A collaborative seminar is held Friday at the Erie VA Medical Center, connecting vets with employment agencies.
The collaboration brought together community agencies and partners to address barriers of care for veterans.
The event also helped to identify barriers to employment and seek solutions to assist veterans in finding meaningful jobs.
“Perhaps [employers] don’t understand the veteran-specific issue or there are things like military experience that is difficult to translate into civilian experience so we decided to get different employment agencies together today to discuss those barriers and see how we could work together,” said Assitant Chief of Behavioral Health, Jamie Zewe.
If you or a veteran you know needs employment help, you can call the behavioral health clinic at 814-860-2038 to speak with a vocational specialist.