Military and Veteran Resources
Supporting Service Members in Florida
Florida is one of the most popular places for veterans to live, while a robust population of active service members also calls the state home. Active bases for each branch of the military are found across the state, making it a center for active and former service members. With numerous offerings and incentives for military personnel, the state makes it easy to segue to civilian life, start a business or achieve home ownership. Service members considering the benefits when choosing Florida will find more than just a sunny place to live.
Employ Florida Vets
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- Military Families
- Perks and Protections
- Business Support
Military Families in Florida
Military families moving to Florida need support and community, and various organizations around the state provide both. Schools, health insurance, and housing are all challenges that affect service members. Groups like Florida Guard Families and Florida Covering Kids and Family make sure parents have touchpoints to ask the questions that are unique to their situations. The Department of Education also provides resources to help with the transition, ensuring smooth sailing for families freshly arrived in Florida. Learn more about Florida’s educational assets for families.
Service Member Benefits
You served your country and now it’s time to let Florida serve you. Florida’s benefits for service members are wide and encompassing, from housing assistance and education opportunities to insurance and business fee waivers. Numerous organizations and associations are available to help guide you as you settle into Florida, making the transition to civilian life a breeze.
Business Support for Vets
For veterans and service members looking to shift careers, Florida is an exciting choice. Associations like the Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program connect veterans to investment funds and resources to help start their own businesses, having helped start more than 500 companies. Florida Vets provides training and guidance for service members looking to reimagine their career paths.
Tools & Resources
Cost of Living
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