Virginia Employment Supports for Parents

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About the Program

Our Employment Support for Parents program serves parents who are unemployed and looking to return to the workforce, make a career change, earn a higher wage or a combination of these goals.

Through our programs in partnership with the Department of Social Services and The SkillSource Group, ServiceSource provides individualized support to parents to include:

  • Exploring different career fields to learn about your interests, skills, and experience
  • Researching and navigating funding options for training opportunities
  • Accessing resources to remove barriers to employment
  • Tailoring resumes and cover letters and completing applications
  • Networking with employers to understand business needs and learn about job openings
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Maintaining employment and continuing to grow skills


  • Individual must support at least one minor dependent child
  • Live in Fairfax County, City of Falls Church, City of Fairfax, Prince William County, Stafford County or the City of Fredericksburg
  • Be interested and motivated to find employment
  • Meet the income guidelines listed below:
Number in Household Household Income Limits*
2 $34,840
3 $43,920
4 $53,000
5 $62,080
6 $71,160
7 $80,240
8 $89,320

*200 percent of Federal poverty guidelines per Department of Health and Human Services

Employment Partners

We have helped candidates find employment with a variety of organizations, including the following:

  • KinderCare
  • Ennis Electric
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • VITA Healthcare Group
  • United Community
  • Giant
  • Hands of Mercy Homecare
  • Institute for Public Health Innovation
  • American Red Cross
  • Delta-T
  • US Census Bureau
  • TL Transportation

And in the following careers:

  • Assistant Teacher
  • Home Health Aide
  • Program Manager
  • Behavior Technician
  • Team Leader
  • Caregiver
  • Electrician Apprentice
  • Direct Support Professional
  • ABA Therapist
  • Bus Driver
  • Sales Associate
  • Call Center Specialist
  • Enumerator

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