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Did you know there are more than two million female military veterans nationwide and more than 150,000 of them call Florida home?

Duval County has the largest representation of female veterans within the state of Florida. Zahara Veterans Network, Inc. was established to serve the unique needs of female veterans and connect them with the resources needed to positively impact their communities.

3 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Female Veterans:

1.) Many women veterans do not publically acknowledge their contribution of service to the nation, which oftentimes leads to a lack of utilization of available programs

2.) The female veteran population is expected to increase at an average rate of approximately 18,000 per year for the next 10 years (quoted from the Women Veterans Report, Department of Veteran Affairs, February 2017)

3.) More than half of all female veterans have served during the Gulf War Era (August 1990 to the present)

Programs for Female Service Members & Veterans

Empowerment Center Empowerment Center The foundation of where our services and programs will be developed and offered. It will be a state of the art facility designed specifically for Women Veterans and will house the childcare room, business center, class training rooms, workout room, lounge area and administrative office. Learn More!

Social Service Programs

Social Service Programs

Social Service programs– Personal Care Packs, Food Assistance, Housing Referral/Placement Services

Government Programs

Government Programs

Zahara Veterans Network, Inc. partners with existing government agencies, hosting sessions specifically for Women Veterans in order to increase their participation. Does your government agency have programs for veterans? Contact us to schedule a specialized session for females. Send an email to with your program information.

Career Readiness Training Career Readiness TrainingOur career readiness trainings will assess the individual skills of Women Veterans, offer courses on resume preparation, interview skills, overcoming workplace obstacles, and stress coping classes.
Corporate Partnerships Corporate PartnershipsZahara Veterans Network, Inc. strives to work with corporations, large and small, who have a vested interest in the success of Women Veterans in the workplace. If you are in the First Coast Region and have a job posting you would like to submit to our network for Women Veterans,Click Here!

Female Veterans Updates Across the Nation

State Policies for Female Veterans

Join us on the mission to Empower Female Veterans!

Sound Your Bugles

Are you a veterans service organization and have programs designed to assist female veterans? Send us the information and we will add it to the Facebook group page to keep female veterans informed.