NORTH CAROLINA

Charolette Bridge Home https://www.veteransbridgehome.org/ CBH is the one-stop shop for Veterans in Charlotte and the surrounding communities experiencing transition.  Without CBH, the civilian community can feel overwhelming and confusing to a Veteran just leaving the armed forces. With CBH, Veterans in transition have a single point of contact to help navigate this very important life event, in a compassionate, low-pressure and productive manner.

Citizen Soldier Support   www.citizensoldiersupport.org.  To help build bridges between community resources and Reserve Component families, Congress established the National Demonstration Program for Citizen Soldier Support in 2005. CSSP’s offices are located in Carr Mill Mall in Carrboro North Carolina, just a few miles from the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. CSSP staff work at this location as well as in cities across the country to facilitate the development and sustainment of effective military/community partnerships in support of our Reserve Component members and Families.

Cohen’s Veteran Network   https://www.cohenveteransnetwork.org/at-a-glance/ For veterans and families in need of mental health for low to no cost.

Eagle Rock Camp Retreats – http://www.eaglerockcamp.org/ Retreats designed for veterans and families at no cost.

Lone Survivor Foundation http://www.lonesurvivorfoundation.org  

Lone Survivor Foundation’s Post-Traumatic Growth Program is for service members (both active duty and veterans) from all military branches and service eras, along with their families, who are experiencing symptoms of the following as a result of combat:  PTSD, mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain and Caregiver Stress.  A formal diagnosis or service-connected disability through the VA is not required.  LSF can provide relief, direction and hope to you and your family with a series of five-day Post-traumatic Growth Programs that take place in our facilities in Crystal Beach, TX and Fayetteville, NC.  There is no cost to you for our programs or fro transportation to our facilities and we take care of your travel expenses.  We use tools that are not typically offered by government programs to focus on relief from the symptoms of invisible wounds.  At the end of your program, we will help you decide which tools work the best for you and we will help you make a plan for continued healing once you get home.

Military and Veterans Resource Coalition https://mymvrc.org/  The Military and Veterans Resource Coalition (MVRC) serves the military and veteran community in and around Raleigh, NC. MVRC is contacted by veterans, military, families and organizations to assist with finding resources in the local area. We serve organizations who seek further assistance outside of their scope of programs for military/veterans/family. We serve military/veterans/family who are seeking to be connected to organizations that have programs to assist their needs.

Purple Heart Homes – https://purplehearthomesusa.org/ Purple Heart Homes has two different programs that might be able to help. A Purple Heart is not a requirement for either program, but we do require at least a 10% Service Connected Disability Rating from the VA. The application process also includes a personal background check. If applying for the VHOP program, credit checks will also be conducted.  Homes available in FL, NC, SC and OK.  The Homeownership Program is limited by the homes we have available.

The Independence Fund –  independencefund.org Founded in 2007, The Independence Fund is committed to empowering our nation’s catastrophically wounded, injured, or ill Veterans to overcome physical, mental, and emotional wounds incurred in the line of duty. They are dedicated to improving the lives of both our Veterans and their families. Through the Mobility, Caregiver, Adaptive Sports, Advocacy, and Family programs, The Independence Fund strives to bridge the gap of unmet needs for Veterans and their caregivers.

Veterans Healing Farm – http://veteranshealingfarm.org/exists to serve veterans by offering workshops on innovative farming techniques and foster a thriving micro-community of veterans and civilians who build deep friendships and cultivate emotional, physical, and spiritual health. Additionally, they support our nation’s veterans by growing and donating high-quality fruits, vegetables, and flower bouquets to veterans and their caregivers free of charge.

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