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The Virginia Department of Veterans Services (VDVS) Virginia Veteran and Family Support (VVFS) program is continuing services to Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF) as the Commonwealth begins reopening after the COVID-19 shutdowns. We are serving our SMVF population as before but with certain protocols in place to ensure the safety of our staff, clients and community partners. Our Regional offices will be opening at different times across the state but we are continuing to support the needs of eligible individuals by phone/email until all offices have re-opened.

Our staff will be serving the needs of our veterans and their family members by appointment only.  As we re-open offices, we are ensuring all social distancing protocols are in place for the safety of our staff and service members and veteran families.  If as a veteran, you or your family has a need which requires a face-to-face meeting In an urgent or emergency situation, please advise when you speak with the Regional Director or Resource Specialist at the time of initial contact. To determine whether your local office is open, please contact 1-877-285-1299 and your call will be routed to the appropriate region for assistance. Please be sure to state your name, a return phone number, and your location clearly.

 

Transition Assistance

Transitioning out of the military can be a daunting task. This page is designed to help ease that transition for every veteran.

State Resources

Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP)
Recognizing that transition from military service is not complete on the date of your discharge, the Virginia Transition Assistance Program (VTAP) is designed to provide transition resources and assistance to veterans who now call Virginia home. VTAP assists transitioning veterans connect with employment, education, entrepreneurial, and supportive services, and helps educate participating veterans and veteran services providers on available resources and opportunities.

Marine Corps Community Services (Quantico Transition Assistance)

Fort Belvoir Transition Assistance Program

Camp Pendleton Transition Assistance

Resources

Turbo TAP (Transition Assistance Program) Printable Transition Guides

Transition Assistance Program (Fact Sheet) Department of Labor

Department of Labor Informational Brochure (TAP)

My Army Benefits (TAP

US Navy Transition Assistance

US Coast Guard Transition Assistance

Military One Source (Transition Assistance)

Transition Assistance Online

Disabled Transition Assistance Program (Department of Veterans Affairs)

Got Your 6

My Help List: a list of links to many support agencies, programs, etc. to support Warrior families in tough economic times. My HELPList 

Everyone Serves: An electronic handbook for family and friends of service members during pre-deployment, deployment and reintegration. Everyone Serves

Resources