Military Resources


 

NAMI ( National Alliance for the mentally ill) helpline  800-950-6364

 


 

NAMI Veteran Peer Support Group – Free, drop in, peer-led support group for Veterans and Active/Prior Military Service Members living with mental illness.  Meets monthly on the third Wednesday, 6PM-7:30PM online via ZOOM. Email education@namimultnomah.org to join

 


Military Helpline 888-457-4838


Veterans: Shared experiences and support for Veterans, Information, resources, and Veterans stories. www.MakeTheConnection.net


 

Did you or a loved one serve in the military? Do you need help obtaining services such as:

1.      Burial benefits for veterans and their spouses

2.    Caregiver benefits for family care-givers providing personal care services to disabled veterans in their own home

3.     Health care provided by the veterans Health Administration, Tax-free pension benefits for wartime veterans and survivors with limited or no income or high medical expenses

4.     Tax-free compensation benefits for veterans with an injury of illness incurred during, made worse by, or as a direct result of military service. 

 

Call 1-833-604-0855 to speak with and ODVA Veteran Volunteer.  You can also find updated information online at www.oregon.gov/odva


HELPING ALL VETERANS EXPERIENCE NORMALACY (HAVEN)

Representatives of Fort Kennedy will be at the Canby Adult Center on the last Friday of EVERY MONTH from 1pm-3pm starting Septmber 24th.

 

Mission:  To enable all veterans to move forward in their lives after military service.  They strive to provide transitional housing, plus shelter for homeless service men and women.  To ensure all veterans receive support through employment, family counseling, and help with well deserved benefits.  Fort Kennedy can help you with:

 

1  Compensation for service connected disability

2  Non-service Connected Pension and needs based on monthly income     for wartime veterans

VA health Care Enrollment for eligible veterans

3  Dependency & Indemnity Compensation (DIC) for surviving spouses and dependent children

4 Aid & Attendance – an added benefit based on medical need for a veteran receiving compensation or a pension eligible veteran or survivor

5 Request for replacement military records, medals, awards and certificates.  Connection to military records

6 Survivor’s Pension needs based for survivors of war-time veterans

7 Burial & Memorial Benefits