Workforce Tuition Costs Funding Resources

Additional funding sources that may help with tuition costs:

Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA)

There are two WIOA regional service providers within the SVCC service area. Virginia Career Works - South Central Region and Virginia Career Works - Crater Region Serves counties and cities of Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Emporia, Greensville, Hopewell, Petersburg, Prince George, Surry, and Sussex.

Virginia Workforce Center- Charlotte Court House Charlotte County Department of Social Services

Terra Napier
P.O. Box 370 Charlotte Court House, VA 23923
Email: Phone: 434-542-5605 Fax: 434-542-4945

Virginia Career Works

South Boston Center (Our sole comprehensive workforce center)
2506 Houghton Avenue, South Boston, VA 24592
Kris Tuck - WIOA Senior Employment Specialist
Office: (434)572-4472
Fax: (434)572-4501


Keysville Center (Affiliate Center)
200 Daniel Rd., Keysville, VA 23947
Kris Tuck - WIOA Senior Employment Specialist
Office: (434)736-2035
Fax: (434)736-2082


Lake Country Center (Affiliate Center)
111 East Danville Street, South Hill, VA 23970
Katrina Jackson - WIOA Employment Specialist
Office:(434)955-2252 Ext. 2
Fax: (434)447-3931


Youth Program Contacts

  • Monica McMillian Coordinator of WIOA Youth Programs 434-390-5867
  • Josh Williams Career Specialist for Amelia, Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward 434-390-7824
  • Jarrett Driskill Career Specialist for Charlotte, Lunenburg and Halifax 434-414-0617

Virginia Workforce Center – South Boston

Kris Tuck
2506 Houghton Avenue South Boston, VA 24592
Email: Phone: 434-572-8064 Fax: 434-572-4501

Crater WIOA

Aikayla Green
Serves Greensville County
Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs Job Assistance Center
1300 Greensville County Circle, Suite A, Room#126 Emporia, VA
Phone: 434-632-0935

Martina Bullock-Seaborn
Career Coach
P.O.W.E.R Program Promoting Outstanding Work Ethics & Responsibility
1300 Greensville Co. Circle-Suite C, Emporia VA 23847
Phone: 804-720-0528
(Serving: Emporia/Greensville/Sussex)


SVCC Foundation Scholarship Support

Scholarships may be available for non-credit programs through the Southside Virginia Community College Foundation. Students may apply through the SVCC Workforce Development department.



FastForward Credential Programs help Virginians get the jobs they want and the salaries they need. FastForward programs are short-term training courses offered through Southside Virginia Community College and other Virginia’s Community Colleges to help fast-track your career. While funds last, eligible students will pay just one-third or less of the cost of tuition for select FastForward Credential Programs.

To learn more about FastForward, see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) and Financial Assistance pages