Here are links to some of the many other public sector and community resources available to veterans.
OTHER PUBLIC SECTOR RESOURCES
Military OneSource is your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support to help you reach your goals, overcome challenges and thrive. Members of the military family are eligible to use this Department of Defense-funded program anytime, anywhere. Turn to Military OneSource for tax services, spouse employment help, webinars and online training, relocation and deployment tools, and much more.
Arizona Department of Veterans Services
The Arizona Department of Veterans Services provides direct services to veterans through the administration of 19 Veterans Benefits Offices throughout the state. They help veterans connect with their VA benefits, provide short and long-term care and provide critical, state-wide coordination and technical assistance to services and organizations serving veterans
eBenefits is a central location for veterans, service members, and their families to research, find, access, and, in time, manage their benefits and personal information. eBenefits offers users a personalized dashboard, available after creating a user account, that provides quick access to eBenefits tools. Using eBenefits tools allows the completion of various tasks including: applying for benefits, downloading a DD214, and viewing benefits status. In addition, eBenefits includes a catalog of links to other sites that provide information about military and Veteran benefits.
U.S. House of Representatives
The official website of the U.S. House of Representatives helps veterans locate their members of congress. All congressional offices provide constituent services to veterans in their respective districts. Congressional offices have experts who can help veterans with the Social Security Administration, Internal Revenue Service, Department of Education, and Veterans Administration (VA) to name a few. Some the most common requests come from veterans about their VA benefits, including pensions, medical, and medals.
OTHER COMMUNITY SUPPORT RESOURCES
Arizona Coalition for Military Families (ACMF)
The ACMF is a nationally-recognized public/private partnership focused on building Arizona's capacity to serve and support all service members, veterans and their families. The ACMF manages the beconnected program that provides 24/7 help and support to Arizona service members, veterans and families.
Disabled American Veterans
The Disabled American Veterans is a veteran's advocacy and assistance group that is dedicated to "Empowering veterans to lead high quality lives with respect and dignity."
Formerly known as Madison Street Veterans Association, the MANA (Marines, Army, Navy, Airforce) House is a peer-support organization of homeless and formerly homeless veterans. They help veterans rebuild their lives by providing support from their staff and partners. The organization has an outreach center to serve and assist veterans while they are experiencing homelessness. Their mobile outreach team makes the rounds through sections of Maricopa County several times each month to find veterans, help meet their immediate needs for water and food and encourage them to get additional services to rebuild their lives.
National Association of County Veterans Service Officers
The National Association of County Veterans Service Officers work collaboratively with the Department of Veterans Affairs and other nationally chartered organizations to assure veterans and their dependents receive their entitled benefits. They have specialized knowledge of the law and will assist in developing and processing claims. They also focus on outreach, training, claims development and advocacy.
Fighter Country Partnership
Fighter Country Partnership supports programs and services at Luke Air Force Base that aid, support and honor Airmen and their families in need.
Hire Heroes USA
Hire Heroes USA offers personalized employment assistance to returning service members and their spouses to help ease the transition back into civilian life and to ensure they enjoy the freedoms they fought to preserve.
The official site of Military.com, a military and veteran membership organization. Military.com offers free membership to connect service members, military families and veterans to all the benefits of service, government benefits, education information, scholarships, discounts, and much more.