A-DA's mission is "to provide vocational skills training and educational advancement for youth, military veterans, and adults with disabilities and to assist them in finding employment and overcoming barriers to personal and financial self-sufficiency." - Since 1975
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Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)


The program is open to Homeless Veterans living on the street, shelters or transitional housing and those who are at-risk of homelessness who are interested in improving their skills and becoming employed and self-supporting.


  • Housing referrals will be made for those who need a place to live.
  • Vocational assessment identifies skill levels and possible careers of interest.
  • Career counseling can identify road blocks to employment, make referrals to resources and training and assist you with job search.
  • Computer Training will help you bring your skills up to date so that you may better compete in today’s electronic workplace.
  • Electronic Labor Market Information Training can help you identify a career and find a job.
  • Job Readiness Training teaches you to write a resume and post it online, interview well and learn the latest electronic job search techniques.
  • Support Service may be available to assist you with transportation, work clothing, tools or other work-related expenses.
  • Referrals to the VA for benefits will be made for those who may be eligible for a wide variety of financial benefits. We will also assist you in determining what other benefits you may be qualified to receive.
  • Job Development and Placement Services are offered to all Veterans at no cost.


Veterans must be “Other than Honorable” or above.  Proof of Veteran status and eligibility (DD214) and current ID and Right to Work documentation required.
For more information, please call:
Tabatha Trotter (619) 266-4281
August Balilo (619) 266-4247    
The TechWORKS office is located at the South Metro Career Center
4389 Imperial Ave, San Diego, CA  92113
Phone: (619) 266-4247   Fax: (619) 264-7361

Funding Source:

The HVRP receives 100% funding by the U.S. Department of Labor in the amount of $1,065,150 over a 3-year period