Resources for school-bound Veterans

Veterans have access to several helpful resources that can help them succeed in going back to school

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Student Veterans of America

This non-profit organization provides support to help Veterans succeed in higher education, achieve their academic goals, and gain meaningful employment.

www.studentveterans.org


VA GI Bill Website

This website is the home for all educational benefits provided by VA with tools and resources to help Veterans pursuing college degrees, on-the-job training, apprenticeships, or non-college degrees programs.

www.gibill.va.gov


Vet Center

If you are a combat Veteran or experienced any sexual trauma during your military service, bring your DD214 to your local Vet Center and speak with a counselor or therapist—many of whom are Veterans themselves—for free, without an appointment, and regardless of your enrollment status with VA.

www2.va.gov/directory/guide/vetcenter_fish.asp


RealWarriors.net

Discover resources especially for Veterans and Service members related to educational and vocational counseling, making the transition to academic life, and how to recognize other issues you may be dealing with.

www.realwarriors.net/veterans/treatment/studentveterans.php


VA Medical Center Facility Locator

Some problems while you’re in school might be signs of health conditions that need attention. This link will allow you to search for VA programs located near you. If you are eligible to receive care through the Veterans Health Administration, you can enroll in one of VA’s mental health treatment programs.

www2.va.gov/directory/guide/home.asp?isflash=1


Academic Counseling from Veterans Upward Bound

It may have been several years since you were in school, and it is common to find your academic responsibilities challenging. To get support with your academic work contact the Veterans Upward Bound Program near you. Veterans Upward Bound is a free Department of Education program designed to help eligible veterans enter and succeed in their post-secondary education. The resources offered by the program are designed to help identify learning needs and to help veterans succeed in school.

www.realwarriors.net/veterans/treatment/studentveterans.php


Support from the DCoE Outreach Center

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) has an Outreach Center to provide information and resources to service members, veterans, family members, health care providers, caregivers, employers and others in the community with questions about psychological health issues and traumatic brain injury. If you have questions about which tools for supporting your reintegration or education are right for you, a trained health resource consultant is ready to talk, listen and provide free, confidential guidance 24/7.

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