The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MACV) will be holding the 22nd annual Metro Area Veterans’ StandDown August 5 ‐ 6 at the Boy Scout Base Camp at Fort Snelling. Free on‐site assistance for homeless and underserved Veterans will include a VA medical clinic, hot meals, clothing, VA benefit information, hygiene kits, legal assistance (including court, federal and state tax assistance), housing and employment assistance, mental health resources, DMV, haircuts, chaplaincy, public benefits information, and more. There will be a free shuttle to and from the Fort Snelling Light Rail Station. Shuttles will also be picking up Veterans from local shelters.
ST. PAUL — Supplementing Governor Mark Dayton's Executive Order 14-11, the following counties are now eligible for Disaster Relief Grants from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs through Executive Order 14-12: Anoka, Chippewa, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Itasca, Kandiyohi, La Qui Parle, Martin, Marshall, Stearns, Wabasha, Washington, Watonwan, Wright, and Yellow Medicine.
ST. PAUL — As a result of recent flooding and storms, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) is offering Disaster Relief Grants for reimbursable expenses to Veterans in Beltrami, Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hubbard, Jackson, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Lyon, Koochiching, McLeod, Morrison, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pipestone, Ramsey, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Roseau, Saint Louis, Scott, Sibley, Steele, Todd, and Waseca , per the Governor’s Emergency Executive Order 14-11.
Call 1-888-LinkVet (546-5838) for all Veteran-related questions. The information on this website is available in alternative formats; contact MDVA’s Affirmative Action Office.