Resources for Transitioning from Active Duty to Civilian Life

Able Forces - Executive Level Jobs

Job Leads & Job Preparation for OEF/OIF veterans.

Front Royal
Air Warrior Courage Foundation

Financial assistance for medical, educational, and other extraordinary expenses not covered by other military, veterans’, or charitable...

Tyler
America's Heroes at Work

Website with tips on job search for Veterans and Transitioning Military

American Corporate Partners

Website providing employment mentorship for Post 9/11 veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses.

Boots to Business

Entrepreneurial training for Active and transitioning military and military spouses

Career and Recovery Resources, Inc.

Housing assistance and vocational training for homeless Veterans & their families & those at risk of homelessness.

Houston
Career Gear: Houston

Free business clothes for male veterans -Houston area.

Houston
Career Gear: San Antonio

Free business clothes for male veterans- San Antonio area.

San Antonio
CareerOneStop

Resume and employment website, MOS/MOC to resume help.

Caritas of Austin

Homeless veteran help with rehousing, jobs, & food.

Austin
Centurion Military Alliance

Provides individual resume writing at seminars across the state.

New Braunfels
Connected Warrior Foundation

Free Nexus 7 or Kindle Fire for certain disabled veterans. Sailing and hiking retreats.

Annapolis
Corporate Gray

Helps corporate America translate military experience into careers.

Discounted or Free CHL for Vets

Free or discounted Concealed Handgun License to active duty, recently discharged, and veterans.

Austin
Gallant Few

Military transition, peer groups, vocational training

Goodwill - Heights Programs and Services Job Connection

Goodwill works with the Fund for Veterans Assistance to bring job search help to veterans

Houston
Goodwill - San Jacinto Job Connection

Help for transitioning and homeless veterans. Create an action plan for housing and job search, help to implement it.

Houston
Goodwill - Veterans Outreach and Employment Services

Job search help and emergency funds, also homelessness help

Houston
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single...

Houston
Goodwill Houston

Veteran & vet spouse job services- corporate & standard, resume help, job seeking help Vet services- homelessness help (single...

Conroe
Goodwill Industries of Central Texas

Job rehabilitation and placement, Operation Good Jobs program for veterans. Help for Heroes and Families provides rent assistance, job...

Austin
Goodwill West Texas

Job opportunities for those with barriers to employment.

Abilene
Green Beret Foundation

Family support for Green Beret/Special Forces who are wounded or ill. Caregiver support. Scholarships: for Special Forces veteran...

Ft. Bragg
Heart of Texas Veterans One Stop

Waco One-Stop- peer counseling, homeless services, job services, and so much more!

Waco
Helmets to Hardhats

Employment transition for military to employment & professional apprenticeships

Help Our Wounded (HOW)

Information and referral to families of recovering wounded military

Round Rock
Hire a Hero

Professional social networking for the employment of military and veterans

Berkley
IVMF - Institute for Veterans and Military Families

Entrepreneurial training and Military Transition for Veterans, Veteran Spouses, Women Veterans and Disabled Veterans.

Lone Star Veterans Association

Active social group in Houston with events across Texas. Also has peer counseling and caregiver support group.

Houston
Merivis Foundation

4 week Salesforce’s VetForce training for Vets, help with SalesForce jobs for vets

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA)

Microsoft provides transitioning service members and veterans of the U.S. military free training in a number of Microsoft certifications...

Randolph AFB
Military Veterans Employment Network

Job mentoring for veterans.

Military Warriors Support Foundation

Occupational skills planning, and job listings

San Antonio
National Amputee Boxing Association

Boxing for amputees, currently in San Antonio

San Antonio
National Veterans' Training Institute

Technical tradeskills training for veterans

Denver
Operation Family Caregiver

Support, training and coaching for military caregivers. 

Operation Homefront of Texas

Emergency funds for OEF/OIF military families and families of veterans, needs must be directly due to post 9/11/ service. Energency...

San Antonio
Playsmint

For Profit Military Transition resume help and coaching agency.

Houston
Soldier & Family Assistance Center (SFAC)

For active military, wounded warriors, transitioning military and their family. Counseling, family counseling, financial counseling

Fort Hood
Stability and Self-sufficiency for Women Veterans

Services for women veterans and their families, helps with housing, jobs and transportation.

Austin
Stand Beside Them

Career & life coaching free to veterans. 

TAOnline.com

Jobs for transitioning military

Texas Center Point Veterans Services

Homelessness, counseling, job training, and financial help. Also specialize in MST and women veterans.

Austin
Texas Troops to Teachers

Federally funded, assists in teaching certification in Texas for retiring and transitioning military (up to 3 years after)

Texas Veterans Commission

VA claims help, Job search help, Hazlewood Act (education), Help Vets start a business, Women Veterans Program, Fund for Veterans'...

Austin
Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) Employment Services

One on one employment and military transition help

Texas Veterans Program

Military transition assistance, Divorce and Financial Law help, Marriage counseling, Resume and jobs help

Houston
Texas Workforce Commission

Texas Workforce Veteran Employment Liaisons work with veterans and transitioning military for success in the job search

The Army Scholarship Foundation

Scholarships for families or caregivers of Army veterans, active duty military, Guard and Reserve, and children of any of the above.

Dallas
The Welcome Home Project

Documentary highlighting the return home from deployment

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