Veterans Resources

Veterans Resources

Resources for veterans in Massachusetts.

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) – Offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines disabled as a result of their service supporting operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Veterans Employment Toolkit – This toolkit provides a variety of outside resources for employers, managers or supervisors, and human resource professionals.

National Resource Directory – Provides wounded, ill and injured Service Members, Veterans, their families, and those who support them with a Web-based directory of valuable resources.

Department of Defense (DoD) Disability Compensation – Learn about DoD disability severance pay, find out how eligibility is determined, and get help during the evaluation process.

US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): Disability Benefits – Eligibility requirements, how disabilities are rated and how to apply for VA disability compensation benefits.

US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): Prosthetics and Sensory Aids Service – Provides specialized quality patient care by furnishing properly prescribed prosthetic equipment, sensory aids and devices in the most economical and timely manner in accordance with authorizing laws, regulations and policies.

Mass General Hospital Home Base Program – The Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital are joining forces to create the Home Base Program, a partnership designed to help veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) and their families.

Department of Defense (DoD) Veterans & Civilian Careers – Department of Defense (DoD): internships; scholarships & fellowships; grants, loans & financial aid; education & training; transition centers.

Paralyzed Veterans of America – Advocates for veterans’ benefits and rights, accessibility and the removal of architectural barriers, sports programs, and disability rights . Focuses on people with spinal cord injury.

Disabled American Veterans (DAV) – Provides advocacy, grants, free rides to and from VA medical facilities, and more.

United Service Organizations (USO) – USO offers housing, emergency assistance and support groups to veterans with disabilities.

Homes For Our Troops – Assists severely injured Servicemen and Servicewomen & their immediate families by raising donations of money, building materials & professional labor and to coordinate the process of building a home that provides maximum freedom of movement.

National Council for Aging Care – Complete Guide for Veterans Seniors – This site offers information about resources for senior veterans.