Military & Veteran Services

Employment is key to veterans transitioning into rewarding careers. This is why Workforce Solutions of Central Texas, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the Texas Veterans Commission work together to provide employment, training, and related services free of charge to eligible veterans, transitioning service members, and their spouses. WSCT staff can help:
  • Inform you of opportunities to earn credentials
  • Offer referrals to jobs in high-demand careers.
  • Connect you directly to veteran-friendly employers hiring now
  • Assess how the skills you gained serving our country can transfer to civilian careers
We provide priority of service to job seekers who identify as veterans, transitioning service members, or spouse of a veteran upon arriving at one of our locations. To find out you preference eligibility, answer a few questions on the Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Preference Advisor.

Available Resources

The Hiring Our Heroes Corporate Fellowship Program is an innovative 12-week program that provides transitioning service members with professional training and hands-on experience in the civilian workforce.

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The Texas Veterans Portal connects veterans, their families, and caregivers to the benefits and services earned through their military service.

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Every year, the Texas Workforce Commission, in partnership with 28 local Workforce Areas and the Texas Veterans Commission, sponsors a statewide veterans and military spouses job fair in November.

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  • translates the type of work performed in the armed services into a list of civilian jobs & skills.
  • Texas Veterans Leadership Program connects returning vets with employment, education, home loans, medical, & legal resources.
  • USAJOBS is the official employment site for federal employment opportunities.
  • FedsHireVets allows veterans seeking federal employment to connect with hiring managers.
  • My Next Move is an interactive tool that helps vets learn about career options.
  • Just for Veterans is Texas Workforce Commission’s page for veteran employment information.
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit. Find out if you represent a tax credit to your potential employer.
  • CareerOneStop has many military to civilian occupational translation tools.
  • Texas Skills to Work helps you translate your military skills and find jobs.
  • O* NET translates your military resume to a civilian resume.
  • Texas Veterans Land Board finances land, home, & home improvement loans for eligible Texas veterans & active military.
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • The Texas Veterans Leadership Program is a resource & referral network for veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan.
  • The VA eBenefits site connects to the U.S. Dept. of Veteran's Affairs. If you’ve misplaced your DD Form 214, register here to obtain a copy within 48 hours. Apply for pension & education benefits, check home loans, schedule medical appointments, and access other resources.

Services Available Through Workforce Solutions of Central Texas

WSCT will help you maximize opportunities as you transition to civilian life. We can help Translate your unique experience, skill set, and values into a satisfying civilian career. We can also connect veterans and eligible spouses to information on transition assistance and benefits. Some of the services we offer:

Supporting Military Members & Spouses Through Specialized Grants

Workforce Solutions of Central Texas’ programming provides training services for veterans, military transitioning service members, and spouses of service members through a specialized grant designed to help those in our military community. The funding is provided through the National Dislocated Worker Grant (NDW) and is intended to provide workforce training services at Fort Hood and in the seven counties surrounding the installation to service members and their spouses dislocated by delays caused by the pandemic.

If you check any of the items below, you could qualify for NDW support:

  • Laid off from employment through no fault of your own
  • Spouse of active-duty military
  • Military transitioning out of service (except dishonorable discharge)
  • Spouse who has substantial loss of income due to other spouse’s decrease in income
  • Individuals eligible for and receiving unemployment insurance
  • Veterans within 48 months of discharge (except dishonorable discharge)

WSCT Military Transition Liaison

Want to ask more about our Services for Military Veterans and Transitioning Service Members? Just fill the form below and submit.

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