SAVE THE DATE: VA Benefits Information Session
Have you ever served?
If you’re a Veteran, then please join us at the VA Benefits Information Session on November 8, 2018 from 9am to 12pm!
- VA Benefits and eligibility requirements
- Resources available to you
- National Cemetery Administration (NCA) Veterans Cemetery
VA Benefits experts will be onsite to assist with:
- VA Health Care enrollment
- Claims assistance with VBA, Veteran Service Officers (VSO), and Disabled American Veteran (DAV)
- Vet Center Services
- NH State Veterans Cemetery
A free Continental Breakfast will be provided. Space is limited. Registration is required.
Frisbie’s dedicated Veteran’s Coordinated Scheduler will help to connect Veterans to selective medical services.
INTEGRATIVE / WELLNESS SERVICES
Acupuncture for PTSD & Yoga
Acupuncture and Yoga sessions for Veterans are free. Classes are held at 95 South Main Street, 3rd Floor in downtown Rochester.
Acupuncture: Wednesdays 10am – 12pm (last class at 11:30am; 30-minute session)
Yoga: Wednesdays 1pm – 2pm
Drop in any week. No registration necessary. Please bring military ID.
Call (603) FMH-VETS (364-8387) for class updates or cancellations and schedule changes.
Alan Rose Massage Therapy
Free massage for Veterans. Will travel to homes to provide services. For more information, call (603) 455-8183 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSISTIVE SERVICES FOR HARD OF HEARING
Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services (NDHHS)
Serves the deaf and hard of hearing community through empowerment, education, and advocacy for equal access and opportunity. For more information, visit the NDHHS website.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH / SUBSTANCE MISUSE
The Farnum Center is a clinical, comprehensive alcohol and other drug treatment facility. For more information, call (917) 797-6714 or visit the Farnum Center website.
Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester
The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester offers highly-accessible mental health counseling services and programs for individuals and families aimed at putting you on a path to wellness. You deserve to live well, feel capable in the face of challenges, and achieve your true potential. For more information, visit the MHCGM website.
NH National Guard Suicide Prevention and Resilience Program
Contact Dana Osborne (603-892-4355 or by email at Dana.email@example.com) or Dale Garrow (603-227-1450 or by email at Dale.firstname.lastname@example.org).
Provides readjustment counseling services. Services include:
- Individual and group counseling for Veterans, service members and their families
- Family counseling for military related issues
- Military sexual trauma counseling
- Substance abuse assessment
- VBA benefits explanation and referrals as needed
Locations in Keene, Manchester and Berlin N.H. For more information, call (603) 668-7060. Vet Center Call Center (24/7): 1-877-WAR-VETS (927-8387)
Veteran & First Responder Healthcare
Works with Veterans and first responder needs in the areas of mental health, trauma, and substance misuse. For more information, call (603) 865-1769.
VETERANS WITH DISABILITIES
Building Dreams for Marines
Building Dreams for Marines is an all volunteer organization that assists former Marines and Navy corpsman with life-changing disabilities. They renovate bathrooms and kitchens for handicap accessibility, widen hallways and doorways, and install wheelchair lifts and ramps at no cost to the Veteran. For more information, visit the Building Dreams for Marines website.
Camp Resilience provides sustained, comprehensive programs to help wounded warriors recover their physical, mental and emotional well-being. For more information, call (603) 528-2920 or visit the Camp Resilience website.
HOUSING / HOMELESSNESS
National Center of Homelessness among Veterans
The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans (the Center) works to promote recovery-oriented care for Veterans who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness by developing and disseminating evidence-based policies, programs, and best practices. For more information, visit the national Center of Homelessness among Veterans website.
Transitional housing for homeless Veterans. Provides housing for three months to a year (zero tolerance alcohol and drugs). Offers assistance in finding employment. For more information, call (603) 669-0761.
Provides toll-free (1-877-424-3838), 24/7 access to trained counselors for local resources and assistance.
MEDICAL / HEALTH CARE
Manchester VA Medical Center
Manchester VA Medical Center provides healthcare services to Veterans. For more information, visit the Manchester VA Medical Center website.
Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance is the web’s most trusted information resource for individuals who have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and their families. Our mission, as a leading authority on this topic, is to continually provide relevant, timely, and factual information about asbestos exposure and its causal links to mesothelioma cancer.
An advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses. They specialize in connecting patients with doctors and treatment options that are best suited for them. The services and resources are 100% free to patients and family members. For more information, visit the Mesothelioma Guide website.
Veterans Crisis Line
Confidential help for Veterans and their families. Provides assistance with housing, employment, health care services, education and other Veteran benefits. Call 1-800-273-8255.
Care Coordination Program – New Hampshire
The Care Coordination Program – New Hampshire (CCP-NH) assists Veterans and their families who live, work or serve in N.H. by connecting Veterans to local resources. Call the Intake Line at 1-888-989-9924 or visit the CCP-NH website.
Department of Health and Human Services, Child Support Division (DCSS)
DCSS works with Veterans and military service members to address outstanding child support issues, such as paternity establishment, support order establishment and Review & Adjustment services. DCSS offers a team of staff who can help, many of whom are Veterans themselves. For more information call (603) 271-4745 or visit the DCSS website.
The American Legion Department of NH Veterans Service Office
The mission of the New Hampshire State Office of Veterans Services is to assist veterans who are residents of New Hampshire or their dependents in securing all benefits or preferences to which they may be entitled under any state or federal laws or regulations. For more information, visit the NH State Office of Veterans Services website.
American Red Cross
For a listing of services available to the Armed Forces visit the NH – VT American Red Cross website.
Easterseals NH Military and Veterans Services
Easterseals Military & Veterans Services, in partnership with Veterans Count, responds rapidly, efficiently and effectively to the unmet needs of Service Members, Veterans, and their Families to ensure that they can thrive in their communities. For more information, visit the Easterseals NH website.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
The VFW provides support to Veterans and their families before, during and after deployment with a wide range of FREE programs and services. For more information, visit the VFW website.
Chris’ Pets for Vets
Manchester, Salem, and Dover Human Societies have funding for Veterans to adopt any pet from the shelter, free of cost. Bring a copy of your DD-214. For more information, visit the Chris’ Pets for Vets website.
FMH-VETS Resource Telephone Line
Please call Frisbie’s Veteran Advocate at (603) FMH-VETS (364-8387) for information about Veteran services and benefit information.
FMH-VETS is managed by Frisbie Memorial Hospital for Veterans seeking services, assistance or benefit information.
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