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Resources

There are many organizations dedicated to assisting veterans. We have added some especially helpful national ones below.

We also have listings of local alternative resources in Illinois, Virginia. and Washington state.

Veterans Crisis Line

24/7 confidential crisis support, for veterans and their loved ones. You don’t have to be enrolled in VA benefits or health care to connect.

US Phone

Dial 988 then press 1


Text:

898255


Online Chat

https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help-now/chat/

Europe:

Call +1 844-702-5495 (off base) or DSN 988 (on base)

Southwest Asia: 

Call +1 855-422-7719 (off base) or DSN 988 (on base)

Pacific: 

Call +1 844-702-5493 (off base) or DSN 988 (on base)

Air Force Aid Society

For over eight decades, the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) has taken care of our own. As an official charity of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force, AFAS provides a support community where those who are called to serve can achieve and sustain financial stability. Each year over 17,000 Airmen, Guardians, and their families rely on AFAS for support and assistance as they navigate military life. While much has changed over the last 80 years, our mission remains the same: To help Airmen and Guardians when they need us most

email

afas@afas.org


Mailing Address

1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 809
Arlington, VA 22202

American Veterans

Mission is to enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.

U.S. Phone

301-683-4031

Email

programs@amvets.org


Mailing Address

511 West 165th Street, Unit 309
New York, NY, 10032

Army Emergency Relief

Army Emergency Relief (AER) was organized as a private nonprofit organization in February 1942 to provide emergency financial assistance to U.S. Army Soldiers (both active duty and retirees) and their eligible family members.

U.S. Phone

866-878-6378

Web Inquiry

https://www.armyemergencyrelief.org/offices/


Mailing Address

2530 Crystal Drive, Suite 13161, 13th Floor
Arlington, VA 22202

Bob Woodruff Family Foundation

The Got Your 6 Network is a diverse collection of national organizations with broad reach or locally based organizations, and those focused on a single area of expertise and need. With partners across the country, our growing Network reaches millions of veterans, service members, and their families where they live and work.

US Phone

646-341-6879


email

general@bobwoodrufffoundation.org


Mailing Address

1350 Broadway STE 905
New York, New York 10018

Code of support Foundation

Code of Support Foundation (COSF) provides essential and critical one-on-one assistance to struggling service members, veterans and their families (SMVF) who have the most complex needs. We are dedicated to leveraging the nation’s full spectrum of resources to ensure all members of our military, veterans and their families receive the support services they need and through their collective sacrifice have earned.

U.S. Phone

571-418-6339

EMail

info@codeofsupport.org


Mailing Address

4220 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22302

Gary Sinise Foundation

We serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. We do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.

U.S. Phone

(615) 575-3500

Web Inquiry

https://www.garysinisefoundation.org/contact


Mailing Address

PO Box 40726
Nashville, TN 37204

Military One Source

Primary services provided include: New Parent Services, Child Care, Special Needs Assistance, Education Assistance, Transition Assistance, Spouse Transition/Education, Financial Consultation. Wounded Warrior, Non-Confidential Medical Counseling.

U.S. Phone

800-342-9647

Live Web Chat

https://livechat.militaryonesourceconnect.org/webchat/


Mailing Address

3101 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory (NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them. The NRD is hosted, managed, maintained, sustained and developed by the Defense Health Agency’s Recovery Coordination Program.

NATIONAL aSSOCIATION OF aMERICAN vETERANS

NAAV assists eligible service members, veterans, and their families experiencing financial hardship. Services include: Emergency Assistance Referrals, Counseling, Real Estate/Personal Finance, Education and Training, Religious Services.

U.S. Phone

202-465-3296

Email

info@naavets.org


Mailing Address

1725 I St NW #300
Washington, DC 20006

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society

NMCRS is here to help active duty and retired Sailors, Marines, and their families get through difficult times. Our services are free and confidential, and our compassionate staff understands the unique challenges of military life. Learn more about our programs and services and how we can help.

U.S. Phone

800-654-8364

Email

officeadmin@nmcrs.org


Mailing Address

875 N. Randolph Street Ste 225
Arlington, VA 22203

Operation Homefront

By connecting the American donor community to our military families through a robust array of valued and life-changing programs that address the specific short-term and critical financial assistance, long-term stability, and recurring support needs they experience, Operation Homefront is able to help military families overcome many of the challenges inherent in military life. The result: stronger, more stable, and more secure military families.

US Phone

210-659-7756


email

info@operationhomefront.org


Mailing Addresses

17319 San Pedro Avenue, Suite 505
San Antonio, TX 78232

PO Box 650052
Sterling, VA 20165

Patriot LINK (Code of Support Foundation)

Resource Directory that allows veterans to search for local organizations aimed at assisting them in needs such as: Health Care, Education, Employment, Housing, Legal, Transition, and Support Networks.

U.S. Phone

571-418-6339

EMail

info@codeofsupport.org


Mailing Address

4220 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22302

VA Housing Assistance

VA housing assistance to buy, build, or refinance a home/loan. Home purchases assistance and financial counseling available through the Homeless Veteran Hotline.

U.S. Phone

800-698-2411

Web Inquiry

https://ask.va.gov/

VA Chatbot (In Beta Testing)

https://www.va.gov/contact-us/virtual-agent/

vA hOMELESS pROGRAMS

Connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required supports.

U.S. Phone

877-484-3838

Web Inquiry

https://ask.va.gov/

VA Chatbot (In Beta Testing)

https://www.va.gov/contact-us/virtual-agent/


Mailing Address

810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420

Veterans Association of America

Veterans Association of America, Inc. is an organization that  provides legal assistance, housing, employment opportunities, business ownership, discharge upgrades, medical assistance, family outreach, and other pressing issues that stand as debilitating factors preventing veterans and their families from receiving the “quality care” deserved throughout mainstream society.

U.S. Phone

800-590-2173

Email

rworks@vetsaa.org


Mailing Address

511 West 165th Street, Unit 309
New York, NY, 10032

VFW Financial Grants

This program provides financial assistance up to $2,500 to assist daily necessities in the form of a grant and is paid the creditor(s) directly.

U.S. Phone

833-839-8387

Web Inquiry

https://www.vfw.org/assistance/financial-grants


Mailing Address

406 W. 34th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64111