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Please promote-- Help a veteran get the help they need..

Veterans Event

The Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center (ENEC) is proud to sponsor a veterans' event featuring Karen Payne, career advisor and case manager at the Veterans Leadership Program (VLP) of Western PA.

She will present on the following opportunities to support veterans' needs:

· Overview of what services VLP provides to veterans and their families.

· Housing – Seven individual housing programs ranging from 12 months stay up to 36 month.

· Three rental assistance housing programs

· Life skills training, individualized goal setting leading to self-sufficiency, referrals for supportive services.

· Eligibility: Veterans status, low income, proof of homelessness, must have some income.

· Employment program for homeless and non-homeless veterans and their families

· Vocational counseling, resume preparation, job development, workshops, and job fairs.

· Individualized assessment and one-on-one assistance in supporting veterans in their job search.

· Helping veterans remove barriers to employment.

· Some supportive services for transportation, clothing and tools.

· How the Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center will help you with employment.

· Contacts and referrals with many employers.

The event will be held at:

The Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center

5321 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224

On Wednesday, February 13th at 11 AM

To register for the event please call (412) 362-8580


Sponsoring agencies:

Eastside Neighborhood Employment Center, Neighborhood Learning Alliance, Pittsburgh CONNECTS, and Bloomfield Garfield Corporation

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