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Veterans' Resources

Veterans’ Help Resources

We would like to give a special thanks to the National Veterans Foundation who compiled this extensive list of resources available to veterans and their families. If you have a specific question or situation not addressed by the following resources, please call the Lifeline for Vets: (888) 777-4443.

Helplines

Lifeline for Vets
Connects callers to another veteran of America’s armed forces. This hotline is “vets serving vets” and provides needed help to veterans, their friends, and families. It is toll-free and answered by a real person (not a phone tree) Mon-Fri, 9-5 PST.
(888) 777-4443

National Center for PTSD
Provides resources to individuals seeking PTSD care for themselves or loved ones.

Vet Center Call Center
Looking to talk to a fellow Veteran about your time in the military or transition home?
The Vet Center Call Center is a 24/7 confidential place where you can talk to fellow Veterans and get connected to your local VA Vet Center and other services you earned through your service.
877-WAR-VETS (927-8387)

Veterans Crisis Line
Veterans in crisis and their families and friends can connect to qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Responders are live, not recorded, and can be reached 24/7.
(800) 273-8255, Press 1
Text: 838255

National Suicide Hotline
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
(800) 273-TALK (8255)

Stop Soldier Suicide
Stop Soldier Suicide provides free resources and support to all past and present military and their families. They are equipped to meet the complex needs of the military community and their resources include emergency financial aid, housing assistance, PTSD referrals, and more.
(800) 273-8255 #1


Health Resources

Veterans Coming Home

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs


Get Involved

Minnesota Humanities Center Echoes of War


PTSD Resources

PTSD and Substance Abuse Help for Veterans

Guide to Finding a PTSD Therapist

How to Stop Living Out of Your Car – Guide for Homeless Vets

Homeless Veterans’ Resources

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Financial Benefits of a Military Career

Financial Assistance for Homeless Vets

Homes for Homeless Vets

Support for Veterans and Their Struggles

Legal Advice for Veterans

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