Veteran Service Organizations

Veterans Legal Institute (VLI)

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Veterans Legal Institute:
VLI is a non-profit organization that provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless, at risk, disabled and low income current and former service members.

2100 N. Broadway, Ste. 209, Santa Ana, CA 92706
714-852-3492
http://www.vetslegal.com/

American GI Forum

American GI Forum: The American G.I. Forum is a Congressionally chartered veterans and civil rights organization established in 1949 to provide information and motivate those interested in education, scholarships, and post secondary educational opportunities; enforce, defend and protect the civil and human rights of Hispanics, women and other minorities and to ensure equal opportunities as mandated by federal and state laws.
http://www.agifus.com/


American Legion

American Legion: The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. Located at: 1404 N. Grand Ave., Santa Ana, CA
http://www.oclegion.com/


American Military Partner Association

American Military Partner Association (AMPA): The nation's premier resource and support network for LGBT military spouses and their families.
http://militarypartners.org/


American Red Cross Services to Military Families

American Red Cross Services to Military Families: Whether your family is facing its first deployment or the next of many, the American Red Cross has developed workshops and information and support services to help you with the practical and emotional challenges.
redcross.org/find-help/military-families/deployment-services


American Women Veterans

American Women Veterans: is the nation's preeminent veterans organization dedicated to advancing and preserving the legacy of women in service to our nation.
http://americanwomenveterans.org/


County Veterans Services Officer

County Veterans Services Officer (CVSO): The County Veterans Services Officer is located at: 1300 South Grand Avenue, Bldg. B Santa Ana, CA 92705


Freedom Committee of Orange County

Freedom Committee of Orange County: The members of the Freedom Committee of Orange County bring with them a Living History of WWII, Korea and Vietnam. Stories of Pearl Harbor, the Dieppe raid, Battle of the Bulge, D-Day, Air battles in the war torn skies of the South Pacific, over Fortress Europe, and even experiences of being Prisoners of War.
http://fc-oc.org/


Honor Flight

Honor Flight: Transporting America's veterans to Washington, D.C. to visit those memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifices.
http://www.honorflight.org/


Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America: Founded in 2004 by an Iraq veteran, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the first and largest organization for new veterans and their families, with nearly 300,000 members and supporters nationwide.
http://iava.org/


The Mission Continues

The Mission Continues: The Mission Continues empowers veterans facing the challenge of adjusting to life at home to find new missions.
https://www.missioncontinues.org/


National Veterans Foundation

National Veterans Foundation (NVF): The NVF provides personal assistance and advice. They are staffed by veterans with experiences from Vietnam to Iraq. They are trained not only in Veterans issues but also in crisis management for PTSD and suicide prevention. They can be reached 24/7, 365 days a year through their website or by calling 888-777-4443.
http://nvf.org/


Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront: A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Operation Homefront was formed in February 2002. It was developed to support the families of deployed service members immediately following 9/11.
http://www.operationhomefront.net/


OutServe-SLDN

OutServe-SLDN: OutServe-SLDN is the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel and is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America's military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
http://www.sldn.org/


Paws for Purple Hearts

Paws for Purple Hearts: Paws for Purple Hearts (PPH) is the first program of its kind to offer therapeutic intervention for Veterans and active-duty military personnel by teaching those with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) to train service dogs for their comrades with combat-related injuries.
http://www.pawsforpurplehearts.org/


PLC's Operation Veterans Re-Entry

PLC's Operation Veterans Re-Entry: Operation Veterans Re-Entry is dedicated to providing Orange County veterans and their families with free legal assistance to facilitate their re-entry into civilian life, including those who are homeless.

http://www.publiclawcenter.org/services/veterans-legal-assistance/


United Mexican American Veterans Association

United Mexican American Veterans Association (UMAVA): are committed to, and stress the importance of upholding and defending the Constitution of the United States of America and the American Flag; and promoting understanding, appreciation and respect for the sacrifices and commitment given to the United States of America by the American Veteran, in general, and the Hispanic/Mexican-American Veteran in particular.
http://umava.org/


U.S. Vets

U.S. Vets: The successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support.
http://www.usvetsinc.org/


Veterans of Foreign Wars

Veterans of Foreign Wars: To foster camaraderie among United States veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve our veterans, the military, and our communities. To advocate on behalf of all veterans.
http://www.vfw.org/