Veteran Resources

Confidential Veteran Crisis Line

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www.veteranscrisisline.net


 1-800-273-8255, then press 1

or

text 838255


The veterans crisis line is a free, anonymous, confidential resource that's available to anyone, even if you're not registered with the VA or enrolled in VA healthcare. Qualified, caring VA responders are standing by to help. Call, text, or chat with suicide prevention specialists 24/7/365. 100% Confidential. Qualified Responders. 


Transitioning to VA Health benefits

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 https://www.va.gov/health-care/how-to-apply/ 


1-877-222-vets(8387)


  Call our toll-free hotline Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET to get help with your application. 


Apply online here:

 https://www.va.gov/health-care/apply/application/introduction 


 

Code of Support Foundation

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https://www.codeofsupport.org


The Code of Support Foundation provides essential and critical one-on-one assistance to struggling service members, veterans and their families with the most complex needs. COSF has three programs, each designed to achieve our vision of bridging the military civilian divide.

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

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https://www.coloradocoalition.org


303-293-2217


Colorado Coalition for the Homeless was established in 1984 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Founded by a group of individuals with a will to act on behalf of people experiencing homelessness in Colorado, they recognized the struggles of people living in poverty and built the Stout Street Clinic.

Humane Society of the United States

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https://www.animalsheltering.org/page/operation-hero-animal-bond


A new partnership between the Humane Society of the United States and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that will connect qualified veterans with adoptable shelter pets, to the benefit of both.

DUMB FRIENDS LEAGUE SOLUTIONS™ – VETERINARY HOSPITAL

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 https://www.ddfl.org/solutionsvh/ 


 The Dumb Friends League Solutions – Veterinary Hospital exists to prevent and alleviate suffering in pets whose caretakers would otherwise be unable to provide this care. Out of respect for our clients and out of concern of creating barriers when documentation is challenging, we serve our clients on an honor system.  

The Pleural Mesothelioma Center

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 pleuralmesothelioma.com/cancer/ 


Asbestos exposure causes thousands of cases of pleural mesothelioma in the United States each year, and our mission is to help the families affected by this cancer. Our organization offers free assistance and resources to anyone coping with pleural mesothelioma. U.S. military veterans are at risk of developing mesothelioma because of time spent working at shipyards and shipbuilding and repair facilities. 


Assistance Dogs International

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www.assistancedogsinternational.org


 

Assistance Dogs International, Inc. (ADI) is a worldwide coalition of not-for-profit programs that train and place Assistance Dogs. Founded in 1986 from a group of seven small programs, ADI has become the leading authority in the Assistance Dog industry.

Members of ADI meet regularly to share ideas and conduct business regarding educating the public about assistance dogs, advocating for the legal rights of people with disabilities partnered with assistance dogs, and the setting of standards and establishing guidelines and ethics for the training of these dogs.

Freedom Service Dogs of America

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 https://freedomservicedogs.org/ 


At Freedom Service Dogs, we unleash the potential of dogs by transforming them into custom-trained, life-changing assistance dogs for people in need. The clients we serve live with disabilities like autism, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy (MD), Down syndrome, cerebral palsy (CP), spinal cord injuries, and more. We also serve veterans with post-traumatic stress (PTS); however, we do not provide service dogs for non-military civilians diagnosed with PTS. FSD has been recognized nationally for its innovative approach and life-changing work. 

National Center for PTSD

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 https://www.ptsd.va.gov/ 


 VA's National Center for PTSD (NCPTSD) is a world leader in research and education programs focusing on PTSD and other psychological and mental consequences of traumatic stress. It currently consists of seven VA academic centers of excellence across the United States, with headquarters in White River Junction, Vermont. 

 


Domino Service Dogs

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 https://dominoservicedogs.com/ 


Domino Service Dogs(DSD) assists people with disabilities who are training their own service dog by providing a 2 year owner-trained service dog program.  We are located in Lakewood, Colorado. At DSD, we  believe that training the handler is equally as important as training the service dog. Therefore, we have developed a program that trains both the service dog, and the handler at the same time.

Veterans Health Library

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http://www.veteranshealthlibrary.va.gov


Your source for health information.  Veterans have access to a 24/7 online health library that provides information and education about treatments and conditions offered by the VA. Unlike other web sites, the Veterans Health Library is free of advertisements and pop up ads.  

This link is being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only. It is not meant to diagnose or treat any medical condition. Please see a medical professional for diagnosis and/or treatment.




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