Veteran Resources – National
Veterans of the United States – Veterans of the United States armed forces may be eligible for a broad range of programs and services provided by the VA. Eligibility for most VA benefits is based upon discharge from active military service under other than dishonorable conditions, and certain benefits require service during wartime.
Veterans’ Employment and Training Service – Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) serves America’s veterans and separating service members by preparing them for meaningful careers, providing employment resources and expertise, and protecting their employment rights.
National Resource Directory – Through the National Resource Directory you can find information on education and job training opportunities including scholarships, tuition assistance programs, the GI Bill, the Yellow Ribbon Program and more.
My Next Move – For Veterans – My Next Move – For Veterans: You’ve served your country. Now, you’re ready for a new challenge.
Caliber Collision – Changing Lanes – Changing Lanes is an 18-week program for service members to train them to become auto body and collision repair techs. This program is free of charge and graduates receive a job at a Caliber location.
Veteran’s Crisis Line – The Veteran’s Crisis Line provides a resource locator for various needs, including vocational rehabilitation and employment.
Hire Heroes USA – Hire Heroes USA (Hire Heroes) is dedicated to creating job opportunities for US military veterans and their spouses through personalized employment training and corporate engagement. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, Hire Heroes’ services are provided at no cost to the veteran
VA for Vets – VA for Vets helps Veterans and transitioning Military Service Members find federal or non-profit careers. The VA for Vets Career Center tools provide opportunities to translate military skills, build federal resumes and search and apply for open positions. VA for Vets is the flagship initiative of the Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO).
Troops to Teachers – Troops to Teachers is a U.S. Department of Defense program that helps eligible military personnel begin a new career as teachers in public schools where their skills, knowledge and experience are most needed.
Information Technology (IT) Training & Career Resources for Veterans – The information technology industry is thriving and often offers high-paying positions. Those who pursue a career in IT will additionally receive many more perks — many of which may agree with the lifestyle of a veteran and even ease their transition from a military to a civilian job.
Small Business Resources for Active-Duty Service Members and Veteran Entrepreneurs (Montclair State University) – Starting a business can be challenging for some. Veterans and active duty service members may have an edge though, as many of the skills necessary have been provided by their time in the military. This resource covers several topics, such as business ideas, education & training, networking & mentorship, and some useful resources for loans & grants to get started.
Guide to Freelancing Jobs for Veterans – Contains the differences between freelancing, contract work, and full-time or part-time employment. Also details pros and cons of freelancing, as well as tips and online resources for finding work.
Veterans in Trucking – Career Guide for Finding Success After Service.
Veteran Rights and Discrimination – Learn more about veteran rights and discrimination, and to see if you or a family member may have been illegally discriminated against for a civilian job. You sacrificed for your country and now it’s time for your country’s legal system to work to protect your rights. (Florin|Roebig Trial Attorneys)
Veterans Care Guide – Individuals who serve within the United States Military may qualify for certain monetary and medical benefits through the US Office of Veterans Affairs. These may include a monthly financial pension, Aid & Attendance, Housebound benefits and/or Specially Adapted Housing grants. This guide is designed to help veterans and/or their surviving spouses determine their eligibility, explain how to apply for benefits and cover the various veteran care options.
Understanding a Veteran with PTSD ~ Maryville University – Information and resources for Veterans with PTSD.
What is PTSD? ~ singlecare.com – Health education and resources
Help.org – A guide that provides comprehensive information on substance abuse statistics among veterans, governmental programs that offers treatment, and steps that veterans can take to get the help that they need
Veteran Addiction Withdrawal and Detox Guide ~ DetoxLocal.com – Our country’s veterans deserve the best we can offer. Helping veterans receive quality detox treatment is one way we can honor their service and sacrifice. For many who heed the call in serving and protecting our country, the real battles begin when they return home. Every day, substance use disorder (SUD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mental health issues, and suicide threaten veterans in civilian life. Here we will examine some of the unique challenges faced by veterans as well as some resources and solutions.
JourneyPure.com Veteran Alcohol & Drug Rehab – A New Approach Treating Military Trauma & Addiction
Sokolovelaw.com – Legal Help for Veterans with Mesothelioma