Hope and the New Life Ahead

Hope and the New Life Ahead

Beginning a “new life”. One thing is for sure, the “only person you can change is yourself”. It would be wonderful to be able to wave a magic wand and remove the loss, fear and sense of hopelessness that often … Continued
VFU in the News

VFU in the News

“Vets Deal with Stress Following Service” Nov. 10, 2015, Edmond Sun.  Front page article describes ongoing journey with PTSD and VFU’s involvement with “Rock and Brew” Restaurant. VFU “Tinker Take Off” ad, October, 2015  http://www.pageturnpro.com/The-Journal-Record/68442-15-Combined-Federal-Campaign/index.html#1 Our full page ad appears on … Continued
California

California

California Dept. of Veteran Affairs https://www.calvet.ca.gov/ CalVet is working hard to help veterans get connected with the resources they need. Their goal is to make government more efficient, effective and accountable for all of California’s veterans. Cohen’s Veteran Network –  https://www.cohenveteransnetwork.org/at-a-glance/ For veterans and families in … Continued
Alaska

Alaska

Alaska Department of Veteran Affairs www.Veterans.Alaska.gov From helping veterans to file claims for education, medical or other benefits to assisting them in obtaining earned military awards, Alaska Office of Veterans affairs is here to serve. Their Motto is: “Serving Alaska One … Continued
Benefits and Benefits Assistance

Benefits and Benefits Assistance

American Legion – www.legion.org. Go to a post and click on it to find an American Legion office near you. You can also look at the “How We Serve” link that shows the services they can provide Veterans. American Legion … Continued
Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Resources

Caregiver Action Network – http://caregiveraction.org/tech/caregiver Specific ideas to help caregivers and tools for safety, care, medications and other resources. Caregivers on the Home Front – http://caregivers-homefront.org/  The mission of Caregivers on the Home Front Inc., is to provide caregivers of our … Continued
Children and Youth Resources

Children and Youth Resources

Babies on the Homefront http://babiesonthehomefront.org/ Babies on the Homefront provides military and veteran parents ideas for enhancing everyday moments with their baby or toddler. Parents will find lots of material to add to their toolbox of strategies. Child Care Aware – www.childcareaware.org/.  Web … Continued
Counseling

Counseling

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. Give An Hour – www.giveanhour.org.  A non-profit organization offering FREE mental health resources for military and families affected by the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. … Continued
Dental Care

Dental Care

VA Dental Care – www.va.gov  Go to this website and type in “Dental Care” for a thorough search on the most up-to-date offerings of the VA.  There are constant changes that the VA is implementing.  The latest we are aware … Continued
Education

Education

Army Ed Space – www.ArmyEdSpace.com ArmyEdSpace.com provides students, parents, educators and Soldiers with access to a robust directory of programs, resources and education news. Whether learning more about the variety of no-cost programs available or considering the military as a … Continued