State Veterans Homes


The mission of the Veterans Homes Board is to oversee and guarantee high quality health care for veterans and dependents in its care. This commitment is demonstrated by:

  • Targeting services to veterans with special needs.
  • Supporting research and education in geriatrics and long-term care.
  • Providing a therapeutic environment that encourages resident independence, respects individuality and promotes self-worth and well being.
  • Continuous evaluation of care and services to be responsive to changing needs.
  • Managing the Veterans Homes with honesty, integrity, and cost effectiveness.
  • Recognizing employees for their contributions.
  • Working cooperatively with the medical communities.

Facility Locations

The Minnesota Veterans Homes are located throughout the State of Minnesota. Facilities are located in:

  • Fergus Falls
  • Hastings
  • Luverne
  • Minneapolis
  • Silver Bay

Admissions Criteria

  • All Applicants must demonstrate medical need
  • Honorably Discharged Veterans
  • Minnesota Resident (or had service credited to Minnesota)
  • Spouses of eligible Veterans over 55 years of age and reside in the state
  • 181 Consecutive Days on Active Duty

For more details on admissions, contact:

Toll Free
Fergus Falls218-736-0400877-VET-HMFF
Silver Bay218-353-8700877-SBY-VETS
Board Office651-296-2073877-MVBOARD
Minnesota Relay Service651-297-5353800-627-3529

The Minnesota Veterans Homes do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age. For more information, go to Veterans Homes.