Facebook Portals for Veterans, VA Financial Relief Actions, VFW’s grant funds

VA announces 'Fourth Mission,' actions to help America respond to COVID-19

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VFW's Unmet Needs Program provides grant funds

Since 2004, the VFW has provided more than $5 million supporting Veterans and military families who face an unexpected financial hardship related to their military service. The VFW program can directly pay eligible expenses with no obligation of repayment. VFW also provides referrals to other organizations should additional assistance be required.


Facebook Portals for Veterans

Facebook Portals
VA, Facebook and American Red Cross provide Portal video calling devices to eligible Veterans, caregivers and families.


5 ways to connect with other Veterans using RallyPoint

2 million members have created almost 6 million online posts about military and Veteran life.
1. Sign up to claim your free profile
2. Ask questions about anything
3. Answer questions from others


When isolated at home, reconnect with old Service Friends

TogetherWeServed.com matches you with other Veterans who served in the same units as you at the same time, delivering a list for easy contact. VA Veterans may claim a one year premium membership.


Borne the Battle: VA's Debt Management Center

On April 3rd, the VA began implementing the president's directive to extend or suspend all VA Debt Collection due to COVID-19. Joseph Schmitt, director of VA's Debt Management Center, and Jason Hoge, director of operations, break down what this means in this week's Borne the Battle.



COVID-19 VA Financial Relief Actions and Time Limit Extensions

VA is providing options for Veterans and claimants to specifically request extensions on filing dates and requested evidence dates, as well as rescheduling of examinations and hearings. VA is also taking steps to provide Veterans and claimants with financial relief.


Did you know the National Resource Directory has more than 14,000 vetted resources available to you right now? 

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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

Free Help for Homeless Veterans Dial 1-877-4AID-VET (1-877-424-3838) for 24/7 access VA's services for homeless and at-risk Veterans
Homeless Veteran Chat Confidential, 24/7 online support for homeless Veterans and friends
https://www.va.gov/homeless for more information

Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? 

Did you know that VA offers same day services in Primary Care and Mental Health at 172 VA Medical Centers across the country? Make the Connection Resource Locator

Contact the Veterans Crisis Line (1-800-273-8255 and press 1, Chat, or Text 838255.)

RallyPoint is a great place to reach out to other Veterans about their mental health. You can discuss topics like How are you taking care of yourself right now?