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Resources for Service Members and Veterans

Career Assessment for Veterans
Search careers with key words, browse careers by industry, or find careers like your military job.

CareerOneStop Veteran and Military Transition Center
A one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.

College Scholarships & Resources for Military Veterans
A guide to scholarships and financial aid for student veterans.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) works to help military families overcome unique financial challenges by providing educational resources, monitoring complaints, and working with other agencies to solve problems faced by servicemembers.

Coronavirus FAQs: What Veterans Need to Know
Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding VA healthcare and benefit services.  Be sure to scroll down to learn how GI Bill and other education benefit payments may be affected by COVID-19.

Education and Training Services
Many benefits are available to advance the education and skills of Veterans and Servicemembers. 

Homeless Veterans
Click a county to find housing and supportive services.  Contact the HUD Kentucky Field Office at 502-582-5251 and press “0” with questions about any resources.

Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Education
The Kentucky Approving Agency is responsible for determining what programs may be approved for the use of VA education benefits.  Their office monitors the quality of the programs and follows the progress of Kentucky's veterans in those programs.  Search for approved schools and learn about the program approval process.

Kentucky Career Center – Veterans Express
Kentucky Career Centers have local veterans employment representatives and disabled veteran outreach program specialists trained specifically to assist veterans with their employment and training needs. 

Kentucky Personnel Cabinet - Veteran's Preference
For assistance with navigating the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Merit Employment System application or hiring process and for specific information regarding eligibility requirements and necessary documents, please contact Stuart Clark at 502.564.8030 or email stuartt.clark@ky.gov.

Kentucky Veterans Employment, Training and Support Program (KyVETS)
KyVets provides resources and support to assist veterans across the Commonwealth in obtaining gainful employment and training services.  For more information, email KyVets@ky.gov.

Medical and Mental Health Services
VA health care covers regular checkups with a primary care provider and appointments with specialists (including mental health providers).

Quintessential Careers
Resources and tools geared especially for military personnel and vets making the transition to civilian employment 

Transition Assistance Online
Careers for the transitioning military.

Veteran Crisis Line
Are you a veteran in crisis?  Call 1–800–273–TALK(8255) Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support every day, 24/7.  Support for deaf and hard of hearing, call 1-800-799-4889.

Veterans Affairs Facility Locator
Search for nearest VA medical center as well as other health facilities, benefit offices, cemeteries, community care providers and Vet Centers.

Veterans Employment and Training Service
The mission of VETS is to prepare America's veterans, service members and their spouses, for meaningful careers, provide them with employment resources and expertise, protect their employment rights and promote their employment opportunities.