Mesa 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)
Arizona Coalition for Military Families-
Connection point of information and resources for military,
government and community organizations.
Arizona Department of Economic Security-
Employment placement services (veterans receive priority of
service), including Disabled Veterans’ Outreach Program
specialists (DVOPs) & Local Veterans’ Employment
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.
Arizona Disabled American Veterans-
Provides volunteer opportunities, job related opportunities,
and other necessary resources to disabled veterans in the
greater Phoenix area.
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
Department of Veteran Affairs – Mesa’s Vet Center
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
East Valley Veterans Education Center-
Provides educational outreach and college advisement
services to veterans and their families.
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
Law for Veterans - A one-stop clearinghouse
for access to legal and other important veteran benefit
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
Military One Source- Provides assistance
nation-wide to active military, as well as veterans
transitioning within a 6 month discharge period.
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
Personal Branding Resume Engine – A free
on-line tool that translates your military experience into
relatable job qualifications.
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
Save the Family (East Valley) - Provides
support services to assist low-income veteran families.
PHONE: 480-898-0228 x110
Tax Assistance – The Mesa United Way offers free income
tax preparation assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax
Assistance (VITA) program.
Tax Assistance (Free Software) – The Mesa United Way’s VITA
program also offers free software for residents to file their
taxes for free.
Tax Assistance (Veteran “Back Taxes”) – Additionally, the
Mesa United Way VITA program is able to assist Veterans with
prior year tax return filing.
Veterans Benefits Administration- Provides
benefits to eligible veterans and dependents, including
compensation & pension, home loans, vocational
rehabilitation & employment, education, and insurance.
Veterans Health Administration- Provides
health care to eligible veterans.