MDVA Databases and Reports
The follow MN Dept. of Veterans Affairs reports are on-line. More are will be coming.
Accountability Minnesota helps citizens follow the progress of state agencies toward specific goals. The over-arching objective of these goals is to provide citizens with the highest possible quality of government service. Visitors can review results by subject or agency.
MDVA Performance Goals, Measures and Results
Affirmative Action Plan
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. This prohibition with respect to harassment includes both overt acts of harassment and those acts that create a negative work environment.
Read the 2012 to 2014 Affirmative Action Plan
As required by law, the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs is required to submit to the governor an annual report giving:
View the Annual Reports
- an account of all money received and disbursed;
- a description of the work done;
- administrative improvements;
- activities of the department;
- the number of veterans who have, during the past year, received relief in any form;
- the number of veterans on relief rolls;
- the number of claims presented on behalf of veterans, and the disposition thereof;
- the recommendations the commissioner may deem necessary for the active performance of the duties and purposes of the department.
A listing of reports presented to the Minnesota Legislature.
Commissioned by the 2007 legislative session is a report "Defining the mental health needs of returning Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom troops in Minnesota: A clinical survey, with special emphasis on Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and with reference to a Veterans facility under planning by the Minnesota Veterans Homes Board in Kandiyohi County." The report has been completed.
The current Strategic Plan covers the years 2008 to 2013 with updates for the year 2009.
Community Identification Study for a New Minnesota Veterans Home
Minnesota’s veterans expect and deserve the best possible services to meet their needs within the context of the finite resources of the State of Minnesota and the US government. As directed by the Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota Laws 2008, chapter 363, Article 8, Section 3, Subdivision 1 the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs, Minnesota Veterans Homes (MDVA-MVH) authorized this study to establish criteria for the site selection of future Minnesota Veterans Homes. Selection is to be based on optimal benefit to veterans and to the State of Minnesota. Characteristics that directly affect service to veterans and operations are documented. This study identifies and evaluates three sets of characteristics important to consider in the selection of a site for a new Veterans Home.
Read the study
Obtaining a Minnesota Veterans Home in your Community
A document with questions and answers on the topic of obtaining a Veterans Home in your Community. The document explains the process of who is responsible and what it takes.
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Twin City Metropolitan Area Location Study for Minnesota Veterans Homes
The purpose of this study is to compare campus development options. The primary comparison is between
solely utilizing the existing campus for the seven-county metro area or abandoning the current site and
dispersing out with smaller campuses into the seven-county metro area. The seven counties are Hennepin,
Ramsey, Dakota, Washington, Scott, Anoka, and Carver. Some demographic consideration is also given for "near the metro area" counties which are Sterns, Wright, Sherburne, and Benton.
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Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Homes Update
Veterans Homes Advisory Council