The Idaho Department of Labor Veterans' Services has a list of employment resources available to Idaho veterans. For more information, please visit their website here: https://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/Job-Seekers/Veterans-Services. [This page was last reviewed and updated on: 8/24/2020.]
For U.S. veterans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has created a GI Bill Comparison Tool to help veterans learn about educational options and compare benefits by school. To use this tool, please visit the GI Bill Comparison Tool webpage at: https://www.va.gov/gi-bill-comparison-tool. [This page was last reviewed and updated on: 8/24/2020.]
Recent military service and medical records are not online. However, most veterans and their next of kin can obtain free copies of their DD Form 214 (Report of Separation) and the following military service records: Official Military Personnel File (OMPF); Replacement Medals; Medical and Health Records; Burials and Emergency Requests; and Natural Disaster Requests.
The Idaho Division of Veterans Services operates three Veterans Homes in Boise, Lewiston and Pocatello. All three homes share a common goal of providing responsive medical and supportive care to veterans who can no longer provide for themselves. The quality of life for veterans is their primary focus and we provide an environment that supports privacy, independence, comfort and security, while meeting social needs.
Below is a list of programs for homeless veterans in Idaho: Ada County Programs
The Idaho Military Legal Alliance is an organization that works to increase access to pro bono legal services for Idaho’s military population. IMLA objectives include coordinating services of IMLA partners, providing continuing legal education on military legal issues, supporting military legal clinics in all parts of Idaho, and recruiting pro bono attorneys to help Idaho’s military population. For more information, please visit: http://www.idahomilitarylegalalliance.org/
Stateside Legal is the first national website focused on common legal problems facing veterans and military families. The website includes information on legal issues related to:
What Benefits Am I Entitled To As a Veteran? If you are a veteran, you may be eligible for the following benefits: Disability Compensation for Veterans, Disability Pension, Dependents, and Other VA Benefits. For more information regarding benefits available to Veteran's in Idaho, please visit Idaho's Division of Veteran's Services Benefits and Services webpage here: https://www.veterans.idaho.gov/benefits.
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