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Veteran Services

Veterans are entitled to receive a priority in service that includes the following:

  • A 24-hour "Veterans Only" hold on all new job orders that the Department of Employment Services workforce system receives.
  • Placement of qualified veterans' résumés before non-veterans' résumés on job order screens that Employment Developement Department staff or prospective employers view.
  • Assistance from Veterans Specialists who are dedicated to providing priority employment and training services to veterans.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Honorable Discharge (DD-214)


The District of Columbia's Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSC) program is funded by a $485,780.00 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. 

Service Contact: 
American Job Center
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
(202) 724-7000
Contact Fax: 
(202) 673-6993
Contact TTY: 
Office Hours: 
Monday to Thursday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm | Friday 9:30 am to 4:30 pm