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Cincinnati VA Vet Center: Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. In addition they offer services; individual, group, family, bereavement, sexual trauma, substance abuse counseling, and VA information.

Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati – Veteran Services: Our Emergency Resource Navigator(s) are Veterans who understand the challenges you are facing. They connect you with the right resources for you and your family, including financial resources, medical attention, benefits information, and housing. For more information, contact 513-878-2200. 

Military Veterans Resource Center: At Military Veterans Resource Center, our goal is to improve the quality of our veterans' lives. We believe the best way to do this is to provide personalized services that address a veteran's specific needs. Whether the need is employment, housing, food, or transportation, we have a team of Veterans Services Specialists who can help veterans access the resources to overcome their periods of transition. 

Operation Homefront: Operation Homefront is a national 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose mission is to build strong, stable, and secure military families so they can thrive — not simply struggle to get by — in the communities they have worked so hard to protect. 

Operation Paperback: Send gently used books to deployed members, stateside troops and veterans, as well as military families. 

Pets on Deployment ( or Organizations that can help locate a temporary foster home for pets of deployed military personnel: 

The Independence Fund: The Independence Fund’s mission is to empower our severely wounded veterans and their caregivers to take control of their lives. We provide the resources and tools that enable veterans to work through their physical, mental and emotional wounds and regain their independence. 

Storage  Military members and their families move at least twice as often as civilians and can be relocated on short notice. Moving frequently can make it challenging to take personal belongings, particularly long-term deployment overseas.  Our new guide to active duty storage helps service members and military families learn how to select a storage facility, including what questions to ask and red flags to look for.

Troop on the Stoop: Troop is special because he is a reminder to military children of their dad or mom, Troop is there to look over the household and play. He / She is always there, always watching out for them. Every Troop on the Stoop includes a doll, picture frame and book. 

Warrior Beach Retreat: After months of active service, sacrifice, and toil, many soldiers return wounded and broken. Trying to get back into the regular family flow while recuperating from injuries is difficult and exhausting for the entire family. Not only does the soldier and his family must learn to accommodate a combat trauma, but also the emotional changes and growth have occurred over the period of separation and the emotional adjustment to physical loss. 

Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program: The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program is a DOD wide effort to promote the well-being of National Guard and Reserve members, their families and communities, by connecting them with resources throughout the deployment cycle. 

Family Readiness Group (FRG): Specific contact info is available at each unit. FRG is helpful with information on the status of a soldier before, during and after deployment. The following are setup within each unit: 

Hearts of Valor: Hearts of ValorTM seeks to honor the service and sacrifice of the people who care for our nation's wounded, ill or injured warriors by providing a community of support based on a foundation of empathy and mutual understanding. 

Homes for Heroes: We are your real estate and mortgage specialist team. We want to make sure we thank our local community heroes by giving back. Heroes that qualify for this amazing program are Firefighters, Law Enforcement, Healthcare Workers/ EMS, Teachers and Military (Active, Reserves & Veterans). As a team, all of us have pledged to give back to our heroes when they buy or sell a home. In turn that will help save our local community heroes money. 

Hope For The Warriors Scholarships: The Spouse/Caregiver Scholarship Program identifies, recognizes, and rewards post-9/11 spouses/caregivers for their strength, fidelity, and resolve despite adversity. Scholarships aid in continued education at a reputable, accredited university, college, or trade school for spouses/caregivers as they assume critical roles in the financial wellbeing of their families. 

Thanks USA: Join us in our mission of providing college, technical and vocational school,need-based scholarships for the children and spouses of U.S. military personnel. 

Build a Sign: FREE Custom Welcome Home Banners. Receive a free custom welcome home banner for your loved one’s return. 

Military One Source: Your search stops here – click around for answers to the military life questions you didn't even know to ask. Military OneSource is your central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Get to know your benefits and prepare for the big stuff – deployments, reintegration, moves, parenthood, retirement and more. 

USPS Mailing Kits: The Postal Service created a “military care-kit” based on the items which are requested most by military families. The kit is FREE, and each box is emblazoned with “America Supports You”, which is sure to comfort those who are away from home. To order the kit, call 800-610-8734. 

Project Evergreen: Provides free lawn care and snow removal for deployed families and wounded warriors. 

Elizabeth Dole Foundation: The Elizabeth Dole Foundation is the preeminent organization empowering, supporting, and honoring our nation’s military caregivers; the spouses, parents, family members and friends who care for America’s wounded, ill or injured veterans. 

Wounded Warrior Project: Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) serves veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound, co-incident to their military service on or after September 11, 2001 and their families.