Veterans Benefits Services

Virginia Veterans Resource Guide

Benefits Virginia Department of Veterans Services

Connecting Veterans to Earned Benefits The Virginia Department of Veterans Services advocates for Virginia veterans and connects them to benefits and services they have earned. Information on current federal, state and local veterans’ programs, entitlements and referral services are available in Virginia through a network of 34 benefit service offices ( All services are provided free of charge. For additional information visit or one of the offices on the following page. Eligibility for most federal and state benefits is based on discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions. Active service means full-time service as a member of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or as a commissioned officer of the public health service, the Environmental Services Administration, or the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Current and former members of the Selected Reserve and National Guard may be eligible for certain benefits, such as home loan guaranties and education, if they meet time-in-service and other criteria. The eligibility policy is set by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. To determine potential eligibility for such benefits go to or visit one of the offices listed on the following page.

To learn more visit or call (804) 786-0286


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