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Parent company is a Military Friendly® Employer

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Pensacola, Fla. (November 15, 2022) – Lakeview Center’s parent company, LifeView Group, is a Military Friendly® Employer (MFE). The designation signifies commitment to the military and veteran community from hiring to career advancement and customer service.

LifeView Group supports veterans and their families through three affiliates:

  • Global Connections to Employment (GCE) Provides jobs and training for people with significant disabilities, including war-wounded veterans.
  • FamiliesFirst Network child welfare services help military families finalize adoptions of children in foster care.
  • Lakeview Center provides behavioral health services to veterans and their families. Services include outpatient counseling, psychiatry, trauma care, treatments for substance misuse and 24/7 support for serious mental illness.

What is a Military Friendly® Employer?

Currently, within LifeView Group affiliates, 183 veterans work at sites in Pensacola, Florida, and in other states across the country. Team members work at military bases, commercial businesses and in health care environments. They also work in behavioral health services, child welfare and administration roles. At LifeView Group, we assist veteran team members in achieving a successful transition into the workforce.  Our Veteran’s Employee Resource Group supports team members to ensure a great work experience within the organization.

In addition, GCE is listed in the National Resource Directory. The searchable database provides resources specifically vetted for service members, veterans, family members and caregivers. GCE is also Virginia Values Veterans Certified, a participant in Army Partnership for Youth Success and a Department of Defense Skillbridge provider.

“Whether it’s penning a military contract or hiring a veteran, we look for opportunities to support the military community,” said Sandy Whitaker, vice president of corporate development. “They bring valuable skills and experience into the work force. They are service and mission-minded individuals. Likewise, we greatly appreciate our contract partners at military sites from Alaska to south Florida.”

Learn about our veteran-friendly organizations and see open positions at our affiliates: Lakeview Center, FamiliesFirst Network and GCE.