1) Cigna’s FREE 24/7/365 Support for Veterans and their caregivers https://www.cigna.com/newsroom/news-releases/2017/cigna-introduces-247365-national-support-line-for-veterans-families-caregivers-and-mindfulness-for-vets-sessions: Veterans, their families, and caregivers can call our free national Veteran Support Line at 1 (855) 244-6211. This service is open to any Veteran and their families, even if they do not use Cigna for insurance. If you are a Cigna customer, you can call the number on your Cigna ID card.
2) IAVA Rapid Response Referral Program (RRRP) https://iava.org/one-on-one-support/ : one-on-one case management and referral service program. Since our launch in late 2012, we’ve helped over 7,900 veterans and family members get on track to meeting their goals through connections to quality resources and benefits. Our Veteran Transition Managers understand transition challenges and will work with individuals for as long as it takes to find solutions. They’ve helped veterans use their New GI Bill to pursue an education, find doctors and legal support, access emergency housing and financial assistance, and more. Services are free and confidential, and open to veterans of all eras and their families.
3) Veteran Crisis Line https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/ : The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.
4) The National Resource Directoryhttps://nrd.govThe National Resource Directory(NRD) is a resource website that connects wounded warriors, Service Members, Veterans, their families, and caregivers to programs and services that support them.
It provides access to services and resources at the national, state and local levels to support recovery, rehabilitation, and community reintegration. Visitors can find information on a variety of topics that supply an abundance of vetted resources. For help finding resources on the site, visit the How to Use this Site Section of the NRD.