Mesa Vets ConnectMesa Vets Connect - A Resource for Veterans

Arizona 2-1-1- Arizona’s key source of integrated community information and referral services that brings people and services together to meet vital needs.
PHONE: 2-1-1 (when calling in Arizona)
ONLINE: www.211arizona.org
 
Arizona Coalition for Military Families- Connection point of information and resources for military, government and community organizations.
PHONE: 602-753-8802
ONLINE:  www.ArizonaCoalition.org 
 
Arizona Department of Economic Security- Employment placement services (veterans receive priority of service), including Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program specialists (DVOPs) & Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives (LVERs).
ONLINE: www.AZDES.gov/veterans/
 
Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services- Enriches and honors Arizona’s veterans and their families through education, advocacy and service as well as provides information and assistance with federal and state benefits to veterans and their dependents.
ONLINE:  www.AZDVS.gov


Arizona Disabled American Veterans- Provides volunteer opportunities, job related opportunities, and other necessary resources to disabled veterans in the greater Phoenix area.
PHONE: 602-678-0333
ONLINE: www.azdav.org

 

Department of Veteran Affairs – Southeast Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) - Gilbert Location
The clinic is based on a primary care model of health care that has physicians, physician's assistants and nurse practitioners who provide care. The clinic has several medical and psychiatric specialties available on site: for example, there is psychiatry, psychology, dermatology, gastroenterology and rheumatology. The clinic also has its own pharmacy, laboratory, social workers and dietitian.  Additionally, this is a brand-new facility which opened on April 2, 2014 and has over 60,000 sq.ft. of clinic space.  Free parking is available.  Please see the link below for additional information.
3285 S. Val Vista Dr.
Gilbert, AZ 85297
PHONE:  480-397-2800
ONLINE:  http://www.phoenix.va.gov/locations/southeast.asp

 

 

Department of Veteran Affairs – Mesa’s Vet Center Location
Provides a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible veterans as a pathway to a more satisfying post-war readjustment to civilian life.
1303 South Longmore, Suite 5
Mesa, AZ 85202
PHONE:  480-610-6727  Or  877-927-8387
ONLINE:  http://www.va.gov/directory/guide/facility.asp?id=5609

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East Valley Veterans Education Center- Provides educational outreach and college advisement services to veterans and their families.
PHONE: 480-384-9850
ONLINE: www.evvec.org
 
Help for Homeless Veterans Line- Available 24/7 to connect service members, veterans and family members who are homeless or at-risk of becoming homeless to local resources.
PHONE: 1-877-424-3838

Home Modification Assistance - Maricopa County Human Services Department (MCHSD) is pleased to offer veterans assistance with modifying their home to provide greater accessibility. Funding for the Housing Opportunity for Service Disabled Veterans Program (HOSDV) is made available through the Arizona Attorney General's Office. Program approval is dependent on availability of funds.
PHONE: 602-506-5911
ONLINE: http://www.hsd.maricopa.gov/Divisions/Community-Development/Housing-Programs/Veterans-Home-Improvement.aspx


Law for Veterans - A one-stop clearinghouse for access to legal and other important veteran benefit information. 
ONLINE: www.LawForVeterans.org

Mesa Community College Office of Veteran Services-  Serves as a comprehensive one-stop shop for potential and current MCC Veteran students and military family members by offering assistance through every step of the higher education process.
PHONE:  480-461-7425
ONLINE:  https://www.mesacc.edu/veteran-services


Military One Source- Provides assistance nation-wide to active military, as well as veterans transitioning within a 6 month discharge period.
ONLINE: www.militaryonesource.mil/
 
National Veterans Crisis Line- Available 24/7 to any service member, veteran, family member experiencing a crisis or are concerned about someone.
PHONE: 1-800-273-8255, option 1
ONLINE: www.VeteransCrisisLine.net
TEXT: 838255


Personal Branding Resume Engine – A free on-line tool that translates your military experience into relatable job qualifications.
ONLINE: www.ResumeEngine.org

 

Phoenix Chapter of Team RWB - Our chapters and communities deliver consistent, local opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. They host weekly fitness activities, monthly social events, and participate in local races and events together.
CONTACT: Roland Gonzalez, (602) 689-1182
ONLINE: www.teamrwb.org


Save the Family (East Valley) - Provides support services to assist low-income veteran families.  
PHONE: 480-898-0228 x110
ONLINE: www.SavetheFamily.org


Tax Assistance – The Mesa United Way offers free income tax preparation assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
ONLINE: http://www.mesaunitedway.org/vita-tax-preparation-help
 

Tax Assistance (Free Software) – The Mesa United Way’s VITA program also offers free software for residents to file their taxes for free. 
ONLINE: https://www.mesaunitedway.org/file-your-own-taxes-free
 

Tax Assistance (Veteran “Back Taxes”) – Additionally, the Mesa United Way VITA program is able to assist Veterans with prior year tax return filing.
ONLINE: http://www.mesaunitedway.org/prior-year-returns-and-year-round-tax-services


Veterans Benefits Administration- Provides benefits to eligible veterans and dependents, including compensation & pension, home loans, vocational rehabilitation & employment, education, and insurance.
PHONE: 1-800-827-1000
ONLINE: www.Benefits.VA.gov/phoenix/
 
Veterans Health Administration- Provides health care to eligible veterans.
PHONE:
ONLINE: www.Phoenix.VA.gov
 


 

 

Contact
Ruth Giese

Office of Diversity

20 E. Main Street, Suite 250
Mesa, AZ 85211
tel. 480.644.5033

AzRelay 7-1-1 

Hours
7am-6pm
Monday-Thursday

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