Helpful Resources

Navigating the resources available to military veterans and their families can be overwhelming. NEOPAT is proud to partner with many local, state and federal organizations to help ease the process and connect you with programs and services that meet your specific needs. We will update this list as we identify more agencies providing support.

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Crisis and Support Services

For immediate crisis, call 9-1-1.

GET HELP FOR PTSD If you need help right away:

Call 1-800-273-8255

Press “1” if you are a Veteran

Chat online with a counselor

Text 838255

Call 911 or visit a local emergency room

Veterans that are deaf or hard of hearing can contact 1-800-799-4889.

If you are not a veteran and are having thoughts of harming yourself (or concerned about someone doing so), please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.

Family Health and Support

Veterans Health Administration
Apply for and manage the health care benefits you have earned as a US Service member.

National Center for PTSD
A leading research and educational center of excellence providing resources for individuals seeking PTSD care for themselves or loved ones. Call 877-WAR-VETS (877-927-8387)

Women’s Veterans Call Center
Providing women Veterans, their families, and caregivers VA services and resources.

The Center for Women Veterans

The Center for Women Veterans’ (CWV) monitors and coordinates VA’s administration of health care, benefits, services, and programs for women Veterans, serving as an advocate for cultural transformation and to raise awareness of the responsibility to treat women Veterans with dignity and respect. 

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services
Providing resources and a Veterans guide to benefits.

Northeast Ohio American Red Cross
Providing compassionate care to those in need. The Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Military One Source
Military resource website providing 24/7 support for military personnel, spouses, family members and survivors on a variety of topics.

National Military Families Association
The National Military Family Association provides families of all military branches with information and works to get them the benefits they deserve while offering programs that improve their lives.

Family & Community Services
Providing services to low-income veterans and families in order to assist in stabilizing their housing situation.

Veteran’s Spouse Project
The Veteran’s Spouse Project (VSP) is giving voice to the experiences of military spouses through theatre and expressive arts to heal and comfort.

Memory Care Resources
A guide to help veterans and their families navigate dementia including treatment options and available VA programs and resources.

Veteran Benefits for Health Care
A guide that explains several VA benefits, including how to use VA benefits to pay for long-term care needs, the eligibility requirements, and the application process for benefits, so you can determine your options for using those benefits to pay for your health needs.

Medicare Guide for Veterans
The U.S Department of Veteran Affairs recommends veterans enroll in Medicare when they turn 65, even if they have VA benefits. To help veterans learn more, we’ve created a comprehensive Medicare for Veterans guide that explores coverage, eligibility, and more.

Tricare for Life
An in-depth guide on Tricare for Life, including information on what it is, eligibility details, and how it works alongside Medicare.

Unemployment Assistance

Ohio Jobs and Family Services
State agency responsible for supervising the state’s public assistance, workforce development, unemployment compensation, child and adult protective services, adoption, child care, and child support programs.

Child Care

Child Care Aware of America
Providing resources for child care, financial assistance, health and social services and more.

Rental Assistance

City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County
Northeast Ohio Rent Help will be fully operational on July 15. Get a head start by learning more and applying below.

Additional Resources

Department of Defense
A variety of resources available to service members and their families, veterans, DOD civilians and the general public.

National Veteran Resource Directory
The National Resource Directory is a searchable database of resources vetted for service members, veterans, family members and caregivers.

Pets For Vets
Connecting military veterans with rescued animals, creating second chances and new beginnings.

Start Your Recovery
A provider of helpful information for people who are dealing with substance use issues — offering relatable, reliable information at any stage of the recovery journey.

VA care, benefits, and services
1-800-MyVA411 / (1-800-698-2411)
This is the number to call when you don’t know who to call about information on VA care, benefits, and services or if you’d like to speak to a live agent for assistance.

1-800-MyVA411 serves all members of the Veteran community seeking information or assistance. Veterans and their families may reach the Veterans Crisis Line directly by calling 1-800-273-8255 and pressing 1, by Chat, or by texting 838255. The White House VA Hotline is also available directly at 1-855-948-2311 for Veterans and their families to share compliments and concerns.

Benefit Debts:
VA Debt Management Center

Healthcare Debts:
The Health Resource Center

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