For Veterans, Connections offers information and resources on employment and training opportunities. One source of funding is VSTP which provides short-term training assistance to eligible Veterans. The program serves Veterans from the following categories:
1) Veterans with identified barriers to employment.
Veterans applying for VSTP funding must also meet the eligibility guidelines under the Workforce Investment Act. For more information, contact the Veterans Representative.
At Belmont County Connections, you can contact the Veterans Representative at 740-633-5627 or by email at Daniel.Wilson@jfs.ohio.gov.
Veterans in need of other services can contact the Belmont County Veterans Service Office at:
100 West Main Street, Suite 104
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
740-695-2121 ext. 1133 or ext. 1134
Helpful Web Sites
Ohio Veterans Services - State of Ohio website with information of services available to veterans.
Department of Veterans Affairs - This site provides information on education and benefit programs available to Veterans.
VETS - This is the U.S. Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Services site.
COOL for You - COOL(Credentialing Opportunities On-Line) explains how Army Soldiers can meet civilian certification and license requirements related to their Military Occupational Specialties(Mos).
Hire Vets First - Resource to match Veterans to employment opportunities.