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AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION

AFRICAN AMERICAN POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER ASSOCIATION #65630841


location_on A
  • 9129 Veterans Drive SW
    Lakewood, Pierce

The mission of the African American Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Association is multiple and includes seeking materials that are dedicated to the discovery of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its many maladies. The material is then disseminated and is used to promote knowledge and stimulation of public policy discussions. This material also encourages the implementation, identification, and expansion of effective programs. It provides:
  • Initiatives that encourage healthy lifestyles and long-term health consequences
  • Assistance with homelessness
  • Self-education
  • Training programs
  • Claims preparation for individuals with PTSD and/or other military service-related concerns
AA PTSD Assn. has provided Veterans, family members of Veterans, homeless Veterans, and incarcerated Veterans, direct services such as:
  • Food
  • Clothing
  • Personal hygiene items
  • Shoes, boots
  • Blankets
AA PTSD Assn. has provided these services with an all-volunteer force that utilizes their own funds and minimal resources… [read more]
AMERICAN LEGION: PLACER POSTS

AMERICAN LEGION: PLACER POSTS #65630858


location_on B
  • PO Box 3333
    Rocklin, Placer
local_phone
  • The American Legion Post 0620
    916-595-3874

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization. A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members -- men and women -- in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide. These Posts are organized into 55 Departments -- one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.
AMVETS: DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA

AMVETS: DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA #65630864


location_on C
  • 157 South K Street
    Tulare, Tulare
local_phone
  • Department Office in Tulare
    877-526-1339 or 559-688-3407

Programs for veterans and their surrounding communities include: Free VA claims assistance to veterans, their dependents and survivors; Public policy advocacy related to employment and training, and mandatory funding for government-provided health care and other entitlement benefits; Hospitalized veterans visits and support; Patriotic community programs; Honor Flight; Standdowns; Blood drives; Veterans Homes assistance; Military funeral and honor guard services; Homeless veterans and families of veterans support.
BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION

BLINDED VETERANS ASSOCIATION #65631212


location_on D
  • 125 NW Street
    Alexandria, Alexandria City
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    844-250-5180

The Blinded Veterans Association works to promote the welfare of blinded veterans so that, notwithstanding their disabilities, they may take their rightful place in the community and work with their fellow citizens toward the creation of a peaceful world.

BVA’s primary efforts include a National Field Service Program, advocacy before Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs, scholarships for spouses and dependent children and grandchildren, and special initiatives such as Operation Peer Support/Project Gemini in which older veterans connect with those recently injured in Iraq and Afghanistan, including those from BVA’s sister organization in the United Kingdom.
CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD FAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

CALIFORNIA NATIONAL GUARD FAMILY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM #65630884


location_on E
  • 9800 Goethe Road
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Office
    916-854-3000

The California National Guard established the Family Assistance Program as a resource to "Any & All" Service Members and their Families. They have developed rosters of civilian, government, and military agencies that can help families dealing with issues that have surfaced regardless of Status of Service (Active Duty, Reserve Training or State Emergencies).
CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CHAMPVA)

CIVILIAN HEALTH AND MEDICAL PROGRAM OF THE DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CHAMPVA) #65631242


location_on F
  • PO Box 469063
    Denver, Arapahoe
local_phone
  • CHAMPVA Contact
    800-733-8387

The Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (CHAMPVA) is a comprehensive health care program in which the VA shares the cost of covered health care services and supplies with eligible beneficiaries.

The program is administered by Health Administration Center and our offices are located in Denver, Colorado.
COALITION TO SALUTE AMERICA'S HEROES

COALITION TO SALUTE AMERICA'S HEROES #65631246


location_on G
  • 552 Fort Evans Road
    Leesburg, Loudoun
local_phone
  • Office
    703-291-4605

The mission of The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes is to help the people who have given so much on our behalf overcome these obstacles and resume a productive and fulfilling life through programs targeted to their specific needs.

Founded in 2004 as a non-partisan 501(c)(3) organization, the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes is the leading non-governmental provider of emergency financial relief to wounded soldiers from Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom and their families.

The Coalition to Salute America's Heroes partners with corporate sponsors, individual contributors, and volunteers to provide a simple and meaningful way for individuals and corporations to help these veterans and their families rebuild their lives.
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: CENTER FOR WOMEN VETERANS

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: CENTER FOR WOMEN VETERANS #65630920


The mission of the Center for Women Veterans is to ensure that women veterans have access to VA benefits and services on par with male veterans, VA programs are responsive to gender-specific needs of women veterans, outreach is performed to improve women veterans' awareness of services, benefits, and eligibility criteria, women veterans are treated with dignity and respect. The Director, Center for Women Veterans, acts as the primary advisor to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on all matters related to policies, legislation, programs, issues, and initiatives affecting women veterans.
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: HOMELESS VETERANS

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: HOMELESS VETERANS #65630921


877-4AID-VET (877-424-3838): Your 24/7 Hotline. The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline offers Veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness 24/7 access to trained counselors. The hotline offers information and assistance to Veterans and their families; VA Medical Centers; federal, state, and local partners; and community-based agencies, service providers, and others who work with or simply want to support our nation's Veterans.

VA's specialized homeless veterans treatment programs have grown and developed since they were first authorized in 1987. The programs strive to offer a continuum of services that include: aggressive outreach to those veterans living on streets and in shelters who otherwise would not seek assistance; clinical assessment and referral to needed medical treatment for physical and psychiatric disorders, including substance abuse; long-term sheltered transitional assistance, case management, and rehabilitation; employment assistance and linkage… [read more]
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: VA ONLINE APPLICATION (VONAPP)

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: VA ONLINE APPLICATION (VONAPP) #65630922


Apply online for VA compensation, pension, education, and vocational rehabilitation benefits.