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Hamilton County Veterans

“Veterans Serving Veterans”

Legal & Other Links

These sites will help our Veterans and Families answer questions that may not be covered under the other links.

Legal Services

  • National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is an independent  nonprofit organization that has worked since 1980 to ensure that the U.S. government keeps its pact with our nation's 25 million veterans and active duty personnel by providing them the federal benefits they have earned through their service to our country. Helping veterans and active duty personnel obtain the benefits they deserve. We also need to donate to their cause so they may continue to fight for the rights of those who protect us.
  • Indiana Legal Services ensuring equal access to justice. ILS is a non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana.
  • Legal Services Corporation - Is an independent nonprofit established by Congress in 1974 to provide financial support for civil legal aid to low-income Americans. LSC promotes equal access to justice by providing funding to 134 independent non-profit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. LSC grantees serve thousands of low-income individuals, children, families, seniors, and veterans in 813 offices in every congressional district. Read more about the vital role legal aid plays in a just America.
  • Stateside Legal - Website is designed especially to help low-income service members, Veterans and their families find the legal services that are available free of charge.
  • The American Bar Assoc - Website has a Pro Bono Resource Service for Veterans, Military Members and their families. Just click on your state to list the lawyers that will assist with medical care challenges, disability benefits, reemployment rights, consumer, housing, criminal & family law matter.
  • Understanding Your Legal Rights While On Active Duty - This site brings to light the services and rights you have when you head overseas in service to our country. Most are covered under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
  • Justice For Vets Veterans treatment courts have gained national prominence as the most innovative solution for veterans caught up in the criminal justice system due to substance use and/or mental health disorders and trauma. Veterans treatment courts connect these men and women to the benefits and treatment they have earned; saving their lives, families, and futures, and saving tax dollars for the American public. Learn more here and set up one in your area!!
  • Internet Sites for Families Living With Cancer - links that can help you!!
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services for Military and Families SAMHSA leads efforts to ensure that American service men and women and their families can access behavioral health treatment and services.

Other Links

  • The Military Veterans Coalition of Indiana’s - mission is to promote the needs of the military community of Indiana including active, National Guard, Reserve, retirees and their families. We will encourage the Indiana Government to enact legislation recognizing the honor brought to the state and nation by their service. This will be communicated through personal contact, the media and website to the government representatives of Indiana and other agencies as deemed necessary. Please go to TMVCI website http://www.inmilcoal.org/individual_subscriber/ and subscribe so you too may stay informed and help act to take better care of our Veterans in Indiana. When it comes to ranking each state on who takes care of their Veterans best our state is ranked 51st out of the 50 states including the District of Columbia, that is dead last!!
  • America’s Vet Dogs - To help those who have served our country honorably live with dignity and independence. The Veteran's K-9 Corps is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization founded by the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and serves the needs of disabled veterans and active duty personnel. Since 1946, the Guide Dog Foundation has provided guide dogs and training at no cost to people who are blind or visually impaired, including veterans.
  • WAGS 4 WARRIORS Mission is to unite Veterans, who are returning home from war suffering from PTSD or TBI, with an appropriate dog and to provide all of the training, equipment and support for the dog to become the Veterans service dog at NO COST to the Veteran. The ultimate goal is for the service dog to take away the struggle the Veterans are faced with everyday.
  • Bugles Across America, NFP was founded in 2000 by Tom  Day, when Congress passed legislation stating that Veterans have a right  to at least 2 uniformed military people to fold the flag and play taps  on a CD player. Bugles Across America was‚ founded to take this a step  further, and in recognition of the service these Veterans have‚ provided  to‚ their country, we felt that every Veteran deserved a live rendition  of taps played by a live Bugler. To this end, we are actively seeking volunteers to provide this valuable service to Veterans and their  families.
  • Veterans Support Council of Marion County - VSCMC supports Veterans events and special programs to help better serve our Veterans in Marion and surrounding counties. They raise funds and plan the events for the Mayors Advisory Council on Veterans - MACV. The VSCMC website has many links to assist our Veterans and they list local Veteran events

 

Disclaimer:The web sites listed above are not associated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the Hamilton County Veterans Corp., or its Officers, and has no official or unofficial affiliation with the Hamilton County Veterans Corp., or its Officers, or its membership. This web page was created as a resource for the members of the Hamilton County Veterans Corp. as well as use by the general public

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