Housing Resources and Employment Support Programs

Chesterfield County offers a wide range of assistance options, including employment support programs and home repair and housing services. These include grant-funded programs through our community organization partners.

In addition to resources listed in the sections below, these tri-city area organizations offer assistance to Chesterfield County residents:

  1. Employment Support Programs
  2. Home Repair and Housing Resources

Employment Support Programs

Employment Coaching and Counseling

One-on-one employment counseling is available through HumanKind for those who are unemployed or underemployed due COVID-19. Career coaching and counseling is conducted via virtual workshops. Call 804-461-3585 for assistance. Job seekers can participate in up to three coaching sessions that focus on:

  • Connections to job opportunities
  • Navigating employment barriers
  • Resume assistance and soft-skills training

Financial Opportunity Centers

Three financial opportunity centers (FOC) are staffed and available to assist individuals in identify personal goals, creating plans to achieve them and implement real sustainable change. FOCs help users build personal resources to improve everyday life which includes employment advancement, practicing smart financial habits, and supporting training and educational needs.

HumanKind
908 N Thompson Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Call: 804-461-3585
Visit: HumanKind

Pathways
1200 West Washington Street
Petersburg, VA 23803
Call: 804-862-1104
Visit: Pathways

Southside Community Center
6255 Old Warwick Road
Richmond, VA 23224
Call: 804-231-4449
Visit: Southside Community Center

Ways to Work

HumanKind's Ways to Work offers fair-interest vehicle loans for individuals with poor or no credit. Loans are based on the character of the applicant and the affordability of the payment. This program is designed to help individuals move toward greater financial stability and advance career opportunities. In addition to loan assistance, program participants receive additional supportive services including financial literacy training, life skills and credit education. Call 804-461-3585 for assistance.