Welcome to the Electronic Reference Collection

Have a Question?  Type it here! - Ask us Anything!

Or browse a topic:
Main > Browse All Guides > V > Veterans Information Guide: Gencies and Organizations

Veterans Information Guide: Gencies and Organizations

Associations

American Gulfwar Veterans Association
http://www.gulfwarvets.com/index.html

Articles, testimonies, image gallery, and more. The association's primary concern is Gulf War Syndrome.

American Legion
http://www.legion.org/homepage.php

Blog entries, information about the Heroes to Hometowns program (for veterans recuperating from hospitalization), news, legislative information, and other resources.

AMVets
http://www.amvets.org

"As one of America’s foremost veterans service organizations, AMVETS (or American Veterans) has a proud history of assisting veterans and sponsoring numerous programs that serve our country and its citizens. The helping hand that AMVETS extends to veterans and their families takes many forms."

Blinded American Veterans Foundation
http://www.bavf.org

"Since its founding in 1985, BAVF has made major strides toward achieving its goals of advanced research, improved rehabilitation programs and wider re-employment opportunities."

Disabled American Veterans
http://www.dav.org

Information about volunteer opportunities, various veterans services, news, and and legislation.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America
http://www.iava.org

"Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is the nation's first and largest group dedicated to the Troops and Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the civilian supporters of those Troops and Veterans." Locate legislative information, a photo gallery, a press room, and more.

The Military Coalition
http://www.themilitarycoalition.org

Comprised of 35 organizations,The Military Coalition represents "more than 5.5 million members of the uniformed services--active, reserve, retired, survivors, veterans--and their families." Archived testimonies, letters, and a feature story are available.

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
http://www.nchv.org

Offers many resources, such as statistics, legislative information, newsletters, employment assistance, a service provider directory, and information concerning grants.

National Veterans Foundation
http://www.nvf.org

Lists of resources by state, links, upcoming events, newsletters, frequently asked questions, etc.

Navy League of the United States
http://www.navyleague.org

"The Navy League of the United States is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating our citizens about the importance of sea power to U.S. National Security and supporting the men and women of the sea services and their families."

Paralyzed Veterans of America
http://www.pva.org/site/PageServer

Information about spinal cord injuries, disability rights, legal issues, and more.

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
http://www.vfw.org

Information about veterans' services, legislation, publications, and VFW talk radio.

Vietnam Veterans of America
http://www.vva.org

Forms, publications, news, a legislative action center, and other resources for veterans of the Vietnam War.

Government Agencies

Center for Women Veterans
http://www1.va.gov/womenvet

Health care, outreach, mental health, statistics, and other resources.

DisabilityInfo.gov
http://www.disabilityinfo.gov/digov-public/public/DisplayPage.do?parentFolderId=500

"DisabilityInfo.gov connects people with disabilities to the information and resources they need to actively participate in the workforce and in their communities."

The G.I. Go Veterans Transition Center of Newark (Office of Veterans Affairs)
Newark City Hall
920 Broad Street, Room B28
973-802-1479
"The G.I. GO Fund is a nonprofit charitable organization that provides transition assistance to veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, as well as support, recognition, and gratitude to all of our servicemen and women."

HUD Veteran Resource Center
http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/about/hudvet

Locate resources by state, links to national resources, and links to related information.

New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
http://www.state.nj.us/military

Information about veterans memorial homes, burial honors, application for the NJ Distinguished Service Medal, information about benefits, and more.

The New Jersey Veterans Guide
http://www.state.nj.us/military/veterans/njguide/index.html

Educational benefits, medals, home ownership benefits, programs, and more.

NJ Veterans Helpline
http://www.njveteranshelpline.org

1-866-VETS-NJ-4 (1-866-838-7654)
Services include: Veteran peer support, clinical assessment & case management, family resources, and referral to a comprehensive network of mental health providers.

United States Department of Veterans Affairs
http://www.va.gov

A wealth of resources can be located here on topics such as health care, benefits, service organizations, Congressional affairs, and public affairs. Information about the Veterans Pride Initiative, a facilities locator, Health Administration, Benefits Administration, forms, burial benefits, health benefits, The 2007 Edition of VA's Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents booklet,and other special programs.

Warrior Care
http://www.warriorcare.mil

A portal to various resources. "Whether you are currently active-duty military, veteran, a family member or a concerned neighbor, the links on this site will provide answers to your questions or ideas for where to turn next."

Custom Website Design by Delaware.Net