Friday, March 1, 2013

Our Big, Bodacious Issue On Military + Veteran Benefits: PTSD, Employment + Careers, Housing, And More Resources

"When Our Perils Are Past, Shall Our Gratitude Sleep?"...George Canning

Dedicated to Heroes is committed to helping military personnel and veterans in all aspects of military life and post military life. We find it our mission and duty to offer information and resources for military personnel, veterans and their families.  The following are important resources. Also, take a few minutes to navigate this blog for more information and resources.

Career Information:

"We don't know where to go. Nobody tells us anything. It's just like, 'Thanks for your service. Here you go.'" Army veteran

PTSD Resources + Information:

  • All VA Centers provide PTSD care.
  • Vet Centers near where you live. Call 877.927.8387 for locations. Vet Centers also provide readjustment counseling services.
  • Military One Source. Call 1.800.342.9647.
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Call 1.800.273.8255.
  • Make The Connection. Contact:
  • Community Mental Health Centers
  • Private Clinics and Facilities.
  • Employee Assistance Programs

Other Unique Resources and Information for Housing, Homelessness, etc.

  • The Fisher House Foundation: The Fisher House Foundation donates "comfort homes," built on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers. These homes provide all the comforts of home in a supportive environment for families of military personnel hospitalized for unexpected illnesses. Contact:
  • Veterans First, serving homeless and at-risk veterans in Orange County, CA. Contact:
  • Semper Fi Fund provides immediate financial support for injured and critically ill members of the Armed Forces and their families. Contact

  • The Gary Sinise Foundation provides assistance to military families and veterans by creating and supporting unique programs designed to educate, entertain, inspire and build communities. Contact
  • Vets Rock provides veterans with various forms of assistance, ranging from help for applying for VA benefits to helping veterans find food and shelter. Contact
  • Pets for Patriots support military members in their adoption of adult shelter pets. Contact
  • The American Legion's Family Support Network. Contact: 1.800.504.4098
  • The American Legion's Welcome Home Services: 1.202.861.2700 or
  • provides a wide array of resources and information from career counseling, career fairs, transition services and information, medical resources and more. Contact:


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