Resources for Veterans
Here are organizations / websites that help Veterans:
Allies In Service - https://alliesinservice.org/ - Allies in Service's vision is that our community of service members, veterans, and their families has access to quality health care, education, safe and affordable housing choices, and meaningful employment. Allies in Service's mission is to identify and support veterans who need assistance in the areas of employment, housing, education, and health care. We partner with veterans, employers, community and other veteran support organizations to educate and enhance the quality of life of our veterans. Our services are free to veterans, their spouses, and our community partners.
American Job Center (Career One Stop) - https://www.careeronestop.org/site/american-job-center.aspx - American Job Centers can help you look for work and offer job search workshops, free computer access, and more.
Cohen Veterans Network - https://www.cohenveteransnetwork.org/ - At the Cohen Veterans Network, we seek to improve the quality of life for veterans, including those from the National Guard and Reserves, and their families. CVN works to strengthen mental health outcomes and complement existing support, with a particular focus on post-traumatic stress. Our vision is to ensure that every veteran and family member is able to obtain access to high-quality, effective care that enables them to lead fulfilling and productive lives.
Department of Labor - Veterans Employment and Training Services (VETS) - https://www.dol.gov/vets/ - VETS serve America's veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.
Fiscal Tiger - https://www.fiscaltiger.com/military-support-resource-center/ - Support for Military Families, Veterans, and Dependents: Financial Education and Helpful Resources
Grantham University - https://www.grantham.edu/online-college-for-active-duty-military-members/ - Grantham University has spent nearly seven decades educating military service members in the most convenient, affordable manner. Whether your goal is to rise up the ranks or prepare for your military-to-civilian transition, Grantham can navigate your military Tuition Assistance (TA) benefit and find the degree program best-suited for you. Choose Grantham and experience why we are named “Military Friendly” year after year.
Hiring our Heroes - https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/hiring-our-heroes - Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. Check the website for job fairs across the country.
Home repair grants specifically for Disabled Veterans - https://housemethod.com/maintenance/home-repair-grants/ - A home repair grant is financial aid, or free money, issued by federal and local governments. Each grant is designed to help homeowners make select improvements to their home, often to correct health and safety hazards.”
Institute for Veterans and Military Families - https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/ - The IVMF is committed to advancing the post-service lives of America’s service members, veterans and their families. Supported by a world class advisory board and public and private partners, our professional staff delivers unique and innovative programs in career, vocations, and entrepreneurship education and training to post 9/11 veterans and active duty military spouses, as well as tailored programs to veterans of all eras. The IVMF also provides actionable and national impacting research, policy analysis and program evaluation; and works with communities and non-profits across the nation to enhance service delivery for the 22.5 million veterans throughout the United States and their families.
Maryville University - https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/psychology/understanding-a-veteran-with-ptsd/ - Understanding a Veteran with PTSD
Military Housing Guide - Rent to own is a new concept in real estate that's helpful for veterans who want to buy a home but don't have the traditional financial ability
Ohio University - https://onlinemasters.ohio.edu/blog/how-the-va-uses-big-data-analytics-to-improve-veteran-health-care-and-well-being/ - How the VA Uses Big Data Analytics to Improve Veteran Health Care and Well-Being
NPower - http://www.npower.org/ - NPower creates pathways to economic prosperity by launching digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities. NPower students develop the tech skills they need to realize a career in technology. All classes offered are free to the student.
Rider University - https://online.rider.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/business-administration/leadership-development-resources-for-veterans-active-duty-service-members/ - Military Skills Transition Resources for Veterans and Active Duty Service Members from Rider University
Texas Veterans Commission - http://www.tvc.texas.gov/ - Our purpose has always been to act as the state appointed advocate of Texas veterans as they attempt to secure the benefits rightfully earned in exchange for their service in our nation's armed forces. Most states have a Veterans Commission...check with your local workforce office.
Texas Veterans - http://www.texvet.org/ - TexVet is an Initiative of the Texas A&M University Health Science Center and The Texas Department of Health and Human Services
University of North Dakota - https://onlinedegrees.und.edu/masters-cyber-security/cyber-security-education-training-resources-veterans/ - Cyber Security Education and Training Resources for Veterans
Veteran's Care Guide - https://www.seniorliving.org/research/veteran-care/
Veterans' Guide to Driving and Transportation - https://theclunkerjunker.com/blog/veterans-guide-to-driving-and-transportation-resources/
Veteran's Guide to Starting a Small Business - https://www.fundera.com/resources/veterans-guide-starting-financing-small-business?nocache#business%20idea - An in-depth guide for veterans who are interested in starting their own business.
Veteran's Guide to Starting a Small Business - https://www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/building-a-business-as-a-veteran/ - With their well-honed skill sets, tireless work ethic and dedication to the betterment of our country, veterans are uniquely poised for entrepreneurial success – but it’s not an easy journey. This guide is here to help if you’re a veteran looking to start a business.
Veterans Tax Credit - https://www.veterantaxcredits.com/ - Bridging the Gap Between Veterans and Employers - We proudly offer a system to connect Veterans seeking jobs to employers looking to hire quality candidates. Plus, by using our turnkey program to take advantage of the Veteran tax credits for hiring qualified candidates, businesses can reinvest those dollar for dollar tax credits back into their business.
Understanding PSTD - https://www.militarycoinsusa.com/blog/understanding-ptsd-in-military-veterans - The guide is meant to help veterans and their families understand what PTSD is and what the symptoms are. The guide also provides a comprehensive list of various resources meant to help veterans and their families find the mental health care, social and familial support, and governmental support to help them take the first steps in treating their PTSD.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs - https://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/u-s-department-of-veterans-affairs - The Department of Veterans Affairs runs programs benefiting veterans and members of their families. It offers education opportunities and rehabilitation services and provides compensation payments for disabilities or death related to military service, home loan guaranties, pensions, burials, and health care that includes the services of nursing homes, clinics, and medical centers.
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Employment Services - https://explore.va.gov/employment-services - A diverse employment resources page for veterans who are looking to enhance their education, skills, and careers.