December 8, 2017

Veterans’ Resources

U.S. Senate

Catherine Cortez Masto
333 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Suite 8016
Las Vegas, NV 89101
204 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510

Dean Heller
8930 West Sunset Road, Suite 230
Las Vegas, NV 89148
324 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington DC 20510

U.S. House of Representatives

Dina Titus, 1st Congressional District
550 East Charleston Blvd., Suite B
Las Vegas, NV 89104
2464 Rayburn House Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20515

Jacky Rosen, 3rd Congressional District
8872 S Eastern Ave, Ste 220
Las Vegas, NV 89123
413 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Ruben Kihuen, 4th Congressional District
2250 N Las Vegas Blvd., Suite 500
North Las Vegas, NV 89030
313 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

Main Campus
6900 North Pecos Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89086

Northeast Primary Care Clinic
4461 E Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104

Northwest Primary Care Clinic
3968 N Rancho Dr
Las Vegas, NV 89130

Southeast Primary Care Clinic
1020 South Boulder
Henderson, NV 89015

Southwest Primary Care Clinic
7235 South Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89113

Other facilities

Las Vegas Vet Center
1919 S. Jones Blvd., Suite A
Las Vegas NV 89146
702-791-9170 or 877-927-8387

Nevada Department of Veterans Services
6880 S. McCarran Blvd.
Building A, Suite 12
Reno, NV 89509

Veterans Advocacy and Support
VAST Las Vegas
6900 N. Pecos Rd., Room 1C237
North Las Vegas, NV 89086
702-224-6025 or 702-791-9000, Ext. 46025

Nevada State Veterans Home
100 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Boulder City, NV 89005

Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
1900 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Boulder City, NV 89005

Department of Veterans Affairs
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides healthcare services, including an outpatient clinic in the Antelope Valley and specialized programs that serve female veterans, veterans in need of mental health services, and former service members who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless.

National Resources

Veterans Administration
VA Benefits:
Burial, Death Pension, Dependency Indemnity Compensation, Direct Deposit, Directions to VA Benefits Regional Offices, Disability Compensation, Disability Pension, Education, Home Loan Guaranty, Medical Care, Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
Beneficiaries in receipt of Pension Benefits
Debt Management Center
(Collection of Non-Medical Debts)
Children of Women Vietnam Veterans (CWVV)
Foreign Medical Program (FMP)
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA)
CHAMPVA In-House Treatment Initiative
Education (GI Bill)
Health Care Benefits
Smoking Cessation Counselors
1-855-QUIT-VET (1-855-784-8838)

Combat Call Center
1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)

Life Insurance:
Service members and/or Veterans Group Life Insurance Program

All other VA Life Insurance Programs
Mammography Helpline
Women Veterans Hotline
855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)
CHAMPVA Meds by Mail
1-888-385-0235 (or) 1-866-229-7389
Special Issues — Gulf War/Agent Orange/Project Shad/Mustard Agents and Lewisite/Ionizing Radiation
Status of Headstones and Markers
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD)
Dial 711

The American Legion
National Headquarters
700 N. Pennsylvania Street, P.O. Box 1055,
Indianapolis, IN 46206
Telephone: 317-630-1200
Washington Office
1608 K St. N.W., Washington, DC 20006
Telephone: 202-861-2700

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
National Headquarters
406 West 34th St., Kansas City, MO 64111
Telephone: 816-756-3390
Washington Office
200 Maryland Ave., N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002
Telephone: 202-543-2239

Disabled American Veterans
National Headquarters
3725 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076
Telephone: 1-877 I AM A VET (877-426-2838)
Washington Office
807 Maine Ave., S.W., Washington, DC 20024
Telephone: 202-554-3501

Vietnam Veterans of America
8719 Colesville Rd., Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Telephone: 301-585-4000
Toll Free: 1-800-882-1316

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