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Fourth Annual Suicide Prevention Summit

Save the date for LDVA’s Fourth Annual Suicide Prevention Summit! This year’s Summit will be held on Friday, Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. at American Legion Post 38 in Baton Rouge. Stay tuned for information about guest speakers. RSVP to Outreach Director Larry Williams at larry.williams@la.gov or 225.276.8626.

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Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony

Save the date for LDVA’s Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony This year’s ceremony will be held on Friday, Sept. 24 at 9 a.m. at the Gold Star Monument in the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park. RSVP to Outreach Director Larry Williams at larry.williams@la.gov or 225.276.8626.

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Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program

Are you a veteran who lost your job due to the COVID-19 pandemic? The Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program was enacted as part of the American Rescue Plan and offers education and training for high-demand jobs to veterans who are unemployed due to the pandemic. Eligible veterans participating in...

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Now hiring LaVetCorps Navigators!

WE’RE HIRING! Are you a student veteran, military retiree or military spouse? You could be a campus Navigator serving Louisiana’s student veterans through the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs’ LaVetCorps program! Visit vetaffairs.la.gov/lavetcorps for program information and an application to apply. Still have questions? Email nikki.clark@la.gov or call 225.219.5518....

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Join our team!

Join our team of healthcare heroes serving Louisiana’s veterans at one of our five state-run veterans homes! CNA Seeking certified nursing assistants at our state-run facility offering competitive base pay (varies by experience) · shift differentials up to $3 per hour for evenings, nights, weekends and holidays · flexible...

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Find your nearest service office.

Individual VA benefits and claims information is only given through an accredited Veterans Assistance Counselor.


You could be eligible for emergency financial assistance through LDVA.

The Military Family Assistance Fund awarded $350,000 to assist 171,000 veterans and their families affected by flooding in 2016. The fund provides support for a variety of financial hardships when certain criteria apply.

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Are you experiencing a crisis?

The Veterans Crisis Line is here to support you.

Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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We care for our elder veterans in VA homes across the state.

Our state-of-the-art facilities provide specialized services for veterans, their spouses, and Gold Star parents in five locations across the state, including Jackson, Bossier City, Monroe, Reserve, and Jennings.

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We honor veterans and their families with dedicated burial honors.

LDVA operates five Veteran Cemeteries across the state, offering a variety of burial options for veterans, spouses, and dependent children. We are proud to honor our service members and their families with beautiful, spacious grounds and a variety of burial benefits.

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