Resources for veterans
We strongly believe homeless veterans and their families deserve to receive the help they need as fast as possible. In our effort to help homeless veterans everywhere receive help as fast as possible, we have compiled this list of resources and links to other organizations that may be able to help you as we grow our own organization.
We will try to maintain and add to this list as we become aware of other organizations who offer assistance to homeless veterans and those in need so check back often. We sincerely hope you are able to get the help you, or someone you care about need.
Veteran Connection INC provides this list as a courtesy and does not warrant or guarantee services will be available. Veterans Connection does not endorse any organization listed and can not be held responsible for the accuracy or completeness of resources on this list.
VA Loan insights from US News & World Report
The US News & World Report has compiled several lists and articles to help veterans and their families understand the ins and outs of VA loans. Topics include: The best VA mortgage lenders of 2019, how VA loans work, how to apply for a VA loan, and more.
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
Run by the VA, this 24/7 call center helps provide counseling and resources recommendations to homeless veterans and those at risk of becoming homeless.
Run by the VA, Vet Centers offer community-based counseling to help with readjusting to civilian life.
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes
Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes maintains a comprehensive directory of on-line resources for OIF/OEF veterans and their families.
Eminent danger of becoming homeless
If you are currently homeless or in eminent danger of becoming homeless, please call 1-877-424-3838. They have many resources you may not be aware of, including the HUD VASH rental voucher program.
Call the American Red Cross Hero Care Center at 1-877-272-7337 (toll-free) if you are an active duty service member, a member of an activated National Guard or Reserve unit. An immediate family member of a service member in the above two categories. A military retiree or spouse/widow(er) of a retiree.
Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief we help Soldiers and Families like you and yours everyday with scholarships, grants, and loans that are always free of interest and fees.
The Semper Fi Fund
The Semper Fi Fund provides immediate financial assistance and lifetime support to post-9/11 combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured members of all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.
The Veterans Directory
The Veterans Directory provides a compilation of programs that support veterans. Some of these programs are based in Arizona (the nonprofit’s location), but many are national.
Mortgage Free Homes
Below are 4 links to agencies that offer homes mortgage free to disabled veterans. You can check them to see if there are any possible locations near you.
A Wealth of Resources are on:
Mortgage Payment assistance and loan modifications
Home repairs for Heroes
Read stories about veteran members of Alcohol Anonymous in this pamphlet: AA and the Armed Services
Substance abuse among veterans: https://addictionresource.com/addiction/veterans-and-substance-abuse/
Reasons for and consequences of tobacco use within the Veteran community:
United Way, call 211
Every day thousands of people across North America turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline and website that connects people from all communities and of all ages to the essential health and human services they need, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Code Of Support Foundation via Patriotlink
PATRIOTlink® is a cloud-based resource navigation platform designed by service providers for service providers that is piloted out to 40 diverse organizations including American Red Cross, Operation Homefront and National Guard Family Assistance Centers.
Veteran Connection also suggests reaching out to your local VFW for further assistance