The HVRP Grant provides JVS SoCal the ability to continue assisting Veterans in Southern California on their path to economic independence.
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 28th, 2021) – The JVS SoCal Veteran Services Division was recently awarded the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) Grant by the United States Department of Labor – Veterans’ Employment and Training Service. Funding provides additional resource dedicated to supporting struggling Veterans experiencing homelessness or near homelessness.
As an essential service provider, JVS SoCal prepares Veterans to successfully launch their civilian careers with individualized case management services, career counseling, vocational training, cutting-edge job search tools and job placement assistance; with the goal of Veterans achieving economic independence through securing sustaining wage employment with the opportunity for career growth, and retaining stable housing.
“We are excited to operate a Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) to assist Veterans in Southern California through their hardships and back to a place of financial stability,“ said Adriana Guerrero, Veterans First Program Manager at JVS SoCal Veterans Services. “Through HVRP, our dedicated Veterans team guides participants and connects them to vocational/technical training, certification programs, supportive services, and referrals to address needs that may include homelessness, physical health or emotional health, education, or other areas that are getting in the way of them finding and keeping sustainable employment.”
JVS Veteran Services assists all military Veterans to re-enter the civilian workforce and to achieve a competitive edge in the labor market by providing professional career coaching, assessments to identify transferable skills, training in high-growth career sectors, plus job search skills and job placement assistance.
About JVS SoCal
JVS SoCal is a Los Angeles-based 501(c)(3) founded in 1931 to address joblessness and rampant workplace discrimination in the midst of the Great Depression. This year the organization celebrates 90 years of empowering individuals to achieve dignity and economic independence through sustainable employment. For more information go to www.jvs-socal.org