The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) advocates for Virginia veterans and connects them to benefits and services they have earned. Information on current federal, state and local veterans’ programs, entitlements and referral services is available in Virginia through a network of 26 benefit service offices. All services are provided free of charge.
The Veterans Education Training and Employment (VETE) directorate of the Virginia Department of Veteran’s Services ensures that every Veteran or eligible person has a full and fair opportunity to reach his or her fullest potential through access to the G.I. Bill approved post-secondary educational, training/licensure/certification, entrepreneurial institutions, V3 certified employers and Virginia Colleges and Universities.
The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) State Veterans Homes provide affordable, long-term nursing care for Virginia’s veterans.
Virginia’s veterans cemeteries provide a final resting place for our soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines—a place of honor, dignity, respect, and remembrance.
Virginia Veteran and Family Support (VVFS) (formerly known as the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program) was established in 2008 in response to the growing need to improve and expand services to our nation’s veterans and their family members coping with the impact of deployment, military service, post-traumatic stress, operational stress and/or traumatic brain injury. VVFS monitors and coordinates the delivery of behavioral health, rehabilitative, and supportive services for Virginia Veterans and their families.
The Memorial honors our fallen heroes by passing their extraordinary stories of sacrifice forward to future generations through many outreach and on-site educational programs.
The Veterans Services Foundation is an independent state agency that supports veterans and their families through the Virginia Department of Veterans Services’ (DVS) programs and services. The Virginia Veterans Services Foundation accepts donations to support critical programs and services for Virginia’s veterans and their families that are not covered by state or federal funds.