The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers hundreds of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, clinics, and benefits offices and is responsible for administering programs of veterans’ benefits for veterans, their families, and survivors.
The VA provides a wide range of Veterans Benefits including, disability, education and training, vocational rehabilitation and employment, home loans, dependant and survivor benefits, medical treatment, life insurance and burial benefits.
Benefits in Brief is a printable document that provides an at-a-glance description of VA benefits, as well as contact phone numbers and locations.
eBenifits is a collaboration between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) that enables service members, veterans and their beneficiaries, and other designated individuals and caregivers to apply for benefits.
The Inquiry Routing & Information System (IRIS) provides contact information for many of the resources maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics (NCVAS) operate VA's data and statistics Web portal to disseminate Veteran data and statistics, and develop estimates and projections on Veteran populations. In addition, the NCVAS lead interagency data-sharing collaborations with other federal agencies, and conduct survey analyses and research including future iterations of the National Survey of Veterans.
Joining Forces is a comprehensive national initiative to mobilize all sectors of society to give our service members and their families the opportunities and support they have earned. Joining Forces focuses on bringing attention to the unique needs and strength of America’s military families as well as creating greater connections between the American public and the military.
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for 21st Century veterans. IAVA is an organization dedicated to standing with the 2.4 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan from their first day home through the rest of their lives. Founded in 2004 by an Iraq veteran, their our mission is to improve the lives of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families.
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to honor and empower wounded warriors. WWP works to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs.
Established in 1923, the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) organization provides grassroots advocacy and services in communities nationwide dedicated to building better lives for America’s disabled veterans and their families.
The DAV’s Voluntary Services program operates a comprehensive network of volunteers who provide veterans free rides to and from VA medical facilities and improve care and morale for sick and disabled veterans.