Hire a Hero - Hire a Veteran

Employment Support for U.S. Veterans

You've served your country and understand the unique challenges faced by Veterans and their families.
Let us help you with your next challenge - a new career.

You are welcome and eligible for our Veterans Initiative Program (VIP) at any of our 19 WorkSource Centers and Portals, (America’s Job Centers of California). The centers are located in Los Angeles, and you’ll have access to the following free services:
  • Intake/Assessment
  • Personalized Career Consultation and Planning
  • Job Training and Placement
  • On-The-Job Training
  • Job Retention Services
  • Information and Referral Services
The VIP is a veterans’ employment program offered in all WorkSource Centers and is specifically designed to help vets secure employment through our community partners. If a veteran wants to return to school our VIP can help. We maintain a working relationship with the Los Angeles Community College District, University of California and California State University systems.

To find out more about the VIP, please contact EWDD Veterans Affairs Coordinator Michael Wynn at 213-744-7194.

If you prefer to have assistance online, please log on to JobsLA.org. Click on the tab that notes Services for Veterans. We are grateful for your service to our country and are now ready to serve you.



L.A. Veterans Affairs

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti established the Mayor's Office of Veterans Affairs to ensure veterans in Los Angeles can access the services they've earned. The website provides a portal to help veterans find housing, employment, medical benefits and mental health services.

There is an online contact form for their dedicated Veterans Affairs Coordinator.



L.A. County Veterans Resources Portal

Veteran Services
Los Angeles has launched the first-ever online L.A. Area Veterans Resource tool. The Portal is an innovative, web-based platform where veterans and their families can find housing, employment, mental health and health care services. They can also receive assistance from a fellow veteran who specializes in navigating the vast array of veteran services offered throughout Los Angeles. This portal has the most extensive and vetted directory of veterans services in the region.



VETS Program

The US Department of Labor offers a Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) program that proudly serves veterans & service members by providing resources and expertise to assist and prepare them for meaningful careers, maximize their employment opportunities, and protect their employment rights.



Vets Go 511 - A Mobil App

A mobile-enabled, one-stop transportation resource site for veterans, active duty personnel and military families. Funded by the Federal Transit Authority and LA Safe, the VetsGo511 is the first part of a comprehensive program offering better transportation choices and supportive services for veterans in the LA region.



Other Veterans Services