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RESOURCES FOR VETERANS

US Department of Veterans Affairs

    Serving Veterans and their families. Please remember the only secure way to ask personal
    questions is at https://iris.custhelp.com.

Hiring Our Heros

    Hiring Our Heroes is a program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation that aims to help U.S. military
    veterans and spouses find meaningful employment. Learn more here.

Request Services from CWVSM

    Financial Criteria
  • Service member’s disability has to be combat related
  • Provide documented proof from MEB or DD214
  • Applicant must be the service member or eligible dependent listed under DEERS
  • Filling disability claim
  • Community Resources

Folds of Honor Program

    Folds of Honor Foundation provides educational scholarships for children and spouses of military
    service men and women killed or disabled while serving our great nation. Learn more here.

Wounded Warrior Programs

    Marines: Wounded Warrior Regiment- 1-877-487-6299

State Representatives

Resources

  • Operation Homefront: www.operationhomefront.net
  • Depression Anonymous: 601-517-7779
  • National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • Contact for wounded minute Men
  • National Suicide Hotline: 800-273-8255
  • Back Bay Mission emergency assistance- 228-432-2030
  • Soldiers’ Angels Mississippi- Valerie Conley 601-629-7129
  • Wounded Warrior Project

Food/Financial help

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars of Unmet Needs - www.vfw.org/assistance
  • Mississippi Department of Human Services - Economic Assistance - 800-948-3050
  • Social Security Office- 866-331-2186- 800-772-1213
  • Friends for Financial Freedom - 601-450-4622
  • ReserveAid - www.reserveaid.org
  • United Way of Southeast Mississippi (Hattiesburg) 601-545-7141
  • Salvation Army
    • Biloxi- 228-435-4893
    • Gulfport- 228-868-1188
    • Pascagoula- 228-762-7222
    • Hattiesburg- 601-544-368
  • USA Cares- 800-773—0387
  • Operation First Response- 888-289-0280
  • Catholic Charities
    • Biloxi- 228-702-2100
    • Gulfport- 228-854-4221
    • Pascagoula- 228-567-0001
    • Waveland- 228-467-2600
    • Hattiesburg- 601-261-5308

Veterans Programs

County Veterans Service Officers

Veterans Affairs

Request for Copy of DD214

PTSD