Meeting Veterans Legal Needs

Virginia Veterans Resource Guide

Virginia Veteran and Family Support, Justice Involved Services The Department of Veterans Services’ (DVS) Virginia Veteran and Family Support (VVFS) Justice Involved Services (JIS) program provides resource connections, care coordination, and support to Virginia Veterans and service members involved in the criminal justice system. JIS serves veterans of any era and members of all branches of the Armed Services, National Guard and Reserves not in federal service who are Virginia residents. JIS offers assistance to those veterans and service members involved with: • Veteran and/or problem solving treatment dockets • Local jails and state prisons • Probation and/or parole supervision CONFIDENTIAL SERVICES OFFERED • Pre-release Comprehensive Needs Assessments • Homeless and Housing Services • Outreach and Education Services If you know a justice-involved veteran in need of services, please send an email or submit a VVFS Veteran Justice Client Service Request form to the VVFS Justice mailbox at Email: | (804) 225-4734 Veterans Assistance and Resources Offered by the Office of the Attorney General • Care Coordination Services for Behavioral Health, Rehabilitative and Supportive Services • Direct Linkage to Treatment Services for Post Traumatic Stress and Traumatic Brain Injury • Direct Linkage to VA Benefits and Healthcare, Employment, and Education Services • Peer Support Services Virginia’s Office of the Attorney General (OAG) offers the Virginia Military and Veteran Legal Resource Guide, a tool to help Virginia service members, military families, and veterans understand the unique legal protections, rights, and resources available to them under the law. The guide is available at In addition, the OAG offers veterans legal service clinics to assist qualified veterans and their spouses with simple wills, powers of attorneys, and advance medical directives, including notary services, on a “first-come, first-served basis.” To learn more about this veteran friendly initiative visit Contact Info: Attorney General’s Office 202 North 9th Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219 | Phone: (804) 786-2071


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