Veterans Resources

Benefits

How Can I Help: A Guide to VA Services
Checklists for Applying for VA Benefits
VA Center for Minority Veterans
Expanded Access to Military Shopping
Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act 2019

Benefit Services (Disability Compensation, Pension including Aid & Attendance, VA Health Care, DD214 requests)
Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs - Frederick, MD 301-600-2155
ebenefits (online claims system) 1-800-983-0937

Transportation

Veterans Transportation Network (through Martinsburg VA Medical Center)  
TransIT-Plus Application

Education

https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/contact_us.asp 1-888-442-4551
Frederick Community College 
Mount St. Mary’s University

Employment

Frederick County Workforce Services, 301-600-2355
Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA)

 Small Business Guide to the CARES Act

 Guide to Employers Seeking Veterans

EEOC and Employment Opportunities for Disabled Veterans

Housing

Homeless Veterans Call 1-877-424-3838
VA Home Loans 1-888-768-2132
Senior Housing Resources in Frederick County
Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, 301-631-2670 (general intake).  

Frederick County Department of Housing and Community Development Contacts:

Medical

Health Care Options Through VA (Mission Act)
Live Healthy Prescription Drug Discount Program
VAC Healthcare Presentation 3-20-19
Fort Detrick VA Outpatient Clinic 800-817-3807
Martinsburg VA Medical Center 304-263-0811  
Richard Barquist Army Medical Clinic (Ft. Detrick) 301-619-7175

Mental Health

Operation Roll Call is a free service of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans will receive regular check-in calls and a chance to talk to someone who can offer support. Call 1-877-770-4801 to enroll.

InTransition is a free, and confidential  program that offers specialized coaching and assistance to ALL military members and Veterans who are seeking behavioral health care services.  These services are accessible 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Contact https://pdhealth.mil/inTransition or call 800-424-7877.  There is also a Psychological Health Resource Center available to family 24/7/365. 866-966-1020

National Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-8255 (or text 838255)
The Vet Center (Counseling Services) 304-263-6776
Maryland Access Point (Seniors and Disabled)
Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans 
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals 301-588-8700  
National Alliance on Mental Illness 800-950-NAMI or text NAMI to 741741

Legal

There is a virtual pro bono legal clinic at the DC VA Medical Center every other Friday, from 10 AM to 2 PM.  Call 202-733-3317 to make an appointment.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233

Maryland Legal Aid Joining Forceslegal assistance for low income Veterans.

Free Women Veterans Legal Clinic

Burials

Headstones & Markers 1-800-697-6947
National Cemetery Scheduling 1-800-535-1117

To Apply for a Printed ID Card

www.Vets.gov

Discharge Records

Military Discharge Records WWII-Maryland 410-396-8013
Military Discharge Records, including DD214’s 314-801-0800

Veterans Organizations

AMVETS
The American Legion
VFW Post 3285

National Association for Black Veterans