Resources

The following sites provide additional resources for veterans and their families.

Crisis/Hotlines

National VA Homeless Hotline – 24 Hour
Toll Free at 1-877-424-3838
http://www.va.gov/homeless/

Veterans Crisis Line – 24 Hour
Toll Free at 1-800-273-8255, Press 1
www.mentalhealth.va.gov

Employment & Business Services

Employ Florida Vets
https://www.employflorida.com/portals/veteran/

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve
www.esgr.mil

Florida State Veterans’ Homes Recruitment
http://floridavets.org/were-looking-for-you/
http://floridavets.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Were-looking-for-you-tri-fold-brochure.pdf

Florida Veterans’ Business Assistance
www.floridasbdc.com
www.fptac.org

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses
www.osd.dms.state.fl.us

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program
http://benefits.va.gov/vow/education.htm

VOW to Hire Heroes Act 2011
http://benefits.va.gov/vow/index.htm

Veterans’ Benefits

Florida Veterans’ Benefits Guide
http://www.mydigitalpublication.com/publication?i=253112

eBenefits: Gateway to Benefit Information
https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits-portal/ebenefits.portal

Post-9/11 GI Bill and Veteran Education Benefits
www.gibill.va.gov

Federal Benefits for Veterans & Dependents Guide
http://www1.va.gov/OPA/publications/benefits_book.asp

VA Claims Information
http://www.vba.va.gov/VBA/

Veterans’ Resources

Financial Frontlines Program
http://www.myfloridacfo.com/YMM/FinancialFrontlines/

Locate Military Records
http://www.archives.gov/veterans/

National Resource Directory
http://www.nationalresourcedirectory.gov/

Serve Save Succeed Program
http://www.myfloridacfo.com/servesavesucceed/

Women Veterans

Homeless Women Veterans
http://www.va.gov/homeless/for_women_veterans.asp

VA Center for Women Veterans
http://www.va.gov/womenvet/

VA Hotline on Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans
1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636)

Women Veterans Health Care
http://www.womenshealth.va.gov/

Women Veterans Issues
http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/topics/women/index.htm

Other Departments and Agencies

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Servicemembers Affairs
www.consumerfinance.gov/servicemembers

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Employment Opportunities
www.FreshFromFloridaCareers.com

Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services – Operation Outdoor Freedom
www.operationoutdoorfreedom.com

Florida Defense Alliance
http://www.floridadefense.org/

Florida Defense Support Task Force
http://www.enterpriseflorida.com/fdstf

Florida Department of Military Affairs
http://dma.myflorida.com/

Florida Veterans Foundation
www.FloridaVeteransFoundation.org

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)
www.va.gov

Veterans Florida
http://www.veteransflorida.org/

Other

MyFlorida.com
http://www.myflorida.com/

Returning Service Members
http://www.oefoif.va.gov/

Returning Service Members Mental Health Support
http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/returningservicevets.asp

Veterans & Mesothelioma
http://www.mesotheliomaguide.com/veterans


For 24-hour counsel, call the National Veteran Crisis Hotline at 1-800-273-8255. You are NOT alone!