Q: What is 1-844-MyFLVet?
A: 1-844-MyFLVet is a toll free number that veterans and their loved one’s can call 24/7 for emotional support and information pertaining to community resources.
Q: Who answers the calls?
A: The calls are answered by staff and volunteers at local, non-profit organizations in Florida. These organizations also answer calls from 2-1-1, which is a number reserved as an easy-to-remember three-digit telephone number meant to provide information and referrals to health, human and social service organizations.
Q: How much does it cost?
A: It doesn’t cost anything to call, and many of the organizations in the database that you’ll be referred to have services available at no charge.
Q: How can you help me?
A: We can provide emotional support and connect you to private, non-profit organizations and government agencies (VA and Non-VA) that have programs and services that may be able to help you. This can include medical care, housing, counseling, legal, and employment resources.
Q: Is it confidential?
A: Calls to 1-844-MyFLVet and 2-1-1 are confidential. You don’t need to share your name or contact information.
Q: What if I wasn’t honorably discharged?
A: You can call 1-844-MyFLVet regardless of discharge status. There are organizations in your community that help any and all veterans.