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Easterseals Dixon Center for Military & Veterans Services

Easterseals Dixon Center logoOur mission is to ensure that it's possible for veterans and military families to live their lives to the fullest in every community. We work to break down barriers, engage organizations and communities, and connect veterans and military families with what they need for meaningful employment, education and overall wellness. Our grassroots outreach – through 74 local affiliates in communities nationwide– provide unmatched, accessible, and indispensable resources and support for veterans and military families.

Grassroots Solutions through Easterseals

The needs of veterans and military families are evolving, not disappearing. That's why Easterseals Dixon Center specializes in identifying the needs of veterans and military families, particularly with employment, job training and support like family respite opportunities. We work to make solutions easily accessible in communities.

Learn More about Easterseals Dixon Center

Visit the Easterseals Dixon Center's website for more information
Discover how we've been successful so far in our mission.
Read about our work that's been in the news.
See the 2015 study on female veterans.

Our work in action

Additional resources

Screenshot of the "What to Wear" PSA video featuring Rob RiggleWhat are many veterans asking themselves these days? "What to wear?!"  As military members return to civilian life and face the job search, figuring out the right suit to wear to an interview can be the biggest challenge, while the job responsibilities are a breeze. Watch the video below to see why, and help spread the message that veterans are highly skilled and valuable employees. See all three of our military themed public service videos. 

Easterseals CEO Randy Rutta speaking at the Heroes Work Here event

In November 2015, Easterseals hosted Heroes Work Here, an event to educate corporate leaders on hiring and retaining veterans. With friends and partners, we gathered important advice about how to hire America’s best and brightest. Find tips on why and how to hire veterans here!

Watch Travis Mills explain how you can hire veterans with Easterseals’ help right now.

Veteran and Dancing with the Stars winner JR Martinez and veteran and author Travis Mills play word association with Easterseals, our veteran edition!

Partners in the Community:

Freddie Mac logo

Easterseals and Freddie Mac Offer Veterans and Military families financial guidance. Get smart about your credit and work towards your homeownership goal. Get financial advice here.

Additional Partnerships and Resources

Success Stories

Veteran Michael Leverton

Veterans Transition to Employment Before Leaving Active Duty

For Veterans, A Plan to Transition to Civilian Life While Active Duty

Contact Us

Visit Easterseals Dixon Center's website to learn more about resources and supports for veterans and their families.

Find an Easterseals in your area to connect with our local resources for veterans and their families.

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