The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program works hand-in-hand with the Air Force Survivor Assistance Program and Airman & Family Readiness Centers to ensure Airmen receive professional support and care from the point of injury, through separation or retirement, for life.
Army Emergency Relief is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. AER is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own."
Army Reserve Family Programs is a comprehensive blend of quality of life programs in support of Department of Defense activities. Family Programs is a Commander's force multiplier for mission readiness. Family programs staff serve as the primary coordinating resource, who provide a multitude of unit and community-based services that foster the growth, development, and readiness of Soldiers and Families assigned to the Command.
The U.S. Army Warrior Transition Command (WTC) is a one-star command under the U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM). WTC serves a vital role, not only in managing the care and recovery of Soldiers evacuated from theater, but also those preparing to deploy and those who have returned from combat and require coordinated, complex care management to help them cope with and overcome the cumulative effects of war and multiple deployments.
The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) was established specifically to help veterans and their families meet and overcome the challenges of blindness. Founded in 1945, the BVA has been helping blinded vets for more than 64 years and is the only veterans service organization exclusively dedicated to helping blind and visually impaired veterans rebuild their lives. All legally blinded veterans are eligible for BVA's assistance whether they become blind during or after active duty military service.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation is a national nonprofit that provides resources and support to injured service members, veterans and their families -- building a movement to empower communities nationwide to take action to successfully reintegrate our nation’s injured heroes—especially those who have sustained the Hidden Injuries of War—back into their communities so they may thrive physically, psychologically, socially and economically.
Boulder Crest Retreats deliver free, short-duration, high-impact programs based on the science of posttraumatic growth. Programs are available for individuals (male and female), couples, families, caregivers and Gold Star families.
The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) is dedicated to increasing access to quality health care and raising awareness and understanding of brain injury through advocacy, education and research. With a nationwide network of more than 40 chartered state affiliates and hundreds of local chapters and support groups, BIAA provides help, hope and healing for individuals who live with brain injury, their families and the professionals who serve them.
Traumatic Brain Injury: The Journey Home is a CEMM web resource on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), including information for patients, family members, and caregivers. Topics include types and symptoms of brain injury, TBI treatment and recovery, and helpful insights about the potential long-term effects of brain injury. Animation is used to help patients clearly understand the brain, and the results of injuries to different parts of the brain. Survivors and their caregivers share courageous stories about their own experiences, providing down-to-earth facts along with inspiration and hope.
The Citizen Soldier Support Program (CSSP) is working to connect servicemembers and their families to primary health care and behavioral health providers trained to address issues that affect military members and the people who support America's troops before, during, and after deployment.
Coaching Into Care works with family members or friends who become aware of their Veteran’s post-deployment difficulties—and supports their efforts to find help for the Veteran.
The Cohen Veterans Network provides free and low-cost care to veterans and family members with a variety of mental health issues including post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, adjustment issues, anger, grief and loss, family issues, transition challenges, relationship problems, children’s behavioral problems, and other concerns.
The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) increases access to information and works to remove barriers to employment opportunities by eliminating the costs of assistive technology and accommodation solutions. Established in 1990 as the centrally funded reasonable accommodations program for Department of Defense employees with disabilities, CAP now provides assistive technology and services to people with disabilities throughout the Federal government, including Federal managers, supervisors, IT professionals, and Wounded Service Members.
The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) serves active duty military, their beneficiaries, and veterans with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) through state-of-the-art clinical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs.
eBenefits, a program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, is a central location for Veterans, Service Members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information.
Hire Heroes USA empowers U.S. military members, veterans and military spouses to succeed in the civilian workforce. Hire Heroes USA's services are free and most are offered virtually, so they work with clients regardless of location. Clients are individually-paired with a Transition Specialist – many of whom are veterans and military spouses and all of whom understand how challenging the job search can be.
inTransition is a voluntary and confidential program to support service members receiving mental health care as they move between health care systems or providers. The inTransition program is designed to make sure service members are given the necessary resources to maintain treatment gains, connect with an ongoing provider and achieve positive outcomes.
The Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment (WWR) was established to provide and facilitate assistance to wounded, ill and injured (WII) Marines and their family members throughout the phases of recovery. The WWR is a single command that provides non-medical care to the total Marine force: Active Duty, Reserve, Retired, and Veteran Marines.
Military OneSource is a free service provided by the Department of Defense to service members and their families to help with a broad range of concerns including money management, spouse employment and education, parenting and child care, relocation, deployment, reunion, and the particular concerns of families with special-needs members.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. Their Veterans Resources Center consolidates useful online resources, with topics ranging from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder to how to obtain Veterans Administration benefits.
The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) is an evaluation, treatment planning and research facility located on the campus of Naval Support Activity Bethesda, located in Bethesda, Md. Designated a center of excellence because of its diverse capabilities and overarching mission, the NICoE is dedicated to providing care to service members and families dealing with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and psychological health (PH) conditions.
The National Resource Directory (NRD) is an online resource for wounded, ill and injured Service Members, Veterans, their families and those who support them. It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a variety of topics including benefits & compensation, education & training, employment, family & caregiver support, health, homeless assistance, housing, transportation & travel and other services & resources.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255) is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.