When a military family relocates, it can be difficult for military spouses to find employment. The Military Family Support Pilot Program (MFP) is designed to better meet the needs of military spouses who want to enter the job market. The program will assist military spouses by providing them with training opportunities and support, enhanced employment services, and connections with area employers for increased employment opportunities.
Qualifying Military Spouses may recieve:
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The Veterans & Industry Partnership (VIP) Initiative is an initiative designed to help veterans get the advanced training needed for specific occupations in the expanding information technology, advanced manufacturing and petrochemical industries in regions of the state where these jobs are in high demand.
The College Credit for Heroes initiative seeks to maximize college credits awarded to veterans and service members for their military experience in order to expedite their transition into the Texas workforce. To help veterans and service members translate their military service skills into college credits and certifications, seven Texas community colleges were selected in 2011 to help create standards for assessing military training that can then be used by any college in the state. Texas veterans and service members can receive an official evaluation based on the training they received through the military by visiting College Credit for Heroes.
The Texas Wide Open for Veterans website was created to serve as an online resource troops and veterans out of state can use to become familiar with and then move to - Texas.