The goal of this program is to provide services that assist at risk of experiencing homelessness veterans to reintegration in the community and into meaningful employment within the labor force. We offer a structured, individually designed case management plan to assist the veteran to become employable and self sufficient. The program is currently offered in Salem, Medford and the Portland Metro area.
Program Services include:
Employability and skills assessment
Job readiness services, including life skills & money management, vocational counseling & guidance, job club, workshop job search assistance and addressing barriers to successful employment;
90, 180, and 270-day job retention follow up.
All human service providers or organizations who are in contact with Veterans and/or individuals or families facing homelessness.
Walk-in inquiries welcome!
Homeless, Veteran and ready to work with us to make a change in his/her life!
Homeless: This grant follows the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and definition of homeless individual.
Veteran: A person who has served active duty Military, Naval, or Air Service and whose discharge or release is other than dishonorable.
Employment-ready: we are looking to assist individuals in gaining meaningful employment. Eligible individuals will be serious about working and ready to partner with us in removing barriers.
Easterseals will help with:
Individualized support based on specific needs
Employment support services such as job-related equipment or reasonable expense, clothing, transportation, toiletries or food, etc.
Training and remedial education, job preparation services, trade certification and licensing assistance
Assistance finding shelter, transitional, and permanent housing
Referral for other services or treatments
Pool of individuals ready to work
Pre-screened, qualified applicants
Resources for long term success
Reasonable continuous training on the job and education support
Strategic marketing advantage in hiring Veterans!
*Please call if you are unsure about eligibility.
Portland Location 30 N Webster St Portland, OR 97217 (P) 503.280.6037
Salem Location 605 Cottage St Salem, OR 97301 (P) 971.283.4973
Rogue Valley Location 119 N Oakdale Ave Medford, OR 97501 (P) 541.776.6060