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Vocational Services

Employers Looking to Hire Veterans

If your organization is interested in hiring a Veteran, please contact:
Daniel Abraham, LSW, LCDC III at (216) 391-0264 ext. 2006.

About Us

The Cleveland VA Medical Center’s Vocational Service is an employment rehabilitation program that provides Veterans valuable work experience within the Cleveland VA Medical Center and community-based positions.

Our Mission

To provide realistic and productive work opportunities for Veterans that lead to competitive employment. We achieve our mission by developing partnerships with local businesses, industry and other community-based support organizations.

Vocational Services Offers the Following for Veterans:

  • Therapeutic Work Programs (TWP)
  • Compensated Work Therapy (CWT)
  • Incentive Work Therapy (IWT)
  • Vocational Assessment and Case Management Services
  • Job Task Analysis, Transferable Skill Analysis
  • Job Matching / Development and Employment Advocacy
  • Pre-Screening
  • Formal Work Evaluations, Simulations and Tryouts
  • Career Counseling
  • Job Search Skill Development Education
  • Ergonomic, Assistive Technology and Job Accommodation Analysis
  • Transitional/Community-Based Work Opportunities
  • Therapeutic Residence (TR House)
  • Supported Employment for Veterans with Severe Mental Illness
  • Veterans Community Employmetn Program
  • Polytrauma Vocational Counseling
  • Spinal Cord Injured Vocational Counseling


Benefits of Vocational Services for Businesses and Organizations:

  • Obtain Competitive, Semi-Skilled or Skilled Labor
  • Utilize a Flexible and Goal-Oriented Workforce
  • Minimize Costs Associated with Recruitment, Pre-Screening and Placement

For more information on services and programs offered through the Cleveland VA Medical Center’s Vocational Services, please call (216) 308-8403.

Contact Info


  • Cleveland VA Medical Center
    10701 East Blvd.
    Cleveland, OH 44106

Contact Number(s)

  • 216-308-8403
  • 216-391-0264 Ext. 2006

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm