HEALING & SUPPORT
Resources for Service Members & Families
General Veteran & Family Resources
The official website of the Department of Defense provides links to the home pages of each of the services and other Defense-related sites.
The official site of the Department of Veterans Affairs with links for a wide variety of resources.
United We Serve – Veterans & Military Families announces the President’s call for all Americans to participate in our nation’s recovery and renewal by serving our communities, including our veterans and military families. The site offers information, inspiration and resources.
If you are a veteran or know a veteran who is homeless or at risk of homelessness connect to VA services by calling 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838). Confidential online chat also available.
Visit the website to learn about plans to end veteran homelessness by 2015 and to access information and resources if you are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or if you want to help veterans who are.
Volunteers of America is committed to ending veteran homelessness and preventing other veterans from becoming homeless by providing a wide array of managed services.
The Department of Defense website for official Military Community and Family Policy (MC&FP) provides service members, family members, service providers, and command a one-stop research location for policies, procedures, timely articles, cutting-edge social media tools, and support.
Download this guide for parents and caregivers as they help the children of deployed service members, wounded warriors and fallen heroes.
PDHealth provides a gateway to information on deployment health and healthcare for healthcare providers, service members, veterans, and their families with an extensive list of service member and family support services.
A series of guidelines that service members and their families use for upcoming deployment by following for their day-to-day life, such as school enrollment or legal documentation.
Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for family members for military-related issues.
Center for Women Veterans is a center within the Department of Veterans Affairs that ensures that women veterans receive benefits and services on a par with male veterans, without discrimination.
Disabled American Veterans works to build better lives for America’s disabled veterans.
After Deployment is a joint project between the Defense Centers of Excellence with the National Center of Telehealth and Technology to guide service members and their families when dealing with possible effects of their deployment.
Military Order of the Purple Heart is community of combat wounded veterans.
Armed Services YMCA provides services and programs to young enlisted military members and their families.
Armed Forces Services Corporation provides veterans and their families with the information they need for support and entitlement.
NMFA is a national organization dedicated to identifying and resolving issues affecting military families.
STOMP is the only National Parent Training and Information Center for military families providing support and advice to military parents without regard of the type of medical condition their child has.
National Veterans Foundation provides a toll-free number that veterans in need of assistance can call from anywhere in the country, free of charge, to receive individual referrals to services close to their own homes.
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community service organization that now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.
Veterans of Foreign Wars was originally founded in 1899 as the American Veterans of Foreign Service. The VFW continues to be a voice for veterans, currently deployed members of our Armed Forces and their families. The 2.4 million members of the VFW and its Auxiliaries are located in 8,500 VFW Posts around the world.