Military Resources


 
 

Helping to Prevent Violent Situations

 
 

Crisis Resources

Veterans Crisis Line
1-800-273-8255 and Press 1
www.veteranscrisisline.net
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
1-877-4AID-VET (424.3838)
VA Caregiver Support Line
1.855.260.3274
 
Wounded Warrior Resource Center
1.800.342.9647
Sexual Assault
1-877-995-5247
https://www.safehelpline.org
Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS)
800-959-TAPS (8277)
https://www.taps.org/
 
Survivor Outreach Services
866-272-5841
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1-800-273-8255

 
 

Virginia Crisis Centers/Hotlines

Arlington: 703-527-4077
Blacksburg: 540-961-8400
Bristol: 866-953-0484

 

Charlottesville: 434-977-7051
Clarke: 540-667-0145
Dumphries: 703-368-4141

 

Frederick: 540-667-0145
Page: 540-743-3733
Shenandoah: 540-459-4742

 

Warren: 540-635-4357
Winchester: 540-667-0145

 

Central Virginia
Sexual Assault Response Program: 434-947-7273

 
 

Hospitals MTF

Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital
9300 DeWitt Loop
Fort Belvoir, VA 22060
Information: (571) 231-FBCH (3224)
TTY: (571) 231-1799
Appointments: (855) 227-6331
Fort Eustis
McDonald Army Health Center
576 Jefferson Avenue
Fort Eustis, Virginia 23604-5567
1-757-314-7500 or 1-800-304-9863
Fort Lee Kenner Army Health Clinic
700 24th Street, Bldg 8130
Fort Lee, Virginia 23801-1716
1-804-734-9000

 

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth
620 John Paul Jones Circle
Portsmouth, Virginia 23708-2197
1-757-953-5008
Naval Station Norfolk
Branch Health Clinic Naval Station Norfolk
1721 Admiral Taussig Blvd
Norfolk, Virginia 23511-2899
1-757-953-9000
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
4494 North Palmer Road | Bethesda, MD 20889
1-800-526-7101 | (301) 295-4000
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20889
301.295.4611

 

Tricare MTF locator
www.Tricare.mil/mtf

 
 

OEF/OIF/OND Virginia

The Hampton VA Medical Center

Program Manager:
757-722-9961 ext. 2809
Transition Patient Advocate:
757-722-9961 ext. 3726
SW Case Manager:
757-722-9961 ext. 1563
Health Benefits Advisor:
757-722-9961

Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center (Richmond)

Program Manager:
804-675-6342
Transition Patient Advocate:
804-675-6266

Salem VA Medical Center

Program Manager:
549-982-2463 ext. 1765
Case Manager:
540-982-2463 ext. 1601
POC/VIST Coordinator:
540-982-2463 ext. 3356

 
 

Vet Centers

Alexandria
6940 South Kings Highway #204
Alexandria, Va. 22310
703-360-8633
Norfolk
1711 Church Street, Suites A & B
Norfolk, Va. 23504
757-623-7584
Richmond
4902 Fitzhugh Avenue
Richmond, Va. 23230
804-353-8958

 
 

Roanoke
350 Albemarle Ave, SW
Roanoke, Va. 24016
540-342-9726
Virginia Beach
324 Southport Circle, Suite 102
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
757-248-3665

 
 

Patriot Support Programs – Tricare Certified

Kempsville Center for Behavioral Health
860 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502
757.461.4565
http://kempsvillecbh.com
Poplar Springs Hospital
350 Poplar Drive
Petersburg, Va. 23805
804-733-6874
Military Admissions Coordinator: 804-518-9509
www.poplarsprings.com
Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center
1100 First Colonial Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
757-496-6000
http://vbpcweb.com

 
 

North Spring Behavioral Healthcare
42009 Victory Lane
Leesburg, Va. 20176
703-777-0800
http://www.northspringleesburg.com
Cumberland Hospital
9407 Cumberland Road
New Kent, Va. 23124
804-966-2242
http://www.cumberlandhospital.com
Newport News Behavioral Health Center
17579 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, Va.
757-888-0400
http://www.newportnewsbhc.com

 
 

Harbor Point Behavioral Health Center
301 Fort Lane
Portsmouth, Va. 23704
757-393-0061
http://harborpointbhc.com
Nationwide Facilities
www.patriotsupportprogram.com

 
 

Military Related

MilitaryOneSource
800-342-9647
www.militaryonesource.mil
provides free non-clinical counseling services (i.e. marital issues, deployment issues, parent / child discord, grief / loss, etc). One would be eligible for up to 12 free sessions per issue.
Joint Services Support
https://www.jointservicessupport.org
Virginia Veterans and Family Support
1-877-285-1299 ext. 2
http://www.dvs.virginia.gov/virginia-veteran-and-family-support/

 

Family Assistance Centers
1-800-542-4028 (24 hour hotline)
Give An Hour
http://www.giveanhour.org
provides free counseling and other mental health services to active duty service members, members of our National Guard and Reserve forces, and veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who have separated or retired from any branch of military service, along with their family members and loved ones.
Department of Veterans Services
http://www.va.gov/directory/guide

 

Defense Centers for Excellent Outreach Center
866-966-1020 (24 hours)
http://www.dcoe.mil/families/help.aspx
24/7 help to soldiers and families for psychological health and traumatic brain injury issues
Tech for Troops
Provides free refurbished computers and high-tech job skills to veterans in need to help them rejoin the workforce and boost the economy.
Mark Casper
http://www.techfortroopsproject.org
Sailing 4 All
Sailing 4 All is committed to providing opportunities for people with disabilities, youth at risk and other special needs individuals.
Ted Abbott, CEO and Founder
http://www.gosailing4all.org/

 

Military Tutor
http://military.tutor.com
Guard Your Health (GYH):
website that focuses on soldier wellness, health promotion and healthy lifestyles. The site offers tips on nutrition, work out routines, proper sleep and a myriad of health related topics.
http://www.guardyourhealth.com
***TRICARE Website:
This site assists in identifying both in and out of network TRICARE providers who offer a wide variety of medical specialty care. Searches can be done by location and specialty. The website can be found at http://www.tricare.mil/providerdirectory

 
 

Sexual Assault

Military Sexual Trauma
www.vetwow.com
Advocating for men and women affected by Military Sexual Trauma. Information and resources for: potential clients (active duty and veterans); friends and family members; the media; advocates; health care providers (civilian and military); academics (students and professors); and potential donor.
U.S. DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response
www.sapr.mil
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPRO) is responsible for oversight of the Department’s sexual assault policy. SAPRO works hand-in-hand with the Services and the civilian community to development and implement innovative prevention and response programs.
DoD Safe HelpRoom
www.safehelproom.org
Peer-to-Peer support which allows sexual assault survivors in the military to connect with one another in a moderated and secure online environment.

 

Action Alliance
804-200-7264
www.vsdvalliance.org
Sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking, IPV

Coming Home/After Deployment/Transition

After Deployment: Wellness Resources for the Military Community
https://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/
Provides self-care solutions targeting post-traumatic stress, depression, substance abuse, suicide and other behavioral health challenges commonly faced after a deployment.
Wounded Warrior Program
http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life
Team Red, White and Blue
http://www.teamrwb.org
Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.

 

Make the Connection
http://maketheconnection.net
Connecting veterans with information, resources and solutions to issues affecting their health, well-being and everyday lives.
Vets4Warriors
855-838-8255
http://militaryconnectnetwork.com”
Available 24/7, Veteran Peers connect service members and their families to the resources and support they need to achieve their goals, manage stress, and build resilience.
Real Warriors
1-866-966-1020
http://realwarriors.net
Promote building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families

 

inTransition
1-800-424-7877
http://www.health.mil/inTransition
Provides coaching and support to Soldiers receiving mental health care while going through a change in status, relocation or return to civilian life.
Battlemind Training
http://fhp.osd.mil/pdhrainfo/battlemind.jsp
Transitioning from combat zone to home zone mind set; retention of skills adjusting the same for home life

 
 

Grief and Loss

Tragedy Assistance Program (TAPS)
800-959-TAPS (8277)
http://www.taps.org
TAPS is a 24/7 tragedy assistance resource for anyone who has suffered the loss of a military loved one, regardless of the relationship to the deceased or the circumstance of the death.
Survivor Outreach Services
866-272-5841
http://www.sos.army.mil
Survivor Outreach Services is the official Army program designed to provide long term support to surviving Families of Fallen Soldiers.

 
 

Employment

Hero2Hired (H2H)
http://www.H2H.jobs
H2H offers Reserve Component service members access to military friendly companies, career exploration tools, military-to-civilian skills translations, education and training resources, as well as a mobile app.
ESGR Employment Services
http://www.esgr.mil
Facilitates positive relationships between National Guard / Reserve members and their employers; increases awareness of applicable laws and policies; resolve service member / employer conflicts
Virginia National Guard Employer Support Specialist
434-298-6160
Point of contact to assist service members/spouses with employment opportunities throughout the state, provides outreach to local and state employers and coordinates and supports events and activities facilitating a supportive employer environment increasing awareness of the unique skills of service members and their family

 

Virginia Employment Commission (VEC)
Richmond
http://www.vec.virginia.gov

 

Legal

Southwest Va Legal Aid
1-800-277-6754
Virginia Legal Aid Society
1-866-534-5243
VA ARNG Jag Office
1-434-298-6340

 

229th Trial Defense Team (TDT) VaARNG
804-633-3540
Soldiers who will be looking for legal assistance regarding Discharge proceedings and Article 15 hearing.

 

Financial

Virginia Nation Guard Foundation, Inc.
804-714-4100
VANGFINC@gmail.com
Provides no interest loans to Virginia Guard members, their families, and full time employees experiencing financial difficulties
MilitaryOneSource
http://www.militaryonesource.mil/pfm
Financial Planning.
Personal Financial Counselor
Virginia National Guard Headquarters
Mullins Armory
5901 Beulah Rd
Sandston, VA 23150
(804) 316-3348
VA-PFC1@mflc.zeiders.com

 

Virginia National Guard Headquarters
703-635-9853
pfc.va.ng@zeiders.com
SANDSTON
Personal Financial Counselor

 
 

Family

Joint Services Support
www.jointservicessupport.org/fp/family/aspx
Provides soldiers and families with the financial, emotional, household and health benefits support needed to maintain and become self-sufficient.
Mission: Healthy Families
1-877-285-1299 ext.2
www.dvs.virginia.gov/virginia-veteran-and-family-sipport
Family retreat – 3 day (weekend) event; fun, family oriented skills building retreat for military veterans and families coping with the impact of deployment, military service, post traumatic stress, operational stress or TBI; help parents and children build communication, conflict resolution and coping skills to foster resilience
Strong Bonds
https://www.strongbonds.org/skins/strongbonds/home.aspx
Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. The core mission of the Strong Bonds program is to increase individual Soldier and Family member readiness through relationship education and skills training.
Strong Bonds is conducted in an offsite retreat format in order to maximize the training effect. The retreat or “get away” provides a fun, safe, and secure environment in which to address the
impact of relocations, deployments, and military lifestyle stressors.

 
 

Virginia Family Assistance Centers
800-542-4028 (24 hour hotline)
One stop assistance including TRICARE, DEERs, ID Cards, financial and legal assistance, community outreach / referral and crisis intervention.
Boulder Crest Retreat
18370 Bluemont Village Lane
Bluemont, VA 20135
Loudon County
540.554.2727
Free for all combat vets and their family members including Gold Star families; register on line; up to four months in advance (horses, labyrinth, tipi, kayaking, etc); clinical and non-clinical support
http://www.bouldercrestretreat.org

 
 

Children

Military Child Education Coalition
www.militarychild.org
Ensure quality educational opportunities for all military-connected children and youth affected by mobility, transition, and family separation
Military BRAT Art Camp-BRATS Without Borders
http://www.bratswithoutborders.org/military-brat-art-camp
Teen Resilience Retreat
804-236-7866
http://www.jointservicessuport.org/info/
Virginia National Guard Youth Program
Master Resilience Training
Camp Pendleton State Military Reservation (usu)
Ages 13-17 ARNG only

 

Annual National Guard Youth Camp
804-236-7866
http://www.jointservicessuport.org/info/
Virginia National Guard Youth Program
Camp Pendleton State Military Reservation (usu)
Ages 8-12 ARNG and Airmen only

 
 

Couples

Strong Bonds
Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain-led program which assists commanders in building individual resiliency by strengthening the Army Family. Strong Bonds is conducted in an offsite retreat format in order to maximize the training effect. The retreat or “get away” provides a fun, safe, and secure environment in which to address the impact of relocations, deployments, and military lifestyle stressors.
https://www.strongbonds.org/skins/strongbonds/home.aspx
Mission: Healthy Relationships
1.877.285.1299 ext. 2
Couples retreat – 3 day (weekend) event
A relationship skill building course for military veterans and spouses coping with the impact of deployment, military service, post traumatic stress, operational stress or TBI
Hosted by
Virginia Veterans and Family Support
http://www.dvs.virginia.gov/virginia-veteran-and-family-support/

 
 

Substance Abuse

SAMHSA
800-622-4357
Substance Abuse; Mental Health
http://www.samhsa.gov
Virginia Army National Guard Substance Abuse Program
434-298-5363
434-298-6339
Provides referral services to soldiers and families needing support with substance use and abuse concerns

 
 

Suicide

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
1.888.333.2377
Promotes understanding and preventing suicide through research, education and advocacy.
http://www.afsp.org/
Defense Suicide Prevention Office
The official OSD suicide prevention web site with links to resources and official prevention pages of different military organizations.
http://www.suicideoutreach.org/

 
 

Medical

Free Health Clinics
The website provides a directory for a free clinic in your area.
https://www.vafreeclinics.org/find-clinic/
Virginia Department of Health
The website provides a directory of health districts and department of health locations in your area.
http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/local-health-districts/

 
 

Other Services

Department of Social Services
The website provides a director of social services offices in the state.
http://www.dss.virginia.gov/localagency/index.cgi
Hunger Hotline
804-521-2500
Connects you with a local food pantry or partner agency.
Community Service Boards
The website provides the directory to CSBs which focus on mental health, intellectual disability and substance use disorder services management, and assessments.
http://vacsb.org/directory.html

 

211
Free and confidential service directory.
http://www.211.org

 
 

Apps

CPT Coach
CPT Coach is a free mobile app that helps you work with your therapist during Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT). The app helps you keep track of homework, appointments, and PTSD symptoms. CPT Coach is not a self-help tool.
PE Coach
A mobile app to be used during Prolonged Exposure (PE) therapy with a mental health professional. PE Coach is not a self-help tool.
CBT-i Coach
This mobile app will help you get the most out of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia so that you can develop good sleep habits and sleep better. CBT-i Coach is best used while in therapy with a provider. Free from: iTunes (iOS) and Google Play (Android)

 

Stay Quit Coach
A free mobile app that helps you stay quit after you stop smoking with tools to control cravings, reminder messages, and support links. This app is best used while in treatment with a therapist or after your treatment has ended. Free from: iTunes (iOS) and Google Play (Android).
Breathe2Relax
Breathe2Relax uses proven breathing exercises to relieve stress and improve your mood. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone tool or with a health care provider.
T2 Mood Tracker
Track your mood with this virtual journal. Set daily reminders and add notes for events like starting a new treatment. Consider sharing your progress with your health care provider.

 

Virtual Hope Box
Virtual Hope Box offers coping tools in times of distress. Store positive content like photos, relax with music and distract yourself with
games. For use by patients and their behavioral health providers as an accessory to treatment.
PTSD Coach
PTSD Coach is for veterans and warriors who have, or may have, posttraumatic stress disorder. Take a self-assessment, find support and try out tools to help manage daily life with PTSD.
PTSD Family Coach
PTSD Family Coach is an app to support family members of those living with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

 

Mindfulness Coach
Grounding yourself in the present moment can help you cope better with unpleasant thoughts and emotions. The Mindfulness Coach app will help you do this.
VetChange
This mobile app is for Veterans and Service members who are concerned about their drinking and how it relates to posttraumatic stress after deployment, or for anyone who wants to develop healthier drinking behaviors.
Mood Coach
This mobile app will help you learn and practice Behavioral Activation. This app is designed to help you make a plan to boost your mood with positive activities and tracking progress. Free from: iTunes (iOS).

 

Concussion Coach
This mobile app will help you manage symptoms of concussion, or mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. Free from: iTunes (iOS). Coming for Android devices.
Parenting To Go
Helps Veterans and Service members reconnect with their children and strengthen parenting skills. Free from: iTunes (iOS).
Moving Forward
Tools to teach problem solving skills to overcome obstacles and deal with stress. Free from: iTunes (iOS).

 

ACT Coach
A treatment companion app for use while in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). ACT aims to help you live with unpleasant thoughts and feelings without avoiding them or being controlled by them. Free from: iTunes (iOS).
LifeArmor
It is important to understand your symptoms and learn ways to manage your concerns. The LifeArmor app offers self-help tools across 17 topics such as sleep and post-traumatic stress. There are four main resources for each topic including signs and symptoms, self-assessment tools, tips for self-management and videos from members of the military community who have shared their experiences with seeking care. This app is available for Apple and Android devices.
Real Warriors
A photo-sharing service that encourages the military community to support their peers. Upload photos to the Wall, salute photos and access 24/7 military resources. Check out the Wall from any device at realstrength.realwarriors.net

 

Breathe2Relax
Breathe2Relax uses proven breathing exercises to relieve stress and improve your mood. Breathe2Relax can be used as a stand-alone tool or with a health care provider.
T2 Mood Tracker
Track your mood with this virtual journal. Set daily reminders and add notes for events like starting a new treatment. Consider sharing your progress with your health care provider.
Guard Fit
http://www.guardyourhealth.com
Guard Your Health is a resource for Army National Guard Soldiers and family members. Find health-related tools and information. Hear from fellow Soldiers and Families. Make medical readiness part of your personal mission.
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