VCI Programs & Services

Career Assistance

Rural Veteran Outreach Program Events

Career Assistance

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Don't know where to start your job search? Start with us! 


VCI offers our clients:

Career Counseling

Resume Preparation

Job Search Assistance

 

Job Fairs

Rural Veteran Outreach Program Events

Career Assistance

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VCI's job fairs are a great opportunity to network and meet HIRING employers.

 At our job fairs, employers present their employment opportunities and take the time to answer any questions job seekers may have. 


Rural Veteran Outreach Program Events

Rural Veteran Outreach Program Events

Veteran Assistance Outreach Program (VAOP)

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Education brings down the frustration! 


VCI holds Rural Veteran Outreach Program Events to inform our veterans of the services and benefits available to them and their family. Our scheduled outreaches occur every spring within our 14 county service area.

Veteran Assistance Outreach Program (VAOP)

Veteran Assistance Outreach Program (VAOP)

Veteran Assistance Outreach Program (VAOP)

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Our veterans sometimes fall on hard times so we provide a 'Hand Up' not a 'Hand Out'. This one-time financial assistance is aimed at helping veterans and their family with a utility bill or financial need. Eligibility must be verified and approved before assistance is provided. 

Veteran Assistance Care Program (VACP)

Veteran Assistance Outreach Program (VAOP)

Veteran Assistance Care Program (VACP)

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VACP aims to raise awareness and provide services and programs to better improve assistance to veterans and their family. Eligibility must be verified and approved before assistance is provided.

See below to download

VACP Application. 

Veterans Court Program

Veteran Assistance Outreach Program (VAOP)

Veteran Assistance Care Program (VACP)

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VCI assists the Cambria County Veterans Court Program by providing coordination of peer mentors, peer mentors, and ongoing peer mentor training. Contact us if you are interested in becoming a peer mentor (must be a veteran).  

Veteran Benefits Assistance

Veteran Benefits Assistance

Veteran Benefits Assistance

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A Veteran Claims Professional, Nancy Tavalsky, will assist with filling out forms for claims, service connected disabilities, veteran non-service related pensions, windows non-service pensions, aid and attendance benefits, discharge inquiries/upgrades and other veteran related entitlements and issues.

Nancy is available at the VCI office on Wednesdays ONLY. Call VCI to schedule an appointment. 

This service is provided by VCI in conjunction with the PA Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA).

VACP Application (pdf)

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Legion of Honor Nomination Form (pdf)

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VCI Veteran RECOGNITION and events

Returning Veteran Issues Symposium

Murtha Statue/ Veterans Park Beautification Project

Vietnam Era Veterans Recognition Day Event

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Assists with Veterans Day related events

Supports 4th of July Veterans Breakfast Club Event

Memorial Day Program @ Veterans Park

Nursing & Personal Care Home Visits On Veteran Related Holidays and Recognition Days

Participation in Wreaths Across America

Participant in Quarterly Van Zandt Veterans Advisory Council

The purpose of this award is to recognize individual(s) who have been, and continue to be, supportive of our veterans, and their family members within the communities they live, and are served by Veteran Community Initiative & Inc. (VCI). Individuals to be honored will, by their actions,services and efforts, have either made an impact on the lives of area veterans, or who by some action, method, program have contributed to the veteran community at large and/or a specific project(s) working with our veterans most in need. The recognition will be aimed at members of the community who are  

‘making a difference’​.