Veterans Services

CareerSource North Central Florida is fully prepared to assist veterans with their employment and training needs. From the point of intake, we assist the veteran applicant with a variety of services designed to help them gain meaningful employment.

The mission of the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Veterans Program is to promote employment of Florida’s veterans, especially veterans with barriers to employment. Services provided through the Veterans Program are: assistance with creating resumes, conducting job searches, applying for jobs, learning about veteran’s benefits, education and training, meeting with Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) specialists and Local Veterans Employment Representatives (LVER). DVOP specialists provide intensive case management services to veterans who experience barriers to employment, particularly disabled veterans. LVER conduct outreach to employers to develop employment opportunities for veterans, ensuring that veterans are provided the full range of priority workforce services.

Veterans Services offered include but are not limited to:

  • Assessment
  • Employment counseling
  • Job referral
  • Job development contacts
  • Labor market information
  • Referral to supportive services
  • Skills assessment
  • Resume assistance
  • Career choices counseling
  • Case management
  • Veterans preference in employment assistance

These are just a few of the services we offer to our men and women who have served our country. In addition to our regular staff, we have veterans representatives on-site to assist veterans.

Some of the specialized veteran programs offered for referral include:

VA Work Study Program

This is a VA Work Study Student Work Site. This program is available to any student receiving VA education benefits who is attending school three-quarter time or more. An individual working under this program may work at the school veterans office, VA regional office, VA medical facilities, or at approved state employment offices. Work-study students are paid at either the state or federal minimum wage, whichever is greater. If you have questions on this program, contact our local veterans employment representative.

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory is a directory of resources, which include: