Local Resources for Veterans
Serving Together Project knows Montgomery County, Maryland and will provide clear guidance for service members and their families on how to access the information and resources they deserve. Serving Together, with help from Montgomery County government, local organizations, and businesses is striving to provide a sustained, coordinated system in support to the 50,000 veterans living in Montgomery County and welcome home the newest generation of Warriors.
Serving Together is a project of Mental Health Association of Montgomery County (MHA), and as such will build upon more than fifty years of service provision in the community. Serving Together will increase awareness of resources for service members, Veterans, and their families. Through community collaboration, education, and advocacy, MHA and Serving Together will succeed in the mission to promote mental and physical wellness for those who have served our country!
Military OneSource.com - You have to be a veteran or service member to access some parts of this site. It contains links to almost all veterans resources including education, family, legal and some free counseling for Vets and their families.
Military.com - Military affiliation is required to reach some places in the site. Note the useful menus along the left side of the site that direct you the resource you are trying to locate.
Veterans Administration Resources
United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Administration main Web site
Student Veterans Groups Assistance
Student Veterans of America - Assists college students with starting and connecting to other colleges veteran students group.
Housing and Mortgage Information
A Guide to Housing Benefits for Veterans looking for a Mortgage program, Housing grants, or Foreclosure prevention.
Informational site & guidance for veterans interested in obtaining a VA loan
A free resource for military veterans researching VA home loans and other mortgage-related benefits.
Collection of resources available to help with searching for a home
Financial information/debt management
Become aware of what options are available for you through the federal government and what programs the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has to help active duty service members and veterans.
Small Business Resources
Looking to start your own business? These resources are available for you as a veteran:
Boots to Business training available through U.S. Small Business Administration
Funding for Veteran-Owned Businesses: Small Business Administration (SBA) Loans
The Veteran Entrepreneurship Portal - created by the VA
In light of the current COVID-19 worldwide crisis, the Association of Defense Communities (ADC), Blue Star Families, and participants of the White Oak Collaborative have formed the COVID-19 Military Support Initiative (CMSI) to provide resources and expertise to support communities, states, and military families.
Alcohol Addiction Center provides information and resources for veterans struggling with an alcohol problem.