July 4, 2012

Resources for veterans

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County Veterans Service Offices: Provides information and assistance in obtaining benefits and services

Wisconsin Employment Resource Connection (WERC): Offers free, individualized assistance to unemployed or underemployed service members and spouses

Office of Veterans Employment Services: Identifies training and employment opportunities

Dryhootch: Vet-to-vet and family support, coffee houses, as well as social, employment, recovery and benefits resource centers in Madison and Milwaukee

Disabled American Veterans: Connects veterans in filing claims for VA disability benefits, vocational rehabilitation, home loans, insurance and other services

Veterans Crisis Line: Confidential toll-free hotline connects veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified responders, call 1-800-273-8255 or visit its website