September 19, 2017

My HealtheVet has a new look – Check it out!

VA is committed to serving Veterans and providing them with the best possible health care. This is why VA redesigned My HealtheVet and adopted U.S. Web […]
September 15, 2017

Are you eligible for more VA benefits? New web matrix explains primary, derivative benefits

At the Veterans Benefits Administration, we often come in contact with people who ask, What are my benefits? What am I eligible for? Or, I receive […]
September 13, 2017

Veterans Crisis Line to open third call center in Topeka, Kansas

VA is opening a Veterans Crisis Line (VCL) call center in Topeka, Kansas, the third such center nationwide, and expects to hire 100 employees to staff […]
September 13, 2017

VA awards grants to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and families

Today, VA announced it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families. The grants were awarded under […]
September 12, 2017

VA and Walgreens team up to fight influenza by providing free flu shots

As fall approaches, VA health care providers are preparing their annual fight against influenza. “Flu teams” are busy putting up posters, sending out notices and printing […]
September 11, 2017

VA awards $188 million in grant funding to help homeless Veterans

Today, the VA announced $188 million in grants for two programs benefiting homeless Veterans. The grants were made through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program, […]
September 7, 2017

VA unveils claims submission option that promises to complete claims within 30 days

As part of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ continued efforts to improve timeliness of services for Veterans and their families, VA unveiled the Decision Ready Claims […]
September 2, 2017

September marks Suicide Prevention Month

The message from VA to the friends and families of Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month is simple: Be there. “We know that in 2014, an average of […]
August 18, 2017

Organizations receiving FY 2018 Homeless Provider Grants receive extension of funding

VA secretary Dr. David Shulkin recently announced an extension of funding to organizations that applied for Fiscal Year 2018 grants under VA’s Homeless Providers’ Grant and Per […]