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The mission of Veteran Services is to provide hope and healing to America’s military veterans. We provide resources to military veterans for healing of trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), financial planning, health and wellness, and retirement planning. We offer online resources, or veterans and their families may call and talk to a resource advisor through our toll-free line at (844) 200-0012.
The Birdwell Foundation is a place where Veterans and first responders can come to a place of refuge for four to six months in the company of others to find healing and be surrounded by like-minded people without having to explain their thoughts, feelings, actions, or emotions.
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PTSD & SUBSTANCE USE
Veteran Services Provides PTSD & Substance Use Resources for U.S. Military Veterans
U.S. military veterans have the highest rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) of nearly any demographic in our nation. Statistics show that 300,000 American veterans are currently struggling with PTSD. Our military veterans often do not receive the services they need when returning from deployments and reintegrating back into civilian life.
Veteran Services offers free and low-cost resources to help veterans and their families recover from the trauma of military combat. The information below can help veterans find services related to:
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Drug & Alcohol Detoxification
- Residential Treatment & Rehabilitation
- Intensive Outpatient Programs
Our nation’s veterans have honorably served our country and stood up for our freedoms. Veteran Services is here to help veterans win their battle against PTSD & trauma and mental health issues such as drug and alcohol substance use disorders. Check out our list of resources or contact us at (844) 200-0012.
Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Program
Find Substance Use treatment through the VA. The mission of Veteran Affairs is to provide veterans the world-class benefits and services they have earned – and to do so by adhering to the highest standards of compassion, commitment, excellence, professionalism, integrity, accountability, and stewardship.
Goodwill of Orange County’s Tierney Center for Veteran Services is a comprehensive resource serving veterans and their families. Regardless of when you served, how you were discharged, whether you were active duty, National Guard or reserves, you sacrificed and served our country and now it is our turn to serve you.
If you are a Service member or Veteran in crisis or you’re concerned about one, there are specially trained responders ready to help you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Veterans Crisis Line connects Service members and Veterans in crisis, as well as their family members and friends, with qualified, caring VA responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text-messaging service.
The service dog programs of America’s VetDogs were created to provide enhanced mobility and renewed independence to veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance. America’s VetDogs specializes placing highly-skilled service and guide dogs to individuals with physical injuries, PTSD, hearing and vision loss, and seizures.
Life on your own terms
Hiring America is the first TV series dedicated to helping veterans find jobs. We feature companies with outstanding veteran hiring initiatives, share insights from CEO’s, career counselors, and HR specialists, and give valuable information to help ease the transition for veterans entering the civilian workforce.
The mission of Operation First Response, Inc (OFR) is to serve all branches of our nation’s Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injuries or illness, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life to the civilian world.
Find financial resources and benefits for U.S. Veterans
Our military veterans who are returning home often find that financial matters are difficult to sort out. Securing employment, readjusting to civilian life, and managing PTSD symptoms can make earning a living difficult or impossible.
There are many for-profit and non-profit organizations that assist veterans with career placement or financial resources during the difficult transition time. Some of these resources include:
- Financial assistance for the combat injured
- Career transition assistance
- Housing assistance
- Emergency financial assistance
- Educational programs
- Active military financial assistance
- Financial planning and insurance
There are many financial resources providing assistance and veteran services. Check out our list of resources or for more help please contact us at (844) 200-0012.
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HEALTH & WELLNESS
Veteran Services Provides Retirement & Planning Resources for U.S. Military Veterans
Once U.S. military veterans have retired from active service, there are numerous non-profit and government programs to assist with post-military life. Whether its insurance, health care, or retirement planning, Veteran Services can help locate the appropriate services to fill the need. We are committed to connecting the military community to all the benefits earned through service and made available by the government, businesses and non-profit organizations.
Some of the resources available through Veteran Services include:
- Transitioning to Civilian Life
- Health Care
- Veterans Benefits
- Military Discounts
More information may be found at the official U.S. government site for veterans benefits at Veterans Affairs. For more information about veterans benefits please visit www.va.gov.
MilitaryBenefits.info began in 2011 with the goal of becoming the trusted source of military and veterans benefits resources for the U.S. military community, including active duty, reservists, National Guard, military retirees, veterans, and military spouses and their families. We are committed to connecting the military community to all the benefits earned through service and made available by the government, businesses and non-profit organizations.
If you’re a veteran who isn’t enrolled in VA benefits or other veterans health coverage, you can get coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Depending on your household size and income, you may be able to get lower costs on monthly premiums and out-of-pocket costs on private insurance. Or you may qualify for free or low-cost coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).