Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs


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General Information
Description of ProgramThe Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs provides resources and assistance to Pennsylvania's one million veterans and their families, and provides quality care for aging and disabled veterans.

The Department also prepares and deploys the Pennsylvania National Guard for worldwide combat and combat support operations and provides trained personnel to state and local authorities in times of natural disaster or civil strife.

It provides financial assistance, in the form of grants, to eligible Pennsylvania service members and their eligible family members through the Pennsylvania Military Family Relief Assistance Program (PA MFRAP).

The Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs offers its veterans six extended care facilities throughout the state. The level of care provided includes personal care, skilled nursing care, domicilliary care, and dementia care. These facilities offer qualified veterans and their spouses dedicated, superior care.
LocationLebanon
Geographic AreaPennsylvania: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureApply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.
 
Client Information
EligibilityYou may be eligible for DMVA benefits if you are a: veteran; veteran's dependent; surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran; uniformed service member; present or former reservist or National Guard member.
 
Availability
Hours of OperationMonday through Friday, 8:15am to 4:30pm
 
Contact Information
Contact's NameDavid Heiland
Contact's PositionDirector for Veterans Programs
Contact's Phone717-861-2856
Physical Site Address 1Fort Indiantown Gap
Physical Site Address 2Building 7-36
Physical Site City, State, ZipAnnville, PA 17003
Main Phone717-861-8719
Hotline PhoneVeterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Program EmailRA-DMVA_WebMaster@state.pa.us
Web Addresswww.dmva.state.pa.us
 
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
This Program: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
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