Veterans Legal Institute (VLI)
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
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.
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
American Military Partner Association
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.
American Women Veterans
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.
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.
The Mission Continues
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.