Serving Women Veterans

There are approximately two million women veterans today and they are often hidden in plain sight. One in ten veterans is a woman, but only one in sixty-nine women is a veteran. To learn more about today’s population of women veterans and tips on serving them, check out these resources. To suggest a resource, please email

Unemployment Rates of Women Veterans Enrolled in School – PDF The highest unemployment rates are consistently found among those enrolled in school. In 2018, 23% of unemployed student veterans were women.

2018 Employment, Unemployment, and Education – Video | PPTX | PDF Transcript Learn about the 2018 annual average employment, unemployment, and educational attainment of women veterans as compared to male veterans and women nonveterans.

2018 Gender and Veteran Demographics – Video | PPTX | PDF Transcript Learn about the demographics of women veterans, as compared to male veterans and women veterans.

Homeless Women Veteran Listening Sessions – PDF Results of 28 moderated listening sessions with formerly and currently homeless women veterans and service providers.

Trauma-Informed Care for Women Veterans Experiencing Homelessness – PDF A user guide for service providers containing information on the experiences and needs of some women veterans and what it means to provide trauma-informed care.

Homeless Female Veterans and Homeless Veterans with Families – PDF This report seeks to provide an understanding of the challenges and promising practices related to employment, particularly around homeless female veterans and veterans with families, and how to address them as HVRPs.