VIEW is a program of employment opportunities to assist individuals in attaining the goal of self-sufficiency assessment, counseling, and assistance for TANF recipients and others who are seeking employment.
VIEW program goals are to offer Virginians living in poverty the opportunities:
a) To achieve economic independence by removing barriers and disincentives to work and by providing positive incentives to work;
b) To provide work skills necessary for self-sufficiency;
c) To allow families living in poverty to contribute materially to their own self-sufficiency;
d) To set out the responsibilities of and expectations for recipients of public assistance;
e) To obtain work experience through the Virginia Initiative for Employment Not Welfare (VIEW)
An applicant/recipient of TANF or TANF-UP must participate in the VIEW program.
Please contact the Richmond County Department of Social Services at (804) 333-4088 for more information.