Resources for Women Veterans
DOL is committed to helping those who served find good jobs.
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Access the latest unemployment statistics
Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships: Join a Job Club in your community!
Employment Training Administration: Learn about employment & training services for vets and service providers
Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs: Protecting veterans [PDF] from discrimination
- e-VETS Advisor: Assists Veterans, Service Members and employers to understand their rights/responsibilities
Veterans Employment and Training Service: Employment resources & expertise
- Women's Equal Pay Rights [PDF]
- Higher Paying Jobs for Women
- Homeless Women Veterans Listening Sessions
- Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness: A Guide for Service Providers
Did you know
- Every state has AJCs(~2,600 nationwide!)
- When you walk through the door, identify yourself as a 'veteran'
- If you are a 9/11 veteran, bring your Gold Card
- Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill information
- Department of Education Veterans and Military Families
- Small Business Administration's Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship(V-WISE) program If you are a female veteran, active-dutry female transitioning within 24-months, spouse or female partner of a veteran who is running or growing a small business, or if you are interested in starting a new small business, then VWISE is your answer!
- Health Service Providers
- Department of Labor Trauma Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness [PDF] Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness: A Guide for Service Providers, also known as the "Trauma Guide," was created to address the psychological and mental health needs of women veterans. The guide is also a compilation of best practices aimed at improving effectiveness in engaging female veterans. Written for service providers, the guide offers observational knowledge and concrete guidelines for modifying practices with the goal of increasing re-entry outcomes.
- Services for Homeless Female Veterans
- Department of Housing and Urban Development
- National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
- Department of Veterans Affairs
- Host a Women Veteran Stand Down! There is funding ($7,000-$10,000) available to implement a Stand Down.
- VA Hotline for Women Veterans (1-855-VA-WOMEN)
- VA Hotline for Suicide Prevention (1-800-273-TALK)
- Join a network! Connect with other veterans
- Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans
- Bureau of Labor Statistics' Analysis on the Employment Situation on Veterans 2012 report
- Department of Veteran Affairs Report on Women Veterans [PDF]
- Department of Defense Demographics Report [PDF}
- Women Research and Education Institute Study on Women in the Military
- California Women Veterans Study [PDF]
- Florida Commission on the Status of Women Study [PDF]
- Business and Professional Women's Foundation Research Project on Women Veterans in Transition: National Coalition for Homeless Veterans White Paper on Homeless Female Veterans [PDF]
- Social Impact Research Center Study, New Veterans in Illinois: A Call to Action
- The American Legion Guide on Women Veterans [PDF]
- Bureau of Labor Statistics Veterans Labor Force Report 2011
*Note, community partner resources are neither endorsed or verified by the U.S. Department of Labor. This information is listed to help women veterans connect with each other and to their resources.