This is the local Twin Cities PBS website. Visit the national VCH site here.

Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Below are resources and stories related to benefits

Who’s really benefiting from the GI Bill?

   Is GI Bill benefiting for-profit colleges instead of helping veterans? | PBS Newshour

How funds from the federal G.I. Bill are flowing to for-profit schools, even though, all too frequently, veterans’ prospects are…(more)

   VA expands Fry Scholarship to include surviving spouses

Surviving spouses of service members who died on active duty after Sept. 10, 2001, can now apply for the Fry…(more)

Book, notebook, and calculator in classroom.

   Factors to Consider When Choosing a School: A guide before using the GI Bill

Making informed decisions about how to use your benefits and how they can best meet your needs means doing a…(more)

   LinkVet

Online support is available seven days a week for Minnesota Veterans and their families via LinkVet.  For more information, search…(more)

Home For Heroes

   Home for Heroes

With a focus on Veterans Homes, but with messages that resonate with all assisted living/nursing home situations, this programs looks…(more)

A female airman working on a weapons system.

   Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits…(more)

   Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors

Social Security disability benefits for wounded warriors receive priority processing and are separate, distinct and in addition to VA benefits.

GI Bill Comparison Tool

   GI Bill: Comparison Tool

Use this tool to match college affordability and value to choose the best education program for your needs.

red, white and blue graphic that reads today's GI bill.

   Post 9/11 GI Bill

Learn more about the Post 9/11 GI Bill education assistance.

image of e benefits brochure with quote, my gatewat to benefit information

   VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.