Central Oregon Veterans Outreach has started a new program that is helping struggling veterans get jobs. The program is funded through a federal grant. The veterans reintegration program is currently working with fifty area veterans who are homeless or couch surfing. Steve Wilkes is the program's manager. “We are concentrating on getting veterans into proper mindset to go out and get a jobs and retain it. We're not interested in just surviving, but helping them retain in and stay employed for they can get a new place and become a regular member of American Society.” The program has already placed eleven area veterans in jobs, in computers, cab and restaurant work. To learn more, call Central Oregon Veterans Outreach. 541-383-2793.