4824 George Washington Highway
Portsmouth, VA 23702
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Phone: 757-558-4455
Fax: (757) 558-4460

COVID-19 Status:

This office will be open by appointment only on July 1. Unemployment Insurance Services will be provided by appointment only via the Acuity Scheduler starting June 14th.


Phyllis Clemons, Manager

Service Areas

Chesapeake city
Franklin city
Isle of Wight County
Portsmouth city
Southampton County


Hours of Operation

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

The Virginia Career Work Portsmouth Center is currently closed for in person walk in Career/Employment Services, those services are only available virtually or by phone/email. The Virginia Employment Commission, VEC, will provide Unemployment Insurance Services by appointment only via the Acuity Scheduler, https://vaunemploymenthelp.as.me/schedule.php, starting June 16th.