Our Mission

The West Virginia Department of Veterans Assistance is a cabinet-level agency dedicated to providing services and benefits assistance to veterans. The department’s work brings in $2 Billion of federal benefits per year to West Virginia veterans. The department operates 16 field and claims offices throughout the state, with staff members conducting more than 250 benefits consultations daily. Additionally, the department operates West Virginia’s State veterans cemetery, veterans-only homeless shelter and veterans nursing facility.

West Virginia Veterans Resource Guide
The WVDVA has released a Veterans Resource Guide, to be used as a ready reference for the benefits and other resources availiable to veterans throughout the state. To download the resource guide, click here