NCOA has partnered with the following organizations that provide services for those seeking assistance in the areas of employment as they are transitioning from the military, corporate mentorship, mental health counseling, etc. We have also partnered with a company that can provide members and chapters with a wide range of promotional products to highlight their respective chapters, NCOA affiliations and businesses.
AMERICAN CORPORATE PARTNERS – is a national nonprofit organization focused on helping returning veterans find their next careers through one-on-one mentoring, networking and online career advice. https://www.acp-usa.org/about-us
GIVE AN HOUR – Give an Hour is a nonprofit organization with national network of mental health professionals who provide free mental health services to military personnel, veterans, and their loved ones. Give an Hour will not charge nor accept payments from NCOA members or families. https://giveanhour.org/
HIRING OUR HEROES – Hiring Our Heroes is a nationwide initiative to help veterans, transitioning service members, and military spouses find meaningful employment opportunities. https://www.hiringourheroes.org/fellowships/
Veterans make up a large majority of those diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer caused by asbestos exposure. Mesothelioma.net is dedicated to serving and supporting the men and women whose lives have been overturned by this disease. Visit the website to learn more. https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma/
THE MESOTHELIOMA CENTER – Countless veterans are currently suffering from life-threatening illnesses that are a result of exposure to asbestos, a material that was commonly used in hundreds of military applications, products, and ships because of its resistance to fire. Veterans who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma even qualify for special benefits from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. http://asbestos.com/mesothelioma/pleural/
The Recovery Village, with locations across the country, is dedicated to helping those struggling with substance abuse into recovery. Many men and women who have bravely served our country are sadly left with painful memories they wish they didn’t have. In many cases, veterans turn to drugs and alcohol as a way to deal with these thoughts, especially PTSD. Luckily, there are resources available to help. Veterans: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/veterans/
Active duty: https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/military-resources
REACHING NEW HEIGHTS – Reaching New Heights Foundation (RNHF) provides an array of services that assist Veterans transitioning from active duty, incarceration, or homelessness. Services are provided through collaboration with local and government agencies to build pride and stability. http://reachingnewheightsfoundation.com/
SILVERMIST RECOVERY – Substance abuse is a significant problem among U.S. military veterans. According to a study published in the journal Substance Abuse and Rehabilitation, veterans are more likely to use alcohol and report heavy alcohol use than their non-veteran counterparts. Check out this 2019 guide on Veterans and Addiction – https://silvermistrecovery.com/resources/veterans/
Veteran suicide is a serious problem. Are you a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one? Connect with the Veterans Crisis Line to reach caring, qualified responders with the Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of them are Veterans themselves. This free support is Confidential, Available 24/7 and serves All Veterans, All Service members, National Guard, and Reserve, and their family members and friends. Phone – (800) 273-8255 (press 1). Text – 838255. Online – https://www.veteranscrisisline.net/get-help/chat. Support for deaf and hard of hearing – (800) 799-4889.
XPERT MEDIA MANAGEMENT (XMM) – Providing NCOA and NCOA Auxiliary members, and NCOA chapters a wide range of promotional products to highlight their respective chapters and NCOA affiliations. If you have your own business or work for a company that uses promotional items – XMM is ready and willing to help you find just the right items to promote your business. https://www.xmmllc.com/showrooms.htm
There are literally thousands of resources available on the Internet for everything under the sun. While NCOA does not claim to be an expert on any of these resources, we realize that access to more information can lead to making better decisions. The additional resources on the following list have reached out to NCOA with a desire to reach the military and veterans’ communities. Inclusion on this list in no way implies an endorsement by NCOA. Click here for additional resources.