Veteran and Military Support Services

Welcome to First Coast Technical College. As one of 49 technical colleges/centers in the state of Florida, we offer certificates in high demand, high wages careers. We support our military and veteran students by striving to meet your goals while maximizing your veteran educational benefits.

FCTC Veterans Liaison

Wendy Lay is FCTC’s Veteran Liaison. Her office is located in Building A in the Financial Aid office. You can email her at [email protected] or call (904)547-3512. If she is available, no appointments are needed for VA students.

Resources

Veterans Crisis Line

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves.

How to Connect with a Responder

CALL 1-800-273-8255 and press 1

CHAT ONLINE

TEXT 838255 

SUPPORT FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING 1-800-799-4889

This free support is confidential, available every day, 24/7 and serves

  • All Veterans
  • All Service members
  • National Guard and Reserve
  • Their family members and friends

Veteran Education Benefits

Click here for how to activate your benefits and other enrollment information.