To advocate with purpose and passion for Florida veterans and link them to superior services, benefits and support.

FDVA is the premier point of entry for Florida veterans to access earned services, benefits and support.

24 Hour Veterans Crisis Line 800-273-8255 Press 1


Employ Florida Vets

Vet Net

Veterans Preference

Job Placement and Training

Outreach Assistance

Fresh From Florida Careers

VA for Vets


Hiring Veterans

Homeless Veterans Reintegration Project

Military on Active Duty


Military and Veteran Spouses

Florida National Guard

Florida Jobs


DoD Military Tuition Assistance Program

State Approving Agency

Troops to Teachers

Florida State Yellow Ribbon Program

Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans and Servicemembers


Returning Service Members Mental Health Support

Suicide Prevention

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


Substance Abuse

South Central VA Health Care Network

Sunshine Healthcare Network


Military Sexual Trauma

Women's Bureau (WB)

Women's Health Rights and Cancer Act

U.S. Department of Labor for Women Veterans

Homeless Women Veterans

VA Center for Women Veterans

Women Veterans Health Care


Returning Service Members

Other Available Property Tax Benefits

Florida State Yellow Ribbon Program

Military License Plate

Military Gold Sportsman's License

Governor’s Veterans Service Awards

Gold Star Families

Veterans Florida

Home Loans

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Property Tax Exemptions for Active/Disabled/Retired Veterans

25% discount off Annual State Park Entrance Passes for active/guard/reserve/retired veterans

Free Lifetime State Park Entrance Passes veterans who have service-connected disabilities

Free Lifetime State Park Entrance Passes for surviving spouses and parents of deceased veterans


Robert H. Jenkins Jr. Veterans’ Domiciliary Home in Lake City

Emory L. Bennett State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Daytona Beach

Baldomero Lopez State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Land O’ Lakes

Alexander “Sandy” Nininger Veterans’ Nursing Home in Pembroke Pines

Clifford C. Sims State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Panama City

Douglas T. Jacobson State Veterans’ Nursing Home in Port Charlotte

Clyde E. Lassen State Veterans’ Nursing Home in St. Augustine


Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs
11351 Ulmerton Road

Suite 311-K
Largo, FL 33778-1630


American Legion Department of Florida

1912A Lee Road
Orlando, FL 32810

407-299-0901 Fax

American Legion Department of Florida  Service Officer

Charles Elliott
33 Market St
Room 103
Apalachicola, FL 32320

866-421-5873 Fax

E-mail the Service Officer