CDR Carl B. Forkner, Ph.D., USN(Ret)
ARE YOU A VETERAN LIVING IN ARIZONA? If so, there are organizations and programs poised and ready to help you make the transition from your military career to a career in the private or public (government civilian jobs) sector. Many of these resources include local representatives to assist you in navigating the employment journey but also have resources to assist you in finding employment across the nation.
There are Local Veterans Employment Representatives (LVER) and Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) offices across the country. For information on the nearest office to you, please check the following links:
Both Programs Factsheet: Go to http://benefits.va.gov/vow/docs/LVER_DVOP_Factsheet.pdf
State of Arizona Local Veterans Employment Representatives (LVER) & Disabled Veterans Outreach Program (DVOP) Staff
|If you need assistance please contact a veteran representative
at the office nearest to you.
|3406 N 51st Ave||Phoenix||85031||(623)245-6224|
|1840 N 95th Ave||Phoenix||85037||(602)372-4233|
|4635 S Central Ave||Phoenix||85040||(602)771-0629|
|9801 N 7th St||Phoenix||85020||(602)861-0208|
|120 W 1st Ave||Mesa||85210||(602)771-6918|
|316 W Ft. Lowell||Tucson||85705||(520)638-2231|
|5441 E 22nd St||Tucson||85711||(520)584-8226|
|195 W Irvington Rd||Tucson||85714||(520)638-2411|
|2797 E Ajo Way||Tucson||85701||(520)740-4635|
|397 Malpais Lane||Flagstaff||86001||(928)779-4557|
|3262 Bob Drive||Prescott Valley||86314||(928)759-1733|
|319 E 3rd St||Winslow||86047||(928)289-4644|
|1185 S Redondo Center Dr.||Yuma||85365||(928)247-8754|
|228 London Bridges Rd||Lake Havasu City||86403||(928)854-0350|
|2601 Hwy 95||Bullhead City||86442||(928)763-4154|
|301 Pine St||Kingman||86401||(928)753-4333|
|1015 E Florence Blvd||Casa Grande||85222||(520)374-3030|
|1843 Paseo San Luis||Sierra Vista||85635||(520)458-9309|
Arizona Veterans Resources
|Resources for Veterans and their Families. If you would like to contribute additional links that can be of assistance, please use the link at the bottom of the page to contact us.|
- AZ Department of Economic Security Programs for Veterans
The mission of the Veterans Staff is to help veterans, reservists, and National Guard members secure employment (and the rights and services associated with such) through existing programs. Services provided are to be consistent with the changing needs of employers and the eligible veteran population.
- AZ Department of Veterans Services
The Arizona Department of Veterans Services (DVS) is a state agency with offices located throughout Arizona that provides direct assistance in all matters pertaining to benefits and entitlements of Veterans, their Dependents, and Survivors. DVS is responsible to apprise Veterans and their Families residing in Arizona of the Federal and State benefits available to them.
- Arizona State Veteran Home – Phoenix
The Arizona State Veteran Home (ASVH) is a 200 bed licensed and skilled nursing facility located at 4141 N. Third Street, Phoenix, Arizona. This is a State owned and operated facility built to serve the long-term needs of the Veterans of Arizona.
- Arizona State Veteran’s Home – Tucson
Arizona’s newest Veterans Home site is located adjacent to the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (VA Hospital) in Tucson.
- The American Legion
Providing advocacy, education, family assistance, career services, financial assistance, moral/emotional support, medical discount programs and more for this membership-based organization.
- Benefits CheckUp Arizona
A confidential web-based service that screens for your potential eligibility for Medicare, Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, and Medicare Savings Programs. In addition, it screens for your potential eligibility for Social Security and Veteran’s assistance. It screens you for over 1,000 federal and state programs. We highly recommend that you use this tool to see if you qualify for programs and services you may not even be aware of!
- Blinded Veterans Association
We are an organization specifically established to promote the welfare of blinded Veterans. We are here to help Veterans and their families meet the challenges of blindness.
- U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Arizona
Listing of Arizona Health Centers, Vets Centers, and VA administrative offices. Our goal is to provide excellence in patient care, veterans’ benefits and customer satisfaction. We have reformed our department internally and are striving for high quality, prompt and seamless service to veterans. Our department’s employees continue to offer their dedication and commitment to help veterans get the services they have earned. Our nation’s veterans deserve no less.
- US Department of Veterans Affairs – Homeless Veterans
All Veterans at risk for homelessness or attempting to exit homelessness must have easy access to programs and services. The VA offers a variety of resources, programs, and benefits.
- US Veterans Administration Health Care System:
Additional Resources for Veterans
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