Veterans & Support

 

What it is like to Go to Iraq by Sgt. Andrew Chambers,  US Army

 Welcome to the Veterans Crisis Line Website

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.


Make the Connection – Locate Local Information and Resources

No matter what you may be experiencing, there is support for getting your life on a better track. Many, many Veterans have found the strength to reach out and make the connection. To find the Veteran resources most helpful for you, fill in your zip code or state below and then check the boxes to indicate the programs or topics you are interested in learning more about.


PTSD help from the VA – Veterans who have symptoms of PTSD often ask us for help, as do their families. The National Center for PTSD provides education and conducts research on trauma and PTSD. We do not provide diagnosis or treatment of PTSD. For direct care, see both of the following:


List of Support Resources for Veterans

Resources for Student Veterans During COVID-19
https://studentveterans.org/news/covid-19-resources-for-student-veterans/

SNAP Benefits
https://militarybenefits.info/snap-benefits/

VA Housing Grants for Disabled Veterans
https://www.benefits.com/veterans-disability/housing-for-disabled-veterans

Current VA Loan Rates Available Locally
https://www.mortgagecalculator.org/mortgage-rates/va.php

Top 60 Veteran & Military-Friendly Employers
https://info.recruitics.com/blog/top-veteran-military-friendly-employers-for-2020

College Resources for Veterans and Their Families
https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/higher-education-for-military-veterans/

Top 10 Work from Home Jobs for Military Spouses & Veterans with Disability
https://www.transcriptioncertificationinstitute.org/blog/work-from-home-jobs-for-disabled-veterans

Five Ways to Cope with PTSD
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319824

Trusted Military and Veteran Service Organizations
https://www.veteransadvantage.com/giving-back/trusted-military-organizations-and-nonprofits

Highly-Rated Nonprofits Dedicated to Veterans and Military Service Members
https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=531

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