General Lab Information

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Social Support

The Mission Continues – “The Mission Continues empowers veterans facing the challenge of adjusting to life at home to find new missions. We redeploy veterans in their communities, so that their shared legacy will be one of action and service. Through the Mission Continues, veterans serve their country in new ways by engaging in our innovative and action-oriented programs. The first, The Mission Continues’ Fellowship, harnesses veterans’ strengths, skills, and their compassion and empowers them to volunteer with non-profit organizations in their community on a daily basis. The second, The Mission Continues’ Service Platoons, brings teams of veterans who are working together with partners at the local level to build stronger communities and tackle pressing issues.”

Team Red, White, and Blue – “Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.”

Team Rubicon – “Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams.”

America's Vet Dogs - The service dog programs of America’s VetDogs were created to provide enhanced mobility and renewed independence to veterans, active-duty service members, and first responders with disabilities, allowing them to once again live with pride and self-reliance.  America’s VetDogs specializes placing highly skilled service and guide dogs to individuals with physical injuries, PTSD, hearing and vision loss, and seizures.  Our mission is to help those who have served our country honorably live with dignity and independence.  All services are provided at no cost — including transportation to and from our campus in Smithtown, New York, instruction, and more.  

Legal

National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) –  The NVLSP is a nonprofit organization that has worked since 1980 to ensure that the government delivers to our nation’s 25 million veterans and active duty personnel the benefits to which they are entitled because of disabilities resulting from their military service to our country.

Transportation

Recycled Rides - Every day, struggling families from across the country worry about how they’ll get to work, see the doctor, and stock up on groceries without reliable transportation. This program works to put an end to these hardships by presenting highly deserving families with newly refurbished vehicles. Over the years, we’ve joined forces with the National Auto Body Council's Recycled Rides® program and many insurance providers to obtain and refurbish each vehicle back to perfect working order. Since 2012, we have gifted more than 500 vehicles to veterans, active duty service members and others in need of reliable transportation.

General

State Veterans Service Offices (housing, employment, education, VA benefits) VA E-benefits

Crisis

NVF Lifeline for Vets – 1-888-777-4443 VA Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-8255 National Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Stop Soldier Suicide – 1.800.273.8255 #1