Government Links and Resources:
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program
This program assists Veterans with service-connected disabilities to prepare for, find, and keep suitable jobs. For Veterans with service-connected disabilities so severe that they cannot immediately consider work, this program offers services to improve their ability to live as independently as possible.
VA for Vets
VA for Vets facilitates the reintegration, retention and hiring of Veteran employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). We offer career-search tools for Veterans seeking employment at VA, career development services for our existing Veterans, and coaching and reintegration support for military service members. VA for Vets is your gateway to a rewarding career serving our nation's Veterans.
National Resource Directory (NRD)
The NRD is a Web portal that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans and families with those who support them. The NRD has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. The NRD also hosts the Veterans Job Bank, a central resource for Veterans that provides quick and easy access to thousands of public and private sector job openings.
St Cloud VA HCS Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Provides assistance in all facets of job development and employment counseling services.
Patty A. Meyer, Supervisor, Vocational Rehabilitation Services
320-255-6480 Ext 6447
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
To enhance the economic success of individuals living in Minnesota.
Minnesota Department of Veteran Affairs
Provides resource information on medical, mental health, employment, Veterans, and family needs etc.
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)
The Wounded Warrior Project™ exists to honor and empower Wounded Warriors who incurred service-connected injuries on or after September 11, 2001. The purpose of WWP is to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members; help injured service members aid and assist each other; and provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.
Hope For The Warriors
The mission of Hope For The Warriors is to enhance the quality of life for post-9/11 service members, their families, and families of the fallen who have sustained physical and psychological wounds in the line of duty. Hope For The Warriors is dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families.
Helmets to Hardhats
Helmets to Hardhats is a national, nonprofit program that connects National Guard, Reserve, retired and transitioning active-duty military service members with skilled training and quality career opportunities in the construction industry. The program is designed to help military service members successfully transition back into civilian life by offering them the means to secure a quality career in the construction industry.