Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)
The goal of the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program is to provide employment and training to assist in reintegrating homeless veterans into employment. The program is dedicated to addressing the complex problems that homeless veterans face by stimulating the development of effective service delivery systems that will enable and assists homeless veterans reintegrate into a sable work and living environment. The Homeless Veterans
Reintegration Program is an employment focused program that enables veterans to receive customized employment and training services to assist them in transitioning into the labor force. Since initially being instated in 1987, the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, the program has reached out using veterans who themselves have experienced homelessness. The program has recently been modified to allow utilization of formerly homeless veterans in many other positions, such as: counseling, coaching, intake and follow up services.
The Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program directly assist homeless veterans and provide them other options of support services that they may be in need of from their local communities. The employment focused program assist veterans in receiving employment and training services so that they may re-enter the work force. One off the things that makes the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program unique is that is provides flexibility in the money granted in order to further help the homeless veterans. For example, it can be used to help them with certification for a specific job, work uniforms and tools for work.
Some of the services available to veterans through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration program include:
- Job Placement
- Job Development
- Career Counseling
- Resume preparation
- Follow ups at 30, 90 and 180 day intervals
Supportive services are also available to veterans through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, Such as:
- Referral to temporary, permanent, or transitional housing
- Referral to sustenance abuse treatment
- Transportation assistance
In order to qualify for the program, you must be both a Veteran and homeless who have a discharge record other than dishonorable. To apply for assistance with the program, veterans must contact their local participating organization, the United States Department of Labor, or the Veterans Employment and Training Services Office for further details and contact information.
The following resources are available for more information and contact details: