ALACHUA COUNTY VETERAN SERVICES
The goal of the Alachua County Veteran Services is to assist veterans and their dependents in securing all entitled benefits earned through honorable military service.
BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE ®
Proudly supported by the PGA TOUR, Birdies for the Brave ® is a national military outreach initiative dedicated to honoring and showing appreciation to the courageous men and women of the United States Armed Forces and their families. Birdies for the Brave ® is proud to support complimentary and discounted Military Ticketing throughout the PGA TOUR season. More information can be found online at http://birdiesforthebrave.org/.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR VETERANS EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING SERVICE (VETS)
VETS helps veterans, reservists, and National Guard members in securing employment and the rights and benefits associated with such.
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
Disabled American Veterans is dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. They accomplish this by ensuring that veterans and their families can access the full range of benefits available to them; fighting for the interests of America’s injured heroes on Capitol Hill; and educating the public about the great sacrifices and needs of veterans transitioning back to civilian life. More information about the DAV can be found online at http://www.dav.org/.
Supporting America’s military in its time of need, the Fisher House provides “a home away from home” that enables family members to be close to a loved one at the most stressful time – during hospitalization for an illness, disease, or injury.
The Florida Works One-Stop Career Centers are fully prepared to assist veterans with their employment and training needs.
Military Benefits, a non-government, privately sponsored website provides a variety of military discounts offered by stores, services, and online sites.
STUDENT VETERANS OF AMERICA
Student Veterans of America provides military veterans with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation.
USAJOBS is the Federal government’s official job list. Shown are employment search, information center, veteran information, and forms.
Vet Tix provides tickets to events which reduce stress, strengthen family bonds, build life-long memories and encourage service members and veterans to stay engaged with local communities and American life. We support our troops by honoring their service and providing positive family and life experiences, during and after their years of service to our country.
VETERAN SUPPORTIVE HOUSING (HUD-VASH)
The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program helps veterans with buying a home, avoiding foreclosure, searching for an affordable apartment, and rental assistance.
WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
The Wounded Warrior Project provides programs and services to severely injured service members during the time between active duty and transition to civilian life.