WIA)
so there is no charge to you for anything we provide.
OppInc is a member of the Virginia Workforce Network.
All of our services are delivered through One-Stop
Workforce Centers.

What is a One-Stop?
One-Stop Workforce Centers, or
simply "One-Stops" are places where
you can access a full range of
assistance in finding employment
under one roof.
One-Stops offer job listings;
employment workshops; computer
and internet access; career
counseling; training referrals and
scholarship funds; and similar
employment-related services.
Many services are available to anyone

OppInc One-Stop Services

▪ “Intensive” services include more
hands-on assistance like working
with a professional career
developer.

▪ “Training” services include
funding and support for skills
training needed to find a job.

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▪ “Core” services are basic

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There are three levels of job
seeker services available
through the One-Stop
Workforce Centers:

OppInc Jobs
Board
OppInc One-Stop Services
- Core
Core Services are available
to all adults regardless of
their current employment
status, work history or
special needs to help in
self-directed job search
activities. Services include: 
▪ Employment Workshops
▪ Resume Writing and Interview
Techniques

▪ Career Planning
▪ Job Search Strategies
▪ More:

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▪ Self-assessment tools
▪ Job leads through a variety of
channels, including the OppInc Jobs
Board.

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▪ On-site access to partner agencies
for additional services (next

Other One-Stop Partners
In addition to Opportunity
Inc. services, the One-Stop
hosts a variety of partner
organizations that can
provide further assistance
depending on your needs.

▪ Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)
▪ Tidewater and Paul D. Camp
Community Colleges

▪ Adult Continuing Education/Public
Schools

▪ Department of Social Services (DSS)
▪ Department of Aging & Rehabilitative
Services (DARS)

▪ Virginia Tidewater Consortium Educational Opportunity Center (EOC)

▪ American Association of Retired
Persons (AARP)

▪ Share Network Access Points, or SNAP,
Career Centers. Click for SNAP Site List

OppInc One-Stop Services Intensive
WIA Intensive services are
provided eligible individuals
who are not able to obtain
employment or who remain
underemployed after
utilizing core services.

▪ One-on-One Job Search Assistance

An individual must have
received at least one core
service such as an initial
assessment that determines
that individual’s need for
these services.

▪ How To Get A Job Workshop

with a career developer
▪ Development of Individual

Employment Plan
▪ In-depth assessment and Career
Guidance
▪ Resume Critique

▪ Mock Interviews
▪ Job Offer Negotiation Techniques
▪ Job Networking Club
▪ Career Readiness Certification

OppInc One-Stop Services Training
Training services are
available to individuals who
have:

▪ Met the eligibility
requirement for intensive
services and have been
determined to be unable to
obtain or retain employment
through intensive services.

▪ Are in need of training
services.

▪ Have the skills and

Training services are provided
through Individual Training
Accounts. Clients receive a
voucher worth up to $5,000 to
purchase training from
eligible training providers.
Click here to access the list o
f eligible training providers a
nd training programs of study
Training funds are subject to
availability.

OppInc One-Stop Services Training
In addition to the programs
listed on our website,
Opportunity Inc. has a
number of special
programs.

▪ Launch Hampton Roads
Entrepreneurship Training

▪ Rapid Response Veterans
Grant

Launch Hampton Roads
Entrepreneurship (Business Start-Up) Program
Launch Hampton Roads is
Opportunity Inc.'s
Entrepreneurship Training
Program. It is funded by the
U.S. Department of Labor as
part of a three region
Virginia consortium
including workforce
organizations in Northern
Virginia and Richmond.

▪ Participants will receive
comprehensive
entrepreneurship training
and technical assistance
through our program
partner Old Dominion
University.
Click Here For Program Details

Rapid Response Veterans’ Grant
▪ The Rapid Response grant
provides veterans and
military spouses with
enhanced workforce
services leading to
careers in Information
Technology and Advanced
Manufacturing.

▪ Eligible individuals can
receive up to $5,000 to
cover tuition, books and
other eligible expenses.

Next Steps - Almost Done!
▪ You’ve finished the
orientation material, there
are just a few more steps
before you can access
services.
▪ Take survey to verify orientation
completion

▪ Complete VA Workforce Connect
Profile
▪ Complete Application for
Services
▪ Schedule a visit to certify your
eligibility

▪ Launch and complete a brief
survey by clicking here:
Orientation Survey
The survey lets us know you
have completed orientation.

▪ Register with the Virginia
Workforce Connection, if
you have not already done
so.
Virginia Workforce Connection
Individual Registration Pag
e

Next Steps
Congratulations ! You are ready to access core services at an OppInc
One Stop Center.
OppInc. One-Stop
Workforce Center 
Circle East Office Building
861 Glenrock Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: 757-461-7537
Fax: 757-461-6117

Suffolk Workforce Development Center
157 North Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434 
Phone: 757-514-7737
Regional Workforce Development
Center 
Paul D. Camp Community College
100 N. College Drive
Franklin, VA 23851
Phone: 757-569-6070

If you are interested in intensive services and/or training, continue
to the next page.

General WIA Eligibility Criteria – Dislocated Worker
• At least 18 years old
• U.S. Citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.
• Registered for Selective Service (Males born on or after January 1, 1960)
• Be in need of more intensive services based on initial assessment
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– Adult Worker
• Qualifies
Unemployment
(UI) and is unlikely to return to previous occupation, OR
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Next Steps - Almost Done!

the application ahead of time
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will speed your application
processing.
OppInc Application (Common Int
ake Form)
Follow-Up Agreement Form

an appointment for eligibility
certification. Paperwork to bring
if qualifying as a:
▪ Dislocated Worker
▪ Other Adult
▪ Family Size Income Supplemental

Finished!
Still have questions?
Check out these Frequently Asked Questions
OR Contact:
OppInc. One-Stop Workforce Center 
Circle East Office Building
861 Glenrock Road, Suite 100
Norfolk, VA 23502
Phone: 757-461-7537
Fax: 757-461-6117