Veteran outreach programs and support services have increased to the point that duplication, complexity, and contradiction have created a complex environment for our veterans to navigate. Our Veterans are not a business nor a marketing opportunity but rather a National Treasure – and should be treated as such.
Veteran benefits and compensation can vary by person, and getting to the single source of truth can often be difficult. Veteran related policies and funding levels will continue to change at both the federal and state levels for the foreseeable future which will only create more frustration as veterans try to understand their eligibility. State’s and their respective communities must assume a greater level of interest and responsibility for their local Veterans.
VAVETS mission is to operate a socially based veterans resource network using a mobile application that is populated with pre-certified service organizations; veterans can search, locate and connect via the mobile application to the closest certified service organization at any time or place; and both the veteran and the provider will have the option to rate their experience.
VAVETS will advocate on behalf of Virginia Veterans, and work closely with Congressional and State representatives and Virginia Delegates as well as City, County and local community organizations to ensure veteran support programs continue to meet the demands of local veterans and their families. VAVETS exist for the sole purpose of providing “Local Support for Local Heroes”.
VAVETS, Inc. is a Virginia Corporation established on February 3, 2015 with its Federal 501(c)(3) status as a non-profit organization approved by the IRS on April 13, 2015.
|Our Veterans||Our Team|
|We put our Veterans first||We put 90% of our donations into Veterans Services|
|We strive to make them better||We enable continual learning and development|
|We listen, understand and help them succeed||We treat everyone with dignity and respect|
|We think and act locally with speed and compassion||We foster enthusiasm and celebrate diversity|
|By meeting the needs of our Veterans, our Nation will be stronger||By meeting the needs of our Team, our Veterans will be stronger|
The Way We Do Business
We at VAVETS, staff and partners alike, are committed to providing professional support services to our Veteran Community, and we do this with pride and respect toward those that we serve. Our reputation is fundamental to our ability to continue to serve the Veterans of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and we therefore will ensure that our Veterans come first and that 90% of our local donations are delivered to our local heroes.