- Army Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline
- Disabled Veterans Job Assistance Line
- Department of Veterans Affairs
- Veterans Affairs Suicide Hotline
- Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc. (All Wars)
- National Peer Support Helpline
- Service Women's Action Network LGBT
- Disabled American Veterans
- Vets 4 Warriors
- Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
- National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
- Paralyzed Vets of America
- VA Special Issues Helpline
Military / Veterans Helpline
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Army Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline
Offers wounded and injured soldiers and family members a way to seek help to resolve medical issues and to provide an information channel of soldier medically related issues directed to senior Army leadership so they can improve how Army serves the medical needs of soldiers and their families.
Disabled Veterans Job Assistance Line
Provides assistance and referrals for returning disabled service members, recently medically retired service members and spouses of disabled service members. Supports veterans of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, as well as all disabled veterans of other conflicts, campaigns or wars and disabled children.
Voice: 1-800-378-4559 ext. 2
Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides comprehensive information on available programs and services for veterans including pensions, vocational rehab, survivor's benefits, presidential memorial certificates, education programs and home loan programs for dependents. Special programs for disabled, homeless, minority and women veterans.
Veterans Affairs Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-8255 (when connected, press 1; 24 hr.) Suicide prevention help for veterans with emotional crisis. Staffed by mental health professionals working with local VA mental health providers to help callers.
Veterans of the Vietnam War, Inc. (All Wars)
Membership organization open to all veterans and their supporters. Educates public about post-traumatic stress disorder, veteran health issues, Agent Orange and POW/MIA issues. Maintains a Find-a-Vet locator service, publishes newsletter, works with homeless veterans and incarcerated vets.
National Peer Support Helpline
Provides support for servicewomen or women veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma and their families. Leave message and call will be returned.
Service Women's Action Network LGBT
1-888-729-2095 * Provides support for women service members who are lesbian, bisexual, or transgendered. Leave message and call will be returned.
Disabled American Veterans
Provides free, professional assistance to veterans and their families in obtaining benefits and services earned through military service and provided by the department of Veteran Affairs and other agencies of the government. Guidelines for developing chapters.
Vets 4 Warriors
a national toll-free 24/7 hour confidential peer support hotline for active and reserve/retired military, staffed by men and women who have served in the military and 'understand.' In addition to psychological needsm they can help with legal, housing, medical and other needs. Family of military may also call for help. It is okay to remain anonymous, or to not give any personal information when you call or chat online. Maintains an online resource library (go to 'Resources' tab at the top of their webpage).
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
Provides pro bono attorneys to financially qualified veterans with meritorious claims when their benefits appeals reach the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Prog.
701 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Ste.131
Washington, DC 2004
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
1-877-424-3838 (24 hr.) Trained VA counselors assist homeless veterans or at-risk for homelessness veterans and their families with information about local VA homeless programs and mental health services available. All calls are free and confidential. Online chatroom.
Paralyzed Vets of America
Information, referral and advocacy for disabled and paralyzed vets.
VA Special Issues Helpline
Refers Gulf war veterans and veterans affected by Agent Orange with medical problems to local Gulf war and Agent Orange coordinators at local VA medical centers. Other special issues addressed.
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