Veteran Resources

National Resource Directory
Connecting Wounded Warriors, Service Members, Veterans, Their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them.

 Support Services

AMVETS Career Centers
AMVETS Career Center provides career training and employment assistance to Veterans, active duty service members and members of the National Guard and Reserves who have honorably served America. This service is provided at no cost to qualified veterans.

Courage to Call
Courage to Call is a veteran staffed 24/7 Helpline that provides free, confidential information, guidance, and referrals.  Call 2-1-1 to arrange meetings with other veterans and family support partners.  Types of assistance include: employment services; food, housing and shelter; rent and utility assistance; counseling services; family and legal resources; as well as VA and other benefit information.

Military OneSource
800-342-9647
Military OneSource is a central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Get to know your benefits and prepare for the big stuff – deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more. No matter where military life takes you, with Military OneSource you’ll always be in the loop.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline provides confidential, one-on-one support to each caller and chatter, offering crisis intervention, options for next steps and direct connection to sources for immediate safety.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.  For Veteran specific services, Press 1 or go to the Veterans Crisis Line.

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
The National Sexual Assault Hotline provides victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services around the clock.

The Soldiers Project
1-877-576-5343
The Soldiers Project provides free, confidential professional psychological counseling services to military personnel involved in the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001.

Women Veterans Health Care
At each VA Medical Center nationwide, a Women Veterans Program Manager is designated to assist women Veterans.  She can help coordinate all the services one may need, from primary care to medical services to Mental Health and Sexual Abuse Counseling.  Women Veterans who are interested in receiving care at VA should contact their nearest VA Medical Center and ask for the Women Veterans Program Manager.

Legal Services

GI Rights Hotline
1-877-447-4487
The GI Rights Houtline provides accurate, helpful counseling and information on military discharges, Absent Without Leave (AWOL), Unauthorized Absence (UA), and GI Rights.

National Organization of Veteran’s Advocates (NOVA)
NOVA is a national organization of attorneys and other qualified members who act as advocates for disabled veterans.  NOVA can help find an attorney with the highest level of training in veterans’ law.  There is also a Step by Step Guide about the VA claims process.

Swords to Plowshares 
415-252-4788
Swords to Plowshares is a community-based, not-for-profit veteran service organization that provides wrap-around care to more than 2,000 veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program 
202-628-8164 or 1-888-838-7727
The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program (Pro Bono Program) was created to provide assistance to unrepresented veterans or their family members who have filed appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.  Appellants who request Pro Bono Program assistance receive a thorough review of his or her appeal.  An appellant whose case is not accepted by the Program receives substantive legal advice about his or her case and an explanation as to why the Pro Bono Program cannot place the appeal with a volunteer attorney.

Health Care Services

The Mesothelioma Center
858-590-1922
The Mesothelioma Center provides free information and resources to help veterans that were exposed to asbestos during their service in the military. This exposure can result in several debilitating diseases, such as asbestosis and mesothelioma. The Mesothelioma Center can help individuals find local treatment centers and improve their prognosis.

Mesothelioma Group
(888) 708-5660
The Mesothelioma Group a charitable organization supporting the VFW and American Legion. With over 30% of all mesothelioma patients being Veterans, a main part of their mission is to spread mesothelioma awareness to Veterans and their family members. The goal at the Mesothelioma Group is to increase awareness, improving survival rates and life expectancy.

Employment Services

Conditions Set
The objective of Conditions Set is to help service members and veterans secure job opportunities through personalized resume development. As a nonprofit organization, all services provided by Conditions Set are offered at no cost to active duty US military personnel and veterans.