Clinch Valley Community Action has been located in Tazewell County since 1965. But our programs and services have extended even beyond those borders as we continue our legacy of helping people help themselves. Our dedicated employees work diligently to ensure not only that CVCA’s services are delivered, but that our community is a better place to live. Explore our website to see what is available, but more importantly, call or visit with our people so we can help you succeed in your future.
CVCA Events and Happenings
CVCA to operate Head Start in Smyth, Wythe and Bland Counties
Clinch Valley Community Action (North Tazewell, VA) is pleased to announce that through the competitive grant application process, it has been awarded federal funding to provide Head Start services for 170 three and four-year-old children in Bland, Smyth, and Wythe Counties in Virginia. READ MORE
Project Discovery Applications
Applications are being taken for Project Discovery. Access the application by going to www.projectdiscovery.org
2018 Volunteer Fair - "TAZEWELL GIVES BACK"
For Immediate Release:
For additional information contact:
Susan White @ 276-988-5583
Tazewell Co. Volunteer Fair November 1
No one can ever remember an event like this in Tazewell County before! Clinch Valley Community Action, Inc. is hosting the inaugural 2018 Tazewell County Volunteer Fair. The event will be held on Thursday, November 1, from 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm, in Nuckolls Hall at the Tazewell County Fairgrounds. Participants will register at the door to become eligible to win a $50 gift card and other prizes. Refreshments will be served.
Over 22 area organizations will be on hand to talk with anyone interested in volunteering. These organizations work with the environment, healthcare and healthy living, food banks, youth programs, faith-based missions, hospice care, assisted living and nursing homes, senior services, nutrition services, crisis services, education, animal care, financial and free tax services, community and business services, and emergency services. Representatives of these organizations will be on hand to answer any questions you have about availablevolunteer opportunities.
The event is being held during the afternoon and evening hours to allow all ages to attend including senior citizens; middle, high school and college students; as well as, working adults. Over 63 million volunteers in the United States share their time, talents, skills and caring hearts with the communities they love. Volunteer experience,when listed on applications and resumes, helps 27% more job seekers to find jobs. You can boosts self-esteem, reduces stress levels and improves well-being. The benefits of volunteering always outweigh the efforts!
Bring a friend and be sure to visit the 2018 Tazewell County Volunteer Fair on 11/1, 3-8 pm, at Nuckolls Hall in Tazewell. For additional information contact Susan White at firstname.lastname@example.org or 276-988-5583.
Financial Empowerment Workshop
The Southwest VA Workforce Development Board will be hosting a 3 part finance workshop series about spending during the holidays. The first workshop will take place at the One-Stop on November 20th at 5:30pm. It will be talking about stretching your dollar to make the most of it and avoiding debt and overspending before the holidays.
Soar Virginia Scholarship Program
Virginia529 College Savings Plan (Virginia529) has expanded its scholarship program for high school students in a new partnership with Project Discovery of Virginia, Inc. (Project Discovery). The expansion adds 10 districts to the 38 currently participating.
Accepting New Senior Companions
“I am needed and I help my clients stay independent in their home…where they want to stay” — This is often said by volunteer companions with the Senior Companion Program.