Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA has received grant funds from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide services to homeless Veterans in Maryland's Baltimore, Prince George's and Montgomery Counties; Northern Virginia areas of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William Counties; and Washington DC.
To provide job training, counseling and placement services, (including job readiness, literacy and skill training), to expedite the reintegration of homeless veterans into the workforce.
To qualify for the program, a veteran must meet the following criteria:
The goal of the Veteran Employment Services it to enroll eligible and interested veterans in local support services in the community, so that they have the opportunity for job search assistance, counseling, vocational guidance and training. These programs will help veterans to develop skills for specific employment, eliminate barriers to employment and assist veterans with Veterans Affairs benefits and issues.
Those enrolled in the program will work with case managers to create their Individualized Employment Plan (IEP). The IEP details their employment goals, strategies, and outcomes in order to most effectively find employment that fits each veteran.
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