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Assistance for Family Members
There are many valuable resources available to assist family members of transitioning service members and veterans. The links provided below offer helpful information on a wide range of topics. Please contact the Director for Veterans’ Employment and Training in your state for additional information and resources or for one-on-one assistance. For contact information and additional employment options, please visit our state map and select your state.
Department of Veterans Affairs, Benefits for Veterans and Dependents — This site provides an overview of all of the programs and services available from the Department of Veterans Affairs for both veterans and their dependents.
Department of Veterans Affairs, Dependents' Education Assistance Program — This site provides information on education benefits available to the spouse and children of disabled veterans.
Department of Defense, Military Health System — This site provides information on health care through the TRICARE system.
CareerOneStop - Military Spouse Resources — This site is a resource library for military spouse employment, education, and relocation information.
National Center for PTSD — This site provides information on help available to veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and their families.
Office of Personnel Management, Veterans' Preference — This site provides information on preference in federal hiring that may be available to the spouses of disabled veterans.
elaws Veterans' Preference Advisor — An interactive Web tool that helps veterans and spouses examine preferences they may be entitled to with regard to federal employment.