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Veteran’s Resources

National, state, and local level resources gathered for veterans and their families

National Organizations

US Department of Veterans Affairs – To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.

DAV: Disabled American Veterans Charity – DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year.

Military OneSource – Military OneSource is your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support to help you reach your goals, overcome challenges and thrive.

The American Legion – The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans – NCHV is the leading authority on homeless veterans’ issues and the only national organization solely focused on ending veteran homelessness. 

National Veterans Foundation – To serve the crisis management, information and referral needs of all U.S. Veterans and their families through: management and operation of the nation’s first vet-to-vet toll-free helpline for all veterans and their families.

Ohio Organizations

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services  – The Ohio Department of Veterans Services (DVS) serves Ohio Veterans by actively identifying, connecting with and advocating for veterans and their families.

Education Opportunities for Veterans and Service Members  – In an effort to help veterans, service members and their families achieve college degrees, the public colleges and universities of Ohio have taken proactive steps to better serve those who have served our country.

Richland County Organizations

Richland County Veteran Service Commission – Our purpose is that of assisting Honorably Discharged Veterans and their minor children, spouse and widows, who have met with an unexpected hardship resulting from lack of employment, illness, or injury.

VA Northeast Ohio Healthcare System – Mansfield VA Outpatient Clinic – Focusing on treating the whole Veteran through health promotion and disease prevention, the Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System delivers comprehensive, seamless health care and social services for more than 112,000 Veterans at 18 locations across Northeast Ohio.

Take Home a Great Book on Veteran Resources

Search Starters: click on a topic to find books in the library catalog

Veterans — Mental health

Veterans — Services for

Veterans Children’s materials 

Veterans Biography

Mansfield/Richland County Public Library subject guides are assembled by our reference team. Please contact the reference department at 419.521.3110 if you would like more help with this subject.
Last updated 12/31/2020

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