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VETERANS RECEIVE PRIORITY OF SERVICE

We recognize and honor the men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their spouses, and Priority of Services!

Am I an Eligible Veteran?

Veterans and eligible spouses receive priority of service at MassHire Holyoke and in career centers throughout Massachusetts.

We can offer assistance with Career Counseling, Training Opportunities, Job Search support and other services available for veterans. The Veteran Representative will assist you and make appropriate referrals for a successful job search.

Veteran Representative

Terry Britton. Phone: 413-322-7147,  Email: tbritton@masshireholyoke.org

MA DCS Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG) Incentive Award

The MA Department of Career Service (DCS) is pleased to announce that MassHire Holyoke located in Holyoke, MA is the recipient of a MA DCS Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG) Incentive Award.  MassHire Holyoke is the 2015 JVSG “Gold Award” winner.

The JVSG Incentive Awards recognize the efforts of an entire One-Stop Career Center (OSCC), not just a Veterans’ unit or Veterans’ staff, whose efforts demonstrate: improvement and modernization of employment, training, and placement services for Veterans; reward and celebrate excellence in priority of service; develop a library of best practice techniques; and improve performance outcomes for Veterans.

VETERAN RESOURCES

Massachusetts Department of Veterans’ Services
U.S. Department of Veterans affairs
MilitaryHire.com
VetJobs
Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Connecting Veterans with jobs and Employers with Veterans

RECURRING EVENTS

FREE Veterans Luncheons and Networking

Mondays, 1-2pm. Bilingual Veterans Outreach Centers of Mass., Inc., 281 Franklin St.Springfield

Tuesdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Springfield Partners for Community Action, 721 State St., Springfield

Wednesdays, 12-1:30. World War II Club, “The Deuce,” 50 Conz St., Northampton

Thursdays, 12-1:30. St. Paul’s Auditorium, 485 Appleton St., Holyoke

Last Wed. of the month 11:30-1 Grace Lutheran Church 1552 Westfield St. West Springfield

Friday BBQ at the Springfield Vet Center, 95 Ashley Avenue, West Springfield. Dates are June 30, July 28, and August 25. No cost for Veterans and family members. Call (413) 737-5167 for more information.

RECURRING OUTREACH

Springfield Mobile Vet Center & VA Health Care Eligibility / Enrollment: A Veterans Health Administration enrollment outreach specialist and the Springfield Vet Center is at the World War II Club in Northampton, 50 Conz St., Northampton, Mass., every First Wednesday of every month from noon to 2 p.m.

Warrior’s Art Room meets Tuesdays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Springfield Vet Center, 95 Ashley Avenue, West Springfield, Mass. Space, supplies and instruction for creating art provided free for Veterans and family members.

Call (413) 737-5167 for more information.

OTHER EVENTS

Project New Hope inc. is a 100% Volunteer organization that helps Veterans transition to civilian life, and to create mutual support and camaraderie among Vets, wounded warriors and military families. Retreats, community events, Team 22 meetings, holistic care are all available for Veterans, their families and caregivers. Come visit their new location in Holyoke at 476 Appleton Street, Suite 3.

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Are You a Member?

You will be able to take advantage of the services we offer here at MassHire Holyoke Career Center after becoming a member.

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