State Services

Veterans Education and Training Services
The State Approval Office is responsible for evaluating and approving education and job training programs under U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, GI Bill regulations. More info…

Homeless and At Risk Veteran Services
Through contracts with the New Mexico Veterans Integration Center (NMVIC) in Albuquerque and Mesilla Valley Community of Hope in Las Cruces, the Department of Veterans’ Services provides transition services for homeless and at risk NM veterans.

New Mexico Veterans’ Home
Subject to availability, any veteran with an honorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States is eligible for admission to the New Mexico Veterans’ Home in Truth or Consequences (575) 894-4297 main (575) 894-4200 or the Veterans Wing at the Ft. Bayard Hospital (575) 537-3302.

Veterans’ Military Honors
Coordinates with military and local veteran organizations to provide an honor guard and bugler for military honors funerals for deceased veterans. Download: Service Organization Request for Reimbursement

Veteran Transportation Service
Disabled veterans in northern and central New Mexico can arrange for free transportation to and from their home and the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center or the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) in Albuquerque by calling the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) at (505) 256-2821.

Veterans in southeastern New Mexico can arrange for free transportation to the medical center or a nearby CBOC through a transportation program provided by the Southeastern New Mexico Chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America. Please call (575) 622-0729.

New Mexico Veteran and Family Support Services
The New Mexico Veteran and Family Support Services (VFSS) offers help dealing with behavioral and mental issues for veterans, active-duty personnel and their families.  Click here for more information.

Veterans’ Crisis and Suicide Hotlines
The VFSS provides a 24-hour Crisis hotline and a 24-hour VA Suicide hotline. Click here for more information

Benefits Division
Dale Movius, Director
(505) 827-6374
Rebecca Tapia, Admin. Assistant
(505) 827-6383

NM Dept. of Veterans’ Services – Bataan Memorial Bldg.
407 Galisteo St. – Room 142 Santa Fe, NM 87504
(866) 433-8387