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The San Jose Vet Center Is The #1 Vet Center In The Nation!  Please checkout the list of issues, above, that The SJVC and the VA help Vets with.  And learn more at the WELCOME HOME Vets page.

PLEASE HELP GIVE A LIFE BACK TO A VET!

 

EMPLOYMENT or INTERNSHIPS

Veterans with an Honorable Discharge have discipline, train fast and demonstrate an absolute attention to the details of their job!  After all, if they make a mistake, they or a friend may die.

Civilian jobs and careers are usually not as critical, but Vets can’t help doing them as if they were.

Hiring Vets just makes good business sense.  They are quick learners, used to working with high technology, take fewer sick days, know how to work well in groups as well as on their own, and are very comfortable with change.

Talk to The San Jose Vet Center, about how you can find just the right Vet for the job, at 408-993-0729. OR go to the Department of Labor page America’s Heroes at Work Hire a Veteran
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OUTREACH / NETWORKING

1.  Chances are some of you employees either are, or know a Vet in their circle of family and friends.  Every contact with your employees, reminding them of the Free, Confidential help available to Vets and even Active Duty military AND their family and caregivers, is a chance to significantly better their lives and that of those around them.

Please consider a Veteran’s Awareness Week. Let us give you business cards, holders and posters with our web contact and that of the San Jose Vet Center, for your bulletin boards; or run a note on one week’s pay stubs; or any and every other way you can think of to help Veterans come in from the mostly hidden pain they suffer                           every day and night.  We will be happy to design and produce material for you.

  1. You or your company may be members of associations, schools, faith based or other organizations.  You can invite us to speak at an event, or ask them to allow us to provide Veteran’s outreach material to them. We need every voice and heart, in order to help get the word out to every veteran from WWII to those returning today, that there is help to get back to living their healthiest, happiest, most productive life.
  1. Putting our contact info on your Vehicles as a billboard to passersby showing your support and the number to call can help.
  1. If you have delivery, service or sales people, allow them to carry a few of our outreach cards in case they come in contact with a vet or their family member.
  1. If you have a retail outlet let us supply register display cardholders for a month.
  2. Add your own ideas here!

To talk with The Friends of The Vet Center, about how you can help, or have us come out to talk, please use this form, or contact us at 1 (833) KnowAVet X 702.  That’s 1 (833) 566-9283  X 702.
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SPONSORSHIP

The “Safety Net” that the San Jose Vet Center provides for those who have volunteered to protect all we hold dear, is NOT part of their VA budget.  It all comes from private donations to Friends of The Vet Center

The staff of the San Jose Veterans Center are government employees.  They are legally prohibited from directly soliciting contributions of any kind, including the money necessary to put on the 16 events a year such as the Annual Veterans Resource Fair with 75 Service Providers and hundreds of Vets in 2017, along with other programs that do not fall under their strict guidelines of the VA.

Picture a combat vet returning home after several deployments, trying to re-integrate into a civilian life that is no longer comfortable for him/her.  You have no job, no income, you have PTSD (because no one comes home alive) you have trouble sleeping and you don’t know where or how to connect with people who have no idea who you are anymore and what you have had to do and see – for them!

The Vet Centers and the VA are wonderful, once you get through, perhaps months, to qualify.  In the meantime, and even after the VA and Vet Centers start to help, you have real-life survival issues.  If you have a kid, how do you look for a job or go to medical appointments, when you cannot afford a babysitter?  How can you go to the library to use the computers to search for work or receive emails, when you may be homeless, or at least watching every nickel?

That’s why we provide an Individualized Safety Net for our heroes who come to the San Jose Vet Center and other organizations we support.

What we provide, through the Vet Center and other screening systems, are the extras.

  • Transportation vouchers for up to a month after you find employment so you can get to interviews, work and all of the Mental and Physical health appointments you need, to get your best life back
  • Personal use of a laptop, including internet fees
  • A prepaid phone so you have a stable way to be found and reach out
  • Food vouchers, if needed, until you can get set up
  • Child care services, so you can take an interview or appointment any time or day
  • and more.

Your financial support of these services is critically needed to help our returning vets and turn the tide of 22 veteran suicides a day!

This work also includes: training and providing veteran advocates; outreach with politicians and other groups to advocate for more housing; providing clothing so that a Vet can go into an interview with confidence; AND creating and operating major Veteran Events, such as our Annual Veterans Resource Fair in April.

To support all these programs please make checks payable to and mail to:

Friends of the Vet Center

211 Hope Street

P. O. Box 698
Mountain View CA 94042

You can also support our Veteran’s Safety Net Programs by credit card





We are a non-profit corporation registered in California.  EIN 82-1566302

Diamond Sponsorships are $15,000 including:

  • a display booth at the annual Resource Fair
  • being in the distributed material for the Resource Fair
  • a display booth at all Other Events, such as the November Jobs Fair
  • being in the distributed material for All Other Events
  • having your company name and logo at all public events,
  • and at the Vet Center
  • and on this site

Emerald Sponsorships are $10,000 each includes:

  • a display booth at the annual Resource Fair
  • being in the distributed material at the Fair
  • a display booth at all Other Events, such as the November Jobs Fair
  • being in the distributed material for All Other Events
  • having your company name and logo at all public events,
  • and at the Vet Center
  • and on this site

Just, in a less prominent display size and position than Diamond Sponsors.

Sapphire Sponsorships are $5,000 includes:

  • being in the distributed material at the annual Resource Or Jobs Fair
  • having your company name and logo at all public events,
  • and at the Vet Center
  • and on this site

Just, in a less prominent display size and position than Emerald Sponsors.

Ruby Sponsorships are $2,500 each including:

  • being in the distributed material at the Annual Resource or Jobs Fair
  • having your company name and logo at all public events,
  • and at the Vet Center
  • and on this site

Just, in a less prominent display size and position than Sapphire Sponsors.

Platinum Sponsorships are $1,000 each and include:

support naming at all events and at the Vet Center and this site.

Gold Sponsorships are $500 each and include

support naming at all events and at the Vet Center.

Of course, any amount will be greatly appreciated,

with your name listed in the program given out at the annual Resource Faire

and the warm feeling your get from knowing what you have done to help a vet return to civilian life.

NO monetary donations should ever be given to anyone claiming to represent Friends of the Vet Center, Know A Vet, or the San Jose Vet Center itself.

To support Our Extra Veterans’ Safety Net Programs for the San Jose Vet Center, please make checks payable to and mail to:

Friends of the Vet Center

211 Hope Street

P. O. Box 698
Mountain View CA 94042  

You can also support our Veteran’s Safety Net Programs by credit card





We are a non-profit corporation registered in California.  EIN 82-1566302