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Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK or 1-800-SUICIDE 

Mental Health America NKY & Southwest Ohio: (513) 721-2910 or (859) 431-1077 

NKY Addiction Services Council Helpline: 859-577-CARE (2273) 


Educational Services: All schools are located/or have satellite offices in NKY. 

Gateway Community and Technical College Veterans Services

Indiana Tech Veterans 

Northern Kentucky Home Builders Association 

Northern Kentucky University Veterans Resource Station 

Thomas More College Veterans


 

Other Services: 

22 Until None: With the suicide epidemic running through our ranks of veterans, we need to take a stand as a team. We are currently hosting events along with attending many other events to help our veterans in every way possible. We are currently offering emergency financial assistance, VA benefits help, help transitioning, advocacy, wellness services, camaraderie, and a 24/7 crisis hotline. 

American Red Cross: The Red Cross helps members of the military, veterans and their families prepare for, cope with, and respond to, the challenges of military service. 

Apprisen Non-Profit Debt Consolidation: Apprisen offers many comprehensive programs and services to address your entire financial situation. Our years of experience have helped us identify what people need to know to manage their money successfully. We’ll help you understand what those areas are and provide you with practical solutions for achieving your financial goals. 

DAV: National Headquarters located in Cold Springs, KY houses a certified Veteran Service Office to help you file for your earned benefits. 

Department of Kentucky Veteran Affairs (Benefits): Currently, has a certified Veteran Service Officer located in Independence, KY. Contact directly at (859)-409-6551 for an appointment. 

Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati – Veteran Services: Our Education Services connects you with educational opportunities that will get you on the path toward your dream career, whether you need your GED, Master’s, or just a few skills refresher. For more information, contact 513-281-2316 ext. 3790. 

Goodwill: Veterans receive case management services, help in accessing community resources, training in computer applications, anger management and empowerment skills, and other individualized assistance. Ultimately, the veteran is assisted with finding permanent employment and community housing. 

Habitat For Humanity: Habitat for Humanity of Greater Cincinnati is a nonprofit Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate substandard housing locally and globally by building and renovating simple, decent, affordable homes to sell to low-income families in need. 

IRS Tax Payer Advocate Services: The Taxpayer Advocate Service is an independent organization within the IRS and is your voice at the IRS. Our job is to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, and that you know and understand your rights as a taxpayer. We offer free help to guide you through the often-confusing process of resolving tax problems that you haven't been able to solve on your own. Remember, the worst thing you can do is nothing at all. 

Kentucky National Guard Assistance Center: The Family Assistance Centers (FAC) provide a “One Stop Shop & Resource” to help family members cope with any issue they encounter as a military dependent. These centers were established to serve the needs of Service Members, Veterans, Retirees and their Families. 

Legal Aid of NKY: To resolve the most important problems of low income and other vulnerable people by providing high quality legal assistance through direct representation, education, advice, advocacy and coordination with other community resources. 

Life Learning Center: CHANGE. SUSTAIN. CONTRIBUTE. The Life Learning Center is committed to building a caring and serving community by helping people learn, secure and sustain a better way of living through education and care support. 

Media Central: A local community access center. They produce your local government meetings on air and online for you to view. They also cover events in in the city and produce content for you. 

Military One Source: Service members, their families, survivors and the entire military community have access to Military OneSource resources anywhere in the world at no cost. We're ready to assist by phone and online, around the clock. 

Northern Kentucky Community Action Agency: Since 1966, we have worked with hard-working families, offering them the resources, knowledge, and skills they need to realize their full potential. Although we offer immediate relief in times of need, our focus in on restoring families to self-reliance so they can retake control of their lives. 

North Key Community Care: We have been providing quality mental health, substance use and developmental disabilities services in the eight county Northern Kentucky community since 1966. Our offices are located throughout the region to help make access to services convenient. 

Office of Congressman Thomas Massie (NKY): Please contact Lloyd Rogers, Rep. Massie's Director of Veterans' Affairs, for assistance with any questions or problems you may have at 859-426-0080 or online.

Operation Honor: Operation Honor was formed more than 10 years ago when a group of veterans and patriots decided to give something back. 

Polaris Home Funding: VA loans cover up to 100% financing and closing costs. They include a 2.4% VA funding fee financed into the total loan amount. These loans also have NO monthly mortgage insurance fee charges. If you are looking for a second VA loan, the funding fee is slightly higher. To qualify you must have a VA certificate of eligibility. 

Sun Behavioral Health: The mission of SUN Behavioral Health is to partner with communities in solving the unmet needs of those suffering from mental illness and addiction disorders. We do this by establishing and operating healthcare organizations that create a significant positive impact on society. Through exceptional staff and the finest facilities, we provide personalized treatment, with deep respect and compassion for patients and their families. 

Team RWB Cincinnati: Team RWB’s mission is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. 

The Barrack's Project: The Barracks Project (TBP) is going to help newly transitioning homeless veterans (back from deployment within the most recent 5 years) reintegrate into the civilian community. We want to provide not just a free shelter, but an actual living environment that our veterans can improve and regain their quality of life. We will be able to ensure that the daily battles our residents are going through will be addressed and hopefully resolved through counseling and providing guidance on-site 24/7. We want our veterans to know that it is ok to ask for help after serving your country. 

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. 

USO: The USO of Central and Southern Ohio covers 65 counties in Central & Southern Ohio, West Virginia and Northern Kentucky. They have lounges at: John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Dayton International Airport, Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS). We also recently opened the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base USO Center. In addition to our lounges, We also provide many programs and events to support our military and their families. 

United Way 211: We’re here to help – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – wherever life takes you. Dial 2-1-1 to speak to a trained professional who can connect you to essential community services. There’s 411 for information and 911 for emergencies, but you can call 211 when you need help and don’t know where to turn. 

Welcome House: Welcome House works to end homelessness. We do this by offering a continuum of services to our clients to take them from housing uncertainty to housing stability. Welcome House offers three main service areas which include: housing, income and benefits, and service coordination. Our organization has been around since 1982 and was started by a coalition of churches. Since our doors opened we have expanded our services to not only encompass an emergency shelter, but to take a holistic approach in our mission of ending homelessness. 

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.