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Other Resources for Veterans

Veterans and their families can get a wide variety of help.

Minnesota Resources for Veterans

GPS LifePlan
The military version of this website has resources for service members to set goals in the areas of career, education, finance, leadership, and personal.

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)
Provides assistance for veterans dealing with homelessness and other life crises.

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides information about Minnesota and federal programs as well as directories and a calendar of events.

Minnesota Disabled American Veterans
Provides free, professional assistance to disabled veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services.

Minnesota National Guard
Provides information about Camp Ripley, Air Guard Units, community support, current operations, and veterans information.

Minnesota State Resources for Veterans
List resources for veterans and their families.

Minnesota Veteran
Provides information and links about education, benefits, medical, and legislation at a one-stop website. The site is intended for Minnesota veterans, their families, and employers.

Minnesota Veterans Homes
Lists locations, availability, admissions process, and news.

United Veterans Legislative Council of Minnesota
Promotes the need for legislation, ordinances, rulings, and actions that advance the welfare and interests of all veterans, active military, National Guard, reserve personnel, and their dependents and survivors.

Veterans Preference in Minnesota Public Employment
Grants most veterans a limited preference over non-veterans in hiring and promotion. This only applies to Minnesota public job openings. Also protects most veterans from unfair dismissals or demotions from most Minnesota public positions without first providing a VPA hearing.

Federal Resources for Veterans

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
Current Benefits
Other Government Agency Links
Health Administration – CHAMPVA
Healthcare for Homeless Veterans Program
Hot Topics
Midwest Health Care Network
Vet Center Readjustment Counseling Service
Vet Centers in Minnesota
Veterans Online Applications

U.S. Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs

U.S. Department of Labor
Veterans' Preference Advisor
Veterans Reemployment Rights (VETS)

Veterans Employment, U.S. Office of Personnel Management
Veterans Preference Laws