Employment Development Department, (EDD) 1325 Pine St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-2185. At EDD, a Veteran can register in CalJobs, fax resumes to employers, access Internet Job Services, receive referrals to education and training, and inquire about workshops. Case Management, (see glossary) is available according to need. A VWS (Veterans Workforce Specialist) and VESS's (Veterans Employment Services Specialists) are available and can assist qualified Veterans in their search for employment and other services. There is also information available on the Chapter 31, (Disabled Veteran Program). To speak with a Veterans Representative call (530)225-2194 www.edd.cahwnet.gov For Unemployment Insurance (UI) call: 1-800-300-5616

Smart Business Resource Center 1201 Placer St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 246-7911 || Fax (530) 246-4254, TDD (530) 245-1566 The Smart Business Resource Center is located at 1201 Placer Street in Redding and provides services to both Shasta County job seekers and the local business community. Our services assist job seekers in obtaining employment and enable employers to meet the growth, retention, training and staffing needs of their business. For a comprehensive list of services, visit www.shastasmart.com

Shasta County Veterans Service Officer, (Dave Lanford) 2644 Breslauer Way, Cottage 3, Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-5616 The County Veteran Service Officer can help Veterans with information on Veterans' Rights, and obtain applications for Veteran Programs. Be sure to take a copy of your DD-214. If you need a copy of your DD-214, click on the star at the right.  

Veterans' Clinic 351 Hartnell, Redding, CA 96002 (530) 226-7555 Medical, dental and counseling is available to qualified Veterans under certain conditions. For eligibility click on the blue star. Take a copy of your DD-214. If you need a copy of your DD-214, click on the star at the right.  

Department of Rehabilitation 1900 Churn Creek Rd. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 224-4708 The Dept. of Rehab serves anyone with a physical, mental, or emotional problem that interferes with a person's ability to secure and hold a job. You may qualify for job training and placement, help with transportation, vocational and personal counseling and more. Interviews are on Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m. (no appointment is necessary) www.dor.ca.gov

Shasta College 1065 Old Oregon trail, Redding, CA 96003 (530) 225-4600 Their Web site is: www.shastacollege.edu Nick Rogers is the Vet Counselor at Shasta College, his phone number is 225-4845, Career Planning Center, 225-4925, Finacial Aid, 225-4735. Click here for more colleges:

FaithWORKS Office: 1670 Market Street, Suite 238 Redding, CA 96001 Phone: 530-242-1492 || Fax: 530-242-1488 Some of the services provided are: mentoring, life skills coaching, moral and spiritual support, community building and social activities, self-esteem encouragement, tutoring - skills for reading, math, and job success, advice and assistance to help in problem-solving, peer counseling and faith friendship, helping with job search and making connections. Their Web Site is : www.faith-works.org

Northern Valley Catholic Social Services 1020 Market Street Redding, CA 96001 530- 241-0552 800-846-1451 Social Services, Counseling, and Housing for Persons with Special Needs - NVCSS is a non-profit organization with a 501(c)(3) designation.Their Web Site is : www.snowcrest.net/~nvcss/

Good News Rescue Mission 3100 South Market St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 241-5754 The Mission provides: housing, clothing, counseling, food and other help for the homeless.

People of Progress (POP) 1242 Center St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 243-3811 (8:30 am-12 noon for most services) They provide job interview clothing, a message center which includes a personal voice mail box, food, gas money may be available under certain cercumstances, and more. Call Lynn to inquire.

Salvation Army 2691 Larkspur Lane, Redding, CA 96001 (530) 222-2207 A Veteran can obtain food, clothing, help with overdue PG&E bills and counseling. Social group meetings are a regular occurance.

Golden Umbrella 1647 Hartnell, Suite 16, Redding, CA 96002 (530) 223-6034 At Golden Umbrella, a Veteran can enter into the program called Project Match. Project Match brings people together to share any of the kinds of housing available in the community. The Golden Umbrella has numerous other programs available such as meals, transportation, outreach and advocacy.

Experience Works, Inc. 1201 Placer St. (inside the CEC) Redding,CA 96001 (530) 2252088 Experience Works, Inc. has representatives available inside the SMART CEC at 1201 Placer St. Redding,CA 96001 (530) 225-2172 or 225-2173, and in Anderson and Shasta Lake by appointment. Experience Works is a national nonprofit organization providing job search assistance, training and temporary, subsidized, part-time employment training assignments for older Veterans, as well as the general public. You must be at least 50 years old and meet federal income guidelines for most program services. Please call for more information or visit our website: http://www.eworkscal.org/

CalWorks/Food Stamps/General Assistance/County Medical Assistance 2460 Breslauer Way Redding, CA (530) 225-5777

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (Shasta County) 1670 Market St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-5160 HUD offers information on low cost housing.

Help Line Call anytime, 24 hours a day (530) 225-5252 They offer a 24 hour crisis hotline with help and referrals.

Legal Services of Northern California 1370 West St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 241-3565 Veterans can receive free legal aid, qualification is based on an individual's income.

County Court House 1500 Court St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-5671 Veterans can record their DD-214 with the Recorder's Office. The office is on the 1st floor and is free of charge. Be advised, the recording of your DD-214 makes it public record and is viewable by anyone.

Regional Occupation Program (ROP) 4659 Eastside Rd. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 246-3302 The Shasta/Trinity ROP offers vocational training and career planning for high school students and adults.

Social Security Administration 2195 Larkspur Way Redding, CA 96001 (530) 2465326 A Veteran can obtain a Social Security Card and record of earnings.

Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) 2135 Akard Ave. Redding, CA 96001 1-800-777-0133

United States Post Office2322 Churn Creek Rd. Redding, CA (530) 223-7519 or 1-800-275-8777 (main location) They offer general delivery mail service, also a Veteran can inquire about postal exams and temporary employment.

Consumer Credit Counseling Service 1260 Pine St. Redding, CA 96001 1-800-736-2227 Web Site: www.cccssacto.org CCCS can help Veterans who are having trouble paying their bills. This is funded by the banking industry and the counseling is free.

Veterans Affairs (Benefit Information and Claims Assistance) 1-800-827-1000 Veterans Educational Benefits (G.I.Bill)1-888-442-4551

Family Services Agency 1725 West St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 243-2024

City of Redding Personnel 760 Parkview Dr. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-4069 Their employment listings are updated regularly on their Web Site: www.ci.redding.ca.us/

Shasta County Personnel 1600 Court St. Redding, CA 96001 (530) 225-5515 Their "aim is to provide you with straightforward information about our office and how to apply for employment with Shasta County. You will find links to current employment opportunities, sites to download our application form, and information about Shasta County's application and selection procedures." www.co.shasta.ca.us

Indian Manpower 2540 Hartnell Ave. (530) 222-1004 This program provides numerous services to Native Americans, Alaskans, and Hawaiians. Call for details.


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