Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Veteran And Military Resources And Information: Benefits, Careers, Jobs, Homelessness, Housing, Suicide Prevention And More

"When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep?" George Canning


The following is one of many posts in our long series of resources and information for veterans and military personnel.

Veterans Benefits---There are four major veteran benefit programs

  • Disability Compensation: 1.800.827.1000
  • Veteran Pension Programs: Same # as above
  • VA Medical Care: In addition to general health care, there are programs for Blindness Rehabilitation, Agent Orange Exposure, Alcohol/Drug Dependency Programs + Counseling, Gulf War Syndrome, Radiation Exposure and HIV/AIDS Programs. Contact for specific contact information.
  • Education Programs: There are several GI Bill programs to choose from including Tutorial Assistance Programs, Work Study Programs, On-The-Job Training Programs,  and more.
Careers And Jobs:

PTSD Resources:

  • All VA centers provide PTSD assistance.
  • Vet Centers: Call 877.927.8387 for locations throughout the country.
  • Military One Source: 1.800.273.8255
  • Community Mental Health Centers.
  • Employee Assistance Programs

Resources For Homeless Veterans:

  • VA National Center on Homelessness: 1.877.424.3838
  • Vet Crisis Line: 1.800.272.8255, Press #1
  • American Legion: 1.800.433.3318
  • National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1.800.8255

Other Unique Resources:



1 comment:

  1. Thank you for compiling these useful data regarding veterans. It’s great that this article contains some straight-up details in bulleted format, as it’s easier to read and understand that way. I hope your veteran readers find the resource that they’re looking for through your post. Good day!

    Brad Post @ Jan Dils