Veterans


For the veterans and family members of Scottsdale … thank you for your brave service!

No matter when you served or where you served, we honor your service, your sacrifice and your dedication to the United States of America. The people of Scottsdale have a great admiration and the utmost gratitude for the men and women who selflessly served – and serve – this country.

The information on this page is intended to assist veterans in our community, and their families, connect with resources and programs.

Veteran Resources

1-800-MyVA411 - One number for all your VA questions
You only need to remember one number for information on VA care, benefits, and services or to speak to a live agent for assistance! 1-800-MyVA411 / (1-800-698-2411)
Be Connected
Connecting Arizona service members, veterans, families & helpers to information, support and resources.
Arizona Coalition of Military Families
Building Arizona’s statewide capacity to care for, serve and support service members, veterans, their families and communities.
Arizona Department of Veterans Services
Serving the evolving needs of Arizona’s veterans and their families.
Vet Centers (Readjustment Counseling)
Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide a wide range of social and psychological services, including professional readjustment counseling to eligible Veterans, active duty service members, including National Guard and Reserve components, and their families.
Veterans Crisis Line
A free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. The caring, qualified responders at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances.
MANA House
MANA House is a peer-run organization of homeless and formerly homeless veterans offering personal, individualized basic resources, community and advocacy for all veterans.
TriWest Healthcare Alliance
a third-party administrator for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Community Care programs.
PTSD Foundation of America
bringing hope and healing to Combat Veterans and their families suffering from the effects of combat-related Post Traumatic Stress.
REACH to prevent suicide
REACH is about preventing suicide. It is for and about everyone because we all have risk and protective factors that we need to recognize and understand.
Hidden Heroes
bringing vital attention to the untold stories of military caregivers and seeking solutions for the tremendous challenges and long-term needs they face.
East Valley Regional Veterans Court
a cooperative effort among judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and veterans organizations to assist Arizona veterans transitioning from military service. The court is physically located in Tempe, but two afternoons per month hearings are scheduled for Scottsdale veterans facing misdemeanor charges.
Law for Veterans
A service of the Arizona Supreme Court and State Bar of Arizona Military Legal Service Committee
Financial Literacy
From reducing debt to finding a home loan to creating a family budget and protecting your identity and VA benefits, VA and its partners have resources to assist with managing your personal finances.
SkillBridge
The City of Scottsdale participates in the DoD SkillBridge program, providing separating service members an opportunity to gain valuable civilian work experience during their last 180 days of service.
ASU Tillman Veterans Center
Supporting military and veteran-affiliated students at Arizona State University.
Scottsdale Community College Veterans Services
The SCC Veteran Services team guides and connects veterans at Scottsdale Community College to all the services and resources available, from GI Bill® education benefits to other VA services.
50 Strong Employer Connect
A collaboration among employers, universities & strategic partners to provide career readiness & outreach opportunities for all military/veteran employment pathways.
American Corporate Partners
A national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans and active duty spouses find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice.
Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
Honoring Marines by educating their children.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
ESGR has served our country for more than 45 years, fostering a culture in which all employers support and value the employment and military service of members of the National Guard and Reserve in the United States.
Southwest Veterans Chamber of Commerce
a non-profit organization improving business opportunities and enhancing the economic environment of veterans, veteran owned and veteran supportive businesses in the Southwestern United States.

Veterans AZ

The City of Scottsdale produces Veterans AZ, a monthly video program and podcast featuring Arizona veterans and the many organizations who support them.

 

Veteran Organizations

History,Memorials and Commemorations

Contact Information

City of Scottsdale - Office of Communication 
3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
communications@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Kelly Corsette
Communications and Public Affairs Director
P: 480-312-2336 
kcorsette@ScottsdaleAZ.gov

Veterans Advisory Commission

 

Veteran News

Honoring heroes of the Korean War - Veterans AZ Episode 4
In honor of Korean War Armistice Day, meet three Arizonans each with a unique connection to the Korean War - plus, learn how Hospice of the Valley created a special program to honor veterans in their care.
Healing the hidden wounds of war - Veterans AZ Episode 3
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - PTSD - is an all-too-common side effect of military service, particularly for our combat veterans. June is National PTSD Awareness Month – Veterans AZ Episode 3 introduces Valley veterans and clinicians helping people confront the disorder.
First annual PTSD Summit is June 29
The Phoenix VA PTSD Clinical Team has partnered with the Northern and Southern Arizona VA PTSD Clinical Teams along with the Arizona Coalition for Military Families to host the First Annual Arizona Department of Veteran Affairs Summit on Posttraumatic Stress.
The Future of VA Healthcare - Join the discussion
This virtual session addresses how to grow services for Veterans in a way that reinforces VA’s role as a leader in the U.S. health care system.
Paying it forward during Military Appreciation Month
May is Military Appreciation Month. To help raise awareness about these issues, Blue Star Families and Operation Gratitude are joining forces to impact thousands of military families in a tangible way in May.