Veteran Service Organizations

The City of Phoenix – Military/Veterans Commission Click to Learn More

The powers and duties of the Commission are to advise and provide recommendations to the City Council on all matters pertaining to the affairs of military veterans residing within the City of Phoenix. These powers and duties shall include the following: 1) Creation of a memorial recognizing the service provided by military veterans to our country. 2) Engage in fundraising for the benefit of military veterans including, but not limited to, the creation of a military veterans’ museum. 3) Provide communication and assistance to military veterans in need of City services. 4) Provide assistance to homeless military veterans. 5) Collaborate and coordinate activities with other military veteran associations, commissions, and other federal and state agencies. The Commission shall also consider the establishment and support of a Phoenix Military Veterans’ Association. The Commission shall make an annual report to the City Council regarding the status of activities and recommendations.

Arizona Stand Down Click to Learn More

The Arizona StandDown is an alliance of community-based organizations that come together to provide annual, one to three day events that bring together the State’s homeless and at-risk military veterans, connecting them with services ranging from: VA HealthCare, Mental Health Services, Clothing, Meals, Emergency Shelter, Transitional and Permanent Housing, ID/ Drivers License’s, Court Services and Legal Aide, Showers and Haircuts and myriad other services and resources. Arizona StandDowns are held at various locations throughout the State with the largest, serving approximately 1,500 veterans, at the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Maricopa County.

Veterans Medical Leadership Council Click to Learn More

Founded in 1999 by the Phoenix VA Medical Center, the VMLC Mission is to ensure quality medical and mental health care for our Maricopa County Veterans and to encourage initiatives that honor our Veterans contributions.

Madison Street Veterans Association and MANA House Click to Learn More

A peer-run group of homeless and formerly homeless veterans offering personal, individualized service, basic resources, community and advocacy for all veterans.

Unified Arizona Veterans Click to Learn More

The purpose of Unified Arizona Veterans (UAV) is to support and endorse legislative actions at both the state and federal levels that further the general welfare of all Arizona Veterans and their families. It is dedicated to activities and objectives that stimulate love of state and country and is committed to defend the honor and integrity of our Nation, the Constitution of the United States of America, the American Flag, and the State of Arizona. The Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame is a major program of Unified Arizona Veterans.