Veterans Come First!
New York State's One-Stop Career Centers are proud to offer Priority of Service to veterans and their eligible spouses.
What does this mean? If you served in the military, you will be:
served first by the next available staff member
given first priority for jobs and training for which you are eligible and qualified
Other services available through the One-Stop Career Centers include:
Job Search Assistance
Referral to other agencies that provide services to veterans
Job Search Tools
Helmets to Hardhats – This web site helps connect veterans to careers in the building and construction trades.
Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) – This legislation protects service members' reemployment rights when returning to work after a period of military service.
State agencies that assist veterans
Questions? Call toll-free at 1-888-4-NYSDOL
Useful links for Veterans looking to start their own business
US Small Business Administration: http://www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/ovbd/index.html
US VA Center for Veterans Enterprise: http://www.vetbiz.gov/
NYS Small Business Development Center: http://www.nyssbdc.org/services/veterans/veterans.html
US DoD Office of Small Business Programs: http://www.acq.osd.mil/osbp/
The Veterans Corporation: http://www.veteranscorp.org/
Are you a veteran looking to go back to school? You may be eligible for a variety of educational benefits.
Are you a veteran looking for a job? We can give you the resources to find one.