Anyone who previously worked in the coal industry and is seeking a new career could be eligible for career services, retraining/retooling, financial assistance, child care cost help and more through the federal Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative.
An information session will take place Wednesday, Aug. 3, 10-11 a.m. at St. Paul town hall to discuss opportunities through a regional POWER grant. Skills training, job placement and other forms of assistance are available.
Program partners include the Southwest Virginia Workforce Development Board, local community colleges and Clinch Valley Community Action.
For more information, call 276/889-4034 or 276/883-5038.