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Center for Minority Veterans (CMV)

Minority Veterans Programs Coordinators (MVPC)

Minority Veterans Program Outreach Event

This position was implemented by Former Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Jesse Brown’s letter on April 25, 1995, to assist the Director’s of their respective facility and the Center for Minority Veterans assess and identify the needs of minority veterans.

The primary goal of this outreach initiative is to increase local awareness of minority Veteran related issues and develop strategies for increasing their participation in existing VA benefit programs for eligible Veterans.  Minority Veterans Program Coordinator’s are located at Regional Offices, Health Care Facilities and National Cemeteries and are responsible for:

  • Promoting the use of VA benefits, programs, and services by minority Veterans.
  • Supporting and initiating activities that educate and sensitize internal staff to the unique needs of minority Veterans.
  • Targeting outreach efforts to minority Veterans through community networks.
  • Advocating on behalf of minority Veterans by identifying gaps in services and make recommendations to improve service delivery within their facilities.

There is a Minority Veteran Program Coordinator (MVPC) located in each state’s Regional Office, Health Care Facility and National Cemetery to educate and assist with your eligibility of benefits and services.

Learn more about the Minority Veterans Program Coordinators.

Contact Information

Selecting the appropriate Administration below to access a listing of Minority Veterans Program Coordinator (MVPC) by state, who can provide service within your community.

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