Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs
Homeless Veterans Chat
Confidential, 24/7 online support for Veterans, family and friends.
VAntage Point Blog
The VAntage Point Blog provides Veterans with a wealth of information regarding benefits, services and programs.
The Veterans Choice Program
To find out more about whatVa is doing under this program to improve care for our Veterans Click here.
Veterans Crisis Line: Confidential Help for Veterans and Their Families
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders. Click here.
As VA continues to monitor Hurricane Michael, we encourage Veterans in the Gulf Coast area to follow updates regarding VA Medical Centers operational status at our at our website. (Hurricane Michael)
Veterans who have questions may contact the Veterans Disaster Response Line at 1-800-507-4571 and can also download VA’s Disaster Assistance Brochure
At today's VA, especially in the Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs (OPIA), we focus on creative and innovative ways to connect with Vets, the media and other stakeholders.
We're just getting started, and that's where you come in – sign up for email, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. But more than that, we need your help. We want you be part of the dialogue about some of the biggest issues facing our nation's Veterans. Join us to contribute solutions, especially solutions about how to communicate important facts and messages to Veterans.
OPIA's mission is to completely change the way we talk to Vets and the media. We want to make sure that we are getting the right message to the right Veteran at the right time.
Office of Public Affairs
Here you can find information about some of VA's most important issues, including Fact Sheets, photos of recent events other resources for media and for the general public.
Our office acts as the conduit between VA and federal, state, local, American Indian, and Native Alaskan Government officials.
National Veterans Outreach Office
The National Veterans Outreach Office (NVO) leads, coordinates and reports outreach program activities and communications throughout the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to increase Veterans’ awareness of and confidence in VA’s healthcare, benefits and services, and how to apply for them; complies with USC 38 Chapter 63.
Chapter 63 of Title 38, U.S.C., defines the outreach mission for VA as to provide information and awareness to Veterans and family members so they have the proper tools to access VA benefits and services.
Homeless Veterans Initiative
VA has made ending Veteran homelessness a top priority, undertaking an unprecedented campaign to dramatically increase awareness of VA services available for homeless Veterans and Veterans at risk of becoming homeless. Learn more about VA's programs and partnerships that are helping to prevent and end Veteran homelessness by visiting the Homeless website
VA on Flickr
Browse our extensive collection of VA events from around the country.