Operate 10 statewide service offices: Belgrade, Billings, Butte, Great Falls, Havre, Helena, Kalispell, Lewistown, Miles City, and Missoula. Prepare and file benefit claims for veterans and their families. Represent veterans and their families in the claims and appeals process of the Federal Department of Veterans Affairs. Provide regularly scheduled veterans outreach services throughout the state. Advise veterans and their families on veterans benefits, and assist in obtaining legal and medical documentation to support claims. Obtain military service records and awards. Coordinate assistance with other veterans service organizations and government agencies. Educate, advise and assist the general public and government agencies on veterans affairs and issues. Administer, operate and maintain State Veterans Cemeteries in accordance with the National Cemetary Administration's National Shrine Standards. Receive donations for State Veterans Cemeteries. Represent the State of Montana as a member of the National Association of State Directors of Veterans Affairs.

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

EMPLOYMENT

Job Search/Placement

Heroes to Hometown

Senior Community Service Employment Programs

EDUCATION

mus.edu/veterans

vubmt.com

Troops to Teachers

University of Montana - Montana Tech - Butte

Montana State University - Billings

Montana State University - Northern

Yellow Ribbon Program

Montgomery GI Bill Active Duty

Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve

Reserve Educational Assistance Program

Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service

Veterans’ Retraining Assistance Program

Survivors’ and Dependents’ Educational Assistance

financial aid office

Post-9/11 GI Bill

GI Bill Comparison Tool

Scholarships for MT children of fallen troops

TRIBAL COLLEGES

Aaniiih Nakoda College

Blackfeet Community College

Chief Dull Knife College

Fort Peck Community College

Little Big Horn College

Salish Kootenai College

Stone Child College

HEALTHCARE

Ambulance Services

Local Transportation

Senior Ride Programs

Project ARCH

Veteran Outpatient Clinics

Occupational Therapy

WOMEN VETERANS

Women Veterans

STATE BENEFITS

National Resource Directory

OEF/OIF Veterans

Social Services for Military Personnel

Military Transition Assistance Programs

Veteran Reintegration Counseling

Montana Veterans Home Loan

Veterans Outreach

Justice for Vets

Stateside Legal Help

Veterans Justice Outreach

Veteran Designation on Your Driver License or ID Card

Volunteers Of America Northern Rockies: Veteran Housing - Helena

Volunteers Of America Northern Rockies: Veteran Housing - Great Falls

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD VASH)

MONTANA VETERANS HOMES

Eastern Montana Veterans Home

Montana Veteran's Home

MONTANA VETERANS CEMETERIES

Helena Cemetery

Miles City Cemetery

Missoula Cemetery

CONTACTS

Montana Veterans Affairs Division

1900 Williams Street
Helena, Montana 59604-5715

406-324-3740

montanadma.org

Veteran Affairs

American Legion Department of Montana

3095 Villard Ave
Helena, MT 59601

406- 443-9790

amlegmt29@mtlegion.org

American Legion Department of Montana Service Officer

Kelly Ackerman
Veterans Service Officer
P.O. Box 1007
Ft. Harrison, MT 59636

406-495-2080
406-495-2003 Fax

E-mail the Service Officer