Surprise Resource Center expands assistance to veterans

Virginia Mungovan
Special to Independent Newsmedia

The city of Surprise has partnered with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Arizona@Work Department of Economic Security to expand the assistance services available to veterans and their families through the Surprise Resource Center.

The following services are available every Tuesday at the Resource Center:

  • Employment Assistance: Meet one-on-one with a workforce development expert to go over career opportunities, resume assistance, interview tips and more
  • Homeless Veterans Assistance: Veterans can connect to resources through the VA Community Resource and Referral Center, which offers assistance to Veterans who are homeless and at risk of homelessness by providing connections to permanent housing, health and mental health care, career development and VA benefits

The city also has a Surprise Veteran Job Club that meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 6 p.m. at the Surprise Resource Center. The center is located on the AZ TechCelerator campus at 12425 W. Bell Rd, Building A, Suite No. 124 in Surprise.

All programs and services are available to the public at no cost.

For more information, visit the website at www.surpriseaz.gov/resourcecenter or call 623-222-1600.

Editor’s Note: Virginia Mungovan is a public relations officer for the City of Surprise

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