Resources for veterans

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Military OneSource

This free service provides expert support to connect military personnel and their families with the best available resources to fit their needs. For support, visit the Military OneSource website ( or call 800-342-9647 anytime, day or night.

VA mental health services

Find out how to access VA mental health services for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychological effects of military sexual trauma (MST), depression, grief, anxiety and other needs here. Some services are also available to those not enrolled in VA health care.

988 English and Spanish

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline – previously known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – is a national network of more than 200 crisis centers that helps thousands of people overcome crisis situations every day.

These centers are supported by local and state sources as well as the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). As of July 16, 2022, all calls and text messages to “988” route to a 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call center.

988 Fact Sheet: English Spanish

Women veterans organizations

Academy of United States Veterans (annual recognition/awards event)
Academy Women (AW)
Addiction Resource
Air Force Women Officers Associated (AFWOA)
All Navy Women's National Alliance (ANWNA)
Alliance for National Defense (AND)
ALS Association (VA Benefits as of 2008)
American Bar Association (National Pro Bono Legal Services)
American Women Veterans Foundation (AWVF)
American Women Veterans Sorority
Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA)
Army Women's Foundation (AWF)
Association of Veteran Women, Inc.
Cardinal Retreats (Veterans & Families)
Code of Support Foundation (Free case coordination assistance to providers & veterans)
Combatting Trafficking in Persons (Department of Defense)
Creative Healing Connections
DAV Transportation Network for Veterans
F7 Group
Fallen Heroes Project (Portraits for Families)
Fatigues to Fabulous
For Women: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (Includes VA & DOD Policies)
Grace After Fire (Wellness)
Hawaii Vet 2 Vet, Inc.
Hidden Heroes (Veteran & military caregivers)
Homeless Veteran Stand Downs/Operation Reveille (Calendar of nationwide recurring events linking veterans to housing, health care, & other services)
Honor and Remember (Flag for Families)
I'm One. I'm a Proud Veteran /Outreach Campaign (Department of Veterans Affairs)
IAVA Rapid Response Referral Program (Transitioning assistance for veterans & families)
IAVA Women Veterans' Campaign (Veteran Identification Card/VIC issued by VA for all honorably discharged veterans)
Invitae (Affordable Genetic Testing & Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008)
Joining Forces for Women Veterans and Military Spouses Mentoring Plus
Justice for Vets
LadyBobette (Speaking, Coaching, Consulting)
Legal Services (National Pro Bono Resources)
Lifeline for Vets (Suicide & Other Resources)
Mentoring Women's Network
Military Women Across the Nation (Formerly WAVES)
Minority Women Veterans Organization
Ms. Veteran America
National Association of Black Military Women (NABMW)
National Association of State Women Veteran Coordinators (NASWVC)
National Center on Family Homelessness
National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)
National League of Female Veterans, Inc. (NLFV)
National Park Service Lifetime Access Pass (for disabled veterans)
National Resource for Women Veterans (NRWV)
National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC)
National Veterans Foundation
National Women Veterans of America (NWVA)
National Women Veterans United (NWVU)
National Women's Business Council
National Women’s History Alliance
Navy Nurse Corps Association (NNCA)
Nevada Military Support Alliance (Assistance to families of fallen service members & catastrophically injured)
One Million Thumbprints (Violence Against Women in War)
One Savvy Veteran
Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States
Operation Reinvent (Employment) 
Paralyzed Veterans of America
Polaris Project (Human Trafficking)
Quit Smoking Community
Rebuilding Together (Home Repairs)
Resolve (National Infertility Association)
ROMVETS (Writers Network)
Sea Service Leadership Association (SSLA)
Serving Our Veterans (Discounted Fertility Treatments for Wounded Warriors) 
Serving Our Veterans (List of Discounted Fertility Clinics for Wounded Warriors)
She S.E.R.V.E.D., Inc.
Soldier On (Housing & Services)
Soldiers’ Angels (Care packages & food distribution)
SoldierStrong (Prosthetics)
Somebody's Mama (Women's Empowerment)
Space Available (Space-A) Travel Eligibility
Space-A Travel Registration (Includes DODI reference for eligibility & sign-up form)
State Veteran Benefits
Take Back the Night
The Mission Continues (Community Volunteerism)
Thistle Farms
Trafficking Matters (Federal)
Transitional Housing in Communities (At Risk of/Experiencing Homelessness}
V-WISE: Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship
VA Center for Women Veterans
VA Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors Handbook, 2016 Edition
Veteran Identification Card/VIC ( issued by VA for all honorably discharged veterans)
Veterans Authority
Veterans Justice Outreach Program (Department of Veterans Affairs)
Veterans Legal Services Initiative (VetLex) 
Veterans Treatment Courts Locations
Vietnam Veterans of America Women Veterans Committee
Vietnam Women Veterans, Inc. (non-nursing field)
Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation, Inc. (VWMF)
Wings Across America/WASP on the Web (Aviator)
Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Services (WAVES)
Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA) Memorial
Women in Military Service for America (WIMSA) Memorial "We Also Served Member" Registration
Women Marines Association (WMA)
Women Military Aviators, Inc. (WMA)
Women Under Fire
Women Veteran Social Justice
Women Veteran Speakers (Speakers Bureau)
Women Veterans Connect, Inc. (WVC)
Women Veterans Housing (Resources for Women with Military Service Experiencing Homelessness or At Risk of Homelessness)
Women Veterans Initiative (Minnesota)
Women Veterans Interactive (WVI)
Women Veterans ROCK
Women Veterans' Meetups
Women Warriors Roar Blog (Recognizing Service & Life)
Women-Owned Small Businesses (SBA)
Women's Army Corps Veterans' Association
Women's Army Corps Veterans' Association (WACVA)
Women's Health: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Women's Health: Department of Health and Human Services
Women's Health: Department of Veteran's Affairs
Women's Health: Health Resources and Services Administration
Women's Overseas Service League (WOSL)
WWII Flight Nurses Association, Inc.