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USDVA and LDVA partner on I Am Not Invisible project

ATTENTION LOUISIANA WOMEN VETERANS I Am Not Invisible is a project of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs featuring a photo collection honoring the service of America’s women veterans and acknowledging their diverse contributions in military service and beyond. Would you like to be featured as one of Louisiana’s...

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Main Street Recovery Program offers grants to veteran-owned small businesses

The Main Street Recovery Program, administered by the Louisiana Department of the Treasury, is a grant authorizing $40 million in aid to be distributed to women, minority and veteran-owned small businesses in Louisiana. Applications will open on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at https://www.louisianamainstreet.com/. During the first 21 days, the...

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LDVA launches Project LOVE, asks Louisianans to write veterans

July 1, 2020 LDVA LAUNCHES PROJECT LOVE, ASKS LOUISIANANS TO WRITE VETERANS BATON ROUGE, La.—Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary COL Joey Strickland is launching Project LOVE (Love Our Veterans Every day), an initiative to show veterans our love and support, especially during the current COVID-19 pandemic. COL Strickland...

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LDVA’s LaVetCorps Program is hiring!

Do you want to serve Louisiana’s student veterans? YOU could be a campus Navigator through the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs’ LaVetCorps program! As a LaVetCorps Navigator, you would: provide a safe and welcoming space for student veterans; provide referrals for Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs services and other...

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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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