Family Support

Family Support

The Armed Forces Foundation – www.ArmedForcesFoundation.org.  The Armed Forces Foundation is a non profit organization that started in 2010 and is dedicated to providing comfort and solace to members of the military community through financial support, career counseling, housing assistance … Continued
Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance

The Armed Forces Foundation – www.ArmedForcesFoundation.org.  The Armed Forces Foundation is a non profit organization that started in 2010 and is dedicated to providing comfort and solace to members of the military community through financial support, career counseling, housing assistance … Continued
Homeless Veterans

Homeless Veterans

Building Homes for our Heroes – https://www.buildinghomesforheroes.org/ A partnership with Chase assists Building Homes for our Heroes in providing housing to post 9-11 veterans.  The organization builds or modifies homes, and gifts them, mortgage-free, to veterans and their families to … Continued
Legal Assistance

Legal Assistance

Chisholm, Chisholm & Kilpatrick – While VFU rarely suggests private firms, our personal experience with this company has yielded positive results for veterans and we are committed to sharing all resources available that may assist veterans and their families  http://www.cck-law.com/Kerry-Baker.shtml Justice … Continued
Mental Health Resources

Mental Health Resources

Anger and Irritability Management – http://www.veterantraining.va.gov/apps/aims/index.html New interactive skills building for anger and irritability developed by the VA. Cigna Stress Management Toolket –  cigna.com Stress is a fact of life. It’s your mind’s and body’s response to demanding situations or events. … Continued
Needs Assistance

Needs Assistance

Air Compassion for Veterans – www.aircompassionforveterans.org Wounded warriors and their families are provided FREE medically related flights. The Armed Forces Foundation – www.ArmedForcesFoundation.org.  The Armed Forces Foundation is a non profit organization that started in 2010 and is dedicated to … Continued
Organizations for Specific Wars and Branches

Organizations for Specific Wars and Branches

American Women Veterans – www.AmericanWomenVeterans.org.  Dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of servicewomen, veterans and their families, American Women Veterans is a good resource for veterans looking for retreats, conferences and outreach campaigns that empower members and their communities. … Continued
Physical Illnesses

Physical Illnesses

Asbestos News – www.asbestosnews.com Site offers Mesothelioma information for military veterans who may have been exposed to asbestos while serving our country. Gulf War Veterans – www.publichhealth.va.gov/exposures/gulfwar/compensation_benefits.asp Information about nine specific diseases associated with service in the Gulf War.  For … Continued
PTSD and TBI Resources and Treatments

PTSD and TBI Resources and Treatments

Addiction Guide – http://www.addictionguide.com Comprehensive and up-to-date about various addictions.  The team at addiction guide provides tools and brings awareness about types of treatment available.  Alcoholics Anonymous – http://www.aa.org/  Information on the AA 12 step programs and a path of healing … Continued
Student Veterans

Student Veterans

Student Veterans Best Colleges – http://www.bestcolleges.com/ This website lists a host of colleges based on student need and specific situations (student without a car or student veterans, etc.)  A good resource for exploring options. Mental Health Resources for College Students – http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/mental-health-resources This link … Continued