Off-Campus Resources for Student Veterans

Commonwealth of Virginia Resources

Virginia Department of Veterans Services
Richmond Office: 804-786-0286
Roanoke Benefits Office
210 Franklin Road SW, Suite 810
Roanoke, VA 24011
(540) 597-1730

Southewst Virginia Veterans Cemetery
The cemetery is open to the public for visitation everyday during daylight hours. Cemetery administrative offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
5550 Bagging Plant Road
Dublin, VA 24084
(540) 674-6893

Virginia Employment Commission - Veterans
Veterans from all periods of military service are eligible for job referral, job training and job placement assistance through the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC). Veterans may access these employment services through a statewide network of VEC offices. We also work with those that are currently transitioning out of the military.
Radford Office:
6226 University Park Dr.
Suite 1300
Radford, VA 24141
Phone: (540) 831-5980
Fax: (540) 831-4001
Karen Akers, Manager

Virginia Veteran and Family Support (formerly the Virginia Wounded Warrior Project)
Services Offered:
Through a regional consortia of Community Service Boards, brain injury services providers and other public and private services providers in the West region of the state. VVFS offers:

  • Assessment of individual and family needs and direct provision of needed services available through the CSBs’ outpatient treatment programs
  • Linkages to veterans benefits services, transportation sources, housing and employment assistance programs, and financial assistance
  • Veterans networking, peer support groups, and family support groups throughout Southwest Virginia
    Southwestern Regional Director
    (540) 556-9112

Virginia Veterans Resource Guide
An online flipbook with comprehensive information for veterans living in Virginia

Medical Services

Salem VA Medical Center
1970 Roanoke Blvd.
Salem, VA 24153
(540) 982-2463

Veterans Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255
Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line. To reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. No matter what you are experiencing, there is support for getting your life back on track.
What to Expect:
A trained responder will answer your call, text, or chat and ask you a few questions. You can decide how much you want to share.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(800) 273-8255

Federal Government Resources

VA Benefits – general access page

eBenefits – Gateway to benefit information

VA Education and Training Benefits
VA education benefits help Veterans, Service members, and their qualified family members with needs like paying college tuition, finding the right school or training program, and getting career counseling. Learn how to apply for and manage the education and training benefits you've earned.

  • GI Bill Hotline: 1-888-GIBILL-1 (888-442-4551)