The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) is a part of the U.S. Military Health System(link is external). Specifically, DVBIC is the traumatic brain injury (TBI) center of excellence for the Defense Health Agency(link is external). Founded in 1992 by Congress, DVBIC’s responsibilities have grown as its network of care and treatment sites has grown.
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families. The organization provides more than 700,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with more than 300,000 benefit claims annually. In 2015, DAV helped attain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for themselves and for veterans, their families and survivors. DAV is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible.
The mission of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is to provide comprehensive care and quality service to Louisiana’s Veterans and their families with regard to health care, education, disability benefits, long-term care, and burial honor
Military OneSource is a free service provided by the Department of Defense to Service Members and their families to help with a broad range of concerns.
The NRD is a website for connecting wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, and their families with those who support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation, and community reintegration.
The mission of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
The Community Based Outpatient Clinic offers a wide array of primary and specialty care services for Veterans.
- 7968 Essen Park Ave.
- Baton Rouge, LA 70809
- Phone: (225) 761-3400
- 1131 South Morrison Avenue
- Hammond, LA 70403
- Phone: (985) 902-5100
- 1601 Perdido Street
- New Orleans, LA 70112
- Phone: (800) 935-8387
VA is committed to ending homelessness among Veterans, with a focus on: Conducting coordinated outreach to proactively seek out Veterans in need of assistance, Connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required supports, and Collaborating with federal, state and local agencies; employers; housing providers, faith-based and community nonprofits; and others to expand employment and affordable housing options for Veterans exiting homelessness.
LDVA proudly operates five state-of-the-art Veterans Homes across the state. Each facility offers a variety of services including:
- Long- and short-term care
- Rehabilitative therapies
- Alzheimer’s and intermediate care
- Skilled nursing
- Mental health services
- Centralized pharmacy services