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Outreach Event Request Form

Thank you for your interest in having the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs participate in your event.  The Outreach Program is equipped with two personnel who are available to staff resource tables and to provide general overviews of veteran benefits and services in Maryland.  The Service and Benefits Program is better equipped to provide in  Read More…


Guide and Service Dogs

Guide and Service Dog Information and Resources What are guide dogs? According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, guide dogs are trained to lead the blind or vision impaired. The dog acts as a pilot to direct its owner in a straight line unless directed to turn, while avoiding obstacles in all directions.  Read More…


2017 Legislative Session Update

The 2017 Maryland General Assembly Legislative Session ended on Monday April 10, 2017.  The final legislative update is provided here.  Bills highlighted have passed. Visit the Maryland General Assembly for more information.   11 April 2017 Legislative Update


2016 Annual Report

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs 2016 Annual Report is now available.  Highlights from the report include: The Service Program, in FY16, submitted 4,865 disability compensation and pension claims for adjudication to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Maryland Veterans received over 29 million dollars in new/increased and one-time monthly cash benefits with support from  Read More…


Tax Preparation, Financial Education and Coaching

Tax Preparation and Taxpayer Assistance: Maryland CASH Campaign through its partners offers free tax preparation for those earning under $54,000 annually. For tax site information, visit: http://mdcash.org/free-tax-preparation/info-for-taxpayers/free-tax-prep-locations/ Need help finding the nearest free tax preparation program? Click here for a full listing of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE)  Read More…


Homeless Services

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans 1-877-424-3838

If a veteran in your community is experiencing or is at risk for homelessness there are a number of ways to refer them for help. Homelessness and Housing Services Resource Guide: For veterans experiencing homelessness and the providers who serve them. (available for download) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Services for Homeless Veterans The U.S.  Read More…


Local County Resources for Veterans

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has identified local county resources for veterans and their families.  A number of counties in Maryland have local veterans commissions, work groups and councils which are designed to support constituents in specific regions of the State.  If your County provides local services to military service members and veterans, and  Read More…


Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Flags in front of Charlotte Hall

Charlotte Hall Veterans Home has been proudly “Serving Those Who Served” since 1985.  The Home is situated on 126 beautiful acres in St. Mary’s County, and offers and a continuum of care from the 168-bed assisted living program to the 286-bed skilled nursing program.   Charlotte Hall Veterans Home also offers memory care in secure units.  Read More…


Housing Services

Maryland offers a number of programs designed to support home ownership and to ensure the availability of affordable housing.  The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development facilitates a number of these programs, in addition to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs which provides services under the U.S. VA Health Care System.  Programs exist to  Read More…


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