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What is the Total Action for Progress Veterans' Program?

TAP provides an array of career services to displaced veterans through face-to-face case management. These services include job placement, job training and development, career counseling, and resume preparation. Additional services, such as referrals to housing, referrals to medical centers, and transportation are also available to help veterans become self-sufficient.

In the absence of employment, eligible veterans can gain employment skills and receive a stipend while working at a local business. When ready, our staff assists our clients with finding employment.

What areas does this program serve?

Residents of Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Vinton, Salem, Botetourt County, Craig County, Rockbridge County, Buena Vista, Covington, and Clifton Forge are eligible for the Veterans Program.

Is there a cost for this program?

There are no costs to approved clientele for this program.

Am I eligible for this service?

You must be a United States Armed Forces Veteran to apply to this program. Clients can be self-referred or referred by the Veterans Administration, Homeless Assistance Team, Salvation Army, RAM House, Roanoke Rescue Mission, or fellow veterans.

How can I access services?

The Veterans Program is located at 302 2nd Street in downtown Roanoke, Virginia. Our hours of operation are Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Lin Roberts at (540) 283-4908. You may also contact Mr. Roberts via email using the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page.

Your donations are necessary to make this program possible.

Community Partnerships and Funding

Our program coordinates with local businesses and organizations, including: Disabled Veterans' Outreach Program & Local Veterans' Employment Representatives; State Workforce Agencies; Workforce Investment Boards; One-Stop Centers; Veterans' Workforce Investment Program; American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Departments of Veterans' Affairs; Housing & Urban Development; and Health and Human Services.