The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is a cabinet level state agency dedicated to serving Veterans and their families by assisting them in securing state and federal benefits, and by providing programs and services relating to higher education, benefits, burial, claims, outreach and Veterans preference. MDVA also operates five Veterans Homes throughout the state, providing a continuum of long-term care for its Residents, with a strong emphasis on remembering and recognizing the service and sacrifices of all Veterans.

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EMPLOYMENT

Minnesota Workforce Center

MinnesotaWorks.net

How to Find a Job

Women Venture

How to Hire a Veteran

Employment Services

Business Resources

PositivelyMinnesota.com/Veterans

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon network

Small Business Development Centers

Veteran Status Verification Request Form

Minnesota Department of Transportation

Veteran-owned businesses

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

APPRENTICE OCCUPATIONS IN MINNESOTA

Construction

Graphic production

Power Trade

Manufacturing

Service

Professional

EDUCATION

MyMilitary GPS Lifeplan

Veteran Education Assistance

Higher Education Veterans Program coordinators

Minnesota GI Bill

OJT and Apprenticeship

License and Certifications Programs

National Exams

On Campus Resource Centers

State Approving Agency

Surviving Spouse Education Benefit

HEALTHCARE

Claims

Health Resources

Veterans Outreach

Dental Assistance

Optical Assistance

Minnesota Service CORE

Free public transportation for disabled Veterans

STATE BENEFITS

Disaster Relief

Financial Assistance

Gold Star Families

Special Needs Grant

Homeless Veteran Prevention and Assistance

Homeless Veteran Registry

Special Needs Grant

Keys for Heroes

Minnesota State vehicle registration tax relief

Minnesota State Parks

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Military and Veteran personal hunting fishing licensing and lottery safety exemptions benefits

Exemption from fees and renewal of licenses, certifications, and registrations

Market value exclusion on homestead property of disabled Veterans, primary family caregivers, and surviving spouses

WOMEN VETERANS

US Dept. of Defense Safe Helpline

Federal VA Center for Women Veterans

Federal VA Military Sexual Trauma Information

Fargo VA Medical Center

Minneapolis VA Medical Center

Sioux Falls VA Medical Center

St. Cloud VA Medical Center

Women Veteran Organizations

Women's Trauma Recovery Program, Menlo Park, CA

US Dept. of Labor Women Veteran Employment Resources

US Dept. of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response

Minnesota National Guard Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program

MINNESOTA VETERANS HOMES

Fergus Falls

Luverne

Hastings

Minneapolis

Silver Bay

Adult Day Center

Minnesota Veterans Homes Application Form

MINNESOTA CEMETERIES

Little Falls

Preston

Military Funeral Honors

Grave Markers

Presidential Memorial Certificates

CONTACTS

MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Veterans Service Building
20 W. 12th St.
St. Paul, MN 55155
651-296-2562

State Veterans Service Officer

Tribal Veterans Service Officers

American Legion Department of Minnesota
Veterans Service Building
20 W. 12th St
Room 300A
St. Paul, MN 55155-2000
651-291-1800 
651-291-1057 Fax

E-mail the Department Headquarters

American Legion Department of Minnesota Service Officer
Jeremy Wolfsteller
Federal Building
1 Federal Dr.
Room 191
ST Paul, MN 55111

612-970-5662
612-467-3849 VHA
612-970-5402 VBA
612-970-5796 Fax

E-mail the Service Officer