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Statewide Veterans’ Day Ceremony at Oregon State Capitol Park

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs will honor all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 at 11:00 a.m. during its Statewide Veterans Day Ceremony this year in view of the Oregon State Capitol… Read More

VA now allows veterans in suicidal crisis to go to any VA or non-VA healthcare facility for free emergency healthcare

Veterans in acute suicidal crisis can now go to any VA or non-VA healthcare facility for emergency health care at no cost — including inpatient or crisis residential care for up to 30 days and outpatient care for… Read More

Campus Veteran Resource Center Grant Awarded to Southwestern Oregon Community College

Southwestern Oregon Community College was among the 14 institutions that applied and received grant funds from the Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA). The grants, totaling $1,000,000, are meant to expand Campus Veteran Resource Centers and bolster other… Read More

Final Oregon Legislative Veteran Bill Digest

This is the final Veteran Bill Digest for the 2023 Regular Legislative Session. As an end-of-session report, please note that at the top of the first page under the title, a legend is provided regarding the end of… Read More

ODVA Announced Interest Rate Increase for OrVet Home Loan Program

New rates are in effect for the Oregon Veteran Home Loan Program. As of August 23, 2023, the ODVA Home Loan Program increased all program interest rates for new loan submissions by 0.250%. The unrestricted rates remain unchanged…. Read More

Make a difference on the SOVO Board of Directors

Are you a veteran (or a veteran advocate) with an interest in serving your community? Do you have between one and three hours a month to address current veteran issues? Then you might be a good fit for… Read More

Coos Bay 2023 Veterans Stand Down Coming August 18 from 9am-3pm

To Register as a volunteer or as a provider, please use the following link: <https://forms.gle/rdy66dpvc7asw8yp9>  

Roseburg VA Health Care System Offers New Transportation Program

ODVA Press Release Roseburg, OR – Veterans can now participate in VA Uber Health Connect — an initiative that provides supplemental transportation to eligible Veterans needing access to and from medical care appointments. Based on survey feedback from… Read More

Annual Tribal Veteran Advocate Conference Set for August 8-9 in North Bend

The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Tribal Government Relations invite all Tribal Veteran Advocates to the Annual Tribal Veteran Advocate Conference being held August 8-9 in North Bend, Oregon…. Read More