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Resources for Military Families

The families of active duty military and returning veterans serve and sacrifice for our country in ways that are often unheralded. They require unique forms of support that can be difficult to find through traditional veterans service providers. The following organizations provide assistance and programs to solve the challenges faced by U.S. military families. 

Purple Star Veterans and Families

PSVF offers support to veterans and families who are in the midst of the homecoming process, providing resources and training to assist in a successful transition. The program also honors families of service members who did not survive homecoming because of suicide, accidents, drugs and alcohol.

Make the Connection

This initiative of the Veterans Affairs is designed to assist veterans and their families as they navigate military life. The site offers information on variety of issues related to health and wellness, including a section specifically highlighting relationships.

Talk, Listen, Connect

Sesame Workshop offers “Talk, Listen, Connect: Deployments, Homecomings, Changes,” a bilingual educational outreach initiative designed for military families and their young children to share. Their magazine provides information, ideas and activities to help military families as they face challenging transitions.

StoryCorps

This organization records oral histories in locations and mobile units around the country and archives them as a part of the American Folk Life Center at the Library of Congress. Their Military Voices Initiative concentrates on the stories of veterans, service members and military families.

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