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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Health Resources

A vision check

Many veterans feel like they’re trying to hold a soup sandwich together. A mess of emotions, nightmares and other issues. Or maybe just feeling like something’s not quite right. All the time. Some of the time. Or out of nowhere once in a while. It’s different for everybody.

But one thing is the same: Getting help is a good thing that can put you on a better path. Contact somebody today.

Health Services and Resources Near You


Women Veterans Call Center

Calling All Women Who Served in the United States Military! Do you know your Veteran status?  Do you have a…(more)


Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

Women are one of the fastest growing subgroup of Veterans, and we are signing up for VA health care and…(more)

National Veterans Foundation

Women Veterans Resources/National Veterans Foundation

Our Women Veteran Resources program connects women veterans with appropriate resources to help them transition to civilian life after leaving…(more)

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Peninsula Fine Arts Center: Healing Arts Program for Veterans

Healing Arts program at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center enables active-duty soldiers, veterans, and their families to address the emotional…(more)


Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

PURPOSE AND PHILOSOPHY The Society provides financial assistance and education, as well as other programs and services, to members of…(more)

EDole Foundation

Caring for Military Families: Elizabeth Dole Foundation

Our Vision We believe that our nation’s military caregivers need and deserve robust, effective support in light of the mental,…(more)


Human Hug Project

Founded by Marine Veterans Ian Michael and Gino Greganti, the Human Hug Project wants to visit every VA medical center…(more)


National Military Family Association

NMFA is the voice of military families because, for 46 years, we have proven that we stand behind service members, their spouses,…(more)


Hampton VA Medical Center: Caregiver Support

You may know that VA provides benefits and services for Veterans, but did you know that VA also has a…(more)


Operation Family Caregiver: Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health

The strength of our military is legendary. Our military families are strong, too. Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) coaches the families…(more)


National Alliance for Caregivers

Nearly 44 million unpaid caregivers form the backbone of the US chronic and long-term care system. These hard working family…(more)



Vetshouse, Inc. is a unique nonprofit organization serving homeless veterans in Hampton Roads. It is not a shelter, but a…(more)

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Valor Run

Valor Run, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2014. Our mission is to unite communities through running events…(more)

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Hampton Roads Veterans Writing Group

The Hampton Roads Veterans Writing Group is a cost-free writing group for service members, veterans, and military family members of…(more)


Puller Clinic at William & Mary College

The Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Veterans Benefits Clinic The mission of the Lewis B. Puller, Jr. Benefits Clinic is to…(more)

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Community Blueprint

Community Blueprint is a set of tools and practices that provide a framework for communities to produce positive, measurable outcomes…(more)

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Benefits.Gov (formerly provides citizens with easy, online access to government benefit and assistance programs. Their mission is to reduce…(more)

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Granting Freedom

A grant program for home modifications for disabled veterans or disabled servicemen or women who sustained a line of duty…(more)

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Give An Hour

Strives to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within society.…(more)

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Fisher House Foundation

A network of comfort homes where military and veteran families can stay at no cost while a loved one is…(more)

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Military One Source

A confidential Department of Defense-funded program that provides comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost. Information…(more)

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Naval Support Activity

Committed to providing effective and efficient world class support to customer to enable our fighters and support our families. (757)…(more)

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National Resource Directory

Provides information and access to services and resources for wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans, their families, and those…(more)

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Virginia Veterans Care Center (VVCC)

VVCC provides affordable, high quality, comprehensive nursing and domiciliary care to Commonwealth of Virginia residents who are admitted to the…(more)

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VA Medical Center – Hampton

Honoring America’s Veterans with quality health care services. Part of the largest integrated health care system in the U.S. 100…(more)

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Mercy Medical Airlift

Mercy Medical Airlift – Air Compassion for Veterans

Mercy Medical Airlift ensures that no financially-stressed patient is denied access to distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment for…(more)

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Center for Mind Body Healing

Offers therapeutic hypnosis to create change. Follows recommendations in a book written by a rehab physician who has researched treatments…(more)

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National Health Services and Resources

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Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry

Exposure to airborne hazards may cause several health concerns for veterans returning from deployment. Fill out the questionnaire to help…(more)

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Center for Women Veterans

A new site that provides outreach to female service members and female veterans who have questions about health care, benefits…(more)

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Combat Paper Project

Through papermaking workshops, veterans use their uniforms worn in service to create works of art. The uniforms are cut up,…(more)

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Disability Benefits For Wounded Warriors

Social Security disability benefits for wounded warriors receive priority processing and are separate, distinct and in addition to VA benefits.

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Disabled American Veterans

If you or someone you care for is a disabled veteran, learn more about how to get help at Disabled…(more)

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Find Your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO)

Start by connecting with your County Veterans Service Officer (CVSO).

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HUD Exchange: Resource for Homeless Veterans

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides several resources for veterans looking for housing.

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Make the Connection – Physical Injury

Recovering from physical injuries is difficult. Watch stories from veterans about what they did to overcome their challenges and get…(more)

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Make the Connection-Spirituality

Military life can raise difficult questions and confusing spirituality issues that impact other aspects of life. Hear personal stories and…(more)

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National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans is a free 24/7 hotline intended to assist homeless veterans and their families…(more)

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PTSD: National Center for PTSD

Resources for Veterans, family and the general public to help understand the signs and symptoms of PTSD.

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Search the National Resource Directory

The National Resource Directory has information about thousands of national and local programs, services and organizations, many in your community, that…(more)

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The American Legion: Homeless Veteran Help

The AL provides public and private sector agencies and organizations that aid homeless veterans and their families.

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The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC)

The Women Veterans Call Center (WVCC) answers questions and responds to concerns from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across…(more)

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VA Adaptive Sports Program

Disabled Veterans of all ages and abilities report better health, new friendships and a better quality of life when participating…(more)

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VA eBenefits

eBenefits is a central location for Veterans and their families to access and manage benefits and get service connected.

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Vet Center

Vet Centers offer counseling in a caring manner for Veterans and their families.  Use this search to find a Vet…(more)

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Veteran’s Court

Find a veteran’s court in your state.  Veteran’s court is modeled after drug treatment and/or mental health treatment courts.  Typically,…(more)

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Veterans Crisis Line

The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs…(more)

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Veterans Yoga Project

Veterans Yoga Project is an educational and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well-being of military veterans. Working…(more)

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Volunteer Locally to Help Veterans

There are many different ways you can help a disabled veteran. Volunteering is one of them. Learn more about volunteering.

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Our Criteria for Selecting Resources

To ensure the highest standard of resources and organizations for veterans and their families, these criteria guide selection for inclusion on this website.

  1. Resource comes from a credible source.
  2. Resource is current and relevant.
  3. Resource is free and available at no cost to veterans and their families.
  4. Resource is commercial-free, no profit is derived from it.
  5. Resource is accessible, easy to get and easy to use; tangible and concrete.
  6. Organization or individual that created and/or is distributing the resource is nonpartisan. 501c4 organizations whose primary function is advocacy or educating about political issues or policy merit close scrutiny to determine nonpartisanship.