Veterans Resources

If you would like to suggest an additional resource or correct a link, please email the VAC Coordinator.

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NEW Nutrition Support/Food Banks in Frederick County

NEW Guide to COVID-19 Related Information for Veteran and Military Families in Frederick County
NEW Senior Call Check: Free service from the State to check in on home-bound seniors 1-866-502-4325
NEW Frederick County Health Department Corona Virus Guidance
NEW VA Resources for COVID-19 
NEW October 2020 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 How Can I Help: A Guide to VA Services
NEW Checklists for Applying for VA Benefits
NEW VA Center for Minority Veterans
NEW Expanded Access to Military Shopping
NEW Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act 2019

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

Transportation

Veterans Transportation Network (through Martinsburg VA Medical Center)
TransIT-Plus Application

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, 301-600-2355
Veterans Affairs Acquisition Academy (VAAA)

NEW Small Business Guide to the CARES Act

Housing

Homeless Veterans Call 1-877-424-3838
VA Home Loans 1-888-768-2132
NEW Senior Housing Resources in Frederick County
NEW Charlotte Hall Veterans Home

Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs, 301-631-2670 (general intake).  Select Extension 127 to apply for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance.

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

Richard Barquist Army Medical Clinic (Ft. Detrick) 301-619-7175

Mental Health

NEW Operation Roll Call is a free service of the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans will receive regular check-in calls and a chance to talk to someone who can offer support. Call 1-877-770-4801 to enroll.

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
National Alliance on Mental Illness 800-950-NAMI or text NAMI to 741741

Legal

NEW The National Domestic Violence Hotline, 1-800-799-7233

NEW Free Women Veterans Legal Clinic

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