Ohio Veteran Resources

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Veterans Organizations

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Training HR proffesionals and organizations on how to attract and retain military talent. They give certifications to organzitions that pass the training. 

Gunnyret helps train and coach veterans who are pursuing a job. They will help any veteran without charge with things like interview skills to LinkedIn profiles. A fellow AMVET member runs this organization.

Military Veterans Resource Center’s mission is to help veterans develop self-reliance and independence by providing access to the resources they need to successfully manage life transitions. When visiting Military Veterans Resource Center for the first time, each veteran is paired with a Veterans Services Specialist who helps them create their career goals, identify the barriers that are getting in the way and develop a career plan to overcome those barriers.

PBJ Connecions partners horses with veterans to address goals, spports and moving forward in life. Veterans must be struggling with substance use and must reside in Franklin County. This service is free to Veterans through the Access to Recovery Grant. Go to their website by clicking on their name or contact them at 740-924-7543.

When military service members prepare for deployment, they're not only faced with many challenges of leaving, but also making preparations for their pets. No pet should ever be surrendered to a shelter because of a military commitment. 

Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Veterans and civilians unite to assist those in great need. Today, Team Rubicon has over 40,000 members. They provide missions to veterans that give them a purpose while also assisting those in need. Find out more about Team Rubicon by clicking their name in red.

Find a PowerPoint here about Medicare options for Veterans. It will tell you what you need to know to make an informed choice as a veteran. They cover Medicare basics and choices, as well as important dates to know and how Medicare and VA can work together.

  • Military Interstate Children's Compact Commission: The Compact provides information addressing key educational transition issues encountered by military families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility and graduation.

  • 2017 Ohio Military Youth and Family Events Calendar: A listing of Ohio miltary youth activities and camps compiled by the Ohio Adjuntant General's Department. The 2018 calendar will be published in January.

  • Ohio Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program : The Family Readiness and Warrior Support programs are designed to teach Ohio’s Service Members and Families to be “good fishermen” – knowledgeable, aware of resources, adaptable, and networked to succeed and grow from the experiences unique to military culture. In addition to providing information, the programs provide a platform to meet and relate to other Service Members and Families who understand the challenges and experiences of military life – and in particular, the challenges facing our geographically dispersed force.

  • Military One Source: A central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Provides information about military benefits, deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more.

  • Ohio Military Kids:  A support network for military youth who  experience a loved one's deployment. Provides recreational, social, and educational programs for military youth in civilian communities geographically dispersed throughout the state.

  • Delaware County Veterans Services: Assists in making applications for benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), emergency financial assistance and information and guidance in obtaining aid from various federal, state and local organizations.

  • ODE - Supporting Ohio's Military Families: Information on a number of Ohio programs to assist military families.

  • American Red Cross: Emergency communication for military families, financial assistance, referral services, deployment support and services.

  • Veterans Crisis Line: Connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

  • March2Success: Online study materials to help improve scores on standardized tests such as state exit exams, college entrance exams, military entrance exam (ASVAB) and others. Content includes self-paced study programs in Math, English and Science, with a focus of materials on grades 8-12.

  • National Military Family Association: Provides information and resources related to services and programs for military families.

  • Pets for Vets: Pairs veterans with shelter dogs that are specially selected to match the veterans' personality.

  • Our Military Kids: A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization created to provide support (grants) and recognition to military children. Grants pay for participation in activities that help children cope with stress and anxiety while their parents are recovering or absent.

  • Sesame Workshop: Provides much-needed support and practical education through Talk, Listen, Connect, a multiphase outreach initiative to help young kids through deployments, combat-related injuries and the death of a loved one.

  • Real Warriors: A multimedia public awareness campaign designed to encourage help-seeking behavior among service members, veterans and military families coping with invisible wounds.

  • Ohio Higher Education for Veterans: Information and resources related to higher education for veterans, service members and their families.

  • National Career Development Association: Provides career development resource links for veterans and their spouses. Select "Special Populations" to access veteran and miltary-related resources.

  • Military Impacted Schools Association: A national organization of school superintendents with a higher concentration of military students. Provides useful links for military families and educator resources.a

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