NEW!  Veterans Value Initiative

PA CareerLink® Pittsburgh/Allegheny County Veterans Services

PA CareerLink® offers specialized services to all Veterans in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. We provide free job counseling, training referrals, job fair information, on-the-job training, and apprenticeship information. We also offer resume writing assistance to help you transfer your military experience into the civilian work place. For more information please contact your local Veterans Employment Representative:

PA CareerLink® Downtown Pittsburgh
Wood Street Commercial Suites
304 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 552-7100

PA CareerLink® Forest Hills
2040 Ardmore Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15221
(412) 436-2225

PA CareerLink® Affiliate - Goodwill SWPA
118 52nd Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(412) 632-1711

 

To find assistance outside of Allegheny County, please check the PA CareerLink State Website.

Additional Resources

To better serve our local veterans we have compiled a list of resources available to you on a local, state, and federal level. The links below will assist you in using your GI Bill for on-the-job training, apprenticeship programs, certifications, and licensing in many occupations, or continuing your education. They will also help with obtaining information about veterans' medical care, including VA hospital locations, and local, state, and federal employment opportunities

Local Services

Allegheny County Department of Veterans Services - The Allegheny County Department of Veterans Services ensures that Allegheny County veterans and their families obtain the entitlements and benefits authorized by Federal, State and Local regulations.

Veterans Leadership Program - The Veterans Leadership Program offers a variety of services to veterans including employment, housing, transportation, and life-skills training. Complete case management of support services is available.

Homecoming Veterans and Active Servicemen

Seamless Transition - Department of Veterans Affairs web site for returning Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve service members of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.US Department of Veterans Affairs - Find information on the GI Bill benefits available to you.

The US Department of Veterans Affairs - Provides medical, surgical, and rehabilitative care to its customers.

Vet Center - Provides readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone.

Employment Services

US Department of Labor

America's Heroes At Work - Hiring Toolkit

VA.Gov - Hiring Veterans Fact Sheet

USA Jobs - The official job search website of the United States Federal Government.

ELAWS - Employment Laws Assistances for Workers and Small Business - Provides information to veterans, reservists, and National Guard of their workplace rights.

US Department of Labor Employment and Training - Database of apprenticeship sponsors sorted by state and county.

Helmets to Hardhats - An employment service that assists in easing the transition to a civilian life for military families.

Pennsylvania State Civil Service Commission

VetCentral  - Provides information on Career Research, Resources for Veterans, and Relocation Information

CCAC Veteran's Health Career Education Project - The goal of the Veterans Health Career Education Project is to train qualified veterans to become certified paramedics or nursing assistants. This training is free to honorably discharged veterans and their spouses who are currently unemployed, underemployed, low-skilled or on public assistance.