Military & Veteran Family Resources

Military service personnel and their families are special and unique people who live extra-ordinary lives. There are unique challenges they may face. Here are some resources for military personnel, veterans and their families.

VFW Service Officers- Help with VA claims and access to services
www.vfw.org/NYS/

Veterans Crisis Line- Immediate assistance and counseling for veterans and their families
1-800-273-8255, press 1
www.veteranscrisisline.net

VFW National Home for Children- Alternative housing and family programs for veterans and military families; the Helpline can connect you with services near you
1-800-313-4200, Mon-Fri (not 24 hours)
help@vfwnationalhome.org
www.vfwnationalhome.org

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline- Immediate assistance if feeling suicidal
Call 24/7
1-800-273-8255
www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

For a teardrop sticker template to encourage military suicide prevention awareness,
Visit www.ladiesauxvfw.org

Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health- Information and resources for all forms of mental health issues
www.mentalhealth.va.gov

Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA)
www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/delta/index.html

Principles of Prevention from the VetoViolence to stop violence in homes
(POP is a free program that offers accredited hours for training, approximately 74 minutes in length)
vetoviolence.cdc.gov/pop/prevention-into.html

Make the Connection- Finding a VA program near you
www.maketheconnection.net/resources