VETERANS COME FIRST Employment And Housing

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VETERANS COME FIRST Employment And Housing

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VETERANS COME FIRST Employment And Housing

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Bridging Employers With Veterans

The primary objective of Veterans Come First is to increase the opportunities for veterans and eligible spouses to obtain job training,employment and long-term housing.VCF supports veterans by providing programs that increase opportunities to obtain employment and job training and long term housing.

We strive to be the definitive bridge in southern and northern California between veterans transitioning into civilian employment and prospective hiring managers, ensuring that military acquired skills are effectively converted into relevant roles within the organization.

As a non-profit organization, we have the advantage of working directly with veteran job seekers and assisting employers in locating and tapping into a qualified candidate pool. That means free for you and free for the employer!

Are You A Veteran Who.

  • Is homeless, or at risk of homelessness?
  • Unemployed or Underemployed?
  • Honorably discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable?
  • We Assist And Support Veterans With:

We Assist And Support Veterans With:

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Career Coaching:

We support veterans to discover what they aspire to be as they enter the civilian workforce. Did you dislike what you did in the military?

That’s ok! Our Employment specialists review your experience and help you to determine realistic and attainable goals.

Resume Building: We can help create, edit, and provide feedback, translating your military work experience into a clear and concise resume that every hiring manager will appreciate.
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Employment Referrals:

We have established relationships with regional small and mid-size companies and trade unions in the greater Los Angeles area.

as well as the suburban and rural counties that we serve, helping them to recognize the value and benefit of hiring veterans. We are connected to regional Fortune 500 companies who are also recruiting veterans. In short – VCF is the go-to resource for employers who are actively recruiting veterans.
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Expertise And Training:

VCF offers trainings that result in certification. Forklift certification – perfect for those looking for employment in warehouse or distribution centers.

We also offer hazardous waste removal certifications – an industry on the rise in California.

Our motivation to achieve our goals is fueled only by the desire to support veterans’ transition to successful and meaningful careers.

Our passion, experience, and grit will give you the confidence to trust our commitment to serving those who served. Helping veterans, service members, and their families through the challenges of military life, transition to civilian life, and beyond keeps us motivated.

Since 2019, we have been supporting veterans and their families.

Veterans Come First provides veterans with transitional housing programs as a stepping stone to supportive housing or independent living. Our housing coordinator has a network of property managers and owners that are open to leasing apartments, single-family homes and studios to veterans along with case management services to help veterans address the challenges transitioning from military life back into the civilian world.
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Veteran Resources

At Veterans Come First we have dedicated staff who provide individualized career and training-related services to veterans and eligible persons with significant barriers to employment. We provide case management to remove these barriers to help veterans become job-ready and find gainful employment.

Veterans may also schedule a virtual appointment through the online appointment scheduler to receive general employment services.

Under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), veterans may qualify for:

  • Tutoring, study skills training and instruction leading to completion of secondary school
  • Alternative school services
  • Mentoring
  • Paid and unpaid work experience (such as internships, apprenticeships or job shadowing)
  • Occupational skills training
  • Leadership development
  • Supportive services
  • Guidance counseling
  • Follow-up services

Veterans With Disability

VCF assists individuals with disabilities to build viable careers and live independently in their community. The number of service disabled veterans has increased over the years.

Our program provides a variety of services including career guidance and counseling, job search and interview skills training, independent living skills, on the job training, employment preparation, assistive technology, and other services.

We prepare veterans with non severe mental health issues and transitioning service members for careers to meet the strong demand for their skillset.

We will not share your confidential information with the US department of Veteran affairs or other public, private or government entities unless required by law.We comply with federal guidelines set by the health insurance probability and accountability Act.HIPAA.

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Our Mission

At Veterans Come First we seek to help veterans make the transition from military life back into civilian life.

A greater quality of life for veterans, including those from the National Guard and Reserves, active duty, and their families is what we strive for.

VCF works to strengthen mental health outcomes and complement existing support. Our vision is to ensure that every veteran, active duty service member, and family member is able to obtain access to high-quality care that enables them to lead fulfilling and productive lives.

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Our Services

If you are eligible for VCF services, your counselor will work with you to help figure out your employment goals and what services you will need to reach these goals.

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    Career Counseling

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    Career Assessment

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    College or Career Training

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    Work-Readiness Training

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    Assistive Technology

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    Job Placement

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    Job Coaching

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    Other Support Services

VCF staff will help you figure out your options and the pros and cons of each option to help you make decisions about how best to reach your goals. *Domestic abuse counseling


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Career Readiness Program Design

Veterans Come First aims through this program to help veterans successfully transition to gainful employment and positive mental health.

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About Us

Veterans Come First employment and housing support is a 501 c 3 non profit that provides nationwide job placement services for America’s veterans with non server mental health issues. Our focus is on two key groups: America’s veterans who are transitioning from military to civilian careers and American employers who are looking for skilled, highly trained, professional men and women.

It can be a challenge transitioning from a military to a civilian career, but with our expertise in jobs for veterans and in understanding the needs of corporate America, we are able to serve the needs of everyone involved.

Veterans trust us with helping them find the ideal jobs and careers that match well with their military experience and that position them for a successful civilian career. We offer a range of transition services including resume writing advice, interview preparation, and skill review. For our corporate clients, our goal is to give you the most highly-qualified candidates who meet the job requirements and has the ability to go above and beyond.

This is a true win-win relationship for veterans looking for jobs and for corporations in need of skilled professionals. Our job candidates include enlisted technicians, junior military officers (JMOs), and senior officers looking for permanent positions. Our corporate clients include companies across a range of industries and professions who all have one common need – highly skilled and experienced professionals.

Whether you’re a veteran looking for employment or a corporation who has hard-to-fill positions, Veterans Come First is your partner. Our team of American veterans is committed to veteran’s employment services and in strengthening corporate America.

Contact us to learn more about how we bridge the gaps in the transition from military to civilian career. We know veterans. We know corporate America. Trust us to find you the ideal candidates and career opportunities.