VA Education and Training

The VA can help you cover the cost of furthering your education and skills through benefits to pay for tuition, housing, training, and other expenses related to your education. The VA’s education and training benefits are provided through these key programs:

VA Employment Resources

The VA offers numerous benefits, resources, and services to help Veterans transition from service to civilian jobs and enhance their education, skills, and careers. In addition to providing education and training assistance, vocational and employment counseling, and job seeking tools, the VA connects Veterans with employers and helps employers find qualified Veterans for the positions they’re seeking to fill.

AARP/Senior Employment Program
(407) 852-1608
55 and older, low income, and residents of Orange County
Jobs available in most areas of employment

Accredited Online Colleges

Attending college online may seem risky, and online degree accreditation can be confusing when you’re just starting to pursue a degree. AccreditedOnlineColleges.org aims to offer the web’s best resource for finding online college opportunities.

CareerSource Central Florida – Job Vantage
Offices are open from 8:00 – 5:00, Monday – Friday. No children under age 14 allowed in offices.

Lake County:
1415 South 14th Street, Suite 101
Leesburg, Florida 34748
Phone: 352-360-6280
Veteran’s Re-Employment Services Representative: Mike Colorado – DVOP or Wit Livingston – LVER

Osceola County:
1392 East Vine Street
Kissimmee, Florida 34744
Phone: 407-705-1555
Veteran’s Re-Employment Services Representative: Federico Rodriguez-LVER or Joel Rosado-DVOP

South Orange County:
1563 Florida Mall Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32809
Phone: 407-531-1232
Veteran’s Re-Employment Services Representative : Joseph Sanchez-LVER or Peter Rogue-DVOP

East Orange County:
4360 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, Florida 32803
Phone: 407-531-1227
Veteran’s Re-Employment Services Representative: Lloyd James – DVOP

Seminole County:
2884 South Orlando Drive
Sanford, Florida 32773
Phone: 407-531-1231
Veteran’s Re-Employment Services Representative: Jamie Quarnoccio – LVER or Richard Ladner – DVOP

West Orange County:
609 North Powers Drive, Suite 340
Orlando, Florida 32818
Phone: 407-531-1223

Christian Help Foundation, Inc
450 Seminola Blvd,
Casselberry, FL 32707
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
Public Hours: Tuesday – Friday 9:30am-2pm
Please call 407-834-4022 for appointment

Dress for Success
Dress for Success Greater Orlando
901 West Webster Avenue #43
Orlando, FL 32789
Phone: (407) 628-0506
Fax: (407) 386-7171

Florida Technical College
Financial Aid Office and Military Affairs Coordinator
Florida Institute of Technology
150 W. University Blvd
Melbourne, Florida 32901
Phone: (800) 666-4348 or (321) 674-8070
Fax: (321) 724-2778

Florida Technical College is committed to providing world-class educational opportunities through on-campus undergraduate and graduate degree programs, extended studies and distance learning offerings, and Florida Tech Online and meeting the educational and training needs of prospective and enrolled service members, veterans, dependents, their survivors, eligible to receive education benefits under various Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) programs.

Goodwill Job Connection Centers (employability training, resumes, job leads)

3911 East Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 872-0770

4516 West Florida State Road 46
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 936-0469

1356 East Vine Street
Kissimmee, FL 34744
(407) 847-0696

1855 South Grand Highway
Clermont, FL 34711
(352) 404-7799

Daytona Beach:
141 West International Speedway Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 258-8585

10601 U.S. Highway 441, C8
Leesburg, FL 34788
(352) 326-8919

4851 South U.S. Route 1
Rockledge, FL 32955

795 South Babcock Street
Melbourne, FL 32901
(321) 953-8188

A Grateful Mind International
(407) 900-5558
Education Scholarship Info: scholarships@agratefulmind.org

Options! Florida
2100 Lee Road, Suite C
Winter Park 32789
(407) 622-6835
Assist with employment for displaced homemakers 35 and over

University of Central Florida (Veteran’s Academic Resource Center- VARC)
407-823-2707 (http://varc.sdes.ucf.edu)

The Veteran’s Academic Resource Center (VARC) provides a one-stop option for the Veteran in need of services. VARC offers a variety of educational benefit programs, tutoring, private study rooms, early registration, academic advising, career guidance, counseling, and disability accommodations.

Valencia College
Office of Veterans Affairs
407-582-8387 (http://valenciacollege.edu/veterans-affairs/)

Valencia College Veteran Services provides essential resources and support for Veterans, Active-Duty, National Guard, and Reserve military personnel, their spouses and dependents. Valencia vows to assist those whose lives are connected to the military, as they transition and learn to navigate through the college experience.

Helpful Websites and Resources

Veterans Employ Florida

USA Gov Jobs

Boots to Suits

Helmets to Hardhats

GI Jobs