During the Coronavirus Disease (2019) Pandemic

Either due to age or an underlying medical condition, a significant number of veterans are in the high risk categories for coronavirus disease 2019. Further, millions fall at or below the poverty line.  At a time like this, it’s critical to provide veterans and their families with resources to navigate the uncertainty ahead.

If you are a veteran or a member of a military family, please explore these organizations who are doing timely work to address the increased anxiety and economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

 

Bunker Labs

Bunker Labs has compiled a list of resources to assist small business owners, many of whom are veteran entrepreneurs, with business challenges during COVID-19. 

Cohen Veteran Network

Cohen Veteran Network provides high-quality, accessible, and integrated mental health care across the country. Telehealth options are available.

Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance

A central location to explore unemployment benefits and benefits available under the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security)—broken down by state.

Department of Labor Veterans Employment Program

This Department of Labor website provides resources and instructions on employment opportunities for veterans, including links to state resources.

Dixon Center/Prudential Financial Wellness Portal

This portal provides users access to information on key financial topics such as managing day-to-day expenses, savings and investments, and protecting for the future. The site contains educational articles, videos, infographics, and interactive tools for self-assessments, budgeting, and life insurance needs.

Hope For The Warriors

HOPE offers a variety of virtual programming to promote overall well-being, from resiliency training, stress management, telehealth, an online job search and career training platform, and even virtual runs.

Soldier On

Soldier On is committed to ending veteran homelessness by providing homeless veterans with transitional housing and supportive services. 

Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

This site addresses USERRA rights if you are a National Guardsman or Reservist who is called to active duty during the COVID-19 crisis.

Vets4Warriors

Vets4Warriors provides sustained, confidential peer support to veterans, service members, family members, or caregivers whenever they have an issue.

Veterans Plus

VeteransPlus financial programs were designed by and are delivered by veterans.

Yellow Ribbon Network

The Yellow Ribbon Network offers a tool to simplify your search for support, connecting one request with multiple non-profits positioned to help. Anyone touched by military service (service members, veterans, their families, and caregivers and membership) is eligible for free membership.