Platform to Employment for Veterans

Helping Veterans Begin Careers

Platform to Employment (P2E) for Veterans is a preparatory program that includes skills assessment, career readiness workshops and personal coaching all geared towards helping Veterans re-enter the workforce. P2E incorporates a successful curriculum of self-assessment, managing change, effective communication and successful job search strategies.

Platform to Employment for Veterans helps people who have been out of work 6 months and exhausted their unemployment benefits. Our education and career counseling program is a great opportunity for Veterans to get personalized counseling and support to help guide their career paths. This program will only serve veterans that live in Connecticut.

What Veterans Can Expect:

  • Improve your job search skills
  • Work with a dedicated career coach and employment specialist
  • Connect with a committed support system
  • Obtain employment

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) assists veteran families at risk of becoming homeless to maintain their housing and to rapidly re-house veteran families who have recently become homeless in Southwest and South Central Connecticut. Supportive Services for Veteran Families is funded by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) was founded upon the principle that every veteran has a right to housing.

By providing support at a community level, The WorkPlace works to end homelessness within the veteran population. Through case-management services, assistance in obtaining benefits, and emergency financial resources, SSVF seeks to prevent veterans and their families from becoming homeless and to rapidly re-house those who have lost their homes.

Through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program, The WorkPlace coordinates delivery of support services to very low-income veteran families. SSVF helps participants improve their housing stability, obtain U.S. Veterans Administration benefits and obtain and coordinate other public benefits.

Contact Information

(203) 610-8484

Frank C. SSVF Testimonial

Military To Machinist

Explore A Rewarding Career in Manufacturing.

Machinists are in demand, offering skilled workers a secure job in making good money. Instead of fading away, manufacturing jobs in Connecticut are getting a second wind with new technology. High-tech tools are common, and machinists need the right skills to operate them. Those with the right skills are ready for immediate employment.

The Military to Machinist program will assist veterans living in southwest Connecticut in making the transition to rewarding careers in manufacturing. At no cost to you, we connect you with education and training services and help you secure apprenticeship and/or employment with local manufacturing companies.

Skills To Be Successful In Manufacturing:

  • Detail-oriented while working with speed and precision
  • Interest in making things and finding solutions to problems
  • Ability to be cross-trained

Because of Covid19, programming is currently available online. Veterans will obtain badges that are recognized in the manufacturing industry. The program is self-paced and accessible 24/7.

Contact Information

Janet Brady