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Our Partners

MyRACE1 partners with many local, state and federal agencies and organizations to help provide services to our students and their families that help them achieve success in every aspect of their life.

Teamwork Partners

These are partners that we work very closely with and have created physical teamwork cards that detail our services along with the partners services.

Appalachian Community Action (AppCAA)

Health Wagon

Virginia Premier

Commonwealth Catholic Charities

Mountain Empire Community College

S.C.O.T.T. Service

Wise WORKs

30th Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Court

Virginia Career Works TEAM WORK Card

Virginia Career Works – Southwest Region

Virginia Career Works TEAM WORK Card

Lonesome Pine Regional Library

Virginia Career Works TEAM WORK Card

Virginia’s Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS)

All Partners

Workforce Investment Area One

Workforce Development Area One

WIOA offers re-employment and training programs designed to assist adults, dislocated workers, and youth to enter into high-demand occupations and to gain livable wages within their geographical areas.

Virginia Employment Commision

Virginia Employment Commision

VEC is your online source to connect with potential employers, search for jobs, find training opportunities, and research wage data along with industry and occupational trends.
Mountain Empire Community College

Mountain Empire Community College

As a publicly-supported institution of higher education, MECC is committed to providing meaningful and accurate information about its policies and practices.
Appalachian Community Action Agency

Appalachian Community Action Agency (AppCAA)

Appalachian Community Action Agency (AppCAA) has served the residents of Lee, Scott, and Wise Counties and the City of Norton with programs that help low- to moderate-income individuals and families at every stage of life. With programs for housing, finance, health, children, and seniors, you’re sure to find the help you need.

UVA Wise

University of Virginia's College at Wise

Founded in 1954, The University of Virginia’s College at Wise is a four-year, nationally-accredited liberal arts college situated on a scenic 369-acre campus amid the Appalachian Mountains in Southwest Virginia.

Virginia's Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

DARS, in collaboration with community partners, provides and advocates for resources and services to improve the employment, quality of life, security, and independence of older Virginians, Virginians with disabilities, and their families.
Virginia Department of Social Services

Virginia Department of Social Services

The Department of Social Services mission is helping people shape strong futures for themselves, their families and communities, through the delivery of essential services that help them triumph over poverty, abuse and neglect.
Department for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

DBVI is an agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia that is dedicated to its mission of providing services and resources which empower Virginians who are blind, vision impaired or deafblind to achieve their desired levels of employment, education, and personal independence.
Great Expectations

Great Expectations Foster Program

Every student deserves a bright future. In Virginia, thousands of students who have experienced foster care find success through a Great Expectations program at one of Virginia’s Community Colleges. From selecting a school to securing financial aid to cover your tuition, Great Expectations can make it happen for you.
Peoples, Inc.

People, Inc.

People, Inc. provide opportunities for economically disadvantaged people to reach their goals in order to enhance their lives, their families, and their communities in Southwest Virginia.
Virginia 211

Virginia 2-1-1

Virginia 2-1-1 is a free service that can help you find the local resources you need. Visit the website here or dial 211 with a in-state phone or for out of state phones/ cell phones, call 1-800-230-6977.

Scott County Schools

Lonesome Pine Regional Library

Lonesome Pine Regional Library is the cornerstone of the region where children and adults can experience personal enrichment and connect with one another as we: Promote the love of reading. Excel at providing resource to customers of all ages. Create welcoming spaces for our community.

Lee County Public Schools

Lee County Public Schools

Lee County Schools is committed to the highest academic standards. Inspired by the motto, Committed to Excellence, our mission continues to focus on students by providing the highest standard of education to students of all ability levels. We strive to prepare students to be responsible citizens who are prepared to meet the challenges of an ever-changing world.

Scott County Schools

Scott County Public Schools

Scott County Public School Division enables, inspires, and empowers students to achieve high academic standards, lead ethical lives, and become responsible citizens.

Wise County Public Schools

Wise County Public Schools commits to providing equal opportunity for every student to achieve maximum intellectual, social, emotional and physical growth and to ensuring that each student be equipped to communicate effectively with other people, to be competent both in the work place and in higher education and to feel confident of the ability to make creative and constructive decisions in his/her life.

Norton, VA Public Schools

Norton City Schools has a vision to provide a world-class education for world-changing students.

Lee County Head Start

Lee County Public Schools Head Start

The Lee County Head Program has been funded in Lee County since 1965. Over the years, the Lee County Head Start Program has enrolled over 10,000 children who have attended classes. The children receive breakfast, lunch, and snack. All of the children are offered bus transportation to the centers located at Rose Hill Elementary, Flatwoods Elementary, Elk Knob Elementary, Dryden Elementary, and St. Charles Elementary. 

Scott County Head Start

Scott County Public Schools Head Start

Scott County Public School Head Start provide subsidized child care and early education programs designed to support child development and promote school readiness. The company admits kids who are between the ages of three and five years old.

Kids Central Incorporated

Kids Central Incorporated

KCI currently operates a Head Start grant, funded to serve 256 children and families in Wise County, Dickenson County, and the City of Norton, Virginia. KCI also operates an Early Head Start grant, funded to serve 116 pregnant women, infants, and toddlers in Wise County and the City of Norton.

Healing Hands

Healing Hands Health Center

Healing Hands provides services for our working, uninsured neighbors at no charge: medical care and much needed medications; dental care including exams, x-rays, cleanings, extractions and fillings; chiropractic care; eye exams and eyeglasses; psychological and spiritual counseling services.

MEOC Transit

Mountain Empire Transit provides transportation to people of all ages on a demand response basis with a 24 hour notice required.  MEOC Transit are capable of providing service to those with canes, walkers, wheelchairs.

Healing Hands

Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition

Appalachian Substance Abuse Coalition’s mission is to inform and engage our communities to understand, own, and address the epidemic of substance abuse and misuse.