AcademyWomen is committed to the professional empowerment of military communities, active duty and veteran women from all commissioning sources, transitioning military veterans, military spouses, as well as cadet and midshipmen women.
The Armed Services YMCA enhances the lives of military members and their families in spirit, mind and body through programs relevant to the unique challenges of military life.
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Founded in 2009 by military spouses with you in mind, Blue Star Families empower military families to thrive by connecting them with their civilian neighbors – both people and organizations – to create strong communities of support.
BreakLine is an immersive educational program for veterans transitioning into new careers.
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Bridges helps young adults with disabilities prepare for the workplace and find jobs with companies looking for qualified, entry-level applicants.
Bunker Labs helps veteran entrepreneurs and military spouses find the quickest route to a successful business.
Elite Meet was founded in 2017 to connect elite veterans with high-quality employment opportunities. EM puts the work in upfront, vetting and prepping their members, so Hiring Partners don’t have to. To keep this service free, EM Hiring Partners who successfully hire and onboard an EM member will be asked to give a standard, tax-deductible donation after three months of successful employment.
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Foundation for Women Warriors is a unique support organization created exclusively for the women veteran community of Southern California. We provide essential programs to empower the resiliency and professional development of Women Warriors.
Re-imagining career readiness for a new generation of veterans. We go beyond traditional transition programs and support veterans in discovering their new calling.
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The Gary Sinise Foundation serves our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. The Foundation does this by creating and supporting unique programs designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities.
Homeless Health Care Los Angeles has helped more than 200,000 of the most marginalized and impoverished individuals and their families in Los Angeles through medical, behavioral health and quality of life services.
Honoring Our Troops is a San Diego based organization that is dedicated to addressing the unique needs of veterans through self-help legal clinics, veteran-oriented seminars, and mentorships, which empower the lives of veterans and their families.
Inner City Law Center is a nonprofit law firm that provides free legal services to the poorest and most vulnerable residents of Los Angeles. ICLC promotes access to decent, safe and fully habitable housing for the enormous number of homeless and working-poor families and individuals residing in Los Angeles’ inner city neighborhoods.
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles’ veteran Justice Center is the oldest free legal services program for veteran in Los Angeles County. We help veteran obtain life-sustaining income, health, and housing benefits, and rebuild their lives through our full scope of critical legal services.
An environment where veterans and players can share each other’s strengths, experiences, and can support each other in building fulfilling lives of service and strength.
MSSA provides transitioning service members and veterans with critical career skills required for today’s growing technology industry.
NVF’s mission is 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 only toll-free, vet-to-vet helpline, for all veterans and their families; public awareness programs that shine a consistent spotlight on the needs of America’s veterans; outreach services that provide veterans and their families in need with food, clothing, transportation, employment and other essential resources.
NPower provides tuition-FREE technology training and certifications to active service members, veterans, their spouses and young adult job seekers, offering an alternative fast-track to tech jobs with employers committed to hiring diverse IT talent.
Americans support our Troops serving in times of war in many ways. Writing letters mailing care packages welcome home events or by showing support for a deployed service member or Veterans family. OCC provides support and comfort to adopted units of deployed military service members serving in Iraq Afghanistan and other conflict regions. Working within communities and through donations received from all over the country OCC assembles and ships care packages to adopted units every month until they return home. They currently support up to 200 units monthly.
The mission at Phoenix Patriot Foundation is to provide direct support to injured and combat wounded veterans who served post 9-11 enabling them to fully Recover, Reintegrate, and Remain Engaged in serving America.
REBOOT Workshops are designed to meet an acute need for robust military to civilian transition program and close the gap. By addressing transition issues at their root cause, NVTSI and its network of partners helps transitioning service members, veterans and spouses successfully transitioning from the military-to-civilian world through a three phased, 15-day intensive workshop that empowers them with resiliency and self-sufficiency.
SACC is the only job fair exclusively for service academy alumni. SACC allows candidates to interface with a large number of companies and universities. Companies and universities are encouraged to have in-depth conversations with the candidates to evaluate their skill sets. Semi-private “interview” tables are provided at each venue. By registering in advance, the candidate has the opportunity to have his resume reviewed by the companies prior to SACC and the companies are encouraged to reach out to the candidates and invite them to their booths. It is a win-win for all involved!
Stanford Ignite Post-9/11 Veterans is tailored to recent U.S. veterans who want to bolster their know-how about innovation and entrepreneurship. This full-time program is exclusively for post-9/11 veterans and uses the same curriculum as our on-campus Stanford Ignite offerings.
Support The Enlisted Project (STEP) builds financial self-sufficiency among junior active duty enlisted service members and recently discharged enlisted Veterans and their families in Southern California facing financial crisis through counseling, education and grants.
They are a community-based not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. They are dedicated to supporting nearly 3,000 homeless, low-income and at-risk veterans in the Bay Area every year. They offer employment and job training, supportive housing programs, permanent housing placement, counseling and case management, and legal services.
Team Rubicon unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams. Primary mission is to provide disaster relief to those affected by natural disasters, be they domestic or international.
Headstrong provides cost-free, bureaucracy-free, stigma-free, confidential, and effective mental health treatment for post-9/11 veterans and their families.
Serving one of the most elite communities in the world would be impossible without an equally elite group of people willing to do the work that service entails. From our hands-on Board of Directors to THF Staff to SOF Advisors, these individuals truly dedicate time and treasure to our programs, and every person involved in our Mission creates impact. Our people are our greatest asset.
By creating an institution specifically designed to serve the U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF), THF has been well-defined from the beginning. Every aspect of our program has been inspired by the way Special Operators work in the field.
Our curriculum focuses on key transitional readiness themes isolated through extensive research and feedback. It reflects the precise knowledge and experience a Special Operator needs to navigate any transition throughout his or her career.
5. Phase 1 “You”
6. Phase 2 “Your Gear”
7. Phase 3 “Your Workup”
Rosie Chapters provide military spouse business owners and budding entrepreneurs around the country with a supportive online learning environment and facilitated group meetings.
Cohen Military Family Clinics provide specialized therapy for depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other transitional challenges. They also provide marriage counseling, relationship counseling and help with children’s behavioral issues to support the entire military family. The Cohen Clinics provide veterans and their families with high-quality, accessible care, regardless of discharge status or role in service.
The Travis Manion Foundation empowers veterans and families of the fallen to lead the charge and to improve America’s national character. Engage with this group to strengthen your local community.
U.S. VETS is a private non-profit organization providing housing, employment and counseling services to our Nation’s Veterans.
The Career Development Initiative (CDI) provides targeted career preparation, job placement assistance and job retention services to veterans with a focus on post-9/11 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. The program expands veteran employment opportunities by growing the network of employers willing to hire these men and women when they complete their tour of service; identifies veterans’ skill sets so that appropriate career matches can be made; directly connects veterans to private employers; tracks employment for 12 months following placement; and collaborates with other nonprofit providers to achieve the greatest number of veteran placements. CDI is a priority for U.S.VETS as it empowers at-risk veterans to become self-sufficient, reducing the likelihood that they will become homeless.
United Through Reading provides a way for a service member to connect with special youngsters in her/his life by recording the reading of a story aloud. There are permanent locations, mobile story units or the United Through Reading App.
Unsung Heroes Living History Project salutes and preserves the legacy of African Americans in the military in multiple ways – including collecting life stories, documents, recordings and pictures of veterans and their families.
VetCTAP provides FREE ongoing job search workshops and coaching in California for transitioning military, veterans and spouses. Specializes in working with those who have served 10+ years in the military and spouses who are looking for a professional career.
The VCP was created to process at-risk archaeological collections belonging to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Many of these collections require rehabilitation in order to meet federal standards, and the VCP employs veterans as laboratory technicians to perform this work. This includes cataloging and photographing artifacts, and cleaning, scanning, and re-housing photographs and documents, providing veterans with a valuable bridging experience from the military into the public sector.