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Louisiana Veterans Legislation 2018

To see an updated report on LDVA and Veteran-related bills that made it out of the 2018 Regular Legislative Session, please click here: 2018 Veterans Legislation.    

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June is PTSD Awareness Month

About PTSD Awareness The National Center for PTSD promotes awareness of PTSD and effective treatments throughout the year. Starting in 2010, Congress named June 27th PTSD Awareness Day (S. Res. 541). In 2014, the Senate designated the full month of June for National PTSD Awareness (S. Res. 481). Efforts...

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Life After War: Adjusting to the New Normal

William V. Hines is a simple man with an extraordinary story that starts in small Louisiana town and leads to redemption through service. He is a resident at one of the five state-of-the-art Veterans homes that Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) operates, and he is an inspiration to...

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

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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 four 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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