Resources for Veterans

Veterans Crisis Line:1-800-273-8255


Who Represents you? Find your legislative contacts

Local Resources in Central Minnesota

County Veterans Servicing Officers Directory

Know your county?  Find your CVSO contact information quickly and easily.

St. Cloud Standdown

St. Cloud StandDown, Inc. began in 1998, to serve as both a large one-day event to help homeless veterans, as well as a consistent organization to help homeless veterans across Central Minnesota or those leaving the VA or other help centers.

Veteran Resources at St. Cloud Technical & Community College


MN Military & Veterans Exchange provides information related to creating healthier military and prior service communities.

211 United Way (Community Resources) 

Enter ‘veterans’ in the search box and your zip code in the box next to it. Lists multiple resources.

Tribal Veteran Service Officer 

Native Americans – highest record of military service; least likely to request benefits!  Find more . . .

United Veterans Legislative Council of MN

Select your branch of service and get news, legislative information and upcoming deployments.

MN Department of Veterans Affairs, Higher Education Veterans Programs.

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Legislative Updates

Listing of All National Service Offices

Midwest VA Medical Centers

All of the regional Midwest VA Medical Centers and clinics.

Minnesota Association of County Veterans Service Officers

The MACVSO collaborates with veterans service organizations to secure benefits for veterans. Click to find your local County Veterans Service Officer.

Minnesota Community Based Outreach Clinics

In addition to the Midwest VA Medical Centers, there are also a number Community Based Outreach Clinics.

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)

The MDVA serves Minnesota veterans, their dependents and survivors, in securing benefits provided by federal and state laws.

Minnesota Veterans

On this user-friendly website you’ll find general information about many of the services in the state of Minnesota for veterans and their families.

Minnesota Veterans Home

The mission of the Veterans Homes is to oversee and guarantee high-quality health care for Veterans and dependents in its care.

Free Urns for Veterans



Hearts & Hammers assists local, low income homeowners whose exterior of their homes is deteriorating and may even be in danger of losing their homes.

Minnesota Disabled American Veterans

Provides free, professional assistance to disabled veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services.

Minnesota Homeless Veteran Registry

The Minnesota Homeless Veteran Registry helps ensure that Veterans experiencing homelessness have access to appropriate housing and services. If you are a Veteran and choose to join, a team of housing and service professionals will work together to help you access housing and services to meet your needs.

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV)

Provides assistance for veterans dealing with homelessness and other life crises.

Resources for Veterans and Service Members (Minnesota State)

Find education, career, life planning, and financial resources.   Minnesota State also provides military to college tools to help you map your military training and experience to your education goals.

Troops to Teachers

This U.S. Department of Education and Department of Defense program assists eligible military personnel begin new careers as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed. Financial as well as referral and placement assistance is provided.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Federal benefits and services.