Training and Employment

The Dallas County Veteran Services offers employment services to Texas veterans and helps employers find qualified veteran job applicants. Our vision is that every veteran and eligible veteran spouse in the State of Texas have access to long term and meaningful work.

Texas Workforce Commission(TWC)

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) will be the primary entity used by Veterans Referral and Resource Specialists (VRRSs) to assist returning veterans as they transition to civilian life.

Website: Texas Workforce Commission

The Recovery and Employment Assistance Lifelines (REALifelines)

This program is coordinated by Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training DOL VETS on a national level to help create a seamless, personalized assistance network to ensure that seriously wounded and injured service members who cannot return to active duty are trained for rewarding careers in the public or private sector. REALifelines provides immediate intervention and casework support for veterans and their families. RLL supports the economic recovery and employment of transitioning service members and their families by identifying barriers to employment or reemployment prior to separation from active duty to include networking with One Stop Career Centers. For more information see below link or call the Texas RLL Liaison at 1-210-582-1622.

Website: The Recovery and Employment Assistance Lifelines

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E)

Designated VERs located VA facilities provide one-on-one employment counseling services to service-connected disabled veterans by providing intensive services for employment assistance as part of their vocational rehabilitation process. For more information on qualifications, application submission, and assistance locating your nearest VR&E counselor see the following Veterans Administration (VA) websites.

Website: Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment


2377 N. Stemmons Fwy., Suite 631 Box 1
Dallas, TX 75207-2710
Phone: (972) 692-4939       Fax: (214) 819-2880

We strongly advise applicants to consult with the County Veterans Services Office prior to submitting all documents to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Assistance is available to all who are shut-in and require help in completing applications and acquiring supporting documents. This may help to reduce delays in receiving benefits or preventing the denial of benefits.