3125 Odd Fellows Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501
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Phone: (434) 455-5940
Fax: (434) 947-2339


Renee Chalmers, Manager


The Lynchburg Center will be temporarily closed effective Monday, August 17, 2020 until further notice. Staff will continue to provide services virtually. 

Service Areas

Amherst County
Appomattox County
Bedford County
Campbell County
Lynchburg city
Town of Bedford

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.