Veterans Services

Workforce Santa Cruz County provides priority of services for Veterans and their spouse.

The Santa Cruz County Career Centers and CalJOBS bring job seekers a wealth of information, resources, and services, all at no cost to you.

Veterans who are interested in going back to school using Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funding will have to complete a WIOA application. Talk to a workforce services staff at any Career Center to begin the application process.

Contact Us

Veteran's Services Navigator
California Employment Development Department (EDD)
2045 40th Ave., Suite B
Capitola, CA 95010
Phone: (831) 464-6286
Fax: (831) 462-4369

What services are available at the Career Centers?

The Career Centers offer job search workshops, access to a resource room fully equipped with computers, internet access, telephones, fax and copy machines, training and support services, job fairs, and veterans employment services, plus much more. For more information about services available, visit our Career Centers pages.

These programs are federally funded and may require you to provide identification. Veterans, please bring the following items:

  • DD Form 214, Discharge Papers and Separation Documents, or
  • Veterans Administration Letter
  • If you do not have a copy of your records, they can be ordered online at; select "Launch the VetsRecs System to start your request Online" link.

For additional resources, view the Resource Center page for valuable information.