For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You are NOT alone!
Veterans in Florida, call the Florida Veterans Support Line at 1-844-MyFLVet (693-5838) or 2-1-1.


Hope for Healing

July 14, 2021

New initiative navigates the many ways Floridians, including Veterans, can access help for mental health and substance abuse. Hope For Healing was started by First Lady Casey DeSantis – a partnership across state agencies. … READ MORE »

Governor’s Challenge

June 21, 2021

The Florida Governor’s Challenge is changing the narrative on mental health – especially when it comes to preventing suicide among service members, Veterans, and their families.… READ MORE »

Veterans’ Claims Examiners

April 9, 2020

To contact a FDVA Veterans’ Claims Examiner, call (727) 319-7440 and they’ll return your call within 24 hours. You may also contact them via e-mail at… READ MORE »

Florida Legislative Update

January 4, 2018

The 2022 Florida Legislative Session began Jan. 11 and ends March 11. To follow the status of veteran-related legislation, click “Read More.”… READ MORE »

2017 Class of the Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame

March 9, 2017

Accepting nominations for Florida Veterans’ Hall of Fame… READ MORE »

We’re Looking For You!

July 8, 2016

We’re hiring CNAs, LPNs, RNs and Health Care Professionals for FDVA State Veterans’ Homes. Learn more about joining our team of dedicated professionals.… READ MORE »

Request Military Records

August 21, 2012

Most veterans’ benefits require proof of military service through an official discharge document, often called a DD-214, or one of its predecessors. You may request a free copy of your military service record through the National Archives by clicking the “Read More” below.… READ MORE »