200 Bob Morrison Blvd.
Suite 100
Bristol, VA 24201
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Phone: (276) 642-7350
Fax: (276) 642-7362


Vincent Ringrose, Manager
Farm Specialists
Deborah Johnston


The Bristol office will open on July 20th. Entrance into the Virginia Career Works center is by appointment only.

You can schedule an appointment by going to: or CALL 540.320.7679

All Visitors will need to go through a CDC Screening and must wear a Face Mask. (One will be provided if you arrive without one.)


Service Areas

Bristol city
Washington County

Hours of Operation

Many VEC offices have had their public office hours affected by COVID-19. Please visit the Office Closings Due to Coronavirus page to see if this office is currently open to the public.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays - 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.  
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Office will be open continuously through the day and will not be closed for lunch.

If you are filing a claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits in Virginia, you may use our online services as a first option since you will be able to reach the VEC quicker online than by telephone. Internet claim filing can be accessed from our Unemployment Insurance Web Site. If you must use the telephone to file your claim, you may do so through one of our call centers, by dialing toll free: 1-866-832-2363. If you want help looking for work, please visit our Jobseeker Services Web Site to access the Virginia Workforce Connection.