Veteran Resources

OhioMeansJobs Wayne County, in partnership with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Veterans Services Department, offers a wide range of services to eligible veterans and their spouses including job placement and agency referral services, barrier elimination, training and career management services.

Wayne County Veterans Services Commission

Authority that provides special assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining local, state, and federal assistance and benefits.

Department of Labor, Jobs for Veterans Act

The U.S. Department of Labor has implemented Priority of Service for veterans and eligible spouses in all qualified job training programs.

Ohio GI Promise

The Ohio GI Promise seeks to make Ohio the most veteran-friendly state in the country for higher education.

My Next Move

Access a simple and quick search engine where Veterans enter their prior military experience (branch of service and military occupation code or title) and link to the information they need to explore information on civilian careers and related training, including information they can use to write resumes that highlight related civilian skills.

Ohio Department of Veterans Services

Each County Veterans Service Office has certain requirements to help Veterans, or their families experiencing a financial emergency.

National Resource Directory

Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them

Veteran Career Information Center

For quick access to information on how Ohio is working to provide you credit for your military training and experience. The Veteran Career Information Center also shares information on Ohio's expedited processing of occupational and professional licenses for veterans and their spouses.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Veteran Services

Our mission is to provide policies and procedures regarding veterans programs and services necessary for the state to implement the Jobs for Veterans Act. Our goal is to alleviate unemployment and underemployment for veterans and other eligible persons.


If you're transitioning to civilian life or you have previously separated from service, Ohio offers many benefits designed to assist you and your family.