The Military Family Employment Advocacy Program delivers priority workforce services for eligible military family members in the state of Florida. The primary focus of the program is to assist military spouses and dependents in obtaining and retaining gainful employment.

Eligibility Requirements

Persons eligible for assistance through this program include spouses and dependents of:

  • Active duty military personnel
  • Activated Florida National Guard members
  • Military reservists whose units are activated

Military Family Employment Advocacy Program Services

  • Assessment and testing services
  • Career planning and counseling
  • Referrals to educational and training programs
  • Resume assistance and interviewing skills training
  • Job search and placement assistance
  • Job fairs and job clubs

Military Family Employment Advocate Contact List

Find a Military Family Employment Advocate near you.

Region MFEA Rep Location Phone E-mail

1 - CareerSource Escarosa, Inc.
Myra Gamblin 3670 - B North L St.,
Pensacola, FL 32505
(850) 607-8712 mgamblin
2 - CareerSource Okaloosa Walton  Rita Smith 502 W. Avenue D.  
Eglin AFB, FL 32542
Education Center / Rm. 114
(850) 882-1446 rjsmith 
2 - CareerSource Okaloosa Walton Christina Huskey 409 Racetrack Road
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32547
(850) 833-7587 Ext. 232 chuskey
2 -  CareerSource Okaloosa Walton Kaylene Pursley 212 N. Wilson Street
Crestview, FL 32536
(850) 689-7823 Ext. 209  kpursley
4 - CareerSource Gulf Coast
Shea Barnes 625 Highway 231 
Panama City, FL 32405
(850) 872-4340 Ext.123  barness
8 - CareerSource Northeast Florida Mildred D. Gray  215 N. Market Street, Suite 300  (904) 798-0060 Ext. 2151   mgray
13 - CareerSource Brevard Crystal Post 845 Falcon Ave.
Patrick AFB, FL  32925 
(321) 494-7469  cpost
15 - CareerSource Tampa Bay Mario Rodriquez 8104 Condor Street
MacDill AFB, FL 33621
(813) 828-0076  rodriquezm 
23 - CareerSource South Florida  VACANT West Dade Career Center
8485 SW 40th Street, 4810
Miami, FL 33155
(305) 228-2300 Ext. 4219   

Military spouses may also be eligible to receive training and other supportive services under the Workforce Investment Act.

An equal opportunity employer/program.  Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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