Resources for Veterans

Centennial Service Stories

The City of Centennial is immensely grateful for the service of our local veterans. The stories of Centennial veterans have been documented here for the appreciation and memory of the community. 

Read Centennial Service Stories

To submit information:

Submit information online, or download the PDF form. Submitted stories will be posted on this section of the City's website. 

 

Veteran Affairs and Services

The Arapahoe County Veterans Service Office assists Arapahoe County residents who served in the U.S. Armed Forces and their dependents to obtain any and all VA benefits for which they may be eligible.

The Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs (CVA) is a state agency offering advocacy to Colorado Veterans, family members and survivors in securing benefits they may be entitled to through military service.

Career and Academic Assistance for Veterans

Return to Work Inc. (R2W) provides personalized vocational rehabilitation and employment services to Veterans, their spouses and Americans with disabilities including wounded warriors.

Living Assistance for Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) aims to end Veteran homelessness by 2015 and is providing at-risk and homeless Veterans with health care, housing, employment, education other job training resources. Trained responders are available to talk confidentially by phone or online chat at 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838).

Please contact us if you have other Veteran resources you think we should include on this page. 

 

In the Media

Local Veteran featured on CPR

93-year-old U.S. Navy veteran Roy Christensen lives at the Holly Creek Retirement Community in Centennial. As part of its series documenting the stories of World War II veterans, Christensen talked to Colorado Matters about serving aboard a submarine and the final days of World War II.

Listen to or Read Colorado Public Radio Story

Centennial Ranks Among Best Places to Live for Veterans

The City of Centennial was recently named by the Military Times as one of the Best Places to Live for Veterans. Centennial ranked No. 5 among medium-sized cities in the U.S. for veterans. The Military Times Best list was issued on Sept. 10, 2018.

Read the Best for Vets: Places to Live 2019 List

Quick Contact Info:

City of Centennial
13133 East Arapahoe Road
Centennial, CO  80112

(303) 325-8000 - 24 Hour Citizen Response Center
(720) 488-0933 - Fax Number

 

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