We serve those who have served our nation by providing high-quality long-term care, by connecting them and their families with important benefit information, and through the administration of two state veterans cemeteries.
Divisions that Support Veterans
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs, an office of the Delaware Department of State, is dedicated to assisting vet and their family members in obtaining benefits and working with other government agencies and civic organizations to facilitate assistive services. The Commission is an advisory board appointed by the Governor. The Commission coordinates programs and objectives in State-wide advocacy for vet affairs. They administer policy and oversee operations of Delaware’s two cemeteries and the Vet Home. The Commission of Veterans Affairs was established by the Delaware General Assembly in 1987.
Delaware Joining Forces
Delaware Joining Forces is a state-wide public and private organizational network that guides policy and provides services through it’s partners to the State’s military and veteran communities. No single organization can meet all the needs of our Service Members Vets and their Families (SMVF), but a community of partners can provide an array of essential services. It also provides a network for referrals and a process for collaboration between service organizations.
Delaware Veterans Home
The Delaware Vet Home, established in 2007, is a long-term care facility located on 24 acres in Milford, Delaware. The Home offers skilled nursing care on four units with a total of 150 beds. Their mission is to provide outstanding long-term care services to Delaware vets that uphold dignity and respect while sustaining and improving their quality of life. Our vision is to be a recognized state and national leader in long-term veteran care, and a driving force in providing the best in nursing care, family wholeness, and ultimate enrichment for our heroes. Being the best means serving our residents with selfless and uncompromising loyalty, respect, integrity, and commitment.