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Welcome to Give an Hour Military & Veteran Resources. In this space we hope to expand on the great work of the Community Blueprint Initiative, Got Your 6 and all our partners to provide more information for veterans, active-duty military members and their families.
Our resources are broken down into topics. Learn more about each topic by clicking below:
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Unite US is a free platform connecting current military service members, veterans, and their families to transformative resources and opportunities in their local communities. These opportunities include networking outlets with veterans organizations and peer and civilian supporters. With its interactive, proximity-mapping technology, Unite US members and organizations are able to capitalize on assets within their immediate and national community.
View the Unite US map to find resources in your area.
MakeTheConnection.net is an online resource designed to connect Veterans, their family members and friends, and other supporters with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.
Learn more at maketheconnection.net
Military Handbooks was launched with one simple goal – to give the Military community the very best information available about pay, benefits, retirement planning, education benefits, career decisions, much more! They also want to provide it in a series of straightforward, easy-to-understand handbooks – for FREE!
The National Association of Social Workers has complied a list of veteran resources divided up by state. Search for your state for resources covering job search, education, National Guard/Reserve, homelessness and much more. Social work and service members: joining forces to support veterans and military families.
Visit NASW's veteran resource page now.
The Network of Care is a highly interactive, locally based Web portal that can be used by service members; military families, veterans, and those who support them (such as community-based organizations and local and state governments) to quickly access a wide variety of important information relating to local, state and national social services.
Access your areas Network of Care now.
Code of Support Foundation (COSF) provides essential and critical one-on-one assistance to struggling service members, veterans and their families (SMVF) who have the most complex needs. They are dedicated to leveraging the nation’s full spectrum of resources to ensure all members of our military, veterans and their families receive the support services they need and through their collective sacrifice have earned. http://www.codeofsupport.org/
The Recent Activity below does not reflect all updates. Please choose a Topic from above to see current information.
Many Veterans will now have the option to receive non-VA health care rather than waiting for a VA appointment or traveling to a VA facility. Watch this video concerning this program. Also, learn more at: http://www.va.gov/opa/choiceact/
The Campaign to Change Direction is a coalition of concerned citizens, nonprofit leaders, and leaders from the private sector who have come together to change the culture in America about mental health, mental illness, and wellness. This collective impact effort is led by Give an Hour and was launched in March 2015.
Give an Hour Admin @Volunteerism: Veterans are a powerful force when called upon to serve, and now is the time. Using the skills, leadership, and experience of our veteran partners, The Mission Continues will be working alongside families and community partners in Atlanta to revitalize the Westside through positive action and co-operation. Want to join Operation #WestsideSurge? Apply now: http://bit.ly/2kPNkOl
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