Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)
Department of Labor

Program Description

VETS Mission Statement:

"VETS Proudly Serves Veterans & Service Members! We Provide Resources and Expertise to Assist and Prepare them to Obtain Meaningful Careers, Maximize their Employment Opportunities, and Protect their Employment Rights."



  • Explains what grants are available
  • Explains the requirements for priority of service
  • Maintains a State Local Employment Representative
  • Transition GPSs
  • Aids with Apprenticeship Occupations and Careers
  • Provides specialized assistance for Women Who Served
  • Veterans Hiring Initiative!
  • What is Veterans Preference?
  • Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) Information and Reports
  • Provides help locating employment
  • Veterans Program Letter (VPL) Directory
  • Acronyms and Glossary
  • Jobs for Veterans State Grants (JVSG)
  • Compliance Assistance
  • Employment Services
  • Veterans Employment — Current Monthly Data
  • Provides Wounded, Ill and Injured Service Members Compensation and Benefits Handbook
  • Other Resources


  • Veterans
  • Service-members
  • Family of the above

Contact Info

Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS)

U.S. Department of Labor
Veterans' Employment and Training Service
Dr. John E. Donley Rehabilitation Center
Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training
249 Blackstone Blvd.
Providence, RI 02906