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Children and Families of Veterans
Didi Hirsch provides specialized counseling for veterans, their families and loved ones through the Military Families are Resilient (MFAR program). Search for local resources near you below

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Hope for Warriors provides family reintegration services for the families of Post 9/11 veterans who have sustained physical or emotional injuries. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 

Military OneSource provides assistance and counseling for families. Search for local resources near you below

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Sesame Street has some good kid-friendly information and support. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 

The FOCUS Project provides resiliency training and support for military families at designated sites. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 

Many community agencies also provide counseling to help with family issues. Search for local resources near you below 

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The American Legion Auxiliary provides scholarships for veterans, children of veterans and auxiliary members. Click the link to visit their website and find more info. 

The Fisher House Foundation provides scholarships to children and spouses of injured service members and veterans. Click the link to visit their website and find more info. 

There are also Federal resources such as scholarships and grants available for service members, veterans, and their families. Click the link to visit their website and find more info. 
  • The Exceptional Family Member Program provides resources, information, and advocacy for veterans’ families with special needs. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 

  • Military One Source EFMP has comprehensive resources,  including guides and tool kits for your family. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 

  • The STOMP Project (Specialized Training of Military Parents) has resources for the care of a family member with medical or developmental needs. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 
Vet Centers provide support groups for veterans, their families and loved ones. Click the link to visit the website for a list of centers. 

The Center for Grief and Loss for Children provides group services for children and families free of charge in English and Spanish. Click the link to visit their site and find more info. 

Our House provides grief support for children and families, and has groups for preschool and school-age children, and teens. Search for local resources near you below. 

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Child Care has information about chid care, including searching for resources. Click to link to be redirected to the Child Care page.

The Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act of 2010 increased the array of support services available for caregivers of veterans. In addition to supportive services:

  • Caregivers may be eligible for a stipend to help
  • Reimbursement for travel expenses and lodging when traveling to some medical appointments with a disabled veteran may be available.
  • Healthcare for the caregiver or Respite Care may also be available. 

For more information, call the toll-free number (855) 260-3274 or search for local resources near you below. 

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The VA has a website with a Caregiver Toolkit for caregivers. Click the button to visit their website and find more info.