Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System: Comprehensive Vocational Services and Supported Employment

Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System


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General Information
Description of ServiceVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Comprehensive Vocational Services and Supported Employment helps Veterans get back to work. Staff will assess your abilities and interests, provide you with job-seeking skills and assist you with finding and maintaining employment. They will provide support as long as you need it.
This program gives priority to serious psychiatric issues.
The program will help:
  • Determine the type of work you want to do,
  • Fill out job applications,
  • Arrange job interviews,
  • Prepare you for interview questions,
  • Handle problems that may arise on the job,
  • Work closely with your clinician and employer regarding your potential symptoms,
  • Their staff can attend interviews with you and accompany you on the job to help you adjust to your duties.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityYou may be eligible for VA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 1010 Delafield Road
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15215
Mailing Address 1 University Drive
Mailing City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15240
Mail Attention To VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Main Phone 412-822-1286
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Emergency/After Hours Phone 24-hour toll-free: 866-482-7488
Other Phone 412-822-1287
Fax 412-822-1289
Web Address www.pittsburgh.va.gov/Vocational/index.asp
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Affiliated Program: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
This Service: Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System: Comprehensive Vocational Services and Supported Employment
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Comprehensive Job Assistance Centers (ND-1500)
Employment (ND)
Employment Counselors (YO-1550.2000)
Employment Transition Counseling (RP-1400.8000-180)
Job Retraining (ND-2000.3480)
Veteran Employment Programs (ND-6500.9200)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Vocational Assessment (ND-2000.9000)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)