Visit a workforce center to register for WorkInTexas.com as a veteran.
Speak with center staff and determine eligibility for Veteran Career Advisor services or Employment Services staff.
Work with your Veteran Career Advisor or Employment Services staff for assistance with benefits, training and employment services.
Learn about part-time, full-time and summer/seasonal job work opportunities that are both paid and unpaid.
Services designed for students, high school graduates, dropouts, and others who are in need of employment and training assistance.
We help eligible working families pay for childcare costs.
Learn about upcoming youth career fairs and hiring events.
Locate a Workforce Center near you offering student/youth training and benefits.
All Veterans or qualifying military spouse who visit a workforce career center receive priority of services. Upon visiting any workforce center, please inform the front desk staff that you are a veteran.
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Fort Bliss, Texas
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8825 N. Loop ste.122
El Paso, TX 79907
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El Paso, TX 79924
The Texas Veterans Leadership Program (TVLP) is a Texas Workforce Commission resource and referral network connecting returning veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan with the resources and tools they need to lead productive lives and enjoy the full benefits of the society they have willingly served. To contact a TVLP representative call 888-VET-TEX1 or visit http://www.twc.state.tx.us/jobseekers/texas-veterans-leadership-program
The Veteran Entrepreneur Program (VEP) fosters and promotes Veteran Entrepreneurship throughout the state of Texas. For more information, please send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Wide Open for Veterans was created by the Texas Workforce Commission in partnership with the Texas Veterans Commission and Texas.gov. This resource offers multiple sources of information specific to target veterans with benefits. https://www.texaswideopenforveterans.com/twc-wofv/
Women Veterans Professional Network (WVPN) connects Women Veterans to one another throughout Texas for the purposes of professional development, mentoring, and networking. It serves as a tool for Women Veterans to empower fellow Women Veterans by encouraging professional advancement and achievement. For more information, please contact, Women Veterans Employment Coordinator for the Texas Veterans Commission at 512-463-0619
Skills for Veterans addresses the unique challenges and training needs of post-9/11 veterans entering the Texas workforce by enhancing the skills of veterans, which will benefit employers. All private businesses, including private, nonprofit hospitals, can apply to TWC for training offered by their local community or technical college, to upgrade the skills of newly hired veterans. Tuition and fees paid up to $1,450 for newly hired, post-9/11 military veterans.
Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) is a Federal Tax Savings Program benefiting employers and job seekers. WOTC is a Federal Income Tax Credit that reduces the federal tax liability for certain Employers both private for profit employers; and qualified "tax-exempt" organizations who hire eligible veterans. WOTC is meant to improve the Employment Prospects of Disadvantaged Individuals by providing Tax Incentives for the Prospective Employer. Tax credit amounts range from $1,200 to $9,600, with the typical allowance at $2,400.