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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!
Veteran Tool Kit

Veteran Tool Kit - New!

ADVS has launched the Veteran Tool Kit Program to help unemployed veterans get the supplies they need to start working. Check it out here...
AZ Veteran Homelessness

Veteran Homelessness

ADVS takes seriously its challenge of assisting Homeless Veterans in finding safe shelter. Please review our Sustaining Action Plan...
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.
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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Get Your 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!
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Department Review - 2017 August

VIDEO INTERVIEW: ADVS Director Col. Wanda Wright is interviewed by agency PIO Nicole Baker, to provide an informative and friendly update on the department with a glimpse of what's to come.

MFRF Tax Credit Donation

Military Family Relief Fund - 2017
THANK YOU, MFRF Contributors! Fund Contributions: $1,000,000 as of 10/31 STOP: We must return any post-cap MFRF donations to their senders. ​Since...

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

New Veteran ID Card

Veteran ID Card imageNov 2017: The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the application process for the national Veterans Identification Card (VIC) is now available for veterans. 

Veterans who served in the armed forces, including the reserve components, and who have a discharge of honorable or general (under honorable conditions), will be able to apply for the ID card.

Click on the image at left to read details and get your own VIC!

Here's a direct link to the VIC application page.

ADVS Monthly Update - 2017 August

ADVS Newsletter imageWe hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for July/August 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 online there. How about Twitter? Check out our social media connections online HERE.

ADVS State of the Department Video - Summer 2017

ADVS Summer 2017 State of the Department imageAug 2017: Lights! Camera! Action! Our Summer 2017 State of the Department interview video provides ADVS' constituents and staff alike with a recap of department activities over the past year, with a preview of things to come. Click on the image at left to watch online now!

Web Benefits Sessions

ADVS Web BenefitsJuly 2017: Veterans Benefits Counselors (VBCs) from the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services (ADVS) are now using web cameras to complete appointments with veterans, their families and caretakers. VBCs can live chat with people to help them apply for their Veterans Administration compensation and pension claims. Click on the image at left to read all the details!

ADVS Monthly Update - 2017 June

ADVS Monthly UpdateWe hope you will enjoy our ADVS Monthly Update for May/June 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 online there. 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).

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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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