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BP1 Partnering with Employers for Job-Driven Training

  • Engage employers
  • Identify labor needs in growth industries
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BP2 Outreach Strategies

  • Raise community awareness about veteran employment
  • Build relationships with referral sources
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BP3 Employment Assessments

  • Engage veterans to identify their occupational goal, preferences, and timeline
  • Determine strengths, challenges, and training needs
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BP4 Helping Veterans Transition to Jobs and Keep Them

  • Use Motivational Interviewing and other relevant tested practices
  • Individualize a job retention plan, incentives and follow along supports
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BP5 Benefits Counseling

  • Use case management process that helps veterans access benefits and services.
  • Access knowledgeable and skilled staff in VA, SSA, and other benefits.
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BP6 Establishing Partnerships with Transitional and Permanent Housing

  • Establish in-place strategy to enroll veterans in HVRP before they enter permanent housing
  • Integrate housing options within the parent organization or through partnerships
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BP7 Recruiting and Retaining Excellent Staff

  • Hire veterans on staff
  • Build the HVRP team
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BP8 Measuring Outcomes

  • Use HVRP results to inform program decisions and make improvements
  • Engage HVRP participants in program evaluation activities and data analysis
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BP9 Braided Funding

  • Secure additional funds to support HVRP mission
  • Use additional funds to supplement or enhance HVRP activities (e.g., incentives)
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BP10 Services to Specific Target Populations

  • Tailor services to certain populations, such as: women veterans, justice-involved veterans, younger veterans, and more
  • Military Spouse License Recognition Resources

    July 10, 2019 – In October 2018, there were over 630,000 military spouses in the United States.  Compared to civilians, military spouses are 10 times more likely to have moved to a new state lines in the last year due to military relocation.  For those who work in licensed occupations it can be time-consuming and […]

  • U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the awarding of 149 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants totaling $48.1 million. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services for more than over 18,000 homeless veterans.   The Department will award funds on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, […]

  • VA Welcome Kit

    June 5, 2019 – Whether you’re just getting out of the service or you’ve been a civilian for years now, the VA Welcome Kit can help guide you to the benefits and services you’ve earned. Step-by-step instructions on how to enroll in VA health care, apply for a disability rating, education benefits, memorials, and more. […]

  • Check Your Eligibility On Benefits.gov

    Have you heard the news? Benefits.gov has launched a new feature! This new feature was designed with citizens in mind, to provide a quick and easy way to pre-screen eligibility for the benefits on our site. Head over to Benefits.gov, browse the benefit categories, select the benefit you are interested in, and answer a few […]