A Toolkit For Fellow Veterans Of Our Armed Forces
A Service of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense
ebenefits is one of the most value resources for Veterans. Most Veterans have heard of this resource and are currently enrolled. If you are a current veteran, about to retire, or separate from the military in any way, please take the time to check it out if you haven't already.
Do you have disabilities resulting from a disease or injury related to your military service? You may be eligible for monthly benefits, no matter when or where you served. Learn more by visiting the ebenefits website:
Veterans Crisis Line
Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? You're not alone—the Veterans Crisis Line is here for you. You don't have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to call. Access free, confidential support 24/7, 365 days a year. Connect with a real person qualified to support Veterans. The Veterans Crisis Line serves Veterans, service members, National Guard and Reserve members, and those who support them. Need help now? Dial 988 then Press 1, chat live, or text 838255. A caring, qualified responder will listen and help. Your call is free and confidential, and you decide how much information to share. Support doesn't end with your conversation. Responders connect you with resources that can help when you're in distress. Not ready to connect, but want to learn more? Please visit their website.
The Wounded Warrior Project
The wounded warrior project is a great resource for Veterans who suffer from traumatic incidences. You can show your support to the organization by making a charitable donation
. Your generous, tax-deductible donation to Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) will change the lives of over 1 million injured warriors, caregivers, and family members. You will help bring independence back to our nation’s most severely wounded veterans.
To support or to get more information please visit their website:
The American Legion, commonly known as the Legion, is a nonprofit organization of US war veterans headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. It is made up of state, U.S. territory, and overseas departments, and these are in turn made up of local posts.
If you have served at least one day of active military duty since December 7, 1941 and were honorably discharged or you are still serving active military duty honorably, you are eligible for membership with The American Legion. To apply or for more information, please visit their website:
The National Resource Directory
The National Resource Directory is a United States Government inter-agency web portal for Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families and caregivers. It provides information and links to thousand of national, state and local resources.
The NRD is a database of validated resources that supports recovery, rehabilitation, and reintegration for service members, veterans, family members, and caregivers. To get more information, please visit their website:
Give An Hour
Giving Help. Giving Hope.
Give an hour is an amazing organization that is dedicated to mental health and helping those who served.
Give an Hour's mission is to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. By harnessing the skill and expertise of volunteer professionals, they are able to increase the likelihood that those in need receive the support and care they deserve. For more information, please visit their website:
The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
NCHV is the only national organization solely focused on ending veteran homelessness. They work to achieve their mission by promoting collaboration, shaping policy, building service capacity, ensuring accountability, and managing a referral helpline for veterans experiencing and at-risk of homelessness.
Welcome to the most comprehensive source of information about America’s homeless veterans and the programs and people who are working to save their lives and restore their hope. To get more information, please visit their website:
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army has been a pillar in communities for years. Their untiring support to families all over has been amazing. Their efforts are also extremely valuable to the veteran population.
They offer a number of services for veterans such as providing shelters, adult rehabilitation centers, and a community of people ready to assist all veterans returning home!
Want to know more? Please visit their website for more information:
Bicycle Health was Founded by Ankit Gupta! Bicycle Health is a leading organization that focuses on increased access to high-quality, integrated medical and behavioral healthcare. Bicycle Health offers Behavioral Health, Mental Health, General, and Treatment resources for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction. Caring for over 10,000 patients nationwide, Bicycle Health believes recovery is within reach for everyone!
According to the National Center for PTSD, 20% of veterans with PTSD also have Substance Use Disorder (SUD), and 33% of veterans in treatment for SUD also have PTSD. Bicycle Health has recently published an educational guide on post-traumatic stress disorder and addiction, why they're connected, treatment options, challenges, and more. To discover more or receive care, please visit their website:
Vision Care Guide for Veterans
The Veterans Administration (VA) has provided vision care since it was founded, and those services continue to improve. Preventative care and routine care are included. Glasses and contact lenses may or may not be covered depending on whether there is an underlying condition, service-related injury involved, or other factors. The NVISION Care Guide for Veterans is a free resource that highlights VA coverage for vision care, common eye injuries/disorders for veterans, treatment for blind veterans, and more. To learn more about vision care please visit their website.
The Ms. Veteran America competition highlights more than the strength, courage, and sacrifice of our nations military women, but also reminds us that these women are Mothers, Daughters, Sisters and Wives.
Ms. Veteran America is a movement, encouraging women veterans to uplift each other and find their tribe.
Proceeds from this event provides housing for homeless women Veterans and their children. Women Veterans are currently the fastest growing homeless population in America. Over half of homeless women veterans are single mothers.
To learn more, apply for resources, or compete please visit their website for more information:
From One Veteran To Another Fellow Veteran
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Disclaimer: These are not paid services. This information is provided to Veterans at no cost. The LadyVet Creative Bazaar (DBA) is not affiliated with, nor endorsed by any of the parties mentioned.