National Resource Directory
Connecting Wounded Warriors, service members, veterans and their families with those who support them.

Support Services:

IAVA: Rapid Response Referral Program
1-855-91-RAPID (917-2743) or transition@iava.org
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America now offers a case management and referral services program. This new program connects our Member Veterans and their families with veteran-specific resources.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence.

The Soldiers Project
1-877-576-5343
A group of licensed mental health professionals who offer free, confidential, psychological treatment to military service members (active, National Guard, reserves, and veterans) who have served or are expecting to serve in Iraq or Afghanistan.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255
A 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. For veteran-specific services, Press 1 or go to their veteran’s page.

Therapist Finder
Returning soldiers can find free counseling for themselves and their families.

RAINN: Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
24/7 services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. You can contact via phone or the internet hotline.

Legal:

Public Counsel: Center for Veterans’ Advancement
213-385-2977 ex. 301
CVA provides legal representation to veterans and their families at both the local and national levels.

National Organization of Veteran’s Advocates
202-587-5708
Provides legal assistance for veterans regarding their VA claims. The Directory provides contact information for experienced veterans’ law attorneys and practitioners around the country, as well as resources regarding VA Claims.

GI Rights Hotline
1-877-447-4487
Network of over 20 organizations providing servicemembers and veterans non-directive counseling on discharges, military regulations, discrimination, sexual assault and harassment complaint procedures, filing grievances, political activity and similar issues.

Swords to Plowshares
415-252-4788
Organization whose attorneys provide brief advice and representation to qualifying veterans and their family members. Veterans must be San Francisco residents or have served on active duty since September 11, 2001.

Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
202-628-8164 or 1-888-838-7727
Cooperative program of four national veterans service organizations (American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, National Veterans Legal Services Program, and Paralyzed Veterans of America) providing free attorneys to veterans and their qualifying family members who have an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

National Veterans Legal Services Program
202.265.8305
NVLSP has a new pilot program providing free legal representation to veterans whose disability claims for PTSD resulting from military sexual trauma (MST) have been denied by the VA – either recently denied or denied long ago. Please email MSTsurvivor@nvlsp.org, with your name and contact information.

ABA Veterans’ Claims Assistance Network
312-994-1107, or online intake form
The American Bar Association Veterans’ Claims Assistance Network (ABA VCAN) helps unrepresented veterans have their pending disability benefits claims completed and submitted to the VA by volunteer attorneys.