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    Individuals who help people of all ages make career decisions and obtain employment. They explore and evaluate the client's education, training, work history, interests, skills and personal traits; and arrange for aptitude and achievement tests. They also help job seekers develop job search skills; assist them in locating and applying for jobs; and provide support for persons experiencing job loss, job stress or other career transition issues.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Adams County Career FairThe Career Fair is held to benefit all tenth grade students in Adams County by providing scheduled sessions with a large variety of business representativies. Students may contact the foundation, andy business representative interested in participating is asked to contact the foundation.AdamsAdams County Economic Education FoundationAdams County Economic Education Foundation
    CareLink Community Support Services - Employment TrainingCareLink provides individualized employment, education, and training services to promote self-worth, the development of natural supports, and community integration. Job placement in itself is not our goal. Teaching people to help themselves by expanding their existing skills is the key to success. CareLink's staff use individualized career counseling and offer a variety of skills training options to teach and build needed employment and education supports.DelawareCareLink Community Support Services - DelawareCareLink Community Support Services
    St. John's Hospice - Day ServicesDay Services offers a variety of services to adult males in need. Services available include: - Meal Feeding Program (12:00 pm to 1:00 pm Monday through Friday except the 2nd Tuesday of each month) - Medical Nurse (8:30 am to 3:00 pm Tuesday and Friday) - Day Service Case Manager (12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday through Friday) - Hall Mercer Mental Health Services (1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Monday and Wednesday)PhiladelphiaSt. John's Hospice - Philadelphia; ChinatownSt. John's Hospice
    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
    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.
    AlleghenyVA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - HJ Heinz Campus: Workforce Development and Career Services CenterVA Pittsburgh Healthcare System's HJ Heinz Campus Workforce Development and Career Services Center offers Veterans services such as career assessment, individual development planning, resume development, USA Jobs assistance, interviewing skills training and goal setting.AlleghenyVA Pittsburgh Healthcare SystemUnited States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Health Administration
    Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians - Vocational Literacy ProgramVocational Literacy program is designed for TANF (welfare) recipients with Limited English Proficiency. All participants must be referred through an EARN Center. This 12-week, 30 hour/week program is designed to help TANF recipients who have limited English skills to prepare for and successfully enter the American job market.PhiladelphiaWelcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians - Philadelphia; Center CityWelcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians

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