Honoring Those Who Served U.S.
With 1.6 million veterans, Florida is the most veteran-friendly state in the nation. The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs is the premier point of entry for Florida veterans to access earned services, benefits and support. Thank you for your service. We honor you.
Benefits & Services
The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs advocates with purpose and passion for Florida veterans and links them to superior services, benefits and support. Take advantage of the many federal, state and local benefits available to you. READ MORE »
State Veterans’ Homes
The Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs operates six skilled nursing facilities in Daytona Beach, Land O’ Lakes, Pembroke Pines, Springfield, Port Charlotte and St. Augustine, and one assisted living facility in Lake City. READ MORE »
Spotlight: Vietnam Veterans
Florida is home to more than 449,000 Vietnam-era veterans, so it is very likely that one in four veterans you meet in the Sunshine State is a Vietnam veteran. On behalf of a grateful nation, thank you for your service. READ MORE »
Spotlight: Women Veterans
The Sunshine State is home to the third largest population of women veterans in the nation, with more than 140,000. Many women veterans don’t know that they are eligible for federal and state benefits, which include special programs for them. READ MORE »
Florida Veterans Foundation
Established by the Florida Legislature, the Florida Veterans Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Direct Support Organization of the FDVA. Tax deductible contributions help to fulfill our mission to provide assistance to Florida’s veterans and their families. Donate Today