Resources for Military Service Veterans and their familites

 

Resources available to Honorably Discharged Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces

(Federal)

WORLD WAR II

  1.   http://www.benefits.va.gov/persona/veteran-world_war_ii.asp

ANY ERA

    • Basic / Housebound / Aid and Attendance
  • Homeless & Potentially Homeless Veterans benefits
    • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) This collaborative program between HUD and VA combines HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help Veterans who are homeless and their families find and sustain permanent housing. 2017
  • State Veterans’ Service Office – County Office
  • Veterans Service Organizations (VSOs)
    1. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post (VFW)
    2. American Legion
    3. Disabled American Veterans
    4. Fleet Reserve Association
    5. https://veterans.house.gov/for-veterans/veterans-service-organizations

 

 

(By State)

 
 
ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Most of these organizations providerepresentation for veterans without regard to theveteran’s membership in the organization.

 American LegionMaintains a list of American LegionDepartment Service Officers who areavailable to assist veterans and theirdependents and survivors apply for anyfederal or state benefit to which theymay be entitled.
http://www.legion.org/departmentofficers

Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
Links to local web sites to findrepresentatives who can help veterans accesstheir benefits and current service memberstransition to civilian life.
http://www.dav.org/veterans/Default.aspx

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)VFW created National Veterans Service, anation-wide network of skilled VFWVeterans Service Officers to help vets “wadethrough all the bureaucratic red tape.”

  • Veterans Legal Help often working pro bono.   check with local chapter of Service organizations.
  • Volunteering as a veteran for other veterans (typical)

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