Veterans Resources

If you would like to suggest an additional resource or correct a link, please contact the VAC Coordinator at VAC@FrederickCountyMD.gov.

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Veterans who are not eligible for VA Health Care can shop for health insurance plans by visiting https://www.marylandhealthconnection.gov/ or by calling 1-855-642-8572. Open enrollment runs from Friday November 1 through Sunday December 15.

The Mission Continues Women Veterans Leadership Program is accepting applications through November 24, 2019. Selected participants will convene for three in-person sessions, timed at the start, middle and end of the five-month span of the program. In between sessions, program members will engage in virtual training and individualized field training. Go to https://missioncontinues.org/get-involved/women-veterans-leadership-program/ to learn more.

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Quick Reference Guide to Veterans Services in Frederick County

Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs Resource Guide for Veterans and their Families

Maryland Veterans Trust

The Federal Department of Veterans Affairs 1-844-698-2311
https://www.va.gov/

Veterans Advisory Council Brochure

Benefits:

NEW Expanded Access to Military Shopping

Benefit Services (Disability Compensation, Pension including Aid & Attendance, VA Health Care, DD214 requests) 
Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs - Frederick, MD 301-600-2155
ebenefits (online claims system) 1-800-983-0937
Veterans Transportation Network (through Martinsburg VA Medical Center)

Education:
https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/contact_us.asp 1-888-442-4551

Frederick Community College 
Mount St. Mary's University

Employment:
Frederick County Workforce Services
Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA)

Housing:
Homeless Veterans 1-877-424-3838
VA Home Loans 1-888-768-2132

Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, 301-631-2670

Medical: 
Health Care Options Through VA (Mission Act)

Live Healthy Prescription Drug Discount Program

VAC Healthcare Presentation 3-20-19
Fort Detrick VA Outpatient Clinic  800-817-3807
Martinsburg VA Medical Center 304-263-0811

Mental Health:
National Suicide Prevention 1-800-273-8255 (or text 838255)
The Vet Center (Counseling Services) 304-263-6776

Maryland Access Point (Seniors and Disabled)
Maryland's Commitment to Veterans 
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals 301-588-8700

Burials: 
Headstones & Markers 1-800-697-6947

National Cemetery Scheduling 1-800-535-1117

To Apply For A Printed ID Card:  
www.Vets.gov 

Discharge Records:
Military Discharge Records WWII-Maryland 410-396-8013
Military Discharge Records, including DD214's 314-801-0800

Veterans Organizations:
AMVETS
The American Legion
VFW Post 3285