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 (HVRP)

Homeless Veterans(HVRP) Techworks
The program is open to Veterans living on the street or in shelters or transitional housing who are interested in improving their skills and becoming employed and self-supporting.
  • Housing referrals — For those who need a place to live.
  • Vocational Assessment — Identify skill levels and possible careers of interest
  • Career Counseling — Case managers can identify road blocks to employment, make referrals to resources and training, and assist with job search and placement.
  • Computer Training — Many jobs today require computer skills. Bring computer skills up to date, no previous computer experience required. Assistive technology is available for individuals with mobility and vision impairments.
  • Labor Market Information can help choosing a career with growth potential.
  • Job Readiness Training — Resume writing, interview techniques, the latest job search techniques.
  • Support Services — Participants can receive assistance for transportation, work clothing, tools, training, or other work-related expenses
  • Improving reading and math skills — Improving basic skills improves employment possibilities. Computer tutorials and direct assistance connecting to education providers are available.
  • Referrals to VA for Benefits — Some veterans are not aware that they may be eligible for benefits such as housing, disability, or education benefits.
  • Apprenticeships, work experience, and On-the-Job Training.
  • Job Search and placement assistance.
  • All veterans must be homeless.
  • Provide proof of veteran status (DD214).
For more information, please call Patricia Marr or Kevin Bell at 619.269.9351.
Located at our Central San Diego office – 619.269.9351 521 Grape Street, San Diego, CA 92101 (map)
Funding Source:
Funded in full by the U.S. Department of Labor Award Amount: $1,200,000 over a 4-year period.