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Local Veteran Resources

  • Creating Central Ohio Futures: Building Back Better Together Program

    Creating Central Ohio Futures and the City of Columbus is offering an 8-week job training and skills development program that includes practical job experience, financial literacy assistance, and industry recognized training certifications.
    Click here to find out more
  • AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program

    For more than 50 years, AARP Foundation Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) has provided people over age 55 with opportunities to fill entry-level and mid-level positions with employers in their communities.
    Click here to find out more
  • Ohio Veterans NOW

    Call the Ohio Veterans NOW Team at: 614-665-7905 or 614-293-4840

    View the Ohio Veterans NOW flyer below for more information
    View Ohio Veterans NOW Flyer
  • Affordable Colleges Online

    Affordable College's Online offers a veteran's guide to choosing the right vocational or trade school. The guide includes advice and resources for finding programs that aid veteran success.

    Read the guide
  • COTA is Hiring!

    The Central Ohio Transit Authority is the regional public transit provider for greater Columbus and central Ohio. With a service area of 1.2 million residents, COTA provides more than 18 million passenger trips annually.
    View available positions
  • Careers at the Veterans Service Commission

    The Veterans Service Commission is a county agency dedicated to helping veterans, active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States, and their dependents.

    View Available Positions
  • Private Security Job Market

    Our small, experienced team has direct pipelines to a wide range of jobs available within the defense and private security industry as well as unique corporate security job opportunities. We also frequently have jobs that pop up for immediate fill all around the world.

    Visit our website to see our current list of jobs

Resource Links


As a veteran, you can take advantage of numerous discounts and opportunities. The following are links to various websites that may be useful to you when it comes to finding employment, registering for benefits or obtaining discounts on services.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Text Line (Text TALK to 741741)



U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
VA Medical Foster Home Program Flyer
VA Community Residential Care Flyer

U.S. Department of Labor

Federal Career Website for Hiring Veterans

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)



Ohio Department of Veterans Services

Ohio Women Veterans (Ohio Department of Veterans Services)

Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services

State Job Search

Ohio eTMS 

Ohio Treasurer - Agricultural Linked Deposit Program
Interest rate reduction on new or existing operating loans for agricultural community.
Veterans preference is available when qualifying.

Ohio Treasurer - STABLE Account
Specialized savings and investment accounts for individuals diagnosed with a disability.
Eligibility requires disability to be diagnosed when individual is between 0 to 26 years of age.
Starting 2026 - age eligibility range extends to 0 to 46 years of age.



Franklin County Veterans Service Commission

Franklin County Job & Family Services

Alcohol, Drug, & Mental Health Board of Franklin County


Columbus Office of Veterans Affairs


Alocohol Addiction Center

American Foundation For Suicide Prevention
AFSP Brochure

AMVETS - Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses

Creating Central Ohio Futures
Creating Central Ohio Futures Flyer

Helmets to Hardhats

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

The Mesothelioma Center

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