Department of Veterans Affairs
This website provides information about how Afghanistan Veterans and their families who are struggling and/or need assistance can get help through Department of Veterans Affairs.
Department of Veterans Affairs
VA established the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry (AHOBPR) in 2014 to help put data to work for Veterans through research about potential health effects of airborne hazard exposures. If you need technical support or assistance logging into the registry, call 1-877-470-5947.
Caption Call
Advanced call captioning at no cost to people with hearing loss who need captions to use the phone.
Caregivers on the Homefront
This non-profit organization is headquartered in Kansas City, MO and was wondering if we could get our resource on your page. We supports Service Members, Veterans and their family members who are taking care of a wounded or ill Veterans.
Hidden Heroes
Hidden Heroes brings vital attention to the untold stories of military caregivers and seeks solutions for the tremendous challenges and long-term needs they face. For more information, please email Shawn Moore at shawn@elizabethdolefoundation.org.
Challenge America
Created by Veterans, for Veterans, the Challenge America Veteran Arts Community (CAVARTS) is the result of a rich collaboration between national Veteran nonprofit Challenge America and The HeartStrings Foundation. CAVARTS is the latest innovation in a five-year effort to build an inclusive community that brings together Veterans of various backgrounds who support one another as they connect, learn, and grow through the arts.
MCC
This secure Department of Defense (DoD) website provides a single gateway for you to find comprehensive information on military-operated or military-approved child care programs worldwide. With MilitaryChildCare.com, you create an account and maintain a household profile that you can access at any time from any location.
My Military Benefits
This link provides a list of organizations who help children of military servicemembers and Veterans.
Compass Health Network
Compass Health provides support for individuals in crisis 24/7/365. The Crisis Access Point (CAP) facility provides individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis a safe place to get their immediate basic needs met (e.g. meal, shower, clean clothes) for up to 23 hours. Referrals can be made by Law Enforcement, EMS, hospitals and by walk-in. Their needs will be assessed and linked to services that are appropriate. The following CAPs are currently operating in Missouri: Wentzville and Jefferson City, with one opening in Rolla on 2/28/2022. For more information, contact Jamie Bartin at jbartin@compasshn.org.
Disabled American Veterans
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. For more information CALL: (877) 426-2838
Department of Veterans Affairs
This is a list of Veteran and military discounts, which are good all year round and will be updated as we learn of more. These discounts are being shared so that Veterans, military members, their families, caregivers and survivors are aware of all resources available to them.
This guide lists programs for low-cost Internet, mobile plans and tech.
Service members, Veterans and their families often have different needs than the average internet customer. Some need the flexibility to move at short notice, some need fast connections for video chat, and others just need something that fits around their budget. Fortunately, there are plans out there to fit any circumstances for them.
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Register to Vote, Check Voter Registration, Check Upcoming Election Deadlines, Absentee Voting, Accessible Voting, View Candidates & Issues
The Archives holds many military records of Missourians who served in domestic and foreign wars between 1812 and World War I. These records primarily consist of individual service cards. In some cases, other information is available, such as payrolls, muster and descriptive rolls, reports, orders, and reparation claims. This collection contains military records exclusively. More information on the wars listed below can be found in other Archives collections. For more information, Call: (573) 751-3280 or Email: archref@sos.mo.gov
USDA
The Emergency Livestock Relief Program (ELRP) is part of FSA’s implementation of the Extending Government Funding and Delivering Emergency Assistance Act (P.L. 117-43), which provides $10 billion in much needed emergency assistance for agricultural producers, including $750 million specifically targeted for livestock producers impacted by the severe drought or eligible wildfire. Producers who have approved applications through the 2021 Livestock Forage Disaster Program for losses of grazing acres due to severe drought or wildfire will soon begin receiving disaster assistance payments for increases in supplemental feed costs in 2021 through the ELRP.
Fisher House Mid-Missouri
The Mid-Missouri Fisher House will provide free, temporary lodging for families of Veterans receiving hospital care.
Frontline Fly Fishing
This group of Kansas City area Veterans teaches fly fishing and related skills to promote healing for current and former military, first responders and others. Email Greg Davison at gregory.davison15@gmail.com for more information.
God Cares
They assist Veterans in need find temporary shelter, food, clothing, mentoring and employer contacts so they can best present themselves to prospective employers. Self-sufficiency is their goal and their motto is: “Helping Others, Help Themselves.”
Military One Source
This Military One Source website provides information about VA programs which can offer assistance to Veterans in need of home modifications due to health-related reasons. For more information about these programs, call 1-800-827-1000.
Missouri Department of Conservation
The Commission recognizes the contributions and sacrifices made by veterans and active duty military and has approved several permit exemptions and low cost permits for active duty military and veterans. For more information call 1-800-392-4115.
Department of Conservation
CSR 10-5,205 (0) of the Wildlife Code of Missouri states: "Any honorably discharged military veteran having a service-related disability of sixty-percent ( 60%) or greater, or who was a prisoner of war during military service, may take fish, live bait, clams, mussels, turtles and frogs as provided in Chapter 6 without permit (except trout permit or daily tag in areas where prescribed), and may take wildlife as provided in Chapter 7 without permit (except deer and turkey hunting permits and the Migratory Bird Hunting permit and the Conservation Order Permit as prescribed); provided, while hunting or fishing s/he carries a certified statement of eligibility from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs." To acquire a wallet-sized carry card instead of carrying the letter you received from the VA, call (573) 522-4115 ext. 3267.
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Statewide
Specifically designed for qualified Veterans who are in the transitional phase within (3 to 6 months) of their release date from Department of Corrections. Jefferson Stewart, Incarcerated Veterans Re-entry Coordinator | 636-287-1721 | Jefferson.Stewart@mvc.dps.mo.gov
Rebecca Bradley, Minority Veterans Coordinator | 816-889-2050 | Rebecca.Bradley@mvc.dps,mo.gov
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As a minority Servicemember or Veteran, you may qualify for a wide range of benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Jason Howe
Jefferson City, Missouri
K9s on The Front Line is a Maine-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing certified, trained service dogs to military Veterans who are affected by PTSD and/or TBI, at no cost to our Veterans.
Lifeline For VETS
Nationwide
The National Veterans Foundation (NVF) has taken reasonable steps to vet this list of Veteran resources. They believe this list of resources to be good programs working in good faith to assist Veterans.
Military One Source
National Organization
This Military OneSource Branch of Service portal provides access to service-specific news, resources and social media. CALL: 800-342-9647
Military One Source
While children don’t come with instructions, military parents have the next best thing — a wealth of parenting resources, benefits and programs available through Military OneSource. Military OneSource is by your side throughout your parenting journey — to help you through the early learning years and tricky teen years as well as the unique parenting challenges that come with the military lifestyle. Military OneSource can help you find affordable, quality child care, learn about adoption and foster care, help your children excel in school and more.
Military Benefits
This websites shares many of the benefits that our great state offers Veterans.
Revenue
Statewide
Department of Revenue has many programs to help military veterans in many capacities, the following links will help direct you to their services. For tax questions/assistance call (573) 751-4450.
The Missouri Department of Revenue has designated a “Military Liaison” to assist military personnel with questions about Missouri income tax, driver licenses, motor vehicle registrations, and other issues. Please call (816) 236-9440 and ask for the Department’s Military Liaison, or e-mail the Department at military@dor.mo.gov.
Missouri Housing Development Commission
The Missouri Housing Development Commission is dedicated to strengthening communities and the lives of Missourians through the financing, development and preservation of affordable housing. For more information contact Jennifer Schmidt, Deputy Director of Operation, Call: 816-759-6600, Email: jschmidt@mhdc.com
Missouri Prosecutors Victims Advocate
Assists victims in finding shelter, counseling, and assists with filing restraining orders. If you have any questions about your rights as a crime victim, or need a victim advocate please contact the Missouri Office of Prosecution Services Statewide Victim Advocate, Jamie Padgett, at (573) 751-0619 or email her at Jamie.Padgett@prosecutors.mo.gov.
Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development
The Services Navigator is an online system that allows you to easily search for programs and services across the state of Missouri targeted specifically to meet customers' needs
Missouri Reentry Process (MRP)
The Missouri Reentry Process (MRP) is designed to prepare offenders to be successful, productive, taxpaying citizens upon their release from prison. This endeavor requires an integrated network of support to help offenders address barriers to their success. For more information call (573) 751-2389.
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Criminal history record information is not only used by law enforcement agencies, but is also available for non-criminal justice requests.
Our amazing team of volunteers is committed to preserving history. We collect Veterans' interviews one interview at a time. Each interview involves an interviewer, a videographer and a scribe. MVHP is a joint venture with the University of Missouri - St. Louis Veterans Studies Program and partners with the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Their team is committed to preserving history. They collect Veterans' interviews one interview at a time. Each interview involves an interviewer, a videographer and a scribe. MVHP is a joint venture with the University of Missouri - St. Louis Veterans Studies Program and partners with the State Historical Society of Missouri.
Missouri Department of Revenue
This is the Missouri Department of Revenue website which explains eligibility and the process to obtain a Veteran designation on the Missouri driver's license. This website will explain which documents are required, how to obtain your Veteran designation, and much more.
National Family Caregivers Month
National Family Caregivers Month is celebrated every year in November. Created and promoted by the Caregiver Action Network, this is a month dedicated to providing support for, and raising awareness of, family caregivers, or individuals who care for relatives or loved ones living with chronic illness, disabilities, terminal illness, or aging issues. It is also for individuals who care for veterans living with illness or injury as a result of military service.
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Matthew Hilton
Statewide
We provide support by acquiring access to non-traditional therapeutic services that include many different services that our clients need. This also includes when they receive a service animal.
Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC)
They assist with the following: Section 8 housing, Energy assistance, Emergency assistance, Weatherization, Life Skills classes (Pre-employment, budgeting, energy conservation, building strong families), In-Home services, and Respite care for elderly. For more information CALL: (660) 385-4616
Our Military Kids
Our Military Kids recognizes the sacrifice of children of deployed National Guard, deployed Reserve, or post 9/11 combat-injured service members by offering extracurricular activity grants that build the child's self-confidence, enhance family wellness, and strengthen a shared sense of community.
Department of Veterans Affairs
The PACT Act is a historic new law that will help VA deliver for millions of Veterans — and their survivors — by empowering them to presumptively provide care and benefits to Veterans suffering from more than 20 toxic exposure-related conditions.
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Statewide
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. (PHWFF) began in 2005 serving wounded military service members at Walter Reed Army Medical Center returning from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. Since then, PHWFF has expanded nationwide, establishing its highly successful program in Department of Defense hospitals, Warrior Transition Units, and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and clinics.
Safe Passage Shelter
Offers emergency shelter and services for individuals and families who have experienced domestic and/or sexual abuse around the Moberly area. All services are free and confidential. Arrangements can be made for male victims through motels. For more information CALL: (800) 616-3754
Shiloh Christian Children’s Ranch
Provides residential care for abused, neglected, and at-risk children in a Christian home setting. Locations in Clarence, MO & Kahoka, MO. CALL: (573) 588-2191
START Here
St. Louis area
This website provides general information, street addresses, phone numbers and websites for dozens of agencies, shelters, employment resources, food pantries and other organizations throughout the St. Louis area.
Suits for Soldiers
For more information about how this organization provides suits to Veterans, contact Jeanne Rackers at (573) 268-6874.
The Fallen Outdoors
Statewide
The Fallen Outdoors mission is to organize outdoor adventures for veterans past and present, from every generation and from all branches of the military. Our aim is to connect Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors, and Marines with like-minded individuals along with teaching them a skill and passion they can continue for a lifetime.
Team RWB
Every year, more than 250,000 active duty service members transition out of the military, joining the 3.5 million post-9/11 veterans already living in communities nationwide. They face many challenges including isolation, weight gain, lack of purpose, and other health issues. Team RWB (Red, White & Blue) assists with the isolation and health challenges they face. For more information, contact Paul Wade at p.wade@teamrwb.org.
Office of Veterans Business Development
The mission of this office is to maximize the availability of administration small business programs for veterans and their dependents or survivors. For more information CALL: (202) 205-6773
Department of Social Services
This resource provides assistance with the following needs: heating/cooling, water/sewer, and contractors/suppliers. For more information call (573) 751-3091.
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Nationwide
A Veteran ID Card (VIC) is a form of photo ID you can use to get discounts offered to Veterans at many restaurants, hotels, stores, and other businesses. Find out if you’re eligible for a Veteran ID Card, and how to apply.
Department of Veterans Affairs
In January 2023, VA will launch a new life insurance program called Veterans Affairs Life Insurance (VALife), which provides guaranteed acceptance whole life insurance coverage to Veterans age 80 and under, with any level of service-connected disability. Some Veterans age 81 and older may also be eligible.
Veterans Urban Farm
Patients at the Truman VA Hospital in Columbia, MO have the opportunity to serve as paid apprentices through the VA’s transitional work program. Apprentices work to maintain the Veterans Urban Farm over the course of the growing season. Fruits and vegetables grown on site are sold to the public, donated to local veterans, and used in health-focused programming at the VA Hospital. VA patients participate in recreational therapy programs, MOVE! weight management classes, the healthy teaching kitchen, and whole health initiatives also utilize the site. For more information, CONTACT: Dixie Litchard | Phone: (573) 514-4174 | Email: dixie@columbiaurbanag.org
VetsEDU
VetsEDU is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, was founded to EDUCATE, ADVOCATE, & PROTECT, our Veterans & Active Military families when using their VA Home Loan benefits.
Warriors2Us
This program provides a recreational working camp for those who need occasional camaraderie which helps to minimize stress and environmental conflict issues. Warriors2US is a place to find either an adrenaline rush and/or a place of peace in a non-clinical therapeutic environment at no initial cost to Veterans. For more information, CALL: (321) 750-3662.
Wounded Warrior Project
The focus and mission of this excellent organization is to serve Veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military on or after September 11, 2001. For more information, contact 877-TEAM-WWP.
WWFS
This organization provides professional skills training and more to eligible Veterans. For more information, contact Martin Duarte at (760) 405-7777. They are not affiliated with the Wounded Warrior Project.