Services for Veterans

We're proud to provide priority services to our veterans and are here to help you and your eligible spouse find jobs and get the most out of your employment and training opportunities. Our veteran representatives specialize in helping you return to work and offer the following services:

  • Priority of services for job and training referrals.
  • A 24-hour priority hold on all job listings just for veterans.
  • Customized job search assistance.
  • Job fairs and workshops.
  • Employer recruitments.
  • Other job and training events and resources.


  • CalJOBSSM: Find employers with job openings that match your military experience.
  • Office Locator: Search for your local office and an EDD representative available to work with you.
  • Job Fairs and Workshops: Find local job fairs and workshops for veterans in your area.
  • Unemployment Insurance (UI): Qualify for unemployment benefits if you have lost your job through no fault of your own and receive weekly UI payments.
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC): Find out if you qualify to tell your potential employer that you’re a veteran when you first apply or are being interviewed.

Additional Resources

  • Homeless Veterans: Offers resources, programs, and benefits to end veteran homelessness.
  • Veterans Crisis Line: Connects veterans in crisis, and their families and friends, with qualified, caring responders.
  • I am a Dependent or Survivor: Support for the surviving family of military personnel who died during or after active service.
  • CalJOBSSM: Find highly qualified veterans.
  • Hire a Veteran: Resources to assist employers to find, hire, and retain veterans.
  • HIRE Vets Medallion Program: Recognizes small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and large companies for their leadership in recruiting, employing, and keeping America's veterans employed.
  • USERRA Information: Find information on the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.
  • SkillBridge Partnership Program: The Department of Defense invests in training for service members including extensive on-the-job training. Employers can tap into the expertise of former Service members by sponsoring internship and pre-apprenticeship opportunities.


Find Jobs and Training for You

Access Employment Services

America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) connects employers with job openings and qualified job seekers together at no cost.


CalJOBS is the State of California’s online job search system. Create an account, log in and find a variety of online services offered for both employers and job seekers.

Additional Resources

Can’t find what you are looking for? View these resources for more information.