New Veterans

Seal of the Commonwealth of KentuckyWelcome home! 

We at the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA) would like to thank you for your service to our country. 

KDVA is a state agency that provides several types of programs to assist the veterans of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We have Veterans Field Benefit Representatives throughout the state who provide coverage in all 120 counties The representatives are certified in filing claims and can assist with filing claims and appeals, as well as, VA healthcare applications, free of charge. We at KDVA are here to help make your transition as smooth as possible. You can find the Field Benefit Representatives who serves your county through the interactive map here.

If you have any questions or need assistance with anything during your transition please email us at

Again, thank you for your service and welcome home!  


Matthew E. Bevin                            Benjamin Adams
Governor                                        Commissioner, KDVA 

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