The Power of Service

During October 2021, two veterans
obtained full- or part-time work.
We can help you help yourself.

 

What you need, when you need it

We guide and assist military veterans to overcome barriers, gain life skills and adjust to changing dynamics. Through coaching, housing referrals and connections with a broad variety of community support, stability and success is within reach.

Eligibility:

  • Served at least one (1) day of active military service not including training and been discharged under any status other than "dishonorable"
  • Be homeless (unstable housing) or at risk of becoming homeless or have been homeless in the 60 days prior to enrollment

 

Opportunities:

  • Assistance in obtaining meaningful and sustainable employment
  • Case management with experienced and knowledgeable Veteran Specialists
  • Employment, resume and career exploration assistance
  • Employment adjustment assistance
  • Help in accessing benefits and services to address barriers to work
  • Identification and other assistance to help with successful employment applications
  • Provision of interview attire and/or work clothes, transportation, and equipment needed for employment
  • Job placement assistance through employer relationships
  • Personal & professional services based on individual needs and abilities
  • Skills training and job readiness assistance
  • Veteran and community resources and referral including financial, food, and housing
  • Vocation/technical education, licensing, trade certification assistance
  • Money management guidance and financial resources

Events & Classes

Wednesday, Nov 3, 9-10 am
Veteran Class
805 W 35th St, Davenport
HVRP Veteran Class

Sunday, Nov 7
Don't forget to turn your clocks back for Daylight Savings Time

Wednesday, Nov 10, 12:30-3:30 pm
Veteran Class - QC Success Fair
Holiday Inn Conference Center
226 17th St, Rock Island, IL

Wednesday, Nov 17, 11 am - 3 pm
Veterans Thanksgiving Meal
805 W 35th St, Davenport
Drop in when you are able for a bite to eat, prepared by Goodwill team members.

Wednesday, Nov 24, 9-10 am
Veteran Class
805 W 35th St, Davenport
HVRP Veteran Class

Thursday, Nov 25 & Friday, Nov 26
Closed for Thanksgiving
Administrative offices will remain closed on Friday (Goodwill Stores will reopen on Friday)

On November 1, open enrollment for LIHEAP applications begins for those who are 60 or older and/or disabled. Iowa residents work with Community Action of Eastern Iowa, (563) 324-3236. Illinois residents should reach out to Project Now, (309) 793-6391.

Computers are available for job search and job assistance purposes. Walk-ins welcome; scheduled appointments preferred.

Success Stories

Each month we tell the story of a veteran who benefited from our assistance. The resilience and passion displayed by the people we serve continues to inspire us. 

In-Person and Online Meetings Available!
We'll meet you where you are.

Reach out if you or a veteran you know needs assistance.

How can we help?

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Goodwill of the Heartland receives funding in part through the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.