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FOR VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY AND THEIR FAMILIES

RESOURCE GUIDE

MILVETS.NC.GOV

WWW.NC4VETS.COM

844.NC4.VETS

 NC4VETS

 @NC4VETS

TABLE OF CONTENTS 4

Services by County

12

Services by Region

23

Employment

45

Entrepreneurship

59

VA Benefits

84

Healthcare

113

Education

136

Housing

149

Personal Services

159

Women’s Services

167

Active Military

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FROM THE GOVERNOR Army Chief of Staff General Mark A. Milley with Governor Cooper

I

’m proud to count as fellow North Carolinians

We want to make sure veterans who call North Carolina

hundreds of thousands of veterans who have served

home have access to the resources and assistance they

our country to protect the freedoms we hold dear.

need, whether they are looking to start a business, find

My administration and I are working to ensure that

a new job, continue their education, or find housing or

veterans in North Carolina are treated with the honor,

health care. Please call (844)NC4-VETS [844-624-8387]

dignity and respect they deserve.

or go online to Milvets.nc.gov for the latest updates and

We are fortunate to be the home of the most renowned military bases in our nation and the thousands of brave men and women stationed at them. And when servicemembers return to civilian life, we’re grateful that

information. I hope that you will find the information valuable and will share it with your fellow veterans and their families. I also encourage you to let us know how we can be of greater assistance to you.

so many of them choose to call North Carolina home

As Governor, I want every active service member and

permanently. Our state is one of the top 10 destinations

veteran to know that the people of North Carolina

for veterans as they transition back into civilian life.

welcome them and are honored to have these brave men

Because of this, it is only fitting that I appointed to lead

and women call our state home.

the North Carolina Department of Military & Veterans Affairs Secretary Larry Hall, a distinguished Marine Corp veteran who understands the needs of active military personnel and veterans. Secretary Hall and his staff are dedicated to enriching the lives of veterans and their families. They have produced this R