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Department of Labor schedules quarterly workshops for veterans

Franklin County Citizen - 5/18/2017

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will continue to host its quarterly workshops to help veterans apply for benefits, receive counseling and move into the workforce. Workshops are open to all veterans and their spouses/caregivers.

The first workshop will be held Tuesday from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the GDOL's Toccoa Career Center at 37 Foreacre St.

A second workshop will be held on May 25 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Habersham Career Center at 215 Hodges St. in Cornelia.

Workshops will continue quarterly unless noted otherwise.

Representatives from several agencies will be on hand at the workshops to help with:

? job assistance and training;

? Social Security benefits;

? veterans' benefits and helpful tips;

? healthcare information;

? counseling information; and

? upcoming community veteran events.

Veterans should bring a valid identification, including military ID cards and driver's licenses, along with their resumes.

For additional information about the workshops, contact the Toccoa Career Center at 706-282-4514 or the Habersham Career Center at 706-776-0811.

All GDOL career centers provide a wide-range of employment services specifically for veterans.

Career centers are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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