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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

Partners

Veterans Coming Home is developed in partnership with national organizations that serve both veteran and civilian constituencies and share common values of service and citizenship. These partnerships , together with the connections of local PBS stations nationwide, create an authentic grassroots campaign like few others.

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Make the Connection
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Veterans Crisis Line

Local Partners

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Camaraderie Foundation

Camaraderie Foundation’s mission is to provide healing for invisible wounds of war through counseling, emotional, and spiritual support for all branches of Military Service Members, Veterans and their families.

Learn more at http://camaraderiefoundation.org/


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Goodwill Industries of Central Florida

Goodwill is dedicated to helping people who face challenges to finding employment. Our programs and services for veterans prepare them to compete in an ever-changing, competitive marketplace. Our returning service members have valuable skills and experiences and are eager to rejoin the workforce. We help them to translate their military experience into civilian experience and we are committed to making more employers aware of this valuable pool of talent.

Learn more at http://www.goodwillcfl.org/


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Mission United

Mission United is a collective effort that addresses the complicated and fragmented systems for veteran services currently in place. It is a community collaboration that serves as a central contact for veterans to access community support, ensuring that service members and their families are never more than two steps from the help they need. Mission United identifies gaps and creates systemic change in the areas of legal assistance, employment and education. For veterans and their families, help can be reached by dialing 2-1-1.

Learn more at http://www.hfuw.org/mission-united/


Stay In Step

Stay In Step

Stay In Step will be a non-profit recovery center designed to provide state of the art recovery to SCI patients in the Tampa community and surrounding areas. It will be open to both military and civilian SCI patients. Gaby Carmargo, as the Founder and Director, brings the unique combination of passion and experience from SCI within her own family with the unmatched technical and medical experience of Dr. Merritt and the Stay in Step Staff. This unique approach to rehabilitation in the Tampa area, combined with real-time global collaboration with other SCI subject matter experts and patients offers SCI patients with real possibilities for taking a step toward recovery.

Learn more at http://stayinstep.org


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The Mission Continues

The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.

Learn more at https://www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoon/Orlando-platoons


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UCF – Veterans Academic Resource Center

The Veterans Academic Resource Center, or VARC, is your one-stop solution to your needs as a student veteran. We provide offices, study space and lounge space, as well as access to a number of university offices, in one central location.

Learn more at http://varc.sdes.ucf.edu/


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UCF Veterans History Project

The UCF Community Veterans History Project is collecting, preserving, and making accessible to the public the experiences of Central Florida’s veterans so that future generations will better understand the realities of conflict.

Learn more at http://riches.cah.ucf.edu/veterans/


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USO Central Florida

The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country throughout their service to our nation. That mission is accomplished on a daily basis thanks to the dedication and generosity of the American people. Whether it is a commitment of time from a volunteer or a contribution of dollars from a donor, USO Central Florida turns this generosity into centers, programs and services that reach troops across 14 counties in Central Florida.

Learn more at http://us.uso.org/centralflorida/