Nebraska Veterans: Resources

NATIONAL RESOURCES

Nebraska Resources for Veterans

American Legion - veterans organization with posts throughout Nebraska.

At Ease - Lutheran Family Services of Nebraska program offering trauma treatment and therapeutic support for active military, veterans and their loved ones.

Blue Star Mothers of America - organization supporting military members and families, with Nebraska chapters in Lincoln and Nebraska City.

Brain injury resources from the Nebraska Brain Injury Advisory Council.

Disabled American Veterans - empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program (Nebraska contacts), which helps resolve employer/employee issues.

Employment resources from the Nebraska Department of Labor, including information about the Hiring Our Heroes program.

Marine Corps League - support organization for Marine Corps veterans, with Nebraska detachments in FremontOmahaHastingsLincoln and Nebraska City.

Military & Veteran Discounts Guide - the ultimate reference guide for active military and veteran discounts.

Military Order of the Purple Heart - service organization for military men and women who have received the Purple Heart Medal, with Nebraska chapters in Omaha, Lincoln, Norfolk and Grand Island.

Nebraska Department of Veterans Affairs - assists veterans and dependents with benefits and other information.

Nebraska National Guard Family Program - contacts for program specialists, Family Assistance Centers, Yellow Ribbon reintegration program and other National Guard resources.

Nebraska Operation Military Kids - supports children and youth impacted by deployment.

Nebraska Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) - serves veterans and military families.

Nebraska-Western Iowa VA Health Care System - with Nebraska hospitals/clinics in OmahaLincolnBellevueGrand IslandHoldregeNorfolkNorth Platte and O'Neill.

Vet Centers - with locations in LincolnOmahaRapid City, SD and Cheyenne, WY, Vet Centers provide a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services to combat veterans and their families, with a veterans holding a majority of staff positions.

Veterans Service Officers - available in each county to assist with VA benefits and other needs.