Resources

Resource Network

The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes has complied a comprehensive directory of resources for veterans and their families. We have listed just a few below from each of our major categories. We maintain ongoing relationships and do our best to stay up to date on all of these groups.

If you are looking for any assistance (other than Emergency Aid from the Coalition) please contact our Advocate Coordinator, Whitney at whanrahan@saluteheroes.org for more information on all of the connections we have available in our network.

** (We have made every effort to verify that they are reliable and viable organizations. However, we do not endorse them, nor can we be responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information about them.)

Community and Family

Military Child Care 
Provides a single gateway for you to find comprehensive information on military-operated or military-approved childcare programs worldwide.

National Military Family Association
Provides advice and information for families of service members who have been wounded or become ill during their term of service.

Education & Training

Able Flight Program-Purdue University 
Mission is to offer people with disabilities a unique way to challenge themselves through flight and aviation career training, and by doing so, to gain greater self-confidence and self-reliance.

Dog Tag Bakery 
Dog Tag Inc. seeks to provide a transformative opportunity for veterans with disabilities by offering an education at Georgetown University and real-life work experience in our small business venture, Dog Tag Bakery. Upon completion of the Dog Tag Inc. program, transitioned veterans are business ready, competitive and employable.

Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV)
Experiential training programs in entrepreneurship and small business management for post-9/11 veterans with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.

Emergency Assistance

Operation First Response 
Assists families of wounded service members with rent/mortgage payments, utilities, vehicle payments and repairs, food, travel and transportation.

Operation Home Front
Offers emergency financial, legal and other assistance to families of service members and wounded warriors.

Semper Fi Fund
Provides financial assistance and other support services for service members and their families during period of hospitalization and recovery following injury or illness.

Health, Medical & Wellness

CBD Awareness Project
Using CBD Safely When You Have PTSD. How Much CBD is Safe to Take? Is CBD Legal?  Information about CBD, how it works, and the benefits and side affects you can expect.

Dental Care Resources for Veterans
Thorough resource page on many solutions for veterans and dental care

The Patriot Project
The Patriot Project is a grass roots movement to provide chiropractic care to all Active Military, their Families, Wounded Warriors & All Gold Star Dependents.

Sierra Tucson
Recommended by doctors and therapists across the world, we are recognized for providing safe and successful treatment for those who are struggling with addiction and a wide range of complex behavioral health disorders.

USA Cares
Warrior Treatment Today program helps service members obtain treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and/or traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Veterans Crisis Line
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs suicide prevention hotline with 24/7 access to trained professionals prepared to help any veteran in crisis.

Homes and Housing Repairs

Building Homes for Heroes
Builds, modifies and finances homes for severely wounded veterans and their families to help them lead more independent and productive lives.

Operation Finally Home
Provides custom-built, mortgage-free homes to wounded and disabled veterans and spouses of the fallen who live in California to help get their lives back on track and become productive members of their communities.

Tunnels to Towers 
Builds mortgage-free smart homes for our most catastrophically injured service members. Each home is customized for the veteran in need.

Legal Assistance

AMVETS
Develops and promotes public policy on veteran-related issues such as VA funding, homelessness, retirement pay and disability compensation, employment and training.

National Veterans Legal Services Program
NVLSP recruits, trains, and assists volunteer lawyers and advocates in support of efforts by veterans to obtain benefits they have earned through military service.

Miscellaneous

America’s Vet Dogs 
Provides a trained service dog free of charge for someone who has served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces that is visually or hearing impaired or physically disabled.

Hope for the Warriors 
Helping veterans by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Provides comprehensive support programs for veterans and their families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.

Folds of Honor
Provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members.

WINC: For all Women Veterans
A national peer support network for women of the military that offer peer support groups, retreats, military sexual trauma intensive therapy retreats, workshops, summits, and more.


Peer & Caregiver Support

Coalition Peer Support Program – Veteran Circle

Coalition Caregiver Support Program – Veteran’s Caregiver Alliance

Operation Family Caregiver
Nationwide Assistance for caregiver of service members.

PTSD Foundation of America
The PTSD Foundation exists to combat the impact of post-traumatic stress. It provides some counseling and networking service veterans, but it also works to raise awareness about PTSD so that families are better prepared to deal with it.

PsychArmor Institute
PsychArmor Institute is a national nonprofit that provides FREE Online Education and support to all Americans who work with, live with or care for Military Service Members, Veterans and their families.

Recreation, Mobility & Retreats

Adaptive Sports Foundation
Provides basic knowledge and learning programs in the practice of wellness and the importance of lifelong healthful living through sports, outdoor activity and recreation.

Eagles Summit Ranch, Roever Foundation
Conducts motivational retreats and seminars for wounded warriors in wilderness setting.

KAMO Adventures
KAMO Adventures is dedicated to serving and honoring our returning wounded and disabled veterans as they transition into civilian life.

Independence Fund
Offers mobility, caregiver support and adaptive sports programs for veterans. Gives catastrophically wounded veterans the chance to get outdoors with a variety of devices.

Veterans and Military Organizations

American Legion
Programs and services, such as Heroes to Hometown, that aid and support wounded warriors and their families.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) 
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families. Specializing in navigating the benefit process, transportation and employment.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Association (IAVA)
Programs of aid and assistance to veterans and their families, promotes awareness about veterans’ issues and advocates for supportive legislative policy and all governmental levels.

Purple Heart Foundation
Provides services, programs and resources to help combat wounded and disabled veterans and their families with financial grants, claims assistance, PTSD resources, and employment counseling.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Assists veterans with VA claims, educational benefits, and financial support to meet obligations in mortgage and rent, home and auto repairs, insurance, utilities, food and clothing.

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