Helpful unemployment information due to COVID-19 Pandemic
Texas Unemployment Insurance Program

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program:

Coronavirus update: Texas is providing updates on Unemployment Insurance changes related to COVID-19 here:
To file a UI claim online:
To file a claim by telephone number:

Veterans Employment Services 

Veterans Employment Services (VES) assists veterans with finding long-term and meaningful employment by conducting  job matching services for employers and providing individualized career services to Veterans with significant barriers to employment at American Job Centers, VA facilities, and military installations throughout Texas.

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Jim Martin
Director, Veterans Employment Services

Darlene Cote
Operations Manager, Veterans Employment Services

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Veteran Career Advisors (VCA)

Veterans Career Advisors provide individualized career services to ensure Veterans are job ready. Individualized career services provided by the Veteran Career Advisors (VCA) include:

  • Job coaching
  • Résumé and application assistance
  • Job search techniques

Veterans Employer Liaison (VEL)

Veterans Employer Liaison’s promote the benefits of hiring Veterans to employers, employer associations, and business groups. Their primary efforts include:

  • Career fairs/Hiring events
  • Referring job ready Veterans to meet employer hiring needs.

Family Career Advisor (FCA)

Family Career Advisor’s provide job coaching to spouses, family members, and caregivers of active duty service members and Veterans who are not eligible for Disabled Veterans Outreach Program funded services. FCA’s offers eligible job-seekers’ services including:

  • Job search techniques
  • Résumé and application assistance



Upcoming Events

Fri 14

Virtual Veterans Workshop

May 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 17

Virtual Veterans Workshop

May 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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