About Us


What We Do

Job Corps is a no-cost education and career technical training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps young people ages 16 through 24 improve the quality of their lives

Charleston Job Corps Center Sign

 through career technical and academic training. The Job Corps program is authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act of 2014 (supercedes WIA 1998). For more information about the Job Corps program at a national level, please visit our Official Public Website.

At Charleston Job Corps Center, we support the Job Corps program's mission of teaching eligible young people the skills they need to become employable and independent and placing them in meaningful jobs or further education.

Charleston Job Corp Center Students at signOur History

Charleston Job Corps Center opened in June 1965 as an all-female center at the old Kanawha Hotel on Summers Street in Charleston, West Virginia. In 1976, our center became a coeducational facility. In 1997, our center moved to a mountaintop campus overlooking the city of Charleston.


General Contact Information

You may contact us at:

Charleston Job Corps Center
1000 Curtis Price Way
Charleston, WV 25311
Phone: (304) 925-3200
Fax: (304) 925-7127

Additional contact information for our center is available on our Contact Us page.