VA Resources and Organizations for Women Veterans

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VA supports Women Veterans, Now and Always

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VA is improving access to benefits and services for our women Veterans, including virtual options for health, reproductive, and mental health care. VA is also available for refilling prescriptions, domestic violence assistance, and accessing the Veterans Crisis Line and Women Veterans Call Center.


VA Brings Women’s Health Training to Rural Areas

Find Your Community of Women Veterans

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Explore some organizations dedicated to women’s history, recognition, resources, and storytelling.

Women in Military Service for America Memorial

Honoring all women who have defended America. Register your story in the national memorial.


VA Center for Women Veterans

Dedicated advocates for VA benefits and services for women Veterans, including resources on health and employment women Veterans should know about.


Women Veterans Interactive

Providing “advocacy, empowerment, interaction, outreach, and unification” for women Veterans. With national chapters and events, find your community and learn more about how to transition from the military to civilian life.


American Women Veterans

National and overseas chapters providing outreach, professional development, events, and programs for women Veterans.


Women Military Aviators

Educates and promotes the legacy and future of women pilots, navigators, and aircrew. Their Women in Aviation conference brings together over 400 members each year.


Service Women’s Action Network

A member-driven network supporting, connecting, and advocating for the service women’s needs–past, present and future–to succeed in and out of the uniform.


Women Marines Association

Promoting the strong legacy of women Marines with volunteer events, awards scholarships, local chapters, and a national convention.


Women Veterans Network

A national social network of women Veterans to foster connections and build relationships in local communities and across the nation.


Women Veteran Alliance

Online and in-person networking groups for mentorship, resources, and career opportunities and directory of women Veteran-owned businesses, community events, and conferences.


Army Nurse Corps Association

Supports active duty, Reserve, Guard, and Veteran Army nurses. Offers nursing scholarships, holds a biennial convention, and fosters networking.


Army Women’s Foundation

Supporting the history and future of current women soldiers and Veterans. Its annual summit brings together experts and women soldiers to talk about the roles and challenges that Army women face.


Women Veterans ROCK!

A coalition supporting women Veterans and military families in housing, employment, education, financial stability, and health and wellness so they can excel in their post-military/civilian lives.


Women Vets USA
A resource hub for hundreds of non-profits and organizations for women Veterans.


Explore Resources at VA’s Center for Women Veterans

Podcast: Air Force Veteran Aerial “Big Swole” Johnson Wrestles Challenges into Success

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Air Force Veteran Aerial Johnson, AKA “Big Swole,” was told that because of her severe case of Crohns, she couldn’t have children or do intense sports. But Aerial showed that with discipline, anything is possible.

This mother shares how her service helped her to overcome her diagnosis and become a professional wrestler in All Elite Wrestling (AEW). Find out more about Big Swole in the 200th episode of Borne the Battle.



VA Benefits and Programs for Women Veterans

Free Online Training for Transitioning Women Service Members


VA is easing women service members’ transition from active duty with its Women’s Health Transition Training program, which offers free online sessions on VA benefits and services for women, including eligibility and enrollment for VA health care. These are live, interactive, and confidential sessions offered Monday through Friday, during June and July.


VA’s Whole Health Approach for Women Veterans

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Health care is more than treating an illness or symptom. VA’s Whole Health resources can help women Veterans take control of their health and well-being by providing skills and support to make lifestyle changes based on what is important to you. Explore self-care strategies and complementary therapies such as nutrition, exercise, meditation, and personal development, along with conventional medical care.


VA Resources for Alzheimer’s Disease

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Did you know that two-thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease are women? Or that more than 60% of caregivers for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are women? VA offers support and services for Veterans with dementia and their caregivers.


National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has 125+ specific resources that have been comprehensively vetted for Women Veterans.