VA Facility Locator

VA Facility Locator

  • VA facilities including state and local resources

Information available at:

www.va.gov/landing2_location.htm

Transition and Veteran Employment Services

Veterans Employment Services Office (VESO)

  • Helps Veterans and transitioning Military ServiceMembers find federal careers
  • Military Skills Translator, Resume Builder and federal Job Search functions
  • Note: Visit http://explore.va.gov/ to learn about other employment resources provided by VA

Information available at:

www.vaforvets.va.gov

1-855-824-8387

http://explore.va.gov/employment-services

Transition Assistance Program (TAP)

TAP may include:

  • Transition from Service briefings and assistance

Information available at:

www.benefits.va.gov/TAP/

Veterans Health Administration

Health Care Benefits or Application Questions:

VHA provides:

  • Primary care
  • Mental health care ( including Veteran-specific treatment for PTSD, TBI care, etc.)
  • Preventative care
  • A wide variety of specialty care
  • Inpatient and outpatient pharmacy
  • Geriatric care
  • Long term care and support

Note: For basic information and easy to understand eligibility quiz with digital resource links go to:

http://explore.va.gov/

Program Information:

www.va.gov/healthbenefits/

1-877-222-8387


Eligibility Information:

www.va.gov/healthbenefits/apply/veterans.asp


How to Apply:

www.1010ez.med.va.gov

Application and general Information available at:

http://explore.va.gov/health-care

Access to Patient Medical Information

  • My HealtheVet is VA’s online personal health record system designed to help VA patients manage their healthcare records and notes from medical providers
  • Blue Button allows you to share info between VA and non VA providers.

Information for both resources available at:

www.myhealth.va.gov/index.html

Women Veteran Support

  • The Women Veterans Health Program addresses health care needs of women Veterans to ensure that timely, equitable,high-quality, comprehensive health care services are available and provided.

Information available at:

www.womenshealth.va.gov

Women Veterans Call Center:

1-855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)

Rural Veteran Support:

  • The VA Office of Rural Health helps rural Veterans access medial care through VA facilities

Information available at:

www.ruralhealth.va.gov

Mental Health support

  • Authoritative mental health information and resources for Veterans and their families
  • Self-help toolbox
  • Where to get help
  • Comprehensive Guide to VA Mental Health Services
  • Veterans Crisis Line website has a live chat function

Veteran (Vet) Center information:

Vet Centers provide:

  • Individual and group counseling
  • Discharge upgrade information
  • Community, social service and medical referrals
  • Employee assistance referrals
  • VA Benefit assistance referrals

Information available at:

1-877-927-8387

Locate a Vet Center near you:

www.va.gov/directory/guide/vetcenter.asp

Veterans Benefits Administration

Benefits Information & Eligibility Questions

  • basic information about programs, eligibility, links to online application sites, testimonial videos, and an easy to understand eligibility quiz with digital resource links are available at: http://explore.va.gov
  • A hardcopy and online handbook is available for benefits and qualifications information
  • Further benefits and eligibility information is available ate benefits.va.gov

Information available at:

www.benefits.va.gov/benefits/

1-800-827-1000

http://explore.va.gov/

Benefits Handbook:

www.va.gov/opa/publications/benefits_book.asp

Benefits Applications & Claims Questions

  • Information, forms, and phone numbers are available online for Veterans and their dependents
  • Links to online application sites and other online resources where Veterans can get answers are on: http://explore.va.gov/

All forms and applications available at:

www.ebenefits.va.gov/

Videos that explain how to fill out selected forms:

www.benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/videos.asp

Home Loan Guaranty Program Questions or Payment on a VA-Provided Home Loan

  • VA guarantees loans made by private lenders. The VA provides Special Adapted Housing (SAH) grants for severely disabled Veterans

Note: VHA provides HISA grants to eligible Veterans for use in modifying a home. These are similar grants.

All forms and information available at:

www.benefits.va.gov/homeloans/index.asp

1-877-827-3702

http://explore.va.gov/home-loans-and-housing

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) Information

The VR & E program provides:

  • Assistance in finding employment with programs such as vocational assessments, counseling, education tuition/stipends related to employment  and employment planning

Note: Links to VR & E as well as other employment resources can be found on: http://explore.va.gov/

 

Education and Post-9/11 Bill Benefits

  • The post 9/11 Bill pays higher education tuition, housing, and stipends for Veterans, service members or their dependents
  • Eligibility – served at least 90 days on active duty after 9/11/2001
  • An important starting point – HI Bill Comparison Tool

Information available at:

www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/

1-888-422-4551

Pension

  • Pension benefits description, eligibility and application forms are available online
  • Basic info, forms and links to resources for Veterans Pensions and Special Monthly Pension for Veterans on http://explore.va.gov

Fiduciary

  • Program for Veterans and other beneficiaries who, due to injury, disease, or due to age, are unable to manage their affairs
  • Apply for benefits or to become a fiduciary for a Veteran

Information available at:

http://www.benefits.va.gov/fiduciary

Insurance and TSGLI/SGLI Questions

Veterans are eligible for:

  • Service-Disabled-Insurance (S-DVI), Service members ‘ Group Life Insurance (VGLI), and/or Veterans’ Mortgage Life Insurance (VMLI), SGLI Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI) , Service members’ Group Life Insurance Disability Extension (SGLI-DE), Family Service member’s Group Life Insurance (FSGLI)

All forms and information available at:

www.benefits.va.gov/insurance

1-800-419-1473

http://explore.va.gov/life-insurance

 

 

Disability Compensation Questions

  • Disability Compensation is a tax-free benefit paid to eligeble Veterans
  • Eligibility is determined by injuries/disabilities from/aggravated by service

Dependency & Indemnity Compensation for Veteran’s Dependents

Dependents may be awarded tax-free benefits for:

  • Death during military service or post-service related to a service – connected disability
  • Death after extended period of 100 percent disability

Note: Links and Information to VA benefits and services available to dependents , survivors and spouses are available http://explore.va.gov  DIC is just one of many benefits available to this group.

National Cemetery Administration

Burial and Memorial Benefits Information

VA offers Veterans and their dependents:

  • Burial and honoring services, including gravesite and grave liners
  • Maintenance of national cemeteries
  • Headstone, markers and presidential memorial certificates

Note: VBA manages additional memorial benefits

Information available at:

www.cem.va.gov

1-800-827-1000

Application and benefit information about both VBA and NCA managed memorial benefits available at: http://explore.va.gov/

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