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Resources for Injured Service Members

Advocate Assistance

The following organizations provide free professional services to veterans, service members and their families in navigating through the VA system.

Other Programs & Resources

AfterDeployment.org
A mental wellness resource for service members, veterans and military families that offers assistance to address after-deployment concerns.

Air Compassion for Veterans
A non-profit organization providing charitable airline travel for wounded warriors and/or their adversely-affected family members. Call 1-888-662-6794 or visit them online.

Disability.gov
A website sharing information and resources to connect the disability community with information and opportunities.

Fisher House Foundation
Fisher Houses provide free or low-cost housing for military families of seriously-ill or injured patients receiving treatment at military treatment facilities.  This enables family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time. Find a Fisher House.

Military OneSource
Free help and information is available online or on the phone with a professionally trained consultant. Assistance is available to active duty service members and their families, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 1-800-342-9647 for assistance.

National Resource Directory
A web-based "yellow book" for wounded, ill and injured service members, veterans, their families and those who support them. The directory provides more than ten thousand services and resources available through governmental and non-governmental organizations to support recovery, rehabilitation and reintegration into the community.

Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom Benefit Website
A Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) website explaining VA benefits for veterans returning home from Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Social Security Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors
A site sponsored by the Social Security Administration that explains disability benefits for wounded warriors and answers your questions about receiving these benefits.

Veterans Affairs (VA) Resources
The VA offers many resources for injured or disabled veterans and their families.  Contact the VA to find out more.

WarriorCare.mil
A portal to the various resources created for warrior care. Whether you are currently active-duty military, veteran, a family member or a concerned neighbor, the links on this site will provide answers to your questions or ideas for where to turn next.

Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline (1-800-984-8523)
Injured or ill Soldiers and their family members can share concerns on the quality of patient care, as well as provide senior Army leaders with visibility on medically-related issues to better serve Soldiers and families.  The "Wounded Soldier and Family Hotline" can be reached 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. Its purpose is to raise awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of severely injured service members.

Wounded Warrior Resource Center
Accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Wounded Warrior Resource Center on Military OneSource is standing by to ensure Service members and their families who encounter difficulties during their recovery process get the assistance they need immediately. Visit online or call 1-800-342-9647, or e-mail at wwrc@militaryonesource.com.

Other Useful Resources

Last Updated 4/8/2014