Veterans

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    Background

American Heroes at Work • Toll Free 866-487-2365 •
A U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) project that focuses on the employment challenges of returning service members living with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and/or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Designed for employers and the workforce development system, the site is your link to information and tools to help returning service members affected by TBI and/or PTSD succeeds in the workplace - particularly service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

The College Guide for Servicemembers & Veterans • 281-846-3072 •
In recognition of your service, a number of public and private organizations provide financial aid and unique services in order to help you pursue the very best education. The purpose of this guide is to identify specific programs, based on your contribution to the U.S. Armed Forces, that will further your education. From there, we will also look at how to get the most out of those services

BrainLineMilitary.org
BrainLineMilitary.org provides military-specific information and resources on traumatic brain injury to veterans, service members in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, National Guard, Reserve, and their families. Through video, webcasts, articles, personal stories, research briefs, and current news, those whose lives have been affected by TBI can learn more about brain injury symptoms and treatment, rehabilitation, and family issues associated with TBI care and recovery.

VFW Whether your family needs help while you're deployed or need assistance finding a job or getting a home loan. The VFW has your back.

Center for Disease Control • Toll Free 800.232.4636 •
An on-line source for information about brain injury.

Defense & Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) Website • Toll Free 800.870.9244 • Serves active duty military, their dependents and veterans with traumatic brain injury through state-of-the-art medical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs.

Military OneSource • 800.342.9647 • A 24/7 Resource for military members, spouses & families

For more than 65 years, Paralyzed Veterans of America has been on a mission to change lives and build brighter futures for our seriously injured heroes—to empower these brave men and women with what they need to achieve the things they fought for: freedom and independence. Today, the work continues to create an America where all veterans and people with disabilities, and their families, have everything they need to live full and productive lives.

Paralyzed Veterans of America
A toolkit for specific professionals who encounter Veterans or trauma survivors in their line of work (e.g. clergy, employers, police, college campus staff, or community mental health providers). It includes handouts, information, and networking resources specific to helping Veterans or anyone who may have PTSD. Also learn how to take care of yourself while providing care or working alongside those managing PTSD.

http://www.americasheroesatwork.gov/forEmployers/HiringToolkit
Step by step toolkit for employers hiring veterans

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