Veteran Resources

Employment Opportunities

  • MilitaryVetJobs.com
    Search thousands of jobs nationwide through this free online database tailored for veterans.
  • Hiring our Heroes
    Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities.

Important Phone Numbers

  • 888.442.4551
    Education Benefits
    Post 9-11 GI Bill
  • 800.827.1000
    VA main number
  • 877.838.2778
    Direct Deposit Enrollment

Community Resources

    • Buddy-to-Buddy.org
      Buddy-to-Buddy is a peer-to-peer outreach program that trains veterans to provide peer support and linkage to needed resources for Michigan service members and veterans.
    • Military Onesource
      Your search stops here – click around for answers to the military life questions you didn’t even know to ask. Military OneSource is your central hub and go-to-place for the military community.
    • Women Veterans Support
      To provide a positive starting point for women Veterans to navigate the transition into the civilian world. To offer support in determining what services are needed, to make the connections to those resourcesand to provide personal support for as long as needed.
    • Veterans Transition Resource Center
      The goal of the Veterans Transition Resource Center is to reach out to our military veterans, guard & reserves and their families; to provide them with needed services through our collaborative community partners, and link them with local government agencies who can support them.
    • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
      Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of programs and services provided by the VA. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions, and certain benefits require service during wartime.
    • Make the Connection
      MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.
    • Military Scholarships
      Choosing to enter the military should not forfeit your dreams of receiving a college education. Whether you are a member of the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, or Navy there are a number of college scholarships and grants available for service members, veterans and their families.
    • Jackson County Department of Veteran Affairs
      The Jackson County Veteran Affairs Office acts as an advocate for the veterans, surviving spouses and dependent children that may qualify for Veterans Administration benefits. We can provide you with answers to general eligibility questions, assist you in filing claims and be there for you throughout the entire process and beyond.
    • Quit Smoking Community
      Quit Smoking Community is a virtual community that offers support and information for those trying to kick the deadliest habit in the world.
    • Vet Centers in Michigan
      Find the Vet Center nearest to you. Some of the services offered are:

      • Referral to community agencies
      • Individual/Group PTSD, marital, family, alcohol, drug assessment, & bereavement counseling services
      • Benefits assistance and referral\
      • Job referral
      • Employment counseling and guidance
      • Liaison between veterans and other VA facilities