Transition Assistance

There are a variety of programs available to help veterans transition from the military to civilian life, or to transition from one career field to another more suited to their skills and abilities.

 

Tax Credit for Hiring Veterans

The State of Vermont now provides a tax credit to employers who hire a veteran with recent military service.  The tax credit also extends to veterans with recent service who start their own business. 

Veterans and Family Outreach Program

The outreach program gives veterans and their families a point of contact in their area to learn more about the assistance available to help them. 

Employment Assistance

Veterans looking for work can find assistance catered to their unique needs through a special program operated by the Vermont Department of Labor. 

VA Healthcare for Recent Combat Veterans

Veterans returning from a combat theater have expanded eligibility for VA Healthcare for a temporary period after their discharge.

Education Benefits

Since the end of World War II, education benefits have helped veterans obtain the training and education needed to improve both their lives and the lives of their families.

Vocational Rehabilitation

Learn more about the two programs in Vermont that help veterans with disabilities train into new careers. 

Purchasing a Home

Learn more about the VA Guaranteed Home Loan Program that helps veterans buy a home.

Business Development

There has never been a better time to be a veteran business owner. 

Government Employment Options

Here's information on government employment available in Vermont. 

Employment and Other Protections

Military members have protections to limit the impact of military service on their civilian lives.