We hope that these resources are a help to you. If you have others that you know of please contact us. We believe in networking and sharing.
*Military One Source* 800-342-9647 www.militaryonesource.com They offer 24/7 suicide hotline for military. They also offer other resources.
* Army Emergency Relief Fund* 703-428-0000 In Las Vegas, Nevada contact Nellis AFB Family Readiness Center 702-652-3327 For deployed Army only.
* The Vet Center* 702-251-7873 in Las Vegas, Nevada They have centers all over the states. They offer free counseling for soldiers and their families. They are great!
*VA Clinics* Log on to the below link to all So Nevada VA Clinics http://www.lasvegas.va.gov/locations/index.asp Sign up with your local VA. They offer 5 FREE years of medical, among other services when you come home from deployment. They offer services for other vets too. SIGN UP !!!
*American Red Cross* 702-791-3311 in Las Vegas, Nevada. If you need to contact your deployed soldier due to an emergency, you can contact the Red Cross yourself.
*Nellis AFB Family Readiness Center* 702-652-3327 They have many resources no matter what branch you are in. They also have a newsletter with great information. Just call and ask to be put on the email list.
*Unmet Needs* 866-789-6333 This is a VFW program that helps with Emergency Financial Assistance for military families while their soldier is deployed.
*National Guard Child Care Program* 1-888-642-2799 This program helps supplement day care while soldiers are deployed. NGCCP@GuardFamily.org
*EANGUS* Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States. 703-519-3846 www.eangus.org
*ESGR* Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve 800-336-4590 www.esgr.org
*Consumer Credit Counseling* 702-364-0344 This organization helps with debt repayment and various other programs. .
*Help Of Southern Nevada* 702-369-4357 This organization helps with clothing, furniture, food vouchers, rent vouchers, and utilities vouchers.
*Sunrise Baptist Church* 1780 Betty Lane (E. of Nellis and N. of Owens) Tues and Thurs. 10-12 You can go twice a month. They give out free food, DIAPERS, and various items. You will need an ID
*Catholic Charities* 702-387-2291 Food bank and helps with utilities when they have the funding. . *Soldier’s Angels* 1-626-529-5446 This organization adopts soldiers. They send care packages once a month and letters twice a month. They also have other programs. www.soldiersangels.com
*Dress for Success* Gently used women's business clothing for work or interviews Contact Debra at 702-327-5474
Three Square Food Pantries The below website will give you locations and information. www.threesquare.org When you get to the website. 1. Click on #3 Get Help 2. Click on Find an Agency Partner 3. Enter your address 4. Chose an agency from list at left 5. Call them if you need more information
*Job Connect* 702-486-0210 This organization will pay for your work cards. You will need to get an 'Intent To Hire' form from your intended employer. USAJOBS.COM VETJOB.COM SERVICELOCATOR.ORG NARMS.com INDEED.COM
If anyone knows of discounts for soldiers and their families, please contact us and we will post it. email@example.com
* T-MOBILE* gives a 15% discount to those that are in the military. Even those to that are retired. Check with your cell phone company and see if they give a discount.
*Computer Ctrl LLC* 702-466-4123 Computer repair. This young man, Matt, is someone who is very knowledgeable about computers and honest. Mention Soldiers and Families First and receive 10% off your bill. www.ComputerCtrl.com
*Emporium Spa* 702-450-6245 They give a 10% discount if your soldier is deployed. Tell them that Soldiers And Families First told you about them. The manager’s name is Toby. Grace the massage therapist is great !!
*Horses For Heros* 702-645-8446 They give discounts to families of deployed soldiers. Las Vegas, NV.
To all National Guard and Reserve personnel:
If your drilling and getting your drill pay, and your receiving a disability check each month, this is considered " DOUBLE DIPPING." You cannot let this happen. You must decide which to keep getting and which to stop.
If your deploying you will need to stop your disability payments "ASAP". If you don't it will be taken out of your disability check when you return.
This is the form number you will need to get this done. Go to: www.VA.GOV
Type in 21-8951-2 in the search bar at the top of the page. This is the form you will need to fill out. It is fillable form. When finished print 2 copies give one to your readiness NCO and keep one for your records. If you decide to do nothing it will catch up to you.
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Assistance with claims:
Any veteran family member of a veteran, or Nevada resident on Active Duty can receive free assistance in filing a claim with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs for a service-connected disability, pension or other benefit program. Assistance includes help in filing claims, representation at local hearings, appeals and discharge upgrades.
Please contact your local VA, and talk to them on the following:
1 Service connected disability information.
2 Veterans tax exemption. Call your county accessor office.
3 Disabled veteran tax exemption
4 Nevada veterans' home (Boulder city)
5 Guardianship program. (775) 688-1653 Reno (702) 636-3070 Las Vegas
6 Veteran cemetery plots. North Nevada (775) 575-4441 South Nevada (702) 486-5920
7 Disabled parking privileges. Call your local DMV office for more info.
8 Special veteran license plates. Ex- Prisoner of War Disabled Veteran Purple Heart Veteran Pearl Harbor Survivors & Veterans Congressional Medal of Honor See your local DMV office.
9 Documents. Veterans or dependents filing a claim for service-connected disabilities may recieve a one time free copy of their birth, divorce, or death or marriage certificate from the appropriate county courthouse.
10 Recording fees Discharge certificates are recorded for free of charge to eligible veterans by Nevada County Recorders.
11 Civil Service Preference For more information, contact the Nevada Department of Personnel Carson city (775) 684-0150 Las Vegas (702) 486- 2900