Help and Resources for Military Veterans

Organization Contact info General info Assistance Provided
211.org 211.org National (except NWA)  – Each state has a 211 call line for human services.  On your cell phone simply dial 211, or go to 211.org and select your state and area.  It will divulge what organizations provide assistance and might be able to help someone who is struggling financially or emotionally Utilities, Housing, Food, Employment, Medical, Mental Health
22 Kill 22kill.com National – Work to raise awareness to veteran and first responders suicide and support empowerment.  They do this through outreach, support and family counseling. Mental Health, Recreation, Education, Family Counseling
Adaptive Training Foundation 214-432-1070   adaptivetrainingfoundation.org Carolltyn, TX – Empower the human athlete, restore hope through movement, and redefine the limits of individuals with disabilities. Adaptive training foundation empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community. Recreation/Fitness, Volunteer opportunities
Airborne Angel Cadets of Texas www.airborneangelcadets.com Carrollton, TX – To support American men and women serving abroad in harm’s way by supplying them with car packages. Care packages to active duty overseas
America’s Mighty Warriors americasmightywarriors.org National – Mission is to honor the sacrifices of our troops and the fallen and their families by providing programs that improve quality of life, resiliency and recovery. Education, Mental Health, Medical, Family Support
American Corporate Partners 212-752-0700                https://www.acp-usa.org              National – American Corporate Partners (ACP) is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice. Employment, Mentorship
American Legion 317-630-1200    www.legion.org National – The American Legion provides a wide variety of assistance to local communities, varying from grants for basic needs to helping in the aftermath of natural disasters. You can get in touch with your local post or call the national office Utilities, Housing, Food, Employment, Recreation, Medical, Education, Financial services, Family Support, Volunteer opportunities
Armed Services YMCA of the USA www.asymca.org National – Armed Services YMCA of the USA provides hands-on, innovative, specialized programs and support services to military service members and their families with a particular focus on junior-enlisted men and women- the individuals on the front lines of defending our nation.  Religious based Family Support, Holiday Assistance
A Soldier’s Child 844-440-4376        asoldierschild.org/ National – Reaches the children of all fallen US military persons and adopts those children until they are of adult age. For the child of a fallen soldier: birthday celebrations, mentorship programs, college scholarships
Attitudes and Attire 214-630-1667    www.attitudesandattire.org Dallas, TX – The program provides the tools that raise self-esteem, promote ethics and build the confidence to develop successful life skills. For women only Workshops, Dental, Job readiness program
Austin Street Center www.austinstreet.org Austin, TX – Austin Street Center is an emergence shelter that serves men, ages 45 and older, and women Homelessness
Building Homes for Heroes 817-932-2339   www.buildinghomesforheroes.org National – Building Homes for Heroes® is strongly committed to rebuilding lives and supporting the brave men and women who were injured while serving the country during the time of the wars in Iraq or Afghanistan. The organization builds or modifies homes, and gifts them, mortgage-free, to veterans and their families. It’s our honor to support the men and women who have loyally and courageously served our country. Housing, Financial planning services, family funding and emergency support
The Boot Campaign bootcampaign.org National – Boot Campaign’s revolutionary Health and Wellness pipeline provides veterans access and funding to individualized and comprehensive roadmaps to recovery from invisible wounds of war. Medical, Mental Health, Family Support, Fitness
Camp Alliance 479-601-1722   campallianceinc.org Rogers, AR – Specifically connects national guard and reserve members with services.  Holiday Silver Star Gift Program, Deploy Communication and education, mission readiness, and health and education. Camp Alliance provides monetary and community resources directly to our Armed Forces in support of family readiness and resiliency programs. Education, Health, Family Support, Recreation
Celebrate Recovery celebraterecovery.com National – “Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Mission is to be a  safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.” Religious based Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Center for Brain Health 214-905-3007   brainhealth.utdallas.edu Dallas, TX – Research Institute committed to enhancing, protecting and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Health, Mental Health, “Warrior Training”
County Health Department Each County – County by county – your health department should have a comprehensive list of services available in your area. Medical, Mental Health
County Office of Veteran’s Service Each County – Provides prompt assistance in the preparation and submission of claims for VA benefits to which they may be entitles.  We can also assist veterans with obtaining copies of their military records. Employment, Mental Health, Burial, Housing
Custodes Libertatis Memorial fallenshipmate.org National – Provide scholarships to the children of graduates of the United States Naval Academy since September 11, 2001 who have lost their lives in service to the military or as a first responder. Education
Dantes 850-452-1901   www.dantes.doded.mil National – The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) helps Service members and Veterans pursue their educational goals and earn degrees or certifications both during and after their service. Education, Employment
eBenefits www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/homepage National – eBenefits is a VA website that lets you access and manage your VA records for many benefits. Mental Health, Education, Benefits, Employment, Health, Housing, Insurance
Equest 972-412-1099. www.equest.org/programs Dallas, TX – Provides North Texas veterans, first responders and their families with equine-assisted activities and therapies through the “Hooves for Heroes” program. Mental Health, Recreation, Volunteer opportunity, Employment
F.A.R.M. 214-675-4304     www.farmvet.org Desoto, TX – Reestablishes meaning in the lives of veterans through agricultural and thrapeutic rehabilitation.  The program allowes veterans reintegrating into society to once again become teachers, providers, nurturers and leaders while empowering them to lead the change in America’s distressed food system. Food, Employment, Mental Health
Folds of Honor www.foldsofhonor.org National – To provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service-members. Family Support, Education
Gary Sinise Foundation garysinisefoundation.org National – Support the children and the surviving spouses of the great men and women who have given their lives for our country since 9/11. They do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Family Support, Home modifications, Mobility devices, Adapted vehicles, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
The Gratitude Initiative 979-353-1260   gratitudeinitiative.org Bryan, TX – The Gratitude Initiative provides educational support programs and scholarships to the children of military service members, veterans, disabled veterans and those killed in defense of our country. Family Support
Heroes on the Water 214-295-4541 Heroesonthewater.org National – Help wounded warriors relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors. Mental Health, Recreation, Family Support
Higher Ground 208-726-9298  highergroundusa.org National – Enhance the quality of life through inclusive therapeutic recreation and education for people of all abilities Mental Health, Recreation
Hire Our Heroes Hireourheroes.org National – HOH works to construct a National approach to lower Veteran unemployment. We drive to deliver an all-around talent acquisition and retention strategy for employers. This will happen by making veterans a part of their workforce. We offer industry best practices and theory to meet current and future hiring and retention needs. HOH stands ready to assist veterans looking for a new career or employers eager to hire skilled professionals Employment
Honor and Remember www.honorandremember.org National – perpetually recognize the sacrifice of America’s military fallen service members and their families. The organization pays tribute to all military lives lost, not only while serving on active duty but also as a result of serving. Military deaths in all wars of conflicts and all branches of service from our nation’s inception are recognized. Family Support
Marine Corps – Law Enforcement 877-606-1775                     mc-lef.org National – Provides scholarships to the children of fallen United States Marines and Federal Law Enforcement Officers Family Support, Education
My Next Move www.mynextmove.org/vets/ National – Helps veterans and first responders with finding careers Employment, Apprenticeship
Military One Source 1-800-342-9647 www.militaryonesource.mil National – Military OneSource provides a wide range of support and confidential services. Family Support, Financial and Legal assistance, Housing and moving assistance, Education, Employment, Health and Wellness, Recreation
National Association of County Veterans Service Officers nacvso.org National – Assists veterans, or their beneficiaries, obtain their benefits and help speed the process of claims development and transition of our military personnel to civilian life. Employment, Benefits, Education
O*net onetonline.org National – O*NET information is used by millions of individuals every year, including those taking advantage of O*NET Online, My Next Move, and other publicly and privately developed applications. The data have proven vital in helping people find the training and jobs they need, and employers the skilled workers necessary to be competitive in the marketplace. Employment, Career assistance
Operation Reboot 479-202-5801 Rogers, AR – Operation Reboot provides veterans with most everything a home may need when they transition from homeless to having housing.  They furnish the home with essential items from bathtowels to beds.  These items are all donated by the community. House-hold items and furniture
Operation Warriors Heart Program 817-332-6329  www.warriorsheart.com Fort Worth, TX – Free mental health and referral services, specializing in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to PTS, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Patriot Paws 972-772-3282             patriotpaws.org Rockwall, TX – Train and provide service dogs at no cost to disabled American veterans and others with mobile disabilities and PTS in order to help restore their physical and emotional independence. Service Animals
Rise Above Hardship – R.A.H. Can be found on FB San Antonio, TX – Rise Above Hardship is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that was created to help empower Veterans  and others by reigniting their purpose through fitness and community related events. Recreation/Fitness
Reboot Alliance rebootalliance.com Pleasant View, TN – Reboot Combat Recovery helps veterans and their families experience breakthrough in their war against post traumatic stress.            Religious based Mental Health
Recovery Resource Council 817-332-6329    recoverycouncil.org North Texas – Recovery Resource Council launched Enduring Families, a program which provides outpatient counseling and support services for returning military veterans and their family members. This program targets the veteran family’s unique needs ranging from coping with symptoms of PTSD, depression, anxiety and addiction to teaching effective decision-making, parenting and communication skills. Services in this program are provided at no cost to the family or the veteran. Mental Health, Family Support
Red Cross 877-272-7337      redcross.org National – Training and certification in first aid, CPR and several other areas, disaster relief assistance, deployment services for veterans, and help for veterans who need to claim benefits from the Veterans Administration. Volunteer opportunities, Benefits, Family Support, Disaster Response
Salvation Army Salvationarmy.org National – The Salvation Army offers many services including: shelter, addiction dependency help, emergency response, family tracing, medical services, social programs and sports ministry.   Religious based Rehabilitation, Volunteer opportunities
Samaritan Assistance Center 479-636-4198 www.samcc.org NWA – This organization serves the hungry of Northwest Arkansas Food, Volunteer opportunities
Sheep Dog Impact Assistance 417-812-6035      sheepdogia.org National – Sheep Dog Impact Assistance egngages, assists, and empowers our military and first responders with continued service opportunities and provides the camaraderie that may be missing after a shirt or tour of duty ends.  These opportunities include disaster response missions, outdoor adventures and holiday assistance programs. Recreation, Volunteer opportunities, Family Support, Disaster Response, Holiday Assistance
A Soldier’s Child Foundation asoldierschild.org National – A Soldier’s Child serves the children of fallen active duty military personnel who have given their lives while defending the United States of America.  They do this through birthday celebrations, mentorship programs, and scholarships. Recreation, Education, Family Support
Sons of the Flag 469-930-6694                Can be found on FB National – Support military, first responder and civilian burn survivors through research, technology and education. Medical
Student Veterans of America Studentveterans.org       (202) 223-4710 National – To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. Education
Team Rubicon 310-640-8787  teamrubiconusa.org National – Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Disaster Response, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Travis Manion Foundation 215-348-9080   TravisManion.org National – Empower veterans and Families of fallen heroes to develop character in future generations through service to others. “If not me, then who…?” Education, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Trinity Oaks 210-447-0351   www.trinityoaks.org Texas serving veterans nationwide – Outdoor adventures to help veterans with the transition back home. Mental Health, Recreation
United Soldiers and Sailors of America (USASOA) www.usasoa.org National – To provide the essentials of life to ill, injured, and wounded veterans and service members through charitable contributions and programs; to protect the interests of veteran-owned businesses, their healthcare, families, and caregivers; and promote their voices through our advocacy and policy work on Capitol Hill. Advocacy, Employment, Homeless assistance, Recreation, Mental Health, Family Support
VHA va.gov/homeless       877-424-3838 National – Provides home loans and grant programs for rural veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless secure a permanent home, or grants or loans to renovate their homes or to remove specific health and safety hazards. Housing
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs VA.gov                     Benefits:
1-800-827-1000Health Care:
1-877-222-VETS (8387)VA Inspector General: 1-800-488-8244Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1
National – Provides assistance with a wide variety of veteran issues offered by the department of veterans affairs. Mental Health, Medical, Employment, Benefits, Education, Housing assistance, Life insurance, Burial
Vet Center 877-WAR-VETS      vetcenter.va.gov National -The Vet Center provides quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Mental Health
Veterans Center of North Texas 214-600-2966  www.veteranscenterofnorthtexas.org North Texas – Veterans Center of North Texas will assist Veterans of all ages who reside in North Texas navigate through the network of public and private agencies to obtain assistance, services and support required to establish and maintain productive livelihoods within our communities. Benefits, Employment, Housing, Education, Legal and Financial assistance, Health, Transportation
Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255  Press 1 National – The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call,  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. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available. Mental Health
Warriors Heart 1-844-448-2567    WarriorsHeart.com Brandra, TX – Warriors Heart is a private healing center focused on serving first responders, veterans, active duty military, and the warrior class.  We specialize in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to post-traumatic stress, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Warrior Spirit Project warriorspiritproject.org Texas – Warrior Spirit Project’s mission is to help restore the soul and strengthen the spirit of veterans and first responders through Yoga, Dogs, and Dirt, offering support for the transition from isolation to meaningful community engagement. Recreation/Fitness, Mental Health, Emotional support dogs
Wind River Ranch 970-586-4212                 windriverranch.com Estes Park, Colorado – Our Healing Warrior Weeks provide a dedicated time for soldiers to heal and reconnect with their families.  Wind River Ranch supports four full weeks consisting of 64 Wounded Warriors and their families. Recreation, Family Support
Wings for our Troops wingsforourtroops.com National – Wings For Our Troops mission is to assist U.S. Marines/Soldiers with travel allowing them to visit home before and after deployments. Flights for active duty
Wounded Warrior Project 877-832-6997   www.woundedwarriorproject.org National – Wounded Warrior Project is a charity and veterans service organization that offers a variety of programs, services and events for wounded veterans of the military actions following September 11, 2001. Recreation, Family Support, Mental Health, Career & VA benefits counseling, Volunteer opportunities, Education

 

Help and Resources for Law Enforcement

Organization Contact info General info Assistance Provided
211.org 211.org National – Each state has a 211 call line.  On your cell phone simply dial 211, or go to 211.org and select your state and area.  It will divulge what organizations provide assistance and might beable to help someone who is struggling financiallly or emotionally Utilities, Housing, Food, Employment, Medical, Mental Health
22 Kill 22kill.com National – Work to raise awareness to veteran and first responders suicide and support empowerment.  They do this through outreach, support and family counseling. Mental Health, Recreation, Education, Family Counseling
Adaptive Training Foundation 214-432-1070   adaptivetrainingfoundation.org Carolltyn, TX – Empower the human athlete, restore hope through movement, and redefine the limits of individuals with disabilities. Adaptive training foundation empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community. Recreation/Fitness, Volunteer opportunities
Assist the Officer Foundation 713-223-4286   www.assisttheofficer.com Houston, TX – ATO is a non-profit organization providing assistance to law enforcement families through catastrophic circumstances brought about by accident, illness, or injury. Education, Financial Assistance Program, Family Support
Attitudes and Attire 214-630-1667    https://www.attitudesandattire.org Dallas, TX – The program provides the tools that raise self-esteem, promote ethics and build the confidence to develop successful life skills. For women only Workshops, Dental, Job readiness program
Austin Street Center www.austinstreet.org Austin, TX – Austin Street Center is an emergence shelter that serves men, ages 45 and older, and women Homelessness
Celebrate Recovery celebraterecovery.com National – “Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Mission is to be a  safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.” Religious based Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Center for Brain Health 214-905-3007   brainhealth.utdallas.edu Dallas, TX – Research Institute committed to enhancing, protecting and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Health, Mental Health, “Warrior Training”
County Health Department Each County – County by county – your health department should have a comprehensive list of services available in your area. Medical, Mental Health
Equest 972-412-1099. www.equest.org/programs Dallas, TX – Provides North Texas veterans, first responders and their families with equine-assisted activities and therapies through the “Hooves for Heroes” program. Mental Health, Recreation, Volunteer opportunity, Employment
Gary Sinise Foundation garysinisefoundation.org National – Support the children and the surviving spouses of the great men and women who have given their lives for our country since 9/11. They do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Family Support, Home modifications, Mobility devices, Adapted vehicles, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Heroes on the Water 214-295-4541 Heroesonthewater.org National – Help wounded warriors relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors. Mental Health, Recreation, Family Support
Higher Ground 208-726-9298  highergroundusa.org National – Enhance the quality of life through inclusive therapeutic recreation and education for people of all abilities Mental Health, Recreation
Marine Corps – Law Enforcement 877-606-1775                  mc-lef.org National – Provides scholarships to the children of fallen United States Marines and Federal Law Enforcement Officers Family Support, Education
Operation Warriors Heart Program 817-332-6329  www.warriorsheart.com Fort Worth, TX – Free mental health and referral services, specializing in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to PTS, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Rise Above Hardship – R.A.H. Can be found on FB San Antonio, TX – Rise Above Hardship is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that was created to help empower Veterans  and others by reigniting their purpose through fitness and community related events. Recreation/Fitness
Reboot Alliance rebootalliance.com Pleasant View, TN – Reboot Combat Recovery helps veterans and their families experience breakthrough in their war against post traumatic stress.     Religious based Mental Health
Red Cross 877-272-7337    redcross.org National – Training and certification in first aid, CPR and several other areas, disaster relief assistance, deployment services for veterans, and help for veterans who need to claim benefits from the Veterans Administration. Volunteer opportunities, Benefits, Family Support, Disaster Response
Salvation Army Salvationarmy.org National – The Salvation Army offers many services including: shelter, addiction dependency help, emergency response, family tracing, medical services, social programs and sports ministry.   Religious based Rehabilitation, Volunteer opportunities
Samaritan Assistance Center 479-636-4198 www.samcc.org NWA – This organization serves the hungry of Northwest Arkansas Food, Volunteer opportunities
Sheep Dog Impact Assistance 417-812-6035      sheepdogia.org National – Sheep Dog Impact Assistance egngages, assists, and empowers our military and first responders with continued service opportunities and provides the camaraderie that may be missing after a shirt or tour of duty ends.  These opportunities include disaster response missions, outdoor adventures and holiday assistance programs. Recreation, Volunteer opportunities, Family Support, Disaster Response
Sons of the Flag 469-930-6694                  Can be found on FB National – Support military, first responder and civilian burn survivors through research, technology and education. Medical
Team Rubicon 310-640-8787  teamrubiconusa.org National – Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Disaster Response, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Warriors Heart 1-844-448-2567    WarriorsHeart.com Brandra, TX – Warriors Heart is a private healing center focused on serving first responders, veterans, active duty military, and the warrior class.  We specialize in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to post-traumatic stress, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation

 

Help and Resources for Firefighters

Organization Contact info General info Assistance Provided
211.org 211.org National – Each state has a 211 call line.  On your cell phone simply dial 211, or go to 211.org and select your state and area.  It will divulge what organizations provide assistance and might beable to help someone who is struggling financiallly or emotionally Utilities, Housing, Food, Employment, Medical, Mental Health
22 Kill 22kill.com National – Work to raise awareness to veteran and first responders suicide and support empowerment.  They do this through outreach, support and family counseling. Mental Health, Recreation, Mental Health, Recreation, Education, Family Counseling
Adaptive Training Foundation 214-432-1070   adaptivetrainingfoundation.org Carolltyn, TX – Empower the human athlete, restore hope through movement, and redefine the limits of individuals with disabilities. Adaptive training foundation empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community. Recreation/Fitness, Volunteer opportunities
Attitudes and Attire 214-630-1667    https://www.attitudesandattire.org Dallas, TX – The program provides the tools that raise self-esteem, promote ethics and build the confidence to develop successful life skills. For women only Workshops, Dental, Job readiness program
Austin Street Center www.austinstreet.org Austin, TX – Austin Street Center is an emergence shelter that serves men, ages 45 and older, and women Homelessness
Celebrate Recovery celebraterecovery.com National – “Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Mission is to be a  safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.” Religious based Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Center for Brain Health 214-905-3007   brainhealth.utdallas.edu Dallas, TX – Research Institute committed to enhancing, protecting and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Health, Mental Health, “Warrior Training”
County Health Department Each County – County by county – your health department should have a comprehensive list of services available in your area. Medical, Mental Health
Equest 972-412-1099. www.equest.org/programs Dallas, TX – Provides North Texas veterans, first responders and their families with equine-assisted activities and therapies through the “Hooves for Heroes” program. Mental Health, Recreation, Volunteer opportunity, Employment
Gary Sinise Foundation garysinisefoundation.org National – Support the children and the surviving spouses of the great men and women who have given their lives for our country since 9/11. They do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Family Support, Home modifications, Mobility devices, Adapted vehicles, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Heroes on the Water 214-295-4541 Heroesonthewater.org National – Help wounded warriors relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors. Mental Health, Recreation, Family Support
Higher Ground 208-726-9298  highergroundusa.org National – Enhance the quality of life through inclusive therapeutic recreation and education for people of all abilities Mental Health, Recreation
Lt. Todd Krodle Memorial Foundation krodlememorialfoundation.org Dallas, TX – Honor and carry on Lt. Todd W. Krodle’s legacy. Award annual scholarships to children of Dallas Firefighters, provide financial assistance to other DFD line of duty death families, provide financial assistance to DFR injured in the line of duty Education, Family Support
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation 410-721-6212   www.firehero.org Cofton, MD – Provide assistance to the families of fallen firefighters to help rebuild their lives after a firefighter has lost his/her life in the line of duty. Education, Family Support, Mental Health
Operation Warriors Heart Program 817-332-6329  www.warriorsheart.com Fort Worth, TX – Free mental health and referral services, specializing in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to PTS, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Rise Above Hardship – R.A.H. Can be found on FB San Antonio, TX – Rise Above Hardship is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that was created to help empower Veterans  and others by reigniting their purpose through fitness and community related events. Recreation/Fitness
Reboot Alliance rebootalliance.com Pleasant View, TN – Reboot Combat Recovery helps veterans and their families experience breakthrough in their war against post traumatic stress.     Religious based Mental Health
Red Cross 877-272-7337    redcross.org National – Training and certification in first aid, CPR and several other areas, disaster relief assistance, deployment services for veterans, and help for veterans who need to claim benefits from the Veterans Administration. Volunteer opportunities, Benefits, Family Support, Disaster Response
Salvation Army Salvationarmy.org National – The Salvation Army offers many services including: shelter, addiction dependency help, emergency response, family tracing, medical services, social programs and sports ministry.   Religious based Rehabilitation, Volunteer opportunities
Samaritan Assistance Center 479-636-4198 www.samcc.org NWA – This organization serves the hungry of Northwest Arkansas Food, Volunteer opportunities
Sheep Dog Impact Assistance 417-812-6035      sheepdogia.org National – Sheep Dog Impact Assistance egngages, assists, and empowers our military and first responders with continued service opportunities and provides the camaraderie that may be missing after a shirt or tour of duty ends.  These opportunities include disaster response missions, outdoor adventures and holiday assistance programs. Recreation, Volunteer opportunities, Family Support, Disaster Response
Sons of the Flag 469-930-6694                Can be found on FB National – Support military, first responder and civilian burn survivors through research, technology and education. Medical
Team Rubicon 310-640-8787  teamrubiconusa.org National – Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Disaster Response, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Warriors Heart 1-844-448-2567    WarriorsHeart.com Brandra, TX – Warriors Heart is a private healing center focused on serving first responders, veterans, active duty military, and the warrior class.  We specialize in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to post-traumatic stress, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation

 

Help and Resources for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Organization Contact info General info Assistance Provided
211.org 211.org National – Each state has a 211 call line.  On your cell phone simply dial 211, or go to 211.org and select your state and area.  It will divulge what organizations provide assistance and might beable to help someone who is struggling financiallly or emotionally Utilities, Housing, Food, Employment, Medical, Mental Health
22 Kill 22kill.com National – Work to raise awareness to veteran and first responders suicide and support empowerment.  They do this through outreach, support and family counseling. Mental Health, Recreation, Education, Family Counseling
Adaptive Training Foundation 214-432-1070   adaptivetrainingfoundation.org Carolltyn, TX – Empower the human athlete, restore hope through movement, and redefine the limits of individuals with disabilities. Adaptive training foundation empowers those with physical disabilities to transform their lives through exercise and community. Recreation/Fitness, Volunteer opportunities
Attitudes and Attire 214-630-1667    https://www.attitudesandattire.org Dallas, TX – The program provides the tools that raise self-esteem, promote ethics and build the confidence to develop successful life skills. For women only Workshops, Dental, Job readiness program
Austin Street Center www.austinstreet.org Austin, TX – Austin Street Center is an emergence shelter that serves men, ages 45 and older, and women Homelessness
Celebrate Recovery celebraterecovery.com National – “Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12 step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind. Mission is to be a  safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.” Religious based Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Center for Brain Health 214-905-3007   brainhealth.utdallas.edu Dallas, TX – Research Institute committed to enhancing, protecting and restoring brain health across the lifespan. Health, Mental Health, “Warrior Training”
County Health Department Each County – County by county – your health department should have a comprehensive list of services available in your area. Medical, Mental Health
Equest 972-412-1099. www.equest.org/programs Dallas, TX – Provides North Texas veterans, first responders and their families with equine-assisted activities and therapies through the “Hooves for Heroes” program. Mental Health, Recreation, Volunteer opportunity, Employment
Gary Sinise Foundation garysinisefoundation.org National – Support the children and the surviving spouses of the great men and women who have given their lives for our country since 9/11. They do this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities. Family Support, Home modifications, Mobility devices, Adapted vehicles, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Heroes on the Water 214-295-4541 Heroesonthewater.org National – Help wounded warriors relax, rehabilitate, and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors. Mental Health, Recreation, Family Support
Higher Ground 208-726-9298  highergroundusa.org National – Enhance the quality of life through inclusive therapeutic recreation and education for people of all abilities Mental Health, Recreation
Operation Warriors Heart Program 817-332-6329  www.warriorsheart.com Fort Worth, TX – Free mental health and referral services, specializing in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to PTS, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation
Rise Above Hardship – R.A.H. Can be found on FB San Antonio, TX – Rise Above Hardship is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that was created to help empower Veterans  and others by reigniting their purpose through fitness and community related events. Recreation/Fitness
Reboot Alliance rebootalliance.com Pleasant View, TN – Reboot Combat Recovery helps veterans and their families experience breakthrough in their war against post traumatic stress.     Religious based Mental Health
Red Cross 877-272-7337    redcross.org National – Training and certification in first aid, CPR and several other areas, disaster relief assistance, deployment services for veterans, and help for veterans who need to claim benefits from the Veterans Administration. Volunteer opportunities, Benefits, Family Support, Disaster Response
Salvation Army Salvationarmy.org National – The Salvation Army offers many services including: shelter, addiction dependency help, emergency response, family tracing, medical services, social programs and sports ministry.   Religious based Rehabilitation, Volunteer opportunities
Samaritan Assistance Center 479-636-4198 www.samcc.org NWA – This organization serves the hungry of Northwest Arkansas Food, Volunteer opportunities
Sheep Dog Impact Assistance 417-812-6035      sheepdogia.org National – Sheep Dog Impact Assistance egngages, assists, and empowers our military and first responders with continued service opportunities and provides the camaraderie that may be missing after a shirt or tour of duty ends.  These opportunities include disaster response missions, outdoor adventures and holiday assistance programs. Recreation, Volunteer opportunities, Family Support, Disaster Response
Sons of the Flag 469-930-6694                 Can be found on FB National – Support military, first responder and civilian burn survivors through research, technology and education. Medical
Team Rubicon 310-640-8787  teamrubiconusa.org National – Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Disaster Response, Volunteer opportunities, Recreation
Warriors Heart 1-844-448-2567    WarriorsHeart.com Brandra, TX – Warriors Heart is a private healing center focused on serving first responders, veterans, active duty military, and the warrior class.  We specialize in private and confidential substance abuse treatment, with special attention to post-traumatic stress, unresolved grief/loss, and moral injury. Mental Health, Rehabilitation