Resource List

Comprehensive Resource List

Here is a compiled list of Military & Veteran specific resources and referrals for your convenience:

Manchester VA Medical Center
603.624.4366 ▪ 800.892.8384
www.manchester.va.gov

White River Junction (VT) VA Medical Center
802.295.9363 ▪ 866.687.8387
www.whiteriver.va.gov

Eligibility for VA Healthcare Services—
Manchester ext. 6799
White River Junction ext. 5118/6281

Conway VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
800.892.8384, ext. 3199

Portsmouth VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
603.624.4366, ext. 3199

Somersworth VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
603.624.4366, ext. 3199

Tilton VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
603.624.4366, ext. 3199

Veterans Choice Card
www.manchester.va.gov/services/Veterans_Choice_Access_and_Accountability_Act.asp
Provides information for VA-eligible veterans regarding eligibility to receive health care services from non-VA providers

State Military Archivist
603.225.1380 (for help with tracking down military discharge paperwork)

Caregiver Support Program
Manchester ext. 6895 or 2524
White River Junction ext. 5364

Chaplain Services
Manchester ext. 6185
White River Junction ext. 5416 or 5417

GI Bill—www.benefits.va.gov/gibill

Group Therapies
Manchester ext. 2504
White River Junction ext. 5760

Homeless Veterans
Manchester ext. 3622 or ext. 2701
White River Junction ext. 6939

Home Based Primary Care
White River Junction ext. 6200
Manchester ext. 5876

Hospice and Palliative Care
White River Junction ext. 5226
Manchester ext. 6037

Intimate Partner Violence
Manchester ext. 6932

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT)
Manchester ext. 2777
White River Junction ext. 5886

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Services
Manchester ext. 6463 (SUD: 2203)
White River Junction ext. 6132

Military Sexual Trauma (MST) Coordinator
Manchester ext. 6450
White River Junction ext. 5766

Peer Support Services
Manchester ext. 3621
White River Junction ext. 6932

PolyTrauma/TBI
Manchester ext. 6455

Therapeutic and Supportive Employment Services
White River Junction ext. 6132
Manchester ext. 6922

Veterans Just Coming Out of the Service (OEF/OIF)
Manchester ext. 6483
White River Junction ext. 5362

Veteran Justice Outreach
Manchester ext. 2296
White River Junction ext. 5681

Vocational Rehabilitation—www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/

Women Veterans
Manchester ext. 6541
White River Junction ext. 6230

Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)
Manchester Regional Benefit Office
800.827.1000
www.benefits.va.gov/manchester
Provides veterans benefits information and determination

NH State Office of Veterans Services
603.624.9230 ▪ 800.622.9230
www.nh.gov/nhveterans
Provides assistance to veterans and/or their dependents with securing all benefits to which they may be entitled

Berlin Vet Center
603.752.2571 ▪ 877.927.8387
Keene Vet Center
603.358.4950 ▪ 877.927.8387
Manchester Vet Center
603.668.7060 ▪ 877.927.8387
White River Junction (VT) Vet Center
802.295.2908
Provides a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services for combat veterans, veterans who have experienced military sexual trauma, and their families.

Harbor Homes
Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)
Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP)
603.882.3616
www.nhpartnership.org
Veterans Inc.
Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)
800.482.2565 ▪ 603.717.1671
Provides housing and employment assistance for homeless veterans and their families

NH Employment Security—Priority of Service for Veterans
603.224.3311 ▪ 800.852.3400
Office Locations & Contact Information
www.nhes.nh.gov/locations/index.htm
Provides employment assistance—every NH Employment Security Office has a Veterans Representative on-site to assist veterans with employment needs

NH Alcohol and Drug Treatment Locator
www.nhtreatment.org
Provides lists of providers offering treatment services for people experiencing problems with alcohol & other drug use. The site allows to search for SUD tx providers by insurance, level of care, and geographical location

Farnum Center
http://www.easterseals.com/nh/our-programs/substance-abuse-services/?referrer=https://www.google.com/
www.farnumcenter.org
Provides information about the Farnum Center. This is a comprehensive alcohol and other drug treatment facility offering an array of services including the State’s only stand-alone medical detox unit, Inpatient, Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient, and Suboxone clinics. Military members receive priority status for admission. The center is a veteran’s choice provider

Bureau of Drug and Alcohol Services
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/
Provides a variety of information regarding SUD prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts throughout the state (e.g. state’s initiatives, educational materials, community resources, etc.)

BDAS treatment guide
http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/documents/resource-guide-treatment.pdf
Includes listing of all state-funded treatment programs in NH

Statewide Addiction Crisis-line – 1-844-711-HELP
hope@ketstonehall.org
Flyer: http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/bdas/documents/crisis-line.pdf
Confidential 24/7 crisis line connects individuals to trained counselors to assist in accessing SUD treatment

Technical Assistance and training for SUD providers
www.nhcenterforexcellence.org/
Provides technical assistance and training for SUD providers in NH

The Veterans Law Project—Legal Boots on the Ground
(Veterans Foundation of New Hampshire Inc.)
603.716.8488
www.vfnh.org/what-we-do/the-veterans-law-project-online-repository-for-legal-information-for-veterans/
Provides legal representation for veterans

Justice Involved Veterans Mentorship Program
603.703.3288 ▪ 603.624.4366 ext. 2592
Provides mentorship to veterans involved in the court system and links them to appropriate resources

NH National Guard
Chaplain’s Office:
603.227.1560 ▪ 603.430.3456 (Portsmouth)
Director of Psychological Health (DPH): 603.227.1497
Wing DPH: 603.430.3373
Service Member Family Services : 603.225.1329
State Family Program: 603.225.1215
Child & Youth Program: 603.715.3481
Education Service Specialist: 225.1312
Employment Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR):
603.225.1342
Hero to Hired: Employment Coordinator: 603.227.1485
Staff Judge Advocate General (JAG): 603.227.1472
Provides support for actively serving service members and/or their families

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research
www.ptsd.ne.gov/pdfs/WRAIR-battlemind-training-Brochure.pdf
Provides information in brochure/printable format regarding BATTLEMIND and a model for successful transition from combat-zone to home-zone

NH Veterans Home
603.527.4400
Provides long-term care services for elderly and disabled veterans

UNH Cooperative Ext—Military Youth & Family Program
603.862.0876
www.nhmilitarykids.org
Supports and connects military-connected youth and families to enhance their well-being

School Liaison Officer
207.438.2466
Serves as the liaison between schools, commanders, and military parents to address related to military children’s education

Veterans Crisis Hotline
800.273.8255
www.veteranscrisisline.net
Connects veterans in crisis and their families with qualified responders through a confidential toll-free hotline

National Center for PTSD
PTSD Consultation Program for Providers
866.948.7880
PTSDconsult@va.gov
Provides PTSD Consultation to providers treating veterans with PTSD

Red Sox Foundation and MA General Hospital HomeBase Program
617.724.5202
www.homebaseprogram.org
Provides clinical care and support services to Iraq and Afghanistan service members, veterans, and their families who are affected by deployment– or combat–related stress or traumatic brain injury

Brain Injury Association of NH
603.225.8400
Family Helpline: 800.773.8400
www.bianh.orgwww.nh-veteran.com
Provides information, support and resources to those who are experiencing an acquired or traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Tricare
http://www.tricare.mil/
Provides information about Tricare insurance coverage (e.g. eligibility, plans, services etc.)

Tricare – How to become a provider
https://www.hnfs.com/content/hnfs/home/tn/prov/highlight_sites/become_a_provider.html

Vet’s Choice Program – How to become a provider
https://www.va.gov/opa/choiceact/for_providers.asp

Care Coordination Program—NH (ProForce)
Care Coordination—currently serving
888.989.9924
Easter Seals Military & Veteran Services
Care Coordination—all eras
603.315.4354
Provides direct support and referral services related to: healthcare, benefits, mental health, legal issues, employment, education, housing, transportation, childcare, substance abuse, financial management, disability services, emergency financial assistance

Veteran Education Services (Education Services Specialist)
603.271.8508 or 603.271.7861
www.education.nh.gov/highered/veterans/index.htm
Regulates & approves programs for eligible veterans and beneficiaries utilizing their GI Bill benefits

NHCarePath
866.634.9412
nhcarepath.org
Connects to information, assistance, and care for various needs so people can live at home or in their community

Make the Connection
maketheconnection.net
a VA online resource for veterans

For a more comprehensive list of resources:
http://www.easterseals.com/nh/shared-components/document-library/military-veterans-services/mvs-community-resource-guide.pdf

If you need further assistance in serving veterans, please call Ask the Question:
1.844.427.5838

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Military/Veteran-Specific Resources & Referrals

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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” senior services professionals can:

  1. Help older veterans feel understood and respected for their military service
  2. Make effective referrals to Veteran-specific programs and resources
  3. Help military widows access survivor benefits
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” children’s services professionals can:

  1. Help a student thrive when a parent is deployed
  2. Support families facing deployment and reintegration
  3. Improve peer sensitivity to military children
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” employment and vocational services professionals can:

  1. Identify a warrior’s transferable skills
  2. Connect Veterans to military-friendly employers
  3. Help a returning Service Member access veteran job training programs
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” faith-based professionals can:

  1. Identify families in need of extra help during deployment
  2. Motivate communities to come together on behalf of those who serve
  3. Connect military families to the supports and services they need
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” healthcare and medical professionals can:

  1. Build critical rapport with a reluctant patient
  2. Understand the relationship between military experiences and medical symptoms
  3. Provide effective referrals and resources
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” higher education professionals can:

  1. Help a warrior acclimate to a civilian learning environment
  2. Improve peer sensitivity to veteran classmates
  3. Effectively accommodate service-connected disabilities
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” housing services professionals can:

  1. Identify families that qualify for Veteran-specific housing programs
  2. Address service-related barriers to stable housing
  3. Provide effective referrals and resources
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” law enforcement professionals can:

  1. Keep veterans and their families safe
  2. Build trust and rapport in difficult situations
  3. Partner with providers who help Veterans in crisis
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” legal services professionals can:

  1. Support justice-involved veterans
  2. Identify legal challenges related to military service
  3. Link to effective resources
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” mental health professionals can:

  1. Build critical rapport with a reluctant client
  2. Understand the impact of military stressors on mental health and substance use
  3. Help a family understand the emotional effects of deployment on the whole family
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” social services professionals can:

  1. Engage reluctant Veteran clients
  2. Meet a military family’s unique needs
  3. Coordinate services between veteran and civilian providers
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By asking “Have you or a family member ever served in the military?” women’s services professionals can:

  1. Partner with veteran service providers in crisis situations
  2. Identify deployment-related triggers and risk factors
  3. Identify individuals affected by Military Sexual Trauma (MST)
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