Nurse Aide Training Program for Military Veterans

Nurse Aide Training

Get your nursing career started as a Nurse Aide. Prepare for employment with a long term care Nursing Home Facility caring for residents with varying levels of disabilities.

This special training opportunity is your chance to get started in a job offering competitive salary and benefits.

FAIRMOUNT LONG TERM CARE
PHILADELPHIA NURSING HOME (PNH)
NURSE AIDE PROGRAM

Offered in Partnership with The District 1199C Training & Upgrading Fund and The Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service & Education Center (PVMSEC)

Part Time Classes for Qualified Applicants

152 Hours Required for Completion

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FREE Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians Training Program for Veterans

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The Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service & Education Center is currently accepting applications for our FREE 2013 CAMT Training Program. Training is provided at no cost to Military Veterans.

10 days of class held from:

July 29th — August 9th
8:30 AM — 4:00 PM

at

PVMSEC
213-217 N. 4th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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New Technology in Place for Electronic Submission of Veterans’ Disability Claims

Capability Marks Major Milestone in VA Transformation to Digital Claims Process

WASHINGTON – A new online application from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) enables disability compensation claims to be processed faster in a more end-to-end electronic environment, and VA is urging Veterans and their Veterans Service Organization (VSO) representatives to make full use of its capabilities to receive speedier decisions and reduce the backlog of claims.

The availability of the joint VA-Department of Defense Web portal eBenefits, which now integrates with the new internal Veterans Benefits Management System (VBMS) electronic claims processing system, marks a major milestone in VA's transformation from paper claims records to a fully digital operating environment, one of the keys to VA's goal to eliminate the disability claims backlog by the end of 2015. VBMS has now been fielded at all 56 Regional Offices across the country, ahead of schedule. VA will continue to upgrade and improve VBMS based on user feedback, and add features and tools that make it faster and easier to process claims. Instead of filling out and mailing paper forms to VA, Veterans can now use eBenefits to enter claim information online using a step-by-step, interview-style application, with pre-populated data fields and drop-down menus similar to popular tax preparation software.

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PVMSEC awarded 300,000 grant by the US Department of Labor

The U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service announced a list of Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant recipients today, including a $300,000 grant awarded to Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center (PVMSEC), for their dedication to job training, job placement, housing and other services.

(Philadelphia, PA) – PVMSEC has a long history of providing homeless veterans with unparalleled programs. A full range of services –from housing, job training and placement, to counseling –highlight their mission to help all veterans reintegrate into society and the labor force.

The HVRP grant will allow PVMSEC to continue their outreach and extend their services to more homeless veterans within the region. Funds were awarded on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, local public agencies and nonprofit organizations, including faith-based and community organizations. The organizations selected are considered the most effective at addressing the specific needs of their veteran communities.

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VA Launches Hotline to Answer Questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new hotline — 1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636) — to receive and respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans. The service began accepting calls on April 23, 2013.

"Some women Veterans may not know about high-quality VA care and services available to them," said Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki. "The hotline will allow us to field their questions and provide critical information about the latest enhancements in VA services."

The hotline is staffed by knowledgeable VA employees who can provide information about benefits including health care services for women. Callers can be linked to information on claims, education or health care appointments as well as information about VA cemeteries and memorial benefits. Staff can answer urgent questions and provide referrals to homeless and mental health services as well as provide Vet Center information.

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Anonymous - Philadelphia, PA

"I am the wife of a Viet Nam Veteran. My husband started going to PVMSEC 10 years ago for help. No mere words could ever express how much his life and in turn our family life has changed for the better in those years. I am and always will be grateful for the wonderful care he has received at the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service Center & Education Center."

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