VETERAN RESOURCES

After Deployment

Health and wellness e-libraries, workshops, and online assessments on a number of Veterans’ issues including PTSD, depression, anger, stress, alcohol and drugs, work adjustment, families, and stigma.

AMVETS

AMVETS MISSION STATEMENT: 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.

California Association of County Veterans Service Officers, Inc.

The California Association of County Veterans Service Officers (CACVSO) is an organization of professional Veterans advocates.

Department of Veterans Affairs: Veterans Information Portal

United States Department of Veterans Affair - Secured Veteran Information Portal 

Disabled Veterans National Foundation

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation exists to change the lives of men and women who came home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom.

Drug Rehab.com

At DrugRehab.com, their mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. They are there to help you or your loved one every step of the way.

Elysian Fields Transformational Community for homeless Veterans​ and families

Elysian Fields is a 2-year transformational housing program which provides on-site support services for Veterans, while they stabilize and acquire the skills needed for independent living.​

Freedom is Not Free

Freedom Is Not Free is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to assisting wounded service members and their families, and the families of the fallen. Freedom Is Not Free makes grants to Purple Heart recipients and their families to meet their immediate financial needs, including but not limited to, the expenses associated with medical care, travel, home modification, and paying bills. We support community projects and provide activities for wounded service members and their families.

Hire A Hero

Hire A Hero is an online job board and employment resource that connects Veterans and spouses to employers through jobs posting ads, social networking tools, such as Linked In and Facebook and mobile devices. 

TOP 10 REASONS TO HIRE A HERO 

HUD-VASH Vouchers

The Department of Housing and Urban Development – VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program is a joint effort between HUD and VA to move Veterans and their families out of homelessness and into permanent housing. HUD provides housing assistance through its Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) that allows homeless Veterans to rent privately owned housing.

Iraq and Afganistan Veterans of America

IAVA is the first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans. With over 200,000 Member Veterans and supporters nationwide, IAVA strives to build the New Greatest Generation.

Make The Connection

Whether you left the military decades ago or just recently transitioned to civilian life, Veterans share a common bond of duty, honor, and service.  Every day, Veterans connect with resources, services, and support that effectively address the issues impacting their lives.  Reach out and Make The Connection.

Military Hire

Your military hiring network. This site has been developed and is maintained by a team of both military Veterans and corporate hiring authorities.  Our mission is to "Serve Those Who Served" by connecting Veterans of America's armed forces with employers who value their experience and skills.

Moving Forward

Moving Forward is a free, on-line educational and life coaching program that teaches Problem Solving skills to help you to better handle life’s challenges. It is designed to be especially helpful for Veterans, Military Service Members and their families.

National Coalition for Homeless

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) will end homelessness among Veterans by shaping public policy, promoting collaboration, and building the capacity of service providers.

National Center for PTSD

This website provides resources, and practical advice for Veterans dealing with stress and trauma.  See our page on PTSD under our resources tab.  The PTSD page was developed due to personal experiences and VA research.

National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory is a searchable database of resources vetted for Service members, veterans, family members and caregivers.

National Veterans Foundation

To serve the crisis management, information and referral needs of all U.S. Veterans and their families through: Management and operation of the nation’s only toll-free helpline for all Veterans and their families.
 

Office of Veteran Services - Santa Clara County

The Vet Center program provides a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services to eligible Veterans in order to help them make a satisfactory post-war readjustment to civilian life.​

Treatment of PTSD

Today, there are many good treatments available for PTSD. When you have PTSD, dealing with the past can be hard.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

This website provides affordable housing programs for Veterans.

United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Homeless Programs

This website provides information on VA’s programs and services for homeless Veterans.

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

The United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims is a national court of record, established under Article I of the Constitution of the United States.

VET Center - Department of Veterans Affairs

Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. (See below for a full list of California Vet Centers)

Veteran Affairs National Call Center

The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) has founded a National Call Center for Homeless Veterans hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors.

Veteran Crisis Line

The caring professionals at the Veterans Crisis Line are specially trained and experienced in helping Veterans of all ages and circumstances. Many of the responders are Veterans themselves and understand what Veterans and their families and friends have been through and the challenges Veterans of all ages and service eras face.
 

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

VetJobs

VetJobs is the leading Internet niche job board for reaching the 10.5 million military veterans currently in the work force, the 200 thousand active duty military personnel who transition each year, the over 400,000 members of the National Guard and Reserve who return to the United States each year from extended deployments, and their family members

Vets 4 Warriors - 855-838-8255

Why Call Them?  They are here to help. Their team of Veteran peers have all served in uniform for the United States Military. They share similar experiences and understand what it means to serve their country in peacetime and in times of increased conflict. The daily stresses of a Service member are unique and they are here to offer an ear to listen and resources in your local community to help alleviate any stressors you may be facing.

Vets Prevail

Vets Prevail is a Veteran-owned and -operated health care technology company that builds and delivers systematic online behavioral health programs that fulfill the promise of Anywhere-Based Care™. Founded to help address high-profile behavioral health issues in the Veteran and military populations.

Elysian Fields Transformational Community

provides transitional housing and outreach support services to youth, Veterans and families
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Elysian Fields Transformational Community | www.vetselysianfields.org 
Phone: 408-476-9901

Elysian Fields is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organization under Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law. 

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Updated: February 5, 2019 - G.S.