Veteran Employment Programs

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    Taxonomy Code: ND-6500.9200

    Programs that provide resume preparation assistance, career counseling, vocational assessment, job development, job training, job search, job placement and/or other services for unemployed veterans who need assistance re-entering the workforce. Programs for homeless veterans may also provide supportive services such as clothing; access to temporary, transitional and permanent housing; referrals for medical and substance abuse treatment; and transportation assistance. Veteran employment programs may be configured for recently separated veterans, homeless veterans, veterans with service-connected disabilities and other special populations or may be broadly available to veterans in general.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Community Resource and Referral Center for Veterans (Bill Daniels Veteran Service Center) - Department of Veterans AffairsThe Community Resource and Referral Center offers access to transitional housing and homeless services, such as laundry, storage, showers, peer support specialists, VA eligibility assistance, VA benefits assistance, social work walk-in clinic, and other rotating services throughout the month.Denver CountyBill Daniels Veteran Service Center - Department of Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs Central Office, Washington, DC
    Employment Services - Department of Human Services (Weld)Employment Services offers several job-related programs. The Learning Lab provides vocational training and educational assistance to the Weld County Workforce. Participants receive computerized instruction and vocational assessments, GED preparation, remediation, and literacy courses. Also available are beginning, intermediate, and advanced ESL lessons, and computer program tutorials. A Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist is also available who can give assistance in filing claims, obtaining copies of DD214's, and questions about veteran's employee benefits. The on-site Veterans Representative offers employment referrals, and resume and job preparation assistance.Weld CountyEmployment Services of Weld CountyDepartment of Human Services (Weld)
    Peer Navigator - Mt. Carmel Center of ExcellenceThe nationally recognized Veterans Integration Program (VIP) at Mt. Carmel specializes in providing services to transitioning Military members through an intensive focus on employment via training and education resources. Additionally, this program aims to introduce the Military members to community groups, workshops, and networking opportunities. The program is FREE to all those separating from any status or component of the military. The Peer Navigator is a Veteran with a deep understanding of the military culture who is able to establish a personal, individualized connection and act as a guide through essential resources. To schedule an appointment please call Mt. Carmel at (719) 309-4714El Paso CountyMt. Carmel Center of ExcellenceMt. Carmel Center of Excellence
    Service to Career - Mt. Carmel Center of ExcellenceThe Veterans Service to Career Pilot Program is a state grant, funded under House Bill 16-1267, and administered in partnership with the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Funding from this grant is used to offer a more intensive set of tools, seminars, and group activities that have been proven effective in finding gainful employment. This grant focuses in five areas: Prep Connect 360 (5-day workshop focused on enhanced career transition and education), internships, job coaching, training and supportive services. Eligibility: Served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and were discharged or released with other than a dishonorable discharge Were discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability Are a member of a reserve component under an order to active duty, served on active duty during a period of war or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge is authorized and was discharged or released from such duty with other than a dishonorable discharge Not currently on active duty Dependent family members - Current or former spouse who is currently eligible for Veteran’s benefits such as healthcare, retirement and access to military facilities A Veteran’s dependent child who is 26 years of age or younger and lives in the home of the Veteran, or A Veteran’s caregiver who is 18 years of age or older and has significant responsibility for managing the well-being of an injured Veteran who has been determined unemployable by the Veterans’ Administration To schedule an appointment please call Mt. Carmel at (719) 309-4714El Paso CountyMt. Carmel Center of ExcellenceMt. Carmel Center of Excellence
    Veteran Services - Denver Human Services (DHS)Assists Veterans and surviving dependents with their applications for federal VA benefits, including but not limited to: - VA Services - Compensation for Service-Connected Disabilities - Pension - Aid and Attendance - Dependent benefits - Survival benefits - Burial benefits for Veterans of Active Duty, Reserves, National Guard, and family members Provides assessments and referrals to partner agencies to meet a wide array of service needs, including but not limited to: - Shelter - Housing - Food banks - Education and training - Legal services - Public benefits - Rental/deposit assistance - Counseling/mental health services Also provides employment development services, including but not limited to: - Resume development - Interviewing strategies and coaching - Direct job referrals - Transportation assistance - Equipment/tools purchaseDenver CountyDenver Human Services (DHS)Denver Human Services (DHS)
    Veteran Services & Programs - Mesa County Workforce CenterMesa County Workforce Center offers several Veteran service programs. Employment Services: Veterans and eligible covered person receive priority of service in all federally funded workforce programs including job search assistance. - Job referrals - Job search - vocational guidance - Career Information - Referrals to other appropriate programs Disabled Veteran Outreach: Intensive job search assistance is available to those Veterans meeting eligibility requirements through our disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist. Contact Employment Specialist for more information. Veterans Upward Bound (VUB): The VUB program is for veterans to have support in their education goals from getting a GED to higher education through college or vocational training. - G.E.D & College Preparatory Course - Paid G.E.D Testing - College Assistance - V.A. Benefits Certification - Referrals to employment, housing, financial assistance, social services, emergency food Contact the Veteran Upward Bound Coordinator at 970-256-2465. Veteran Affairs Officer: The Veteran Affairs Officer is designated to help you access a variety of services including obtaining discharge papers, filing claims, information and access to benefits like pension, healthcare, education, home loans, survivor death benefits, burial and so much more. Call the Veteran Services Officer to make an appointment at 970-248-2733.Mesa CountyMesa County Workforce CenterColorado Department of Labor and Employment
    Veteran Services - Weld County Veterans Service OfficeVeteran Services provides the following free services for. Weld CountyWeld County Veterans Service OfficeDepartment of Human Services (Weld)
    Veteran Support Services (Kitty Dr) - Mountain Resource CenterOffers a wide variety of services for veterans and their families including: - Financial support for rent, mortgage, gas bills, electric bills, pellets and firewood - Gas vouchers (e.g., VA medical appointments, job interviews/trainings, mental health appointments) - Mental health counseling (8 paid sessions) - Employment assistance (e.g., job search, computer skills classes) - Forms assistance and advocacy with VA disability claims - Referrals to other veteran support services for assistance with housing needs, transportation (e.g., mileage reimbursements, car repair needs)Jefferson CountyMountain Resource CenterMountain Resource Center
    Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment Program - Mt. Carmel Center of ExcellenceThe VA’s Voc Rehab can assist with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. It’s a great opportunity to get personalized counseling to guide you down the career path of your choice and ensure the most effective use of your VA benefits. For more information please call Mt. Carmel at (719) 309-4714 or to schedule an appointment call Dwayne Robinson (720) 322-3172.El Paso CountyMt. Carmel Center of ExcellenceMt. Carmel Center of Excellence
    Wounded Warrior Project (Colorado Springs) - Wounded Warrior ProjectProvides programs and services for veterans and service members who incurred physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military services on or after September 11, 2001. These programs include a combat stress recovery program, veteran peer support, Military family and caregiver support, health programs, employment programs, longer term support programs, and more. Call or go online for more information and to register for services.El Paso CountyColorado Springs - Wounded Warrior ProjectWounded Warrior Project

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