Community Resources for Veterans

MICHIGAN VETERANS AFFAIRS AGENCY - EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

The Michigan Veterans Trust Fund provides emergency grants to Michigan veterans and dependent family members to help them weather short-term financial crisis. 

To apply for emergency funds from the MVTF, contact the MVTF county committee serving the county where you reside or fill out and submit an Emergency Assistance Form or contact the MVTF at 800-MICH-VET (800-642-4838) 

County Soldier and Sailor Relief Funds may be available to assist with emergency expenses and burial costs - more information is available from your local county office.

Kent County Department of Veteran Affairs

Kent County Brochure

Address: 836 Fuller NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Phone: (616) 632-5722

Fax: (616) 632-5723

 

 

Ottawa County Department of Veteran Affairs

Ottawa County Website

Address: 12251 James Street Suite 300, Holland, MI 49424

Phone: (616) 393-8387 

 ottawacountydva@gmail.com

Muskegon County Department of Veteran Affairs

Muskegon County Website

Address: 165 East Apple Ave., Suite 201, Muskegon, MI 49442-3464

Phone: (231) 724-7143

Fax: (231) 724-7147

 

West Michigan Veterans Coalition

WMVC Website

The West Michigan Veterans Coalition is a collaboration between local military friendly organizations that provide support, information, and resources to veterans and their families, employers, and other organization throughout West Michigan. 

Contact Information

Family Assistance Centers

Grand Valley Armory

POC: Kierra Tate

Address: 1200 44th Street SW Wyoming, MI 49509

Office: (616) 249-2741

kierraltate@gmail.com

Click here for a list of other local Family Assistance Centers.

Commonly Used Phone Numbers

EMERGENCY NEEDS ASSISTANCE

Kent County Veterans Services (VSO)

616-632-5722

 

GOODWILL VETERANS EMPLOYMENT

616-292-6529

 

HEALTH CARE FOR HOMELESS VETS

616-356-1746

 

VET CENTER (Counseling)

616-285-5795

 

VA OUTPATIENT CLINIC

616-249-5300

 

GRAND RAPIDS HOME FOR VETERANS (VSO)

616-364-3899

 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

1-800-827-1000

 

MICHIGAN VETERANS AFFAIRS AGENCY

1-800-MICHVET (642-4838)

 

VETERANS CRISIS LINE

1-800-273-8255

 

COMMUNITY REFERRAL FOR ASSISTING VETERANS

DIAL 2-1-1

 

Compliments of: United Veterans Council of Kent County