PAVE provides free, one-on-one career assistance and vocational counseling to veterans, transitioning service members, military spouses and caregivers.

  • Evidence-based, proactive intervention
  • Rapid engagement
  • Customized Support
  • Integrated services
  • Traditional & non-traditional
  • Post-placement support
  • Active employer engagement

PAVE’s model includes key differentiators that distinguish the program from traditional vocational rehabilitation or employment models, including:

  • Client Counseling
  • High Touch Services – Smaller Caseload
  • Proactive Outreach
  • Customized Vocational Plans
  • Virtual Counseling Available
  • Employer Outreach and On-going Support
  • Collaboration with Community Partners
  • Partner for Life Guarantee

PAVE’s strategic Focus Areas:

  • Employment: Increase placements by 100% by 2022 (20% over 5 years)
  • Diversity: Enhance and diversify our caseload mix, targeting minority veteran communities
  • Education: Cultivate existing and new partnerships with academic institutions & training centers
  • Entrepreneurship: Provide access to on-line/in-person training and resources for veterans
  • Staffing: Staff to adequately meet the demands of the PAVE program
For more information, please contact:
Peter Gaytan
Associate Executive Director, Paralyzed Veterans of America
202.416.7728 or
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