American Job Centers support veterans through knowledgeable staff who know the value and challenges of military experience in the civilian workforce. Dedicated staff are available to help you articulate your military skills and communicate them effectively to civilian employers, connect with veteran-friendly employers, and access benefits specifically available to support veterans.
Priority of Service
WorkSource Montgomery provides “Priority of Service” to veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002 and the Veterans’ Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Act of 2006. Veteran trained staff assist veteran customers by making sure they have their veteran information correctly displayed in MWE so as to receive priority service.
Priority to veterans in given in the following services:
- Access to workshops at WorkSource Montgomery locations
- Veteran specific job fairs
- Veteran specific job placement
- Prompt intensive career counseling services (intake and case management)
- Access to financial training supports
- Specific program enrollment
To receive Veterans Priority of Service for a specific program, a Veteran or eligible spouse must meet the statutory definition of a “covered person” and also must meet any other statutory eligibility requirement applicable to the program. Make sure to let the American Job Center staff know that you are veteran to ensure priority of service.
Disabled Veterans Outreach Program Career Specialists are onsite at the American Job Center in Wheaton to offer specialized services. To access these services contact: