Resources & Links

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Connecting You with Community Resources

The Frederick County EDA partners with many agencies and organizations across the Commonwealth to assist local businesses. 

Frederick County Government

The local government portal for Frederick County, VA. Planning and zoning, building inspections, business licenses, taxes, public works, and more.

Lord Fairfax Community College

Community college located in Frederick County, VA. Degrees in Arts & Sciences and Applied Sciences, certificate programs, continuing education, and Workforce Solutions.

Lord Fairfax Community College - Workforce Solutions

Serves individuals and businesses throughout the community with high-quality, relevant course offerings. Designed for adults, its programs offer high-quality instruction and hands-on skills that transfer directly into the workplace. 

Shenandoah University

Four-year, private University located in Winchester, VA. Undergraduate and graduate programs in the area of arts & sciences, business, conservatory, education & human development, health professions, and pharmacy.

Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board - Valley Workforce Center

The Valley Workforce Center is part of the Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board, providing assistance wtih job search, skill upgrades, and other employment-related issues. The Center works with community partners to provide a variety of options for training, education, and skill development that can help career seekers find the perfect position or businesses find the most qualified employees.

Small Business Development Center

The Lord Fairfax Small Business Development Center fosters the development and growth of small businesses in Winchester, Frederick County, Clarke County and the Northern Shenandoah Valley. Seminars offered as well as one-on-one counseling.

Top of Virginia Regional Chamber

Resources for businesses located in Winchester, Frederick County, and Clarke County. More than 13,000 members. Networking, legislative initiatives, young professionals group and more.

Virginia Department of Business Assistance

The VDBA's economic development agency for entrepreneurs, existing businesses, financing programs, and workforce incentives.

Virginia Employment Commission

Employment related services for Winchester and Frederick COunty, Virginia, Businesses. Workforce data, job seeking services, and employer-based services.

Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Bureau

Tourism department for Winchester and Frederick County, VA. The Visitor's Bureau offers a community calendar and information regarding retail, hotels and inns, cultural events, and tours.




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