Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Health Resources

A vision check

Many veterans feel like they’re trying to hold a soup sandwich together. A mess of emotions, nightmares and other issues. Or maybe just feeling like something’s not quite right. All the time. Some of the time. Or out of nowhere once in a while. It’s different for everybody.

But one thing is the same: Getting help is a good thing that can put you on a better path. Contact somebody today.

National Health Services and Resources

Soldier walking through dusty conditions in Afghanistan.

Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Exposure to airborne hazards may cause several health concerns for veterans returning from deployment. Fill out the questionnaire to help…(more)

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Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits…(more)

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Combat Paper Project

Through papermaking workshops, veterans use their uniforms worn in service to create works of art. The uniforms are cut up,…(more)

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Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors

Social Security disability benefits for wounded warriors receive priority processing and are separate, distinct and in addition to VA benefits.

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Disabled American Veterans

If you or someone you care for is a disabled veteran, learn more about how to get help at Disabled…(more)

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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HUD Exchange: Resource for Homeless Veterans

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides several resources for veterans looking for housing.

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Make the Connection – Physical Injury

Recovering from physical injuries is difficult. Watch stories from veterans about what they did to overcome their challenges and get…(more)

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Make the Connection-Spirituality

Military life can raise difficult questions and confusing spirituality issues that impact other aspects of life. Hear personal stories and…(more)

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National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans is a free 24/7 hotline intended to assist homeless veterans and their families…(more)

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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Resources for Veterans, family and the general public to help understand the signs and symptoms of PTSD.

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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The American Legion: Homeless Veteran Help

The AL provides public and private sector agencies and organizations that aid homeless veterans and their families.

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The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC)

The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) answers questions and responds to concerns from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across…(more)

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VA Adaptive Sports Program

Disabled Veterans of all ages and abilities report better health, new friendships and a better quality of life when participating…(more)

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Vet Center

Vet Centers offer counseling in a caring manner for Veterans and their families.  Use this search to find a Vet…(more)

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Veteran’s Court

Find a veteran’s court in your state.  Veteran’s court is modeled after drug treatment and/or mental health treatment courts.  Typically,…(more)

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Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs…(more)

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Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project is an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of military veterans. Working…(more)

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Volunteer Locally to Help Veterans

There are many different ways you can help a disabled veteran. Volunteering is one of them. Learn more about volunteering.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.