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About ODVA

The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs provides resources and services to military veterans residing in the state of Oklahoma including assistance with state and federal benefits, disability claims, burial and survivor benefits, healthcare, employment, education, mental health/suicide prevention, entrepreneurship, and veteran-owned businesses, women veteran services and veterans in agriculture. ODVA also operates seven long-term care facilities for veterans throughout Oklahoma.

ODVA Vision

Empowering veterans and servicemembers in their pursuit of quality of life and quality of opportunity in the great State of Oklahoma.

ODVA Mission

Our mission is to support, honor, and care for Oklahoma veterans. We create and sustain programming that:

  • Facilitates personal and financial independence for veterans in all phases of life;
  • Advocates for veteran interests in state and federal law and regulations;
  • Cultivates community support for veterans and veterans’ programs;
  • Assists eligible veterans and dependents with State and Federal claims and benefits;
  • Embraces training and connection opportunities in areas of mental health and suicide prevention;
  • Promotes enterprise, entrepreneurship and employment opportunities for veterans;
  • Guarantees high quality of care and a home-like environment in State Veterans Homes;
  • Supports military personnel in transitioning to civilian life as Oklahoma veterans;
  • Maximizes GI Bill® accessibility and use in Oklahoma;
  • Partners with public and private entities to support broadest access for veterans to resources; and
  • Helps Oklahoma veterans flourish in all areas of human endeavor.

Explanation 

It is the goal of the Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs that all programs administered by this agency to Oklahoma veterans will always be first in the nation in:

  • Services
  • Benefits
  • Care
  • Facilities
  • Employees
  • Relationships

Veterans Crisis Line

Central Office

2132 NE 36th
Oklahoma City , OK 73111

Agency Hotline

Report fraud, waste, abuse, neglect, or resident/family concerns to ODVA Central Office at 405-523-4014.

Last Modified on Aug 06, 2021
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