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Resources for our:
Veterans, ExOffenders & Homeless

Advise for Finding Help: There are the eight major components (groups of services) available to help returning Veterans, ExOffenders and those experiencing Homelessness that can help them transition (ReEnter) back into society.

In order to find service providers with the below Topics / Items available to you, you will need information on where you can find those service providers via a phone, the Internet, VSC’s website, Connect2Help and CHIP’s Handbook for Help.

Contacting organizations with case workers, support coaches, counselors, mentors, or Veterans Service Officers (if a Veteran) is the best way to help find the individual "Topics" within the below components.

Goods, Services & Programs: When calling service providers for help, you should always call more than one service provider for the things you think you need. Usually, no one service provider can provide you or your family with everything you need. It is recommended that you consult with an experienced counselor, support coach, case manager or Veterans Service Officer from one of the below service providers that regularly works with Veterans and active Military personnel. By having one of them interview you, they can better help you determine what goods, services, programs or benefits you may need, and/or be entitled too.

Check List of Topics / Items You May Need:


1. Education

  • Adult Continuing Education
  • Resume Preparation
  • H.S.E. (GED) glasses
  • Trade / Technical Schools
  • Colleges / Universities
  • Entrepreneur Training
  • Financial Literacy Classes

2. Employment / Jobs

  • Career Placement
  • Have an Updated Resume
  • Basic literacy skills
  • Life Skills Training
  • Character Building
  • Transitional Jobs
  • Second Language Helps
  • Don't overlook or underestimate the Temp Services

3. Housing

  • Transitional (short-term)
  • Supportive (long-term)
  • Hotels / Motels
  • Houses / Apartments
  • Rent / Buy
  • Safe Havens
  • Shelters for men, women & children
  • Help with Rent & Utilities

4. Health Care

  • Medical Treatment
  • Immediate Care
  • Medication
  • Short-Term Care
  • Long-Term Care
  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Disability Assessment
  • AID / HIV Testing & Treatment

5. Mental Health

  • Mental Health Treatment
  • Anger Management Treatment
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety (PTSD)

6. Substance & Family Abuse

  • Drug Counseling & Treatment
  • Alcohol Counseling & Treatment
  • Anger Management
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Self Esteme Classes
  • Recovery Groups
  • Inpatient Services
  • Outpatient Services
  • Sexual Aductions
  • Nicotine Aductions
  • Gamblers Aductions

7. Supportative Services - Basic Services Help

  • Health Insurance
  • Auto Insurance
  • Legal Services
  • Food Stamps
  • Drivers License
  • State ID
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Mentor Support
  • Faith Based Help
  • Parole & Probation
  • Child Support
  • Family Support

8. Supportative Goods - Basic Needs Items

  • Meals (prepared)
  • Food (unprepared)
  • Clothing
  • Personal Hygiene Items
  • Over the Counter Medicine
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address
  • Cell Phone
  • Transportation - Ride Share Programs, Gas Cards, Bus Passes,  HUBER Cards

Benefits for Veterans: If you are looking for Benefits for a Veteran, or the Family Member of a Veteran, it is recommended that you contact a "Certified Veterans Service Officer" for an interview. It is very important that you consult with a Certified Veterans Service Officer (VSO) from one of our Veterans Service Organizations to help determine what you are, or are not, entitled too.


Instructions for searching for information on this page.
Mouse click on, or touch the:
  • Organizations Name and it will send you to their website.
  • Address and it will send you to Google Maps with directions to their location.
  • Phone number and it will; dial them through Skype on your computer or dial them from your Smartphone.

Below is a partial list of Service Providers that offer goods, services, programs and benefits to our Veterans, Military and their Families.

Check out our "Jobs & Employment" section below: We are in the process of building a list of Employers that are looking to hire Veterans in Central Indiana.


Marion County


Multi-Service Providers - Offers Direct Services to Veterans


Single-Service Providers - Offers Direct Services to Veterans
Bus Rides - Free to Vets

Education


Employment - Help with Jobs & Training


Employment, Help with:


Expungements


Faith Based Organizations


Food Pantries

  • Call 2-1-1 from any phone for the latest information on Food Pantries in Indy.  Connect2Help has the most updated information on Food Pantries.

Food Assistance

  • SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps)
    (800) 403-0864

Insurance


Legal Services - Free to Vets


LGBT - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Veteran’s Service Organizations


Minority, Women, Veterans & Disability Owned Businesses


PTSD Programs


Seniors - Veterans or otherwise

  • CICOA's - Aging & In Home Solutions

    8440 Woodfield Crossing Blvd., # 175
    Indianapolis, IN 46240
    (317) 254-5465


Tickets - Deals on Sports, Concerts, Theater Tickets & More

  • Vet Tix - Veterans Tickets Foundation

Trustees - Marion County


Offenders & Ex-Offenders

Just getting out of jail or prison? PACE can help.
2855 N Keystone Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46218 
(317) 612-6800


Vets with Pets


WWII, Korean & Vietnam Era Vets



Phone or On-Line Providers of Information


Emergency Services Agencies - w/Web Links & Phone Numbers
  1. Indy's Mayors Action Line
    (317) 327-4662
  2. Crime Stoppers Hotline - Report a Crime
    (317) 262-8477
  3. Child Protective Services
    (800) 800-5566
  4. National Center for Lost & Exploited Children
    (800) The-Lost - (800) 843-5678
  5. Suicide Hotline
    (317) 251-7575
  6. Adult Protective Services
    (317) 327-1403
  7. Domestic Violence Shelters
    (317) 926-4357
  8. Indy's Police Department (IMPD)
    (317) 327-3811
  9. Indy's Fire Department (IFD)
    (317) 327-6041

Indy's Homeless Emergency Services - Information on where to get services



Click here for a list of
Food Pantries Around Town


You can also call 2-1-1 or (866) 211-9966 for the latest list of Food Pantries.


Click here for a list of
Meals Around Town

Click Here for a list of
the Below Emergency Services
Indy's Emergency Service Providers - Offers Direct Services to Anyone in Need


State of Indiana





ICRC - Indiana Civil Rights Commission

  • If you feel you have been the victim of discrimination call (800) 628-2909 or click here to file a complaint electronically.


Phone or On-Line Providers of Information


Federal



National Resource Directory_Logo


Hire  Vets Logo


Veteran Crisis Line Logo


Help the Homeless Logo


Be There for Veterans Suicide web site


Make the Connection Logo


USA Jobs Logo


Military One Source Logo


LifeLine for Vets_Logo




LGBT Information - for Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Veterans





Jobs & Employment
Employers, Career Counselors & Temp Services that lead Vets to Jobs & Full Time Employment
Government Jobs Websites
City - Indianapolis State - Indiana Federal - U.S.A.

Veteran's Organizations & Programs


Military Branches & Government Agencies

Why we call World War II Vets the Greatest Generation.

Other Helpful Links




Who Works for You?

Find Your Local Officials Find Your State Officials Find Your Federal Officials

Links to Additional Helpful Websites
A job and a place to live won't find YOU, YOU have to find them.

Below is over 200 Jobs, Housing, Schools & Other Miscellaneous Websites

Indiana Career Connect Indiana Housing Now List of all Indiana Colleges

Jobs / Employment


Self Service for IN Unemployment Benefits


Indy's WorkOne


Indy Area Newspapers - Jobs Links

Indy Area Temp Services - Temp Jobs Links

Download HRH's list of 230 Indy Temp
Services of which over 60 hire ExOffenders


National HIRE Line
(for persons with criminal records issues)


All Jobs / Employment Web Sites

Housing


Homeless Shelters in Indianapolis

Indy Area Newspapers - Housing Links

Indianapolis - Listings

Apartments for Rent
    Will be added later


Houses for Rent
    Will be added later


Things to Do Calendars in Indy


Sports Teams in Indy


Publications in Indy


Publications - National


TV Stations in Indy

  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 13
  • 16
  • 20
  • 40
  • 59

Radio Stations in Indy


Consumer Bureaus


Our Founding Father's Documents


Gods Word


Schools & Government


Indiana Schools/Colleges


Our Local Officials & Legislators


(Revised 24Sep19 at 2125 by DEH) - Currently reverifying all the above information



Client Assessment Form List of Topics on Database



Sign-Up for:

VSC's Database

VSC's Website will soon have a complete database of goods, services, programs and benefits available to Veterans, Military Personnel and their Families. The database will be broken down into over 400 topics such as; housing, employment, clothing, food, health care, education, help with addictions, help with mental illness, etc.
The below minimum information is required to start a temporary file on your organization.


World War Memorial II Memorial in Washington D.C.



Sign-Up for:

VSC's Job Fair for Veterans

If you are an Employer, Temp Agency, Training Class, Career Counselor or an Employment Specialist and want to participate at VSC's next Job Fair, please complete the form below, click on the "Submit to VSC" button and someone will contact you within 2 business days.  Thanks for your request.
(Please submit one form for each organization needing a Table.)
 


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Donate here for:
VCS's Job Fair for Veterans
 
 
 

You can make your "Donation" to VSC for our Job Fair 1 of 2 ways:

1) By our "PayPal" account. Make your selection below and click on the "Pay Now" button;

Make your selection:

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2) By "Check."  Make your check or money order out to "Veterans Support Council" and mail your payment to: VSC, 2457 E Washington St, Suite F, Indianapolis, IN 46201.


  

 

Pre-Register for:
VSC's Job Fair
Download FlyerVSC's Job Fair Flyer for Veterans
 


For Medical or Physical Emergencies:

  • If you or someone you are helping is hurt or in imminent danger, please get to a phone and dial 9-1-1 for immediate help.
  • If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal, or facing a crisis, dial 2-1-1 in Indy or 1-(866) 211-9966 for immediate help.
  • If you are a victim of domestic violence dial 1-(800) 332-7385 or (317) 926-4357 for help.


For Non-Emergencies:

  • If you are a Veteran or a Family member of a Veteran in search of information on his/her benefits and/or you/they require immediate services, you can dial 2-1-1, or contact one of the service providers or organizations listed on our "Resources" for Veterans page.


Please Note:

  • VSC & MACV are not providers of any direct services other than Information and Referrals on where to get goods, services, programs and benefits for Veterans and their Families.

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