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About ODVA

The Oklahoma Department of Veterans Affairs (ODVA) dedicates itself to delivering comprehensive resources and services tailored to meet the needs of military veterans residing in the state of Oklahoma. Our commitment encompasses a wide spectrum of support, ranging from expert assistance with state and federal benefits, disability claims, burial and survivor benefits, healthcare, and education to vital services in employment, mental health/suicide prevention, entrepreneurship, veteran-owned businesses, women veteran services, and veterans in agriculture. Additionally, ODVA proudly oversees and manages seven long-term care facilities strategically located throughout Oklahoma, ensuring the provision of exceptional and compassionate care for our veterans.

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:

  • Promotes personal and financial independence for veterans across all stages of life; 
  • Advocates for veteran interests within the framework of state and federal laws and regulations; 
  • Fosters community support for veterans and their programs; 
  • Provides assistance to eligible veterans and dependents in navigating State and Federal claims and benefits; 
  • Actively engages in training and networking opportunities related to mental health and suicide prevention; 
  • Encourages enterprise, entrepreneurship, and employment opportunities for veterans; 
  • Ensures a high quality of care and a home-like environment in State Veterans Homes; 
  • Facilitates the transition of military personnel to civilian life as Oklahoma veterans; 
  • Optimizes accessibility and utilization of the GI Bill® in Oklahoma; 
  • Collaborates with both public and private entities to broaden access to resources for veterans; and 
  • Endeavors to empower Oklahoma veterans to thrive in all facets of human endeavor.

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 Jan 05, 2024
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