Resources


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Network of local crisis centers

(800) 273-8255

Frederick County Hotline

Crisis intervention support, info and referrals for all types of issues and situations to anyone in need.

(301) 662-2255

Crisis Text Line

Available 24/7 via text message, qualified trained counselors will answer in minutes

Text 741741

Veteran Online Chat

Available 24/7  via instant messenger, qualified VA responders are standing by to provide free and confidential support.

Chat Now

Operation Second Chance

Provides emergency financial assistance to wounded, injured, and ill veterans, service members and their families. This includes help with rent, mortgage, utilities, and essential daily items such as groceries. OSC also runs retreats and morale events, including hunting and fishing trips, across the country.

Website

Alcohol Hotline

 Helpline for drug and alcohol abuse

(800) 252-6465

Give an Hour

Provides free mental health care to active duty, National Guard and Reserve service members, veterans, and their families.


Hope for the Warriors Health and Wellness Support

Critical care support, short-term clinical counseling, caregiver support, and family resiliency services

(877) 246-7349
Cjones@hopeforthewarriors.org
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Iron Warrior Foundation

Provides support to U.S. military veterans affected by the emotional and physical trauma suffered during active-duty

Chrisironwarriors@gmail.com

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Offers information and classes for families, partners and friends of military service members and veterans experiencing mental health challenges

Tel.  (800) 950-6264
Text: NAMI to 741741
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Vets 4 Warriors Chat Support

24/7 confidential peer support network for veteran and military communities

Tel.  (855) 838-8255
Text: (732) 333-3634
Connect with a Veteran Online
Email a Veteran Now

 


American Diabetes Association

For Diabetes information and support

(800) 342-2383
Rguzman@diabetes.org
Website

Iron Warrior Foundation

Provides support to U.S. military veterans affected by the emotional and physical trauma suffered during active-duty

Chrisironwarriors@gmail.com

Mesothelioma Help Now

Veterans are at a higher risk of developing Mesothelioma than the civilian population. Find specialists that can help.

(855) 202-1926

National Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

 Brain Injury Center with National locations available for Veterans and First Responders

(800) 870-9244

Collateral Damage Project

A 501(c)(3) treating PTSD, TBI, anxiety, and depression amongst post-9/11 Vets free of charge.

(434) 219-2373
skrop@collateraldamageproject.org
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Warriors at Ease

Facilitates evidenced-based yoga and meditation outreach programs, based on trauma-sensitive practices for Veterans and First Responders.



Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Maryland Headquartered Brain Injury Center with additional locations in DC and Virginia

(800) 870-9244

Alliance Veterans Housing Assistance Program

Offers limited financial assistance that helps Veterans remain in or obtain permanent housing.

(410) 282-5900
Aperez@allianceinc.org
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Army Career Center Frederick

Offers Career support in the Frederick County area.

(301) 662-1591
Jesse.l.caffarelli.mil@mail.mil
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DLLR Veteran Services – Western MD (Frederick, Montgomery, Washington, Garrett, and Allegany Counties

Local Veterans’ Employment Representatives (LVERs) work to develop relationships with businesses, contractors, and employment organizations within the regional area to develop career opportunities for veterans.

Kimble.lee@maryland.gov
Website
Click here to find the nearest American Job Center

Dog Tag Bakery

Education and hands-on experience for Veterans, building a bridge to employment and helping veterans and military families find fulfillment in their professional personal lives.

(202) 407-9609
Jenniferamcnutty@yahoo.com
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Friendship Place Veteran’s First Program

The program focuses on achieving housing stability within 90-days through innovative, person-centered case management with a 92% success rate in over 1,800 cases.

(202) 658-9599
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Heavy Metal Playground

Certified Equipment Training sessions for Veterans through their Community Program

(240) 415-8088
Mark@heavymetalplayground.com
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Hagerstown Community College

Offers Veteran educational benefits, Veteran’s Connection Center, and a HCC Student Veterans Club

(240) 500-2377
Alryan@hagerstowncc.edu
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Operation Second Chance

Provides emergency financial assistance to wounded, injured, and ill veterans, service members and their families. This includes help with rent, mortgage, utilities, and essential daily items such as groceries. OSC also runs retreats and morale events, including hunting and fishing trips, across the country.

Vanessa@operationsecondchance.org
Website
Application

Student Veterans Association

Builds a community of Veterans and provides employment opportunities, secondary education support and grants.

Bnorris@blueridgectc.edu
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Women Veterans Interactive

Provides acclimation, education, programming, and housing for women who are Veterans.

(202) 810-2118
Info@womenveteraninteractive.org
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Come All Who Are Thirsty

Christ-centered cohesion of Veterans & Veterans supporters who live in Washington County,  MD and surrounding areas in Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia.

(240) 347-7590
Dwayne.harris.mcbb@gmail.com
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Warrior’s Journey Home

A non-political, non-sectarian ministry providing support, education, reconciliation, networking, and retreats.

(330) 715-5683
Miltcrutch@aol.com
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American Iron Speed & Cycle

15% discount for all veterans for service, repair, performance upgrades and the customization of Harley Davidson® and American V-Twin bikes

(301) 371-6761
cdbeall@msn.com
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Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association

Association of Combat Veterans from all branches of the United States Armed Forces who ride motorcycles as a hobby

luckycvma@gmail.com
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Guitars for Vets

Provides free guitar instruction, a new acoustic guitar and a guitar accessory kit to qualifying Veterans

(855) 448-4376
g4vperrypointmd@yahoo.com
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Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Full-spectrum fly fishing program for an ever-expanding number of disabled active military service personnel

(301) 830-6450
David.folkerts@projecthealingwaters.org
Website

Heroes on the Water

Helps warriors relax, rehabilitate and reintegrate through kayak fishing and the outdoors

(214) 295-4541
Tracey.detwiler@gmail.com
Website

Hope for the Warriors Sports and Recreation

National dedication runs, outdoor adventures, and sports and recreation for those of all abilities

Lift for the 22

Provides free gym memberships to the Veteran community

Website

Operation Second Chance Retreats and Outdoor Activities

Provides emergency financial assistance to wounded, injured, and ill veterans, service members and their families. This includes help with rent, mortgage, utilities, and essential daily items such as groceries. OSC also runs retreats and morale events, including hunting and fishing trips, across the country.

Website

Patriot Scuba

Patriots for Disabled Divers (PFDD) is dedicated to bringing the joy and proven healing power of scuba to Veterans and First Responders suffering from  PTSD, autism, paraplegia, quadriplegia, traumatic brain injury etc. 

Website

Salute Military Golf Association

Provides rehabilitative golf programs, experiences, and family inclusive golf opportunities for post 9/11 wounded war veterans

(301) 500-7449
Dan@salutemilitarygolf.org

Team RWB Local Events

Find daily local events for Veteran community building.

Alex.bishop@teamrwb.org
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Team River Runner

Adaptive paddling programs for wounded and disabled Veterans and their families

(301) 534-487
Joebuck@teamriverrunner.org
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Team Rubicon

Unites the skills and experiences of military veterans with first responders to rapidly deploy emergency response teams

(310) 640-8787
Tiglao@teamrubiconusa.org

Warrior Canine Connection

Utilizes a Mission Based Trauma Recovery model to help recovering Warriors reconnect with life, their families, their communities, and each other

(301) 260-1111
Lydia.dehn@warriorcanineconnection.org
Website

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Frederick, Maryland 21701
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