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NORFOLK WORKS, launched in December 2016, is designed to champion the recruitment of diverse Norfolk talent to support business retention and expansion, align economic and workforce development efforts to acquire new business development, and, in collaboration with our workforce partners, help Norfolk citizens prepare for and connect to meaningful employment opportunities.

To accomplish its goals, Norfolk Works has three branches:

  1. Norfolk Works’ Job Resource Center located at 100 Bank St. Norfolk
  2. Business Services offered through Norfolk’s Department of Economic Development in the areas of: recruiting, training, and hiring incentives.
  3. The Norfolk Workforce Investment Network (WIN) -  a system of local, regional, and state service providers working to bring the full capability of the workforce system to bear to help meet the needs of job seekers and businesses. 

For more information please contact Michael Paris.


100 Bank Street, Norfolk, VA 23510

PH: 757-763-6064

Monday-Thursday                         9am - 4pm

Fridays                                                                 9am- Noon

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“After 4 months of job hunting I was referred to Norfolk Works by a guy I met at the train station.  Best thing that could have happened to me!!!  There I met a very friendly & EXTREMELY helpful staff that pointed me in the right direction for my job seeking project.”

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Norfolk Department of Economic Development Mission

Generate wealth for the City of Norfolk through business expansion, enhancement, and new business development complementary to our neighborhoods.

Contact Info

(757) 664-4338
999 Waterside Drive
Suite 2430
Norfolk, VA 23510

Staff Details

Jared Chalk
Interim Economic Development Director 

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