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    Programs that enable individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.

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    1Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz CampusVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System (VAPHS) is an integrated health care system that proudly serves the Veteran population throughout the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. VAPHS consists of two clinical care facilities in Pittsburgh as well as five community based outpatient clinics. The H.J. Heinz campus is home to a 262-bed community living center as well as an ambulatory care center that offers outpatient services including dental, primary care, pharmacy and rehabilitation services. The campus also offers a 65-bed Veterans recovery center and 31 psychiatric residential rehabilitation treatment beds.AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    AgrAbility for PennsylvaniansAgrAbility provides direct services for farmers and farm family members with a disability or long-term health condition who want to remain in production agriculture. Services include on site assessment of needs, identification of appropriate modifications, equipment or assistive technology and referral to state and local resources. Many farmers with a disability are referred to the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) which works with individuals on employment issues such as training, evaluation, assistive technology, and modifications. AgrAbility also participates in a wide variety of educational programs such as farm safety day camps, presentations to health care and rehabilitation professionals, county crop and dairy days, and statewide agricultural expositions. AgrAbility for Pennsylvanians is a partnership between the Penn State Cooperative Extension, United Cerebral Palsy, Inc., Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry-OVR and USDA-NIFA. CentreAgrAbility for PennsylvaniansAgrAbility for Pennsylvanians
    Bureau of Blindness & Visual Services - HarrisburgServices include: - Independent Living Services - Specialized Services - Vocational rehabilitation including counseling, guidance, pre-vocational training, job placement, and specialized blindness skills training - Orientation and mobility instruction (white cane usage) - Rehabilitation Teaching - Business Enterprise program that trains persons who are blind to work in food service - Transportation can be purchased by the agency for consumers when needed in conjunction with another service - Public education programsDauphinBureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Cambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped Vocational RehabilitationProgram that enables individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.CambriaRehabilitation ProgramCambria County Association for the Blind and Handicapped
    CenClear Family Based Behavioral Health - Vocational RehabilitationFamily therapy to assist in keeping children at risk of out of home placement in their home. Enables individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.CentreCenClear Family Based Behavioral HealthCenClear
    CenClear Fatherhood Initiative - Vocational RehabilitationEnables individuals with disabilities, people who abuse drugs or alcohol, or people who have emotional problems to obtain the training and employment experiences they need to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Services may include vocational evaluation, work adjustment, work experience, training in marketable skills and placement in competitive employment or a sheltered work environment.ClearfieldCenClear Fatherhood InitiativeCenClear
    Coatesville VA Medical Center - Mental Health, Substance Abuse & PTSD TreatmentThe mental health service at the Coatesville VA Medical Center provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional health and well-being. Services and supporting programs offered at the Coatesville Medical Center include: Community Residential Care, Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, Inpatient Psychiatry, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder treatment, Substance Abuse Treatment Drug/Alcohol, Domiciliary Care, and a Work Restoration program. We also provide outreach to homeless veterans.The Social Work program also offers counseling to veterans with drug, alcohol, and emotional problems, to help veterans and their families understand and adjust to an illness or disability, to veterans and family members who want to prepare advance directives and durable powers of attorney for health care or finances, to help veterans and their families cope with terminal illness, and to family members about legal issues such as commitment and guardianship. Counseling is conducted through one-on-one discussions, family conferences and group classes.Chester*Main Site (Coatesville Va Medical Center)United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    H.A.R.T. CenterVocational Rehabilitation training and job placementAdamsH.A.R.T. CenterH.A.R.T. Center
    Hope Enterprises - Vocational RehabilitationThe Vocational Rehabilitation program assesses the vocational, behavioral, and independent/self-help skills of mentally challenged individuals and exposes them to a variety of activities to help them improve skills in needed areas. Habilitation services include vocational evaluation, the student transition program, vocational training and work opportunities, classroom instruction, and volunteer activities assist individuals in achieving self-sufficiency. Volunteer opportunities allow individuals to access the community, build relationships, and serve others. Community-based recreational activities allow individuals to interact with friends and peers in a more social setting. Those who have the potential to be competitively employed will participate in Personal Work Adjustment Training (PWAT). This program provides work opportunities to develop and strengthen behaviors essential for job success. An additional goal of PWAT is to enhance pre-employment skills such as completing resumes and job applications and to learn interviewing skills. Subcontract jobs provide monetary compensation and help improve individual self esteem. In addition to workshop based operations, off-site opportunities may also be available.LycomingDay ServicesHope Enterprises
    ICW Vocational Services Vocational RehabilitationProvides vocational services to adults with disabilities. Workshop Division: Provides work experience, vocational training and sheltered employment for persons with disabilities. Employment Services Division: Provides on-the-job training and job placement (Supported Employment Services) in the community.IndianaVocational RehabilitationICW Vocational Services
    Lark Enterprises - Community Integration and Employment Training Center for AutismThis specialized service serves individuals with autism age 18 and over who are no longer enrolled in the public school system and who meet eligibility requirements. The goal of the program is to increase the functioning level of adults with autism so that a higher level of community integration and employment might occur. This is achieved through a program model that combines prevocational and life skill activities with community-based activities and employment opportunities.LawrenceVocational RehabilitationLark Enterprises
    Lark Enterprises - Transitional EmploymentTransitional employment supports individuals who are transitioning to integrated, competitive employment by providing real work experience in community locations. Lark offers this real work experience via mobile work crews, which provide janitorial,delivery and recycling services to local business and industry.LawrenceVocational RehabilitationLark Enterprises
    Mon Yough Community Services, Inc. Angora GardensAngora Gardens provides Health and Wellness class instructions and seminars to anyone interested in learning to live a healthy lifestyle. These class instructions and seminars are available to individuals of all ages. Our core group of instructors provide the tools necessary to help strengthen the body, mind, and spirit. Categories include: Fitness, Nutrition, Arts & Crafts, and Holistic Health. Visit us on Facebook today! www.facebook.com/AngoraGardensMYCSAlleghenyMon Yough Community Services, Inc.Mon Yough Community Services, Inc.
    Multiple Sclerosis Service Society of CLASSIndependent of other Multiple Sclerosis organizations, CLASS currently offers residential services, community skills training, vocational programs, attendant care services, outreach, and advocacy to residents of western Pennsylvania living with Multiple Sclerosis. Programs and Services of Multiple Sclerosis Service Society (MSSS) include: Muliple Sclerosis Exercise and Support Program (MSES) Under a doctor’s direction, MSES staff provide instructional range of motion exercises, equipment, and assistive living device evaluations, and emotional support in the home. The staff also educate clients about adaptive and durable medical equipment, a home exercise program, and safety concerns. Services are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies The MSSS is a full service provider of medical equipment and supplies. This includes sales, services, and rentals with free delivery in your area. Participants discuss their needs with experienced staff who recommend medical equipment and supplies. Information And Referral This program is designed to help individuals in making the necessary emotional, social, and economic adjustments to their lifestyle. The MSSS offers community education through Information and Referral. View some of the Helpful Links. Social And Recreational Activities The MSSS helps to fund ten social clubs/support groups throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. Most clubs meet monthly and plan various activities throughout the year. Download the most recent schedule for the Support/Social Clubs here. Community Education Key staff members are available for public speaking engagements to educate the community about MS and its implication as well as the services offered through MSSS. A newsletter, “The Voice” is done three times per year from CLASS to highlight clients, programs and upcoming events for all programs and divisions of CLASS. Lending Library Informative articles are mailed and recent books and videos on MS may be borrowed from the MSSS office. AlleghenyCommunity Living and Support Services (CLASS)Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)
    Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - York, Adams, Franklin and LancasterProvides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual.YorkOffice of Vocational Rehabilitation, York, Adams, Franklin and LancasterPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Opportunities Unlimited of Erie Creates employment opportunities for people with disabilities and to support them in achieving their goals.ErieOpportunities Unlimited of Erie Opportunities Unlimited of Erie
    PA Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - ErieAssists Pennsylvanians who are blind or visually impaired gain the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. Services include vocational rehabilitation, orientation and mobility instruction, and independent living skills instruction. The Randolph-Sheppard Business Enterprise Program (BEP) assists persons operate food service businesses in commercial, industrial or governmental locations. ErieBureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    PA Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - PittsburghAssists Pennsylvanians who are blind or visually impaired gain the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. Services include vocational rehabilitation, orientation and mobility instruction, and independent living skills instruction. The Randolph-Sheppard Business Enterprise Program (BEP) assists persons operate food service businesses in commercial, industrial or governmental locations. AlleghenyBureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    PA Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - Vocational RehabilitationAssists Pennsylvanians who are blind or visually impaired gain the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance. LuzerneBureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    PA CareerLink Allegheny East - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Staff provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a resume, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job postings before any other job seeker matches are performed.AlleghenyPA CareerLink Allegheny EastPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Alle-Kiski - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in the Alle-Kiski region of Allegheny or Westmoreland county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: David Dzuro Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist ddzuro@pa.gov 724-334-8600 ext 223WestmorelandPA CareerLink Alle-KiskiPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Armstrong County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Armstrong county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Marie Dillon-Griffith mdillon-gr@pa.gov 724-548-5693, Ext. 7117ArmstrongPA CareerLink Armstrong CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Beaver County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed.BeaverPA CareerLink Beaver CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Butler County - Veterans ProgramProvides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed.ButlerPA CareerLink Butler CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Fayette County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Fayette county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Jeffrey Sefcheck Local Veterans Employment Representative jsefcheck@pa.gov 724-434-5627 ext 122FayettePA CareerLink Fayette CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Greene County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Greene county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Barbara Cole bacole@pa.gov 724-852-2900 ext 229GreenePA CareerLink Greene CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Indiana County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Indiana county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Kevin Lazor klazor@pa.gov 724-471-7233IndianaPA CareerLink Indiana CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Lawrence County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Lawrence county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Ryan Paglia Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist rpaglia@pa.gov 724-656-3165 ext 206 Gary Zarilla Local Veterans Employment Representative gzarilla@pa.gov 724-656-3165 ext 212LawrencePA CareerLink Lawrence CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Mercer County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Mercer county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Ryan Paglia Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist rpaglia@pa.gov 724-656-3165 ext 206 Please call to make an appointment.MercerPA CareerLink Mercer CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Mon Valley - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Mon Valley region of Washington county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Douglas Short Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist doshort@pa.gov 724-379-4750 ext 118WashingtonPA CareerLink Mon ValleyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Pittsburgh / Allegheny - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Allegheny county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Jill Counts-Weaverling Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist jiweaverli@pa.gov 412-552-7004 Kenneth Semovoski Local Veterans Employment Representative ksemovoski@pa.gov 412-552-7014 AlleghenyPA CareerLink Pittsburgh/Allegheny CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Washington County - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Washington county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Samuel Jocuns Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist sajocuns@pa.gov 724-223-4520 WashingtonPA CareerLink Washington CountyPA CareerLink
    PA CareerLink Westmoreland County at Youngwood - Veterans ProgramThe PA CareerLink® Veterans Program provides a full range of employment services to assist veterans in their search for work. Specially trained veteran employment representatives located in PA CareerLink® offices provide veterans with a full range of employment services, including referral services, job development, referral to training, and referral to government and community veteran service agencies. These representatives help veterans match their job skills to employer job openings and contact employers on behalf of the veteran for consideration in hiring. The PA CareerLink® web site enables you to search for job openings, create a résumé, apply for jobs online, research career information or request vocational rehabilitation services. PA CareerLink® offices comply with the Jobs for Veterans Act by providing priority services to veterans. Local Veterans Employment Representatives and/or Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialists are available at PA CareerLink® offices to assist veterans with job search and other employment needs. Job seekers identified as veterans are matched to job orders, before any other job seeker matches are performed. If you reside in Westmoreland county, the Veterans Representative/Specialist in your area is: Sean Zielinski Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Specialist szielinski@pa.gov 724-755-2330 ext 132 Rodger Campbell Local Veterans Employment Representative rodcampbel@pa.gov 724-755-2330 ext 121WestmorelandPA CareerLink Westmoreland County at YoungwoodPA CareerLink
    Paralyzed Veterans of America - Operation PAVEOperation PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment is a Paralyzed Veterans of America's vocational rehabilitation program, supports America’s paralyzed veterans in their search for good jobs and meaningful careers while helping employers strengthen their workforce with hard-working, gifted employees. Many of America’s 44,000 paralyzed veterans are unemployed. Research and clinical studies have shown that providing an individual with a vocational focus is critical to their successful transition to living with paralysis. Access to education and career opportunities is essential to boost quality of life, reduce chronic health issues and improve the financial stability of veterans and their families. Traditional vocational rehabilitation models have been ineffective in preparing our nation’s paralyzed and disabled veterans to reenter the workforce and remain there. That’s why Paralyzed Veterans’ is working to overcome the vocational challenges that face veterans living with spinal cord injuries, and all persons with disabilities, at our six vocational rehabilitation centers located across the country. At each, PAVE counselors work hand-in-hand with the veteran, medical staff, PVA’s national service officers and physical therapists to:
    • Explore career options early on in a paralyzed veteran’s medical rehabilitation,
    • Assist veterans to find the appropriate educational opportunities, job training, skill improvements, etc.,
    • Connect veterans to a network of hiring employers.
    Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaParalyzed Veterans of America
    PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office - OVR DuboisComplete vocational rehabilitation services, including work potential evaluation and both physical and mental restoration services. Offers job placement, training program placement, counseling, and guidance service. Provides prostheses, braces, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment as needed.ClearfieldPA Vocational Rehabilitation Office OVR)PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office (OVR)
    PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office - OVR ErieComplete vocational rehabilitation services, including work potential evaluation and both physical and mental restoration services. Offers job placement, training program placement, counseling, and guidance service. Provides prostheses, braces, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment as needed.EriePA Vocational Rehabilitation Office OVR)PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office (OVR)
    PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office - OVR JohnstownComplete vocational rehabilitation services, including work potential evaluation and both physical and mental restoration services. Offers job placement, training program placement, counseling, and guidance service. Provides prostheses, braces, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment as needed.CambriaPA Vocational Rehabilitation Office OVR)PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office (OVR)
    PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office - OVR New CastleComplete vocational rehabilitation services, including work potential evaluation and both physical and mental restoration services. Offers job placement, training program placement, counseling, and guidance service. Provides prostheses, braces, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment as needed.LawrencePA Vocational Rehabilitation Office OVR)PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office (OVR)
    PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office - OVR PittsburghComplete vocational rehabilitation services, including work potential evaluation and both physical and mental restoration services. Offers job placement, training program placement, counseling, and guidance service. Provides prostheses, braces, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment as needed.AlleghenyPA Vocational Rehabilitation Office OVR)PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office (OVR)
    PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office - OVR WashingtonComplete vocational rehabilitation services, including work potential evaluation and both physical and mental restoration services. Offers job placement, training program placement, counseling, and guidance service. Provides prostheses, braces, wheelchairs, and adaptive equipment as needed.WashingtonPA Vocational Rehabilitation Office OVR)PA Vocational Rehabilitation Office (OVR)
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - AllentownProvides comprehensive services to assist Pennsylvanians with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain employment. Services available include skills assessment, training, counseling, placement assistance, evaluation for assistive technology and ongoing support services. The Hiram G. Andrews Center offers post-secondary education at the Commonwealth Technical Institute, and also provides career opportunities and independent living skills. The Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing provides information, referral and advocacy to adults and children who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as their employers, relatives and friends. An online database of qualified sign language interpreters is available. LehighPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation – Washington District OfficeVocational rehabilitation services for people with physical, emotional, cognitive and sensory disabilities from Fayette, Greene, and Washington Counties. You should apply if you have a disability and it causes substantial problems in preparing for, obtaining or maintaining a career. Ultimate goal is job placement in competitive employment. Individualized services may include, counseling, evaluation, training, restoration services and placement.WashingtonPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - BerksProvides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual.BerksPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - ErieAssists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.EriePennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - HarrisburgDiagnosis- evaluating medical, psychological, occupational and educational abilities and limitations.DauphinPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation- Johnstown OfficeThe Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis. The OVR counselor, during face-to-face interviews, assists customers in selecting their choice of vocational goals, services and service providers. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed, outlining a vocational objective, services, providers and responsibilities. Certain services are subject to a Financial Needs Test (FNT) and may require financial participation by the customer. Counseling and guidance, diagnostic services, assessments, information and referral, job development and placement, and personal services such as readers or sign language interpreters are provided at no cost to the individual. Also, by law OVR customers receiving Social Security benefits for their disability (SSI, SSDI) are exempt from OVR’s Financial Needs Test. CambriaPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - New CastleAssists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.LawrencePennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - PittsburghAssists Pennsylvanians with disabilities in gaining the skills necessary to live and work independently in their communities. OVR services include: diagnostic services, vocational evaluation, vocational counseling, job training, medical services and assistive technology equipment to help clients pursue and achieve employment, and job placement assistance.AlleghenyPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - Williamsport District Office - Vocational Rehabilitation ServicesProvides individualized vocational rehabilitation services both directly and through a network of approved vendors to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. Counselors conduct face-to-face interviews, assist customers with setting vocational goals and with selecting services and service providers in order to develop an Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE). OVR provides a wide range of services, including:
    • Diagnostic services
    • Vocational evaluation
    • Counseling
    • Training
    • Restoration services
    • Placement assistance
    • Assistive technology
    • Support services
    LycomingPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation - YorkServices are provided when there is a reasonable expectation that employment is a possible outcome of the services. "Employment" means not only competitive placement, but also in some instances, homemaking. Services may include: - Evaluation of medical, psychological, occupational, and educational abilities and limitations - Providing comprehensive medical, psychological, and allied services to minimize the disabling condition and enable the person to work - Assistance with setting vocational goals and making plans to attain them - Developing job skills through vocational and technical schools, universities, on-the-job training, or rehabilitation workshops - Independent living services - Placement in employment - Post-employment services - Adaptive equipment necessary for employment - Rehabilitation engineering services Disabilities served include, but are not limited to: - Alcoholism/Substance Abuse - Amputation - Epilepsy - Heart disease - Mental illness - Muscular disease - Developmental disabilities - Mental retardation - Speech impairment - Spinal cord injury - Deafness - Multiple Sclerosis - Head injury - Orthopedic disabilities YorkPennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Peoples OaklandProvides comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation programming for adults with disabilities resulting from serious mental illness. Peoples Oakland provides a variety of social and vocational opportunities for its members.AlleghenyPeople's OaklandPeople's Oakland
    Peoples Oakland Supported Employment and Education ProgramEmployment Specialists are available to assist mental health consumers in all aspects of employment assistance with the emphasis on rapid attainment of competitive employment. Services include career counseling, resume development, interview preparation, job development and on-going support. Staff is also available to assist individuals with support and information for those pursuing training and/or education goals.AlleghenyPeople's OaklandPeople's Oakland
    Personal & Work Adjustment TrainingA vocational rehabilitation program designed to develop an individual's capabilities to the optimal level in all areas (vocational, social, and emotional). This program is sponsored by the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. This program may last up to 16 weeks. The primary qualifying element is the outlook for attainment of competitive employment within a short period of time. Individuals are assigned a Program Specialist and placed in a competitively oriented work setting.FranklinOccupational Services, Inc- Franklin ProgramOccupational Services, Inc
    Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County Vocational RehabilitationProvides vocational rehabilitation to people with disabilitiesArmstrongVocational RehabilitationProgressive Workshop of Armstrong County
    Student Veterans of AmericaStudent Veterans of America (SVA) provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy necessary to succeed in higher education and following graduation. SVA is a coalition of student veterans groups on college campuses across the globe that help veterans reintegrate into campus life and succeed academically. Each chapter must be an officially recognized student group by their university or college and provide a peer-to-peer network for veterans who are attending the school. Additionally, chapters often coordinate campus activities, provide pre-professional networking, and generally provide a touchstone for student veterans in higher education. Among SVA's programs are:
    • Local Leadership Summits: One-day events that explore campus-level concepts that can ease a veteran’s transition from the military to higher education and then to the workforce,
    • Google Resume Workshops: Every veteran that attends a workshop is paired with a Google employee for a one-on-one resume critique and coaching session, attends a panel discussion with Google veterans and hiring professionals, enjoys a free lunch, and goes on a tour of the Google office,
    • Kognito Virtual Training: Evidence-based role-playing training simulations to provide a highly-engaging and effective learning experience that will enhance users' ability to support veterans in achieving academic success.
    • Scholarships:
      • Eight Google scholarships of $10,000 each,
      • Five Rockwell Collins scholarships of $5,000 each,
      • Three Disney scholarships of $10,000 each,
      • Two NBC scholarships of $12,000 each,
      • Three PNC Bank scholarships of $10,000 each,
      • One General Dynamics scholarship of $10,000.
    Student Veterans of AmericaStudent Veterans of America
    Transitional Employment Consultants (TEC)Vocational program for individuals with disabilities including job readiness (resume preparation, interviewing, etc.), transitional employment (temporary work), volunteer work, transition from school to work, and placement into competitive employment.WashingtonTransitional Employment ConsultantsTransitional Employment Consultants (TEC)
    United States Department of Veterans AffairsVeterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of programs and services provided by the VA. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions, and certain benefits require service during wartime. If you are new to the VA, the Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors booklet will help you get started. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs's health care offers a variety of services, information, and benefits. As the nation’s largest integrated health care system, VA operates more than 1,400 sites of care, including hospitals, community clinics, community living centers, domiciliaries, readjustment counseling centers, and various other facilities. VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Veterans, their dependents, and survivors. Major benefits include Veterans' compensation, Veterans' pension, survivors' benefits, rehabilitation and employment assistance, education assistance, home loan guaranties, and life insurance coverage. Burial and memorial benefits are available for eligible service members, Veterans, reservists, National Guard members, and eligible family members. Service include interment, headstones and markers, and Presidential memorial certificates. VA operates 128 national cemeteries in the United States and Puerto Rico, together with oversight and management of 33 soldiers' lots, confederate cemeteries, and monument sites.United States Department of Veterans AffairsUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Veterans Program: Employment ProgramsThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs is committed to ending Veteran homelessness by the end of 2015. No one who has served our country should ever go without a safe, stable place to call home. The entire department has put its energy and resources into ending Veteran homelessness. VA's programs provide individualized, comprehensive care to Veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. VA is dedicated to helping homeless Veterans and Veterans at risk of homelessness secure and maintain employment leading to increased residential and personal stability. Our goal is to afford Veterans the opportunity to return to healthy, productive lifestyles within their own communities.
    • Homeless Veteran Supported Employment Program The Homeless Veteran Supported Employment Program (HVSEP) provides vocational assistance, job development and placement, and ongoing supports to improve employment outcomes among homeless Veterans and Veterans at-risk of homelessness. Formerly homeless Veterans who have been trained as Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists (VRSs) provide these services.
    • Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Program VA’s Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Program is a national vocational program comprised of three unique programs which assist homeless Veterans in returning to competitive employment: Sheltered Workshop, Transitional Work, and Supported Employment. Veterans in CWT are paid at least the federal or state minimum wage, whichever is higher. VA's National Cemetery Administration and Veterans Health Administration have also formed partnerships at national cemeteries, where formerly homeless Veterans from the CWT program have received work opportunities.
    • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program The Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) VetSuccess Program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. Services that may be provided include: Comprehensive rehabilitation evaluation to determine abilities, skills, and interests for employment; employment services; assistance finding and keeping a job; and On the Job Training (OJT), apprenticeship, and non-paid work experiences.
    For information about possible employment services in their area, Veterans can call the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline at 1-877-4AID-VET. Visit website for additional information on these programs.
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Veterans ProgramUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Vocational Rehabilitation and EmploymentThe United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration is responsible for administering The VA's extensive non-medical benefits. Its responsibilities include initial veteran registration, eligibility determination, and five key lines of business (benefits and entitlements): Home Loan Guarantee, Insurance, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment, Education (GI Bill), and Compensation & Pension. You may receive vocational rehabilitation and employment services to help with job training, employment accommodations, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment. VA's Education and Career Counseling program is a great opportunity for Servicemembers and Veterans to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths, ensure the most effective use of their VA benefits, and achieve their goals. For Family Members: If you support a Veteran or Servicemember with a service-connected disability, who faces difficult employment challenges, there may be little left in the household budget for your higher education and career advancement. VA may offer assistance to help you assess your career goals and abilities, find your next job, further your education and skills, and identify places where you can get job training. VA may extend vocational counseling and support to family members on topics including:
    • Educational and Vocational Counseling,
    • Readjustment Counseling,
    • Career Assessments,
    • Occupational Exploration and Training Site Selection.
    United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration - Vocational Rehabilitation and EmploymentUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration
    USA.gov - VeteransGet information about benefits and other services for veterans.
    • Benefits for Veterans Find benefits by state or topic, such as health, employment, education, and more.
    • Cemeteries and Burials Find cemeteries and gravesites or learn more about burial benefits for veterans.
    • Education for Veterans Learn more about the G.I. Bill and how it can help you further your education.
    • Health Care for Veterans Find the care you need, learn more about health programs, and how you can protect your health.
    • Job Resources for Veterans Browse the job bank and get job tools and tips.
    • Memorials, Military History, and Monuments Find military history, historical facts, historical monuments, and memorials.
    • Returning Service Members Have you recently returned from military service? Find out how the VA can help you.
    • Women Veterans Learn more about health care and benefit programs for women.
    USA.govUSA.gov
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareVA Butler Healthcare provides comprehensive medical care to Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio-area Veterans. Veteran care includes primary, specialty, and mental health care, as well as health maintenance plans, management of chronic conditions, preventive medicine needs and social support services. We proudly serve America’s Veterans at our main campus as well as at our five VA Primary Care Outpatient Clinics in Armstrong, Southern Butler County (Cranberry Township), Clarion, Lawrence and Mercer Counties. VA Butler Healthcare also provides vocational services and housing resources for eligible Veterans to break the cycle of homelessness and unemployment.ButlerVeterans Health Administration, VA Butler HealthcareUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System: Comprehensive Vocational Services and Supported EmploymentVA 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.
    AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Vocational ServicesVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's Vocational Services program provides a variety of services to help veterans return to competitive employment or a useful place in society. The Vocational Service Program provides a variety of employment services to veterans. Evaluation Services consisting of both standardized psychometric testing, job simulation and other situation-specific opportunities are available to assess the veteran's skill levels, aptitudes, abilities, and interests. Job Seeking and Job Survival Skills Training include one-on-one counseling for developing effective employment strategies. Situation specific, personalized solutions for applications, resumes, job search, interviewing techniques, correspondence, telephone contact and follow-up are always available to any veteran seeking employment. Services and programs include:
    • Evaluation services to assess skill levels, aptitudes, abilities and interests:
      • Standardized psychometric testing,
      • Job simulation,
      • Other situation-specific opportunities.
    • Job seeking/job survival skill training:
      • One-on-one counseling for developing effective employment strategies.
    • Personalized solutions for:
      • Applications,
      • Resumes,
      • Job search,
      • Interviewing techniques,
      • Correspondence,
      • Telephone contact.
    • Exploration of additional info and referrals:
      • Unclaimed VA benefits,
      • Public/private sector support,
    • Supported employment:
      • Assistance in locating and maintaining competitive community employment for veterans with serious mental illness,
      • Regular and ongoing employee support, job training assistance (as needed), job coaching advocacy.
    • Transitional work:
      • Contracted work situations,
      • Case management,
      • Counseling.
    • Homeless veteran supported employment program:
    • Incentive therapy,
      • Opportunities to develop and improve prevocational skills for both inpatients and outpatpatients,
      • Participants work in a variety of medical center settings providing supportive services.
    • Compensated work therapy/transitional residency:
      • Work-based mental health and residential rehabilitation treatment program,
      • Provides a rehabilitation-focused residential setting for veterans recovering from chronic mental illness, chemical dependency and homelessness,
      • Combines a residential therapeutic community of peer and professional support, with a strong emphasis on increasing personal responsibility.
    AlleghenyVeterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
    Via of the Lehigh Valley - Work Training Services WorkshopEverybody Works Via's Employment services are based on the belief that Everybody Works and no one should be excluded. Work is a typical part of adult life and everyone should have the opportunity to benefit from being a part of the employed community. A job offers more than a paycheck; having a job means having a place to go and something important to do. A job provides a chance to meet new people, establish friendships and enjoy the company of others. Work means learning something new, practicing old skills and making a contribution by accomplishing something meaningful. Employment Adds Purpose to Our Lives Via believes everyone can work and supports Employment First initiatives. We also realize that families, caregivers and people with disabilities may want or need a stepping stone to adult services or community involvement. The Via Work Training Services Workshop assists individuals and their teams understand what services are available, explores funding sources and works with teams to transition individuals into more inclusive services. Via Listens, Via Advocates, Via gets Results For more than 50 years, the Via Work Training Services Workshop specializes in contract packaging and assembly work, and provided consistent high-quality work for businesses. Our work includes specialty and promotional packaging, display assembly, and small parts assembly. Our diverse customer base includes some of the most well-known eastern Pennsylvania companies. On the work floor, the Via Work Training Services Workshop offers a safe, comfortable and friendly environment where individuals can improve independence, enhance work skills, develop friendships and receive training on a variety of health and safety topics. There are four levels of supervision provided in our Pre-Vocational Program: one supervisor for one individual (Pre-Vocational Level 3 W7090), one supervisor for 10 individuals (Pre-Vocational Level 1 W7088), one supervisor per six individuals (Pre-Vocational Level 2 - W7089) or one supervisor per fifteen individuals (Pre-Vocational Base - W7087).NorthamptonVia of the Lehigh ValleyVia of the Lehigh Valley
    Vocational Rehabilitation Altoona District OfficeThe Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program helps individuals prepare for or retain employment. Services offered can include but are not limited to: counseling and guidance; vocational evaluation; blindness skills training; orientation and mobility instruction; rehabilitation teaching; vocational and college training; occupational tools and equipment; and, job placement services. Services are based on an individual's needs and choices, and some or all of these services may be needed for the person to prepare for or retain employment. VR counselors work directly with the individual to determine an employment goal and what services are needed to reach that goal. An Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE) is developed jointly by the counselor and customer. BlairBureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry
    Vocational Rehabilitation/Community IntegrationProvides services to assist integration to home, community and workplace. Evaluation, Vocational and Life Skills Case Management, Life Skills Training, Vocational Rehabilitation, Vocational and Community Adjustment program, Music Therapy.Living Unlimited IncLiving Unlimted Inc
    Wounded Warrior ProjectWounded Warrior Project is a charitable organization that assists physically or mentally injured veterans through advocacy, events, resources and programs. Programs include:
    • Combat Stress Recovery Program,
    • Project Odyssey,
    • Restore Warriors,
    • The Independence Program and the Long-Term Support Trust,
    • Physical Health & Wellness programs,
    • Soldier Ride,
    • TRACK,
    • Transition Training Academy,
    • Warriors to Work,
    • Alumni program,
    • Family Support program,
    • Benefits Service,
    • International Support,
    • WWP Packs,
    • Peer Support,
    • Policy and Government Affairs,
    • Resource Center.
    Vist website for detailed information on these programs.
    Wounded Warrior ProjectWounded Warrior Project
    Wounded Warrior Project, PittsburghWounded Warrior Project is a charitable organization that assists physically or mentally injured veterans through advocacy, events, resources and programs. Programs include:
    • Combat Stress Recovery Program,
    • Project Odyssey,
    • Restore Warriors,
    • The Independence Program and the Long-Term Support Trust,
    • Physical Health & Wellness programs,
    • Soldier Ride,
    • TRACK,
    • Transition Training Academy,
    • Warriors to Work,
    • Alumni program,
    • Family Support program,
    • Benefits Service,
    • International Support,
    • WWP Packs,
    • Peer Support,
    • Policy and Government Affairs,
    • Resource Center.
    Vist website for detailed information on these programs.
    Wounded Warrior ProjectWounded Warrior Project

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