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Veterans

The Veterans Program works to help veterans in Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties acquire the employment and job search skills needed to obtain employment.

Overview

Our mission is to provide veterans, eligible spouses, and transitioning service members with the resources and services to succeed in the 21st century workforce. The Veterans Program works to help veterans in Gadsden, Leon, and Wakulla counties acquire the employment and job search skills needed to obtain employment.

Specialized staff work to facilitate and coordinate services for veterans, eligible spouses, and transitioning service members with special employment and training needs.  The Local Veterans Employment Representative (LVER) conducts outreach to employers on behalf of veterans and actively participates in business engagement efforts of the local workforce area.

To assist veterans, CareerSource Capital Region staff provides:

  • Job search and placement assistance
  • Career planning and counseling
  • Case management
  • Assessment and testing services
  • Interviewing skills training
  • Resume preparation and critique
  • Referral to educational and vocational training programs
  • Veteran's job fairs and recruitment events
  • Labor market information
  • Veterans' stand downs
  • Referral to supportive services

Call 1 (844) CAREER1 for an appointment or visit any CareerSource Capital Region Career Center to see one of our Veteran Representatives. For information regarding Veteran's Priority of Service, please click here.

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Contact Phone Numbers

  • Champ VA / Tricare : North Region – (877) 874-2273, South Region - (800) 444-5445, West Region – (877) 988-9378

Department of Veteran Affairs

  • General Information – (800) 733-8387
  • VA Benefits ( including burial, death pension, dependency indemnity compensation, direct deposit, directions to VA Benefits Regional Office, disability compensation/pension, education, home loan guaranty, medical care, and Vocational Rehabilitation & Employment) – (800) 827- 1000
  • VA Debt Management Center - (800) 827-0648
  • VA Education Customer Service – (888) 442-4551
  • Special Issues - Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project Shad/Mustard Agents/Lewisite or Ionizing Radiation – (800) 749-8387
  • Health Benefits - (877) 222-8387
  • Health Eligibility Center – (800) 929-8387
  • Impaired (TDD) Toll Free Help Line – (877) US2-JOBS
  • Insurance Center – (800) 669-8477
  • Loan Guarantee Customer Service – (888) 244-6711
  • Military Pay Information – (800) 321-1080

National Call Center

  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans – (877) 4AID-VET or (877) 424-3838
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