US Military & Veteran Resources

OrganisationOutline
Veterans’ Support Foundation (VSF)1. Established in 1991, Veterans Support Foundation was founded by and for veterans.
2. They serve the unaddressed needs of today’s veterans and their families.
The Recovery VillageProvides a range of services including substance misuse, PTSD, depression and anxiety.
National Veterans’ Foundation (NVF)1. To serve the crisis management, information and referral needs of all US Veterans and their families through: management and operation of the nation’s only toll-free helpline for all veterans and their families.
2. Public awareness programmes that shine a consistent spotlight on the needs of America’s veterans.
3. Outreach services that provide veterans and families in need with food, clothing, transportation, employment, and other essential resources.
Wounded Warrior ProjectServes veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after 11 September 2001 and their families.
Operation HomefrontProvides financial, food assistance, repairs and help to the families of service members and wounded warriors.
Charity NavigatorProvides a list of organisations that provide assistance to service members and veterans, including:
1. Wounded Troops Services charities address the unique difficulties those injured in combat face.
2. Military Social Services charities provide programs addressing the needs of both active service members and veterans.
3. Military Family Support charities assist military personnel and their families through financial support, scholarships, housing, and more.
Military Veteran ProjectProvides a resource list of Military Charities, Organisations and Government Contacts, including:
1. Advocacy.
2. Caregivers.
3. Care packages.
4. Credit counselling.
5. Employment.
6. Family support.
7. Financial assistance, grants & scholarships.
8. Government resources.
9. Housing.
10. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
11. Recreational therapy.
12. Research.
13. Service animals.
14. Service organisations.
15. Suicide awareness.
16. Suicide prevention.
17. Transportation.
18. Women veterans.
19. Wounded warriors.
US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)1. Administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Service members, Veterans, their dependants and survivors.
2. Operates the US’s largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centres, domiciliaries, readjustment counselling centres, and other facilities.
Veterans Support Organisation (VSO)1. Established in 2001.
2. Provides food and financial assistance to veterans, as well as aid in gaining employment.
Military Family & Veterans Service Organisations of America (MFVSOA)A federation of America’s national organisations dedicated to keeping America strong and safe by providing care, treatment, research and rehabilitation to active military, veterans, and their caregivers.
National Association of Veteran Serving Organisations (NAVSO)Exclusively focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of veteran services across the public and private sector.
Disabled America Veterans Charity (DAV)1. A nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families.
2. Is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources.
National Association of American Veterans (NAAV)1. Established in 2005.
2. It provides assistance to severely wounded warriors, especially single parent service members, military caregivers, disabled veterans and their families by helping them access their benefits, improving communications and coordination for veterans and collaborating among health agencies, medical professional, organisations, educational organisation and the general public.
Career One Stop (Veteran & Military Transition Centre)A one-stop website for employment, training, and financial help after military service.
Careers.orgCareers.org has assembled a hand-selected collection of respected internet sites concerning military career transitions.
TA OnlineProvides a large variety of resources for the transitioning from the military.
GI JobsTheir mission is to simplify the military transition experience using education and employment tools and resources to guide you to a successful career.

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