Women Veterans Expo

Women Veterans Expo

EMPOWER YOURSELF WITH ADVS! Register now for our Saturday, July 15, Women Veterans' Expo at Kingman Regional Medical Center.
Arizona Veterans - Be Connected

Veterans Connect

We’re glad you’re here. If you’re a service member, veteran or family member looking for support, information or resources, please click for details!
Hire a Veteran

Veteran Employment

Opportunities for Veterans' Employment and Job Training in Arizona are primary objectives of ADVS. Whether you are rejoining the private sector from the military, or need some extra help with a career change, we'd like to help.
Veterans' Benefit Counseling Locations

Veteran Benefits

Our Veterans Benefits Counselors (VBC's) provide information and assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors enabling your on-ramp to federal and state benefits. Use our Office Locator and call your nearest office to make an appointment.
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Native American Settlement Fund

The Native American Veterans Income Tax Settlement Fund (NASF) was established July 1, 2016. The Department of Veterans’ Services may only accept claims for processing through December 31, 2017.
ADVS Career Opportunities

Join Our Team

Make the world a better place for Arizona's Veterans. Why not join us in service to our veterans, either as an agency employee, or as a volunteer? Find more information about both paths on this website!
Arizona Gold Star Military Medal

Gold Star Medal

IN HONORED MEMORY: This heirloom medal is available to families of Arizona's veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
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DD214

GOT YOUR DD214? Following your discharge from military service, your DD214 is THE Number One document needed to access so many Veteran Benefits. Get yours here!
AZ Veteran Homelessness

AZ Veteran Homelessness

ADVS takes seriously its challenge of assisting Homeless Veterans in finding safe shelter. Please review our Sustaining Action Plan...

Arizona Veteran Survey

FIRST AZ COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY

How many of our 600,000 Arizona service members, veterans and their family members will...

Take the Survey by August 31

www.azveteransurvey.org

 

Be Connected Veterans!

WE'RE SO GLAD YOU'RE HERE!

Whether you’re a service member, veteran or family member seeking support, information or resources:

Call 1-866-4AZ-VETS

Visit www.beconnectedaz.org

Suicide Prevention

CONTACT HOTLINE 1-800-273-8255

TEXT "HELP" to 838255 on your cell

VISIT www.veteranscrisisline.net

Are you a veteran suffering from PTSD, sexual assault, or depression?

Visit Our Crisis Support Page

Latest News

AZ Gold Star Medal - Pfc. Ralford Jackson

Click to read articleMay 2017: Retired Air Force Col. Wanda Wright, Director of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services presented the Arizona Gold Star Military Medal to the family of Pfc. Ralford Jackson. Jackson, a U.S. Marine Corps radio telegraph operator, was killed in Vietnam on May 22, 1969. He was 20 years old, and left behind a wife and two children. Click image at left to open.

ADVS Monthly Update - 2017 April

ADVS Monthly UpdateWe hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for March/April 2017. Click HERE or on the thumbnail image at left, to open the full-color PDF document, which may be printed for sharing with others. Or send your friends to this web page! See you in two months with more news and photos from the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services.

But why wait? Are you friends with ADVS on Facebook? Why not? There's more news and information there, online. How about Twitter? Check out our social media connections online HERE...

America in Times of Conflict at Chandler Public Library

Chandler Public Library Video SeriesApril 2017: In support of Women's History Month, ADVS Director Wanda Wright participated in the Chandler Public Library's America in Times of Conflict series, moderating a panel entitled “She Went to War”, which provides sharing of stories and leading conversations about wartime and military experience as it has impacted Arizona residents. 

The series wraps up in April with a documentary, Debt of Honor, April 4, at the Downtown Library; as well as a book discussion on The Sympathizer on Saturday, April 8, at 10:30am.

The final program "Creating Peace from Conflict" will be a theatre and music performance on Saturday, April 22, 10am at the Chandler...

AZ Women Veterans Expo 2017 (b)

Women Veterans ExpoThe Arizona Department of Veterans' Services is delighted to work in partnership with women veteran leaders and key event partners to offer this unique event to Arizona's women veterans. Click HERE or on the image at left for full details!

For women who have served or are currently serving in the military, you will find:

- Informative Educational Workshops

- Networking Opportunities

- Career Resources

- Pampering Services

- FREE: Refreshments * Lunch * Parking * More!

ADVS Monthly Update - 2017 February

We hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for January/February 2017. Click HERE or on the thumbnail image at left, to open the full-color PDF document, which may be printed for sharing with others. Or send your friends to this web page! See you in two months with more news and photos from the Arizona Department of Veterans' Services.

But why wait? Are you friends with ADVS on Facebook? Why not? There's more news and information there, online. How about Twitter? Check out our social media connections online HERE.

Updates

Help a Homeless Veteran

If you are a homeless veteran, at-risk of homelessness or a provider trying to assist a homeless veteran, please call the National Homeless Veterans Resource line at: 877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838).

Online visit: ...

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Wreaths Across America

The wreath laying is now held annually on the second Saturday of December. December 13, 2008 was unanimously voted by the US Congress as “Wreaths Across America Day”. Wreaths Across America would not be successful without the help of the...

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Arizona Veterans' Donation Fund

What is the Arizona Veterans' Donation Fund?

Department of Economic Security

Contact your Local Veteran Employment Representative (LVER) or the State Veterans Employment Manager to register your company and post your position(s). 

ON-CALL: Handbook for Homeless Veterans and Service Providers

A joint production of The American Legion and National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. The publication provides an in-depth listing of employment resources, housing assistance, health or legal services, and other support systems available to homeless veterans. It is written for veterans who are in crisis and need assistance and for individuals and organizations who are looking to start homeless veterans programs. 

Arizona Action Plan to End Homelessness Among Veterans

ADVS takes seriously its challenge of assisting Homeless Veterans to find safe shelter and employment where possible. Please review our Sustaining Action Plan document linked below, or by clicking the image below.

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