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VA Programs

Listed below are some of the many programs VA and other federal agencies operate to benefit Veterans and others.

VA Center for Minority Veterans (CMV)

The Center for Minority Veterans assists eligible Veterans in their efforts to receive benefits and services from VA.  The Center acts only as a mediator and facilitator.  As such the Center does not process claims, handle equal employment complaints, or employee relation problems.  The Center is dedicated to ensuring that all Veterans are aware of benefits, services, and programs offered by VA.  Learn more about CMV »

VA Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

The Center for Women Veterans ensures that VA health care and benefits programs are responsive to the gender-specific needs of women Veterans and that women Veterans have access to VA benefits and services.  Learn more about CWV »

VA Homeless Assistance Programs & Initiatives

The homeless programs promote the development and provision of housing and other supportive services.  Homeless Veterans achieve residential stability, increase their skill levels and/or income, and obtain greater self-determination.  Learn more about VA Homeless Programs »

VA Loan Guaranty Service

Non-profit organizations including faith-based non-profit may be eligible to purchase Department of Veterns Affairs (VA) acquired properties at a discount.  The non-profit must agree to use the property as a shelter for homeless Veterans and their families for not less than 3 years.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Loan Guaranty Service Acquired Property Sales to Homeless Providers program is designed to make available single-family homes at a discount off of of the list price for the purpose of estalishing homeless shelters for primarly homeless Veterans.

Access our Loan Guarantee Services Sales to Homeless Provider Information and Fact Sheets to learn more.

VA National Cemetery Administration (NCA)

NCA is responsible for providing burial benefits to Veterans and eligible dependents.  The delivery of these benefits involves managing National Cemeteries, providing grave markers, administering the State Cemetery Grants Program that complements the National Cemeteries network, and providing Presidential Memorial Certificates to next of kin of deceased Veterans.  Learn more about NCA »

VA Adaptive Sports Program & Special Events

Each year, VA sponsors four national events for U.S. military Veterans served by VA medical facilities nationwide.  Each program enhances the physical, social, and emotional well-being of Veterans who participate.  Veterans involved in these events — and the hundreds of VA employees and volunteers who support them each year — all share a strong sense of purpose and camaraderie.  Learn more »

VA Office of Survivors Assistance (OSA)

OSA honors the commitment made to our Veterans and military members by serving as a resource regarding all benefits and services furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs to Survivors and dependents of deceased Veterans.  OSA ensures that surviving spouses, children and parents of deceased Veterans have access to all applicable benefits and services under the law and serves as an advocate.  Learn more »

VA Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)

VBA provides benefits and services to the veteran population through 58 VA regional offices.  Some of the benefits and services for Veterans and their dependents include compensation and pension, education, loan guaranty, and insurance.  Information on projects and special programs can be found.  Learn more »

VA Voluntary Services (VAVS)

VAVS Program, the largest volunteer program in the federal government, has provided over 56 years of service to America’s Veterans seeking care in VA health care facilities and in community-based programs.  Primarly through a stong partnership with community organizations VAVS has provide over 663.5 milliom hours of service to meet Veteran health care needs.  Learn more »

Connect with Us

  • Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (00FB)
    810 Vermont Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20420
    Phone:  202-461-7689