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6 Reasons You Should Download the VA Health and Benefits Mobile App

Manage your VA appointments, message your providers and learn about all the top reasons to download the VA Health and Benefits Mobile App.



Upcoming Events

(All times ET unless noted)

Sept. 29, 12-1 p.m. – Understanding Substance Abuse
Sept. 30 APPLICATION DEADLINE - Veterans in Residence Business Incubator
Sept. 30, 12-3 p.m. – Virtual Franchise Fair
Sept. 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. PT – Veteran Stand Down - Placerville, CA
Oct. 4, 8-9:30 p.m. – Effective Communication Workshop
Oct. 5, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – The American Latino Veterans Association
Oct. 5, 1-1:15 p.m. – Wellbeing You: 15 Minutes of Wellbeing Practice
Oct. 5, 3-4 p.m. – Military to Manufacturing Hiring Event
Oct. 5, 8-9 p.m. – Online Caregiver Chat
Oct. 6, 8-9 p.m. – Sharing the Journey Online Support Group


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Ask Your Questions Now: New Presumptives and Eligibilities

You are invited to the Q&A hosted by Together We Served and the Department of Veterans Affairs on Oct. 6 at 1 p.m. ET. VA subject matter experts will be answering your questions related to burn pits, agent orange, toxic exposures and survivors benefits. Ask your questions now!


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Win a 2023 Toyota Tundra

Veterans, active-duty military and their spouses can take home a 2023 Toyota Tundra by entering the fifth annual Hiring Our Heroes’ “Committed to America’s Heroes Sweepstakes.”


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Free Peer Support for Veterans Experiencing Feelings of Moral Injury

Volunteers of America is offering Veterans free access to an online program that allows them to share their stories of moral injury and to connect with and support other Veterans. 


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Support Your Mental Health Care with VA's Virtual Tools

VA offers Veterans secure virtual tools for mental health care outside the traditional office visit, including VA Video Connect, where you can connect with your mental health providers from the comfort of your home.


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Tell Your Friends About New PACT Act VA Health Care Eligibility

With the passage of the 2022 PACT Act, certain Post-9/11 Veterans are eligible for expanded VA benefits. Help spread the word to encourage your fellow Veterans to enroll for VA health care during a special enrollment period: October 1, 2022 – October 1, 2023.


Learn more about bipolar disorder, treatment options, self-help tools, and resources to manage bipolar-related challenges

Veteran Jobs

Post a free job to RallyPoint's community consisting of nearly 2 million Veterans, spouses, caregivers and survivors.


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Win $100 Gift Card by Answering the Following Question:

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Peet's complimentary small drip coffee with ANY purchase in participating Coffeebars on National Coffee Day, Thursday, September 29 only.

Yankee Candle 10% off in retail stores, outlet stores and online. This discount can be combined with any other in-store or coupon discount.

LinkedIn Free 1-year Premium Career subscription, including one year of access to LinkedIn Learning.


VA Welcome Kit

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Find a VA facility near you.


VA is here for you.

1-800-MyVA411 (800-698-2411) is always the right number

Veterans Crisis Line988 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255
Vet Centers: 1-877-927-8387
Homeless Veteran Resources: 1-877-424-3838 or Chat
White House VA Hotline: 1-855-948-2311

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Update Your Address and Contact Information Online

Are you moving, currently receiving benefits or prescriptions, or enrolled in VA health care and want to know how to change your address? You can update your personal contact information anytime, anywhere through Log in or create a free account today!


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