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Based on Governor Northam’s declared state of emergency due to COVID-19, VDVS team members in these program areas continue to provide services during normal business hours via phone and email only:  the Benefits Services division, the Virginia Veteran and Family Support (VVFS) program, the Virginia War Memorial, and education, transition, and employment programs.  Limited reopening of select offices and other facilities for in-person services will begin on June 22 (veterans cemeteries) and June 29 (Benefits offices, VVFS program locations, and the interior of the Virginia War Memorial).

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All VDVS offices will be closed Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. 

Proudly Serving Our Veterans Across the Commonwealth

The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (DVS) connects Virginia’s veterans and their families to federal and state benefits, support, quality care, and recognition they have earned.

Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP)

Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP)

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VTAP provides peer-to-peer support through the transition process by working alongside transitioning service members and spouses to make referrals that address specific needs.

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Virginia Employment Commission

Virginia Employment Commission

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Veterans from all periods of military service are eligible for job referral, job training and job placement assistance through the VEC.

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Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program

Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program

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The Virginia Values Veterans (V3) Program's mission is to educate and train employers throughout the Commonwealth on the value of hiring Virginia's Veterans.

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