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Veteran Employment Centers

Each Regional Workforce Development Center has a Veteran’s Employment Representative coordinating all specific services provided to veterans. Services include identifying training opportunities; identifying employment opportunities; ensuring priority for certain jobs; working with Voc Rehab; conducting outreach to employers, community and veterans organizations, unions, local counseling, and social service agencies; developing job interview and resume writing skills; and helping conduct productive job searches.

Fifteen regional workforce development partnerships are ready to help you. Click on a region in the map for information on the regional workforce services available in your region:
(You may also find additional information at the Iowa Veteran Employment Services link on Iowa Workforce Development's webpage)

district map Iowa Workforce Development Region 1 Gateway Veteran's Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 3 and 4 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 2 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 5 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 12 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 8 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 11 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 6 Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 7 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 10 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 13 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 14 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 15 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 16 Veterans Services Iowa Workforce Development Region 9 Veterans Services

Iowa Workforce Development Region 1 Gateway Veteran's Services
This regional site in northeast Iowa covers Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek  counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Dubuque, Decorah, Manchester, New Hampton and Oelwein.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 2 Veterans Services
This regional site in north central Iowa covers Cerro Gordo, Worth, Franklin, Winnebago, Hancock, Floyd and Mitchell counties, and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Charles City and Mason City.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 3 and 4 Veterans Services
This regional site in northwest Iowa covers the counties of Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola, Sioux Clay, Dickinson, Kossuth, Emmet and Palo Alto and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Algona, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Orange City, Spencer, Spirit Lake, Sheldon, Rock Rapids and Sibley.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 5 Veterans Services
This regional site in upper central Iowa covers Buena Vista, Calhoun, Hamilton, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Webster and Wright  counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Clarion, Fort Dodge, Humboldt, Pocahontas, Storm Lake and Webster City.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 6 Services
This regional site in central Iowa covers Hardin, Poweshiek, Marshall and Tama counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Iowa Falls and Marshalltown.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 7 Veterans Services
This regional site in north central Iowa covers  Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Grundy counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Waverly and Waterloo.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 8 Veterans Services
This regional site in west central Iowa covers Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene. Guthrie and Sac counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Carroll and Denison.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 9 Veterans Services
This regional site in eastern Iowa covers Clinton, Jackson, Muscatine and Scott counties and Iowa Workforce Development Offices in Clinton, Davenport, Maquoketa and Muscatine.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 10 Veterans Services
This regional site in east central Iowa covers Benton, Cedar, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, and Washington counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City and Washington.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 11 Veterans Services
This regional site in central Iowa covers Boone, Dallas, Jasper, Madison, Marion, Polk, Story and Warren  counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Ames, Boone, Des Moines, Newton, Pella and Perry.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 12 Veterans Services
This regional site in western Iowa covers Cherokee, Ida, Monona, Plymouth and Woodbury counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Cherokee and Sioux City with Access Points in Ida Grove and Onawa.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 13 Veterans Services
This regional site in southwest Iowa covers Cass, Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Page, Pottawattamie and Shelby  counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Atlantic, Clarinda, Council Bluffs, Glenwood, Harlan and Shenandoah.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 14 Veterans Services
This regional site in southern Iowa covers Adair, Adams, Clarke, Decatur, Montgomery, Ringgold, Taylor and Union counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Osceola, Red Oak and Creston.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 15 Veterans Services
This regional site in southern Iowa covers Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lucas, Mahaska, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello and Wayne counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Centerville, Fairfield, Oskaloosa and Ottumwa.

Iowa Workforce Development Region 16 Veterans Services
This regional site in southeastern Iowa covers Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa counties and Iowa Workforce Development offices in Burlington, Fort Madison, Keokuk and Mount Pleasant.

Federal Employment Resources

U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment & Training Service (VETS)