VetCatch Resources

Crisis & Mental Distress | Addiction | Social Support | Housing and Homelessness | Transportation | Employment | General

Not only does VetCatch help Veterans by taking them out on amazing, stress-free fishing trips, they have also gathered together a list of resources to help Veterans in Need! With services ranging from crisis/mental distress and addiction health services, to homelessness and employment help.

VetCatch believes these to be respectable programs working in good faith to assist Veterans. We have direct experience working with some of these organizations. In other cases, we are recommending them based on their reputation and the data we have available.

VetCatch does not guarantee any specific outcome from any of these resources and is not liable for any negative outcomes any group or individual may experience. Please visit our contact page with any feedback or questions about a particular resource listed here.


Crisis & Mental Distress

Addiction

  • SAMHSA

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation.

  • AddictionResource

    Addiction Resource was founded in 2014 to provide a community for those recovering from addiction and to help patients find the highest quality care for a successful recovery.

Social Support

  • The Mission Continues

    The Mission Continues empowers veterans to continue their service, and empowers communities with veteran talent, skills and preparedness to generate visible impact.

  • Team Red, White, and Blue

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

  • Team Rubicon

    Team Rubicon is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that utilizes the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Founded in 2010, Team Rubicon has deployed across the United States and around the world to provide immediate relief to those impacted by disasters and humanitarian crises.

  • American Legions

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

  • Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)

    Founded by an Iraq veteran in 2004, IAVA is the non-partisan leader in advocacy, public awareness and 1-on-1 case-management support. We organize locally, and drive historic impacts nationally.

  • Student Veterans of America

    To provide military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.

  • Feed Our Vets

    Since 2009, Feed Our Vets has provided free food assistance to more than 25,000 Veterans and their family members, distributing 1.1 Million pounds of food, and over $100,000 in gift cards.

  • VFW – Veterans of Foreign Wars USA

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is a nonprofit veterans service organization comprised of eligible veterans and military service members from the active, guard and reserve forces.

  • Next Step Service Dogs

    Next Step Service Dogs (NSSD) supports courageous veterans, active military personnel, and first responders with PTSD, TBI and/or mobility limitations by giving them the tools to take the next steps forward in their lives by assisting in the training of amazing service dogs.

  • Veterans Moving Forward

    VMF’s Canine Team and Raisers collaboratively raise and train our service dogs to gain the skills needed to make a huge difference in the lives of veterans.

  • Veterans Legal Institute

    Veterans Legal Institute® (VLI) provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless, at risk, disabled and low income current and former service members to eradicate barriers to housing, healthcare, education, and employment and foster self-sufficiency.

  • National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP)

    Since the beginning, the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) has worked to ensure that the government delivers to our nation's 22 million veterans and active duty personnel the benefits to which they are entitled because of disabilities resulting from their military service to our country.

Housing and Homelessness

  • Homeless Veteran Stand Downs

    Stand Downs are typically one- to three-day events providing supplies and services such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings and VA Social Security benefits counseling to homeless Veterans.

  • National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

    The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.

  • HUD-VASH Program

    The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). VA provides these services for participating Veterans at VA medical centers (VAMCs) and community-based outreach clinics.

  • SSVF Program

    Under the SSVF program, VA awards grants to private non-profit organizations and consumer cooperatives who can provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing.

Transportation

  • Recycled Rides™

    Military/Veteran support program designed to help ease the transportation burden for current military and veterans.They provide refurbished vehicles to deserving recipients. Their technicians restore these vehicles to proper driving condition.

Employment

  • Small Business (SBA Veteran & Disabled Veterans)

    The SBA offers support for veterans as they enter the world of business ownership. Look for funding programs, training, and federal contracting opportunities.

  • VA Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment

    Veterans may receive vocational rehabilitation and employment services to help with job training, employment, resume development, and job seeking skills coaching. Other services may be provided to assist Veterans in starting their own businesses or independent living services for those who are severely disabled and unable to work in traditional employment.

  • VA Employment Programs for Homeless Veterans

    VA’s Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Program is a national vocational program comprised of three unique programs which assist homeless Veterans in returning to competitive employment: Sheltered Workshop, Transitional Work, and Supported Employment. Veterans in CWT are paid at least the federal or state minimum wage, whichever is higher.

General