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Ensuring No One Goes Hungry

Struggling with having enough food for your family is a difficult topic. VA is here to help. VA's Nutrition and Food Services (NFS) and the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service are working together to address Veterans’ access to adequate and nutritious food options. Find out more about resources available to Veteran families for nutrition care and screening for delivery of food.



Ask questions now on benefits and services for Minority Veterans and Tribal Communities

C&P Exams Resume: What to Expect


In-person Compensation & Pension (C&P) exams for Veterans' disability claims are resuming at select locations after briefly being paused due to social distancing. 

C&P exams help VA determine whether a disability claimed is related to military service. Find out where in-person C&P exams are being conducted, what they cover, how to schedule one, and answers to other C&P questions.


Helpful Tips on Successfully Transitioning Your Military Career to a VA Career

VA Expands Veterans' Caregivers Assistance


Those who serve those who served play a vital role in Veterans' health and well-being. VA is improving and expanding its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) to cover more Veterans and their caregivers.

Find out if you are eligible as a Veteran's caregiver, what services are offered, and how to apply. 


VA publishes final regulation for its Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

VA, Elizabeth Dole Foundation to offer respite relief for Veteran caregivers

VA Develops COVID-19 Risk Assessments

Most Unique or Newest Veterans State Benefits


State representatives share some of the most unique or newest benefits available to Veterans. 

Find local benefits available to you, in alphabetical order by state.


Mental Health Treatment Options at VA

Carbohydrate Questions: Find Out What's Best


The third episode of VA's Fresh Focus podcast series is focused on carbohydrates: whole grains and fiber. Learn healthy tips on adding the healthiest carbohydrates to your plate for energy and nutrition!


Learn About VA's "Fourth Mission" Response to COVID-19

Free Online Yoga Classes Support Well-being


Yoga has numerous benefits for your health and well-being. The Veterans Yoga Project has partnered with VA, Vet Centers, Veterans Service Organizations, and universities to bring these benefits to you.

Join daily, free, live, online yoga classes to build up your emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being.


VA Expands Care for Women Veterans

Free Books and Reading Mobile App for Veteran Families


Once upon a time, social distancing made some daily routines more difficult, such as reading books together.

United Through Reading has made story time for Veteran families easier, with free books and a free, secure phone app that allows Veterans to record themselves reading a book. Children can watch the recordings whenever they want, so Veteran families can enjoy together-time even when they can't be together in-person.


VA Begins Clinical Trial for COVID-19 Treatment

Vets First Podcasts: VA's Research into What Matters to YOU

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VA focuses its research on what matters to Veterans. Join VA for a series of podcasts to learn more about what VA is exploring in its efforts to better serve its Veterans. This week's episode is on treatment of post-traumatic headache. Also check out previous podcasts.


Army Veteran Terrance Hayes: Director of VFW Communications and Public Affairs


Army Veteran Terrence Hayes is the new National Director of Communications for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW). Hayes discusses why it is important to support VSOs and shares what he has learned since starting his position, particularly VFW's little-known benefits available to members and nonmembers.



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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access to VA services for homeless and at-risk Veterans

Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends for more information

Are You a Veteran in Crisis or Concerned About One? 

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)

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