Why Start a Veteran-owned Small Business?
Veterans are natural entrepreneurs. They are disciplined, goal-oriented self-starters. Accustomed to accountability, they know the value of being decisive and flexible. This year more than 250,000 service members will transition into civilian life. With the jobless rate persistently high, and unemployment among veterans outpacing the national average, training in entrepreneurship makes sense. Leveraging the talents of service members will promote self-employment and will help stimulate the economy. Read more
The Cattaraugus County Suicide Prevention Coalition is proud to host "The Enemy Within: Police, Veteran, and First Responder Suicide Awareness Training" with presenters Robert Douglas, Jr. of the National Police Suicide Foundation, and Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department.
If you would like to register for this FREE training on Wednesday November 6, 2013 at the Allegany American Legion, please contact Meghan Monahan, LMHC at 716-701-3315 or e-mail MCMonahan [at] cattco [dot] org
The following files are for Veterans who are applying for a job in Cattaraugus County.
If you are a disabled or non-disabled veteran and wish to claim disabled veteran or non-disabled veteran credits you must supplement your job/exam application. Please review these Instructions to Veterans and be sure to submit an Application for Veteran’s Credit. If claiming Disabled Veterans' credit, be sure to complete (in duplicate) the Authorization for Disability Record and send it to your local Veteran’s Administration. Read more
The Cattaraugus County Veterans Agency, Jamestown Community College (JCC) Cattaraugus County Campus and the City of Olean in partnership with Buffalo State’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Cattaraugus County Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) are hosting a Veterans Outreach Event. Read more
Are you a veteran? Would you like to learn about your health benefits? Would you like to further your education? Would you like to learn about job training? Would you like to help other veterans? Do you want to start your own business? Do you own a business and want to sell to the government? Would you like to know what death benefits are available?