Here are some resources for veterans and military families
There are many local and national services that show appreciation for and help veterans and their families.
If you are looking for help - below are some services that can help:
Armed Services YMCA
The Armed Services YMCA provides free or low-cost programs and services for military children, spouses, and service members. Some of the services offered include child care, preschool and camps.
General Needs works to secure and distribute donations for veterans and their families.
Home Depot offers a 10% in-store discount for those with valid military ID, but the company is also recognized as an important employer of military spouses.
Military OneSource from the Department of Defense has trusted information, resources and confidential help.
National Military Family Association
The National Military Family Association is a private nonprofit association on a mission to stand up for, support, and enhance the quality of life for every military family through bold advocacy, innovative programming, and dynamic and responsive solutions.
Operation Kid Comfort
Operation Kid Comfort provides quilts and pillows to military children of deployed active duty service men and women. Volunteers create hand-crafted, custom photo-transfer quilts and pillows to help children cope with the stress and sadness that come with being separated from a parent during deployment.
Sesame Street for Military Families
Sesame Street for Military Families is a free service that helps address topics such as deployments, homecoming, self-expression and injuries.
Many military families are eligible for a free YMCA or private fitness membership through the YMCA-DoD Initiative with the Armed Services YMCA.
Solar Mental Health
Since 2004, Solar Mental Health has distinguished themselves as one of the finest behavioral health care programs in the treatment field. From our very beginning, we have effectively combined comprehensive and progressive psychotherapy with the best holistic practices in a safe, respectful, world-class coastal setting.