DVOP specialists provide individualized career services to veterans with significant barriers to employment, with the maximum emphasis directed toward serving veterans who are economically or educationally disadvantaged. Veterans with barriers include homeless veterans, low income, substance abuse issues, ex-offender, Vietnam Veteran and vocational rehabilitation clients. Also assist with obtaining GED, DD-214, resume and interviewing assistance and making veteran aware of VA claims options and VA medical center availability. DVOP does not work with all veterans, only those with significant barriers to employment.
The DVOP specialist also works with eligible spouses of a service-connected disabled or deceased veterans.