Providing you with an ever-growing list of companies that are either committed to hiring veterans or helping place veterans into certain industries or fields. Home Bound Veteran and KLHE Media Productions does not receive any sort of compensation from these companies but we have attempted to compile a resource list that will help speed up and smooth out your process to being hired.
Dog Tag Bakery
From the early hours of each morning, Dog Tag Bakery is mixing up batches of handmade baked goods while providing valuable work experience for disabled veterans and caregivers.
ServingTogether is EveryMind’s commitment to veterans, active duty military, and their families. It is an integrated program, connecting veterans who have served our country with the resources they have earned. EveryMind has supported veterans in the National Capital Region for nearly sixty years. We are the trusted partner in connecting individuals with empowering programs and reputable resources.
MilitaryOneClick empowers the military community with multimedia content that informs and entertains. MOC connects you with the latest news, career, money, education, PCS and countless other valuable resources for military life.
Give an Hour™
Give an Hour™ is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3), founded in September 2005 by Dr. Barbara Van Dahlen, a licensed clinical psychologist. At Give an Hour we believe that within our communities we have the resources to address many of the challenges that face society – challenges that often result in emotional pain and suffering. By harnessing the skills and generosity of citizens across our nation and around the world, we provide those in need with help and hope.
Hope for the Warriors
We believe those touched by military service can succeed at home by restoring their sense of self, family, and hope. Nationally, Hope For The Warriors provides comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources.
Project Sanctuary supports military families where they are right NOW. After years of working with military families, we have become a recognized leader in bringing health and wellness to our military families. By addressing mental health first, we take our families from battle ready to family ready.
Barry’s book, Which Way Is Your Claymore Facing, and his extensive research and practice in helping the combat veteran transition back to the civilian life is an invaluable resource for any veteran. If you’d like a copy of his book let me know as Barry has donated some to our listeners!!
Veterans Yoga Project
Veterans Yoga Project teaches self-regulation skills, creates opportunities for healing through multi-day retreats, and provides advanced training in Mindful Resilience for yoga teachers and healthcare professionals.
The Soldiers Project
The mission of The Soldiers Project is to provide a safety net of psychological services for military service members and their loved ones, and to educate the general public on how the psychological consequences of war affect both those who serve and their loved ones at home.
After Deployment provides resources for the returning veteran and their family including substance abuse, relational conflict resolution, injuries, PTSD, and much more.
The You School
The military organizes life for you: your identity, sense of purpose & belonging. But how can you organize your life to thrive after you separate? The You School developed a unique approach to assist the veteran in the transition from military service to becoming a civilian again.
It Starts With You – Fred Stuvek
It Starts With You is a complete training manual to develop the operative mindset, habits, and skills for succeeding at any endeavor. The purpose of this book is to instill within each of you those principles, which, when pieced together, will optimize your chances for success. If you adhere to what I recommend, it will be a valuable learning experience for you with lifelong benefits. It will not be a matter of success or no success, but one of degree of success, which ultimately is up to you.
TUCK Research on Veterans and Sleep
Everyone knows about the importance of sleep and its role in our physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, though, getting the sleep we need is not always an easy task, and it can be an especially vexing problem for our veterans.
Research shows that veterans face heightened challenges when it comes to sleep. In one study, a significant percentage of veterans and current service members — over 74% — reported symptoms consistent with insomnia, and this figure is even higher in veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
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This is a one-stop-shop for the transitioning veteran and their spouse. Connect with employers, get links to pretty much any resource you could ever need to prepare for your transition, and learn from other veterans about what made their transition go well! We highly recommend this page to anyone getting ready to make the leap from service to civilian life.