Resources for Service Members and Veterans

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

CFPB’s Office of Servicemember Affairs (OSA) works to help military families overcome unique financial challenges by providing educational resources, monitoring complaints, and working with other agencies to solve problems faced by servicemembers.

Coronavirus FAQs: What Veterans Need to Know

Find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding VA healthcare and benefit services.  Be sure to scroll down to learn how GI Bill® and other education benefit payments may be affected by COVID-19.

Education and Training Services

Many benefits are available to advance the education and skills of Veterans and Servicemembers. 

Essential Career Resources for Veterans

Find advice and online resources to help with starting over in the civilian world.

Homeless Veterans

Click a county to find housing and supportive services.  Contact the HUD Kentucky Field Office at 502-582-5251 and press “0” with questions about any resources.

Kentucky Approving Agency for Veterans Education

The Kentucky Approving Agency is responsible for determining what programs may be approved for the use of VA education benefits.  Their office monitors the quality of the programs and follows the progress of Kentucky's veterans in those programs.  Search for approved schools and learn about the program approval process.

Kentucky Career Center – Veterans Express

Kentucky Career Centers have local veterans employment representatives and disabled veteran outreach program specialists trained specifically to assist veterans with their employment and training needs. 

Kentucky Veterans Employment, Training and Support Program (KyVETS)

KyVets provides resources and support to assist veterans across the Commonwealth in obtaining gainful employment and training services.  For more information, email

Medical and Mental Health Services

VA health care covers regular checkups with a primary care provider and appointments with specialists (including mental health providers).

Veteran Crisis Line

Are you a veteran in crisis?  Call 1–800–273–TALK(8255) Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support every day, 24/7.  Support for deaf and hard of hearing, call 1-800-799-4889.

Veterans Affairs Facility Locator

Search for nearest VA medical center as well as other health facilities, benefit offices, cemeteries, community care providers and Vet Centers.

Veterans Transition Survival Guide

Leaving the military for civilian life is a complex process.  This guide from Military Times shows you everything you need to know, a step-by-step playbook for veterans transitioning into the civilian world.