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Crisis Resources 

Veterans Crisis Line: 1.800.273.8255 and Press 1
Vet Center Combat Call Center: 1-877-WAR-VETS
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans: 1.877.4AID.VET (424.3838)

Health Care Resources

Title of Organization Program Description Address of Organization Phone Number
John Dingell VA Medical Center Provides inpatient, outpatient, and specialty care, including mental health services, to Veterans 4646 John R. ST., Detroit MI 48201 (313) 576-1000
(313) 576-5013
       
Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)   4646 John R. ST., Detroit MI 48201 (313) 576-5013, 576-4930 or 576-3757
       
Women Veterans Clinic   4646 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 576-3876
       
Disabled American Veterans     (586) 415-8610
(859) 441-7300
       
Paralyzed Veteran of America     (248) 476-9000
       
Social Security Benefits for Vets      
       
Vet Center for Readjustment Counseling Service Servicing combat and warzone veterans or any veteran with sexual trauma. 4161 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 831-6509   
       
No Veteran Left Behind Organization designed to assist with legal, rehabilitation, employment skills, clothing, transportation, housing and referrals as needed.    
       
N.E.A.D.S. Service dogs for deaf & disabled Americans including the Canines for Combat Vets program.   (978) 422-9064   

Housing Resources

Title of Organization Program Description Address of Organization Phone Number
Call Center for Homeless Veterans     (877) 424-3838
       
Veterans Community Resource and Referral Center One stop facility with access to shelter, homeless prevention, peer support, substance abuse treatment and referral services. 301 Piquette St., Detroit, MI (North of VA Medical Center) (313) 576-1580
       
Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (DRRTP) Residential facility for homeless Veterans in need of a safe living environment.   (313) 576-1551
       
Marine For Life Provides transition assistance to Marines who honorably leave active service and return to civilian life.   Also supports injured Marines and their families.   (866) 645-8762
       
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Legislative information, web links, technical assistance for service providers and other resources regarding homeless veterans.     
       
HUD VASH (Veterans Administration Supportive Housing) Vouchers  Combines HUD Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) at its medical centers and in the community.   (313) 576-4913
       
Veterans Independence Program  Detroit Rescue Mission Industries    (313) 868-1946
       
Veterans Community Living Program A joint program, called the Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Service Program, has been launched by the Veteran's Administration and the Area Agency on Aging 1-B. The program is available to help veterans of any age who are at risk of nursing home placement.    
       
SW Housing Solutions SW Housing is the organization which provides apartments for homeless vets.

 

(313) 841-3727 

State of Michigan The State of Michigan operates two Veterans Homes

Grand Rapids Home for Veterans
3000 Monroe Avenue, N.W. Grand Rapids, MI 49505

D.J. Jacobetti Michigan Home for Veterans
425 Fisher
Marquette MI 49855

(800) 642-4838

 

(800) 433-6760

       
Veterans Haven Inc.  Veterans Haven provides housing, food, clothing, medical supplies and medical equipment, education and employment resources. 4924 S. Wayne Road, Wayne MI  48184 (734) 728-0527

Financial Assistance Resources

Title of Organization Program Description Address of Organization Phone Number
Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs
Serves Veterans and spouses of deceased veterans. If you are a veteran with at least 6 months of wartime duty, you may qualify for financial assistance.  
  (313) 899-1162 Wayne County   (248) 655-1265 Oakland County
       
The Michigan National Guard Family Fund Created to assist Air and Army National Guard families who experience financial difficulties.    
       
Selfridge Airbase Community Services Office This office provides financial counseling and assistance for service members who are currently on active duty.   (586) 307-4514
       
American Legion Department of Michigan The American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership.   (517) 371-4720
       
Operation First Response Military Family Assistance Program    
       
Coalition To Salute America’s Heroes The Coalition provides critically needed
assistance to combat-wounded troops including emergency financial aid Email: info@saluteheroes.orgwww.saluteheroes.org
552 Fort Evans Road, Suite 300, Leesburg, VA 20176  Toll-Free: 888-447-2588                                Emergency hotline at 703-291-4605 choose option 110

Employment Resources

Title of Organization Program Description Address of Organization Phone Number
O*NetOnLine.com a Website that has a specialized tool that enables veterans to align DOT or MOC codes with similar civilian jobs.  Veterans can find sample job titles, tasks, skills and related occupations.    
       
USAJobs The Federal government's official job list    
       
United States Department of Labor  Helps veterans, reservists, and National Guard members in securing employment and the rights and benefits associated with such.    
       
United States Department of Veterans Affairs      
       
Suits for Soldiers Provides various workshops, resume assistance, clothing and budgeting assistance, as well as help with understanding VA benefits 4180 Center St , Metamora, MI (248) 757-8829
       
Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense Job bank for Veterans which includes resources such as Military Skills Translator and Resume Builder   (800) 455-5228
       
The Homeless Veteran Supported Employment Program (HVSEP) Provides vocational assistance, job development and placement, and ongoing supports
4646 John R Street, Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 576-1000
       
Veterans Haven Inc. Veterans Haven provides housing, food, clothing, medical supplies and medical equipment, education and employment resources. 4924 S. Wayne Road, Wayne MI  48184 (734) 728-0527
       
Troops to Energy Designed to help veterans make a successful transition to a rewarding career in the energy industry.    
       
Helmets To Hardhats A free program that helps transitioning military, guardsmen, and reservists find great careers    

Michigan Veteran's Service Organizations

Title of Organization Program Description Address of Organization Phone Number
AMERICAN LEGION   1210 McNamara Building, 477 Michigan Avenue, Detroit MI  48226-2584 (313) 964-6640
       
MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART     (313) 964-6888
       
VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS     (313) 964-6510
       
VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA      (313) 961-9568
       
Non-Commissioned Officers Association- Marine Corps League  

Detroit VAMC
4646 John R Street
Detroit MI  48201-1916    

Downriver Detachment1323 Eureka Road
Wyandotte, MI  48192

313-576-3382       

 

734-282-0233

       
Detroit VAMC   4646 John R Street  Detroit MI  
       
Honor Flight Michigan a non-profit organization that is focused on sending WWII Veterans to see their Memorial in Washington DC free of charge Honor Flight Michigan, Inc. 
PO Box 237
Royal Oak, MI  48068-9998
 

 

 
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