If you, a family member or someone you know is in need of support for a veteran/veterans, resources are available:
Local Resources for Veterans
Veterans Multi-Service Center – This is a local nonprofit in the Philadelphia area that provides a comprehensive resource center available to all veterans in need.
Haven Women – HAVEN Women, formerly the Philadelphia Veterans Comfort House is a transitional housing program that provides a safe haven for female Veterans to start over and become productive members of the community. It has capacity for twelve (12) women residents at a time. To insure their success in transitioning back to civilian life, they offer basic and extensive resources to female heroes.
National Resources for Veterans
Veterans Benefits Administration – This site provides a list of services available to veterans, as well as events taking place nationwide.
Real Warriors – This site promotes the process of building resilience, facilitating recovery, and supporting reintegration of returning service members, Veterans and their families. The site also provides videos of warriors telling their stories of hope and recovery.
Veterans Crisis Line – Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255, 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.
Coaching into Care – Coaching into care provides a “coaching” service for family and friends of Veterans who recognize that their Veteran needs help. The service is free and is staffed by licensed clinical social workers and psychologists. 1-888-823-7458
Vets Prevail –This is an online mental health tool tailored to today’s veteran that includes peer coaching.
Recovery Village at Palmer Lake – Providing substance abuse and addiction recovery assistance to veterans.