Common Forms used for new clients:

Click below to download forms if directed:

(Forms should be emailed to

Find your County Veteran Service Office

CVSO Search:

1-888-LINKVET (546-5838) Veterans Linkage Line
Information on veterans’ benefits, healthcare, education, and reintegration. Crisis Connection counselors for 24-hour, seven days a week coverage (including holidays) for immediate crisis intervention and psychological counseling.

Financial Assistance

Minnesota Rent, Mortgage, & Utility Assistance:

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance:

Hennepin County Rental Assistance:

Ramsey County Emergency Assistance:

Dakota County Emergency Assistance:

Anoka County Emergency Assistance:

Washington County Emergency Assistance:

Scott County Emergency Assistance:

Carver County Emergency Assistance:

United Way Housing Assistance:

ICA Emergency Assistance:

The 30-Days Foundation Assistance:

MDVA Subsistence Program:

MDVA Special Needs Grant:

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (must search by county):

Minnesota Military Family Foundation:

Family Assistance Centers:

Wound Warrior Project Emergency Assistance:

Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP):


My Next Move, Veteran Employment Counselors:

Minnesota Workforce Center
Minnesota Workforce for Veterans

Utility Assistance

Scott, Carver, and Dakota Counties Energy Assistance:

Hennepin County Energy Assistance:

Ramsey and Washington Counties Energy Assistance:

Anoka County Energy Assistance:

Government Phones

Access Wireless: 1-800-464-6010,

American Assistance: 866-966-2628,

Assurance Wireless: 1-888-898-4888,

Entouch Wireless: 866-488-8719,

Life Wireless: 1-888-543-3620,

StandUp Wireless: 1-800-544-4441,

Food and Meals:




Service-Connected Disability:

Minnesota Supplemental Aid:

General Assistance:



More Assistance

American Bar Association Homeless Veterans Justice Initiative
Homelessness Resource Exchange
HousingLink Housing and rental assistance
Interagency Council on Homelessness
Military OneSource General assistance for returning service members
Military Saves
Minneapolis VA Medical Center
Minnesota American Legion
Minnesota AMVETS
Minnesota Association of County Veteran Service Officers
Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless
Minnesota Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Minnesota Disabled American Veterans
Minnesota Veterans Homes
Minnesota VFW
MN DVA Higher education information through the MN DVA
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
National Coalition for the Homeless
National Alliance to End Homelessness
National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty
Northland Vietnam Veterans Association
Ultimate Guide to Hearing Health for Veterans
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Veterans Rest Camp
Vietnam Veterans of America
Vietnam Veterans of Southern Minnesota
Wilder Foundation

The eBenefits Portal

The eBenefits Portal is an online resource that veterans can use to find and manage benefit-related information. The website will allow veterans to follow the development process of their claim among many other things.

National Resource Directory (NRD)

A Web-based directory to help wounded warriors identify resources available to assist them in transitioning back to civilian life. The National Resource Directory encompasses more than 10,000 services and resources.

Guide to State Educational Veterans Benefits

Veterans pursuing their educational goals are usually eligible for “educational assistance for students” in most states. Educational benefits for veterans and their dependents, particularly the children of deceased and disabled veterans, are also available in some states. has developed an on-line general summary of educational benefits for veterans and their dependents. The site provides a state-by-state breakdown of benefits available.

Northern Region

5209 Ramsey Street Duluth, MN 55807

Southern Region

724 Madison Avenue Mankato, MN 56001

Metro Region

1000 University Avenue West Suite 10, St. Paul, MN 55104