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Applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) is available for those who were impacted by the severe weather that occurred on April 25, 2024 through May 9, 2024 in Carter, Craig, Hughes, Johnston, Kay, Lincoln, Love, McClain, Murray, Nowata, Okfuskee, Okmulgee, Osage, Ottawa, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Washington, and Washita counties. The deadline to submit a claim for DUA 4776 is July 1, 2024. Applications submitted after that date will be considered untimely unless the individual provides good cause for filing after the deadline. All individuals must file an unemployment insurance claim at https://oklahoma.gov/oesc/individuals. For more information or questions, individuals can call the Unemployment Service Center at 405-525-1500 or visit one of the OESC’s field offices.

Veterans

OESC's Priority of Service and Veterans Employment Services provide the opportunity for transitioning service members and veterans to access multiple resources and services to succeed in today's job market. Eligible veterans and spouses also have access to one-on-one, personalized assistance to achieve their employment goals.


Jobs for Veterans State Grant (JVSG)

The Jobs for Veterans State Grant is a US Department of Labor grant offered to states to provide personalized career services for eligible veterans and spouses. Our JVSG team is comprised solely of veterans, and are stationed throughout the state. As Veterans serving Veterans, our team comes with real world experience of transitioning from the military and entering the civilian workforce, while undergoing training to understand the full array of resources and service available to veterans to succeed in the 21st century workforce.

Eligible veterans can connect with our Veterans Employment Services team by visiting one of our 27 offices located throughout the state. Visit our Office Locations page to find an office near you.

Veteran Job Clubs

OESC's Veteran Employment Services conducts monthly "Job Clubs" in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, and Lawton where employers come to hire veterans. At these events, veterans can sit one-on-one with employers ready to hire. Veterans should come with multiple copies of their resume and dress professionally. Information for each location is below.

To check for upcoming Veteran Job Clubs, visit our Events Calendar page and select the "Veterans - Military Career Fair" category.


Partners

Volunteers of America: Oklahoma is the recipient of the Department of Labor's Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant, which aims to assist veterans in need with employment services, training, and career prep. More information on this program can be found HERE.