By engaging local organizations and communities, Easterseals has worked to connect veterans and military families with what they need for meaningful employment, education and overall wellness since World War II. Our grassroots outreach – through several affiliate locations in communities nationwide– provide unmatched, accessible, and indispensable resources and support for veterans and military families.
To find out if an Easterseals in your area is offering veterans services, please contact your local Easterseals.
Easterseals supports efforts to establish a "National Warrior Call Day" on November 12, 2023. "National Warrior Call Day" asks Americans to make a call to a veteran or service member and connect them with support if they need it.
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The needs of veterans and military families are evolving, not disappearing. Easterseals specializes in identifying the needs of veterans and military families, particularly with employment, job training and family respite opportunities. We work to make solutions easily accessible in communities in the following areas.
Our advocacy team works to influence federal and state legislation affecting veterans and military families and actively engages with Congressional staff in pursuit of these goals. Our primary focus is to ensure that Veterans and military families have access to appropriate services and supports.
Our employment programs provide the necessary tools to achieve and maintain meaningful employment and a steady income. We offer skills training, job search assistance, employment preparation and guidance. For example, in the Washington Metropolitan Area, Easterseals established the Veteran Staffing Network, which has as placed 2,700 people with jobs in 37 states since its inception.
We aim to reach as many veterans and military families as possible to provide health resources and programs, including adult day and medical rehabilitation services.
The Easterseals Veterans Staffing Network is a full-service staffing agency that builds upon our decades-long legacy of service. By focusing squarely on the needs of individual employers and individual veterans, we provide the best personal match for each position and support our nation’s veterans – highly trained leaders - in their successful transition to civilian life.Visit the Easterseals Veterans Staffing Network
We strive to ensure military caregivers can access what they need to take on the enormous responsibility of caregiving—often, while still needing to work, navigate family life and take care of themselves. We embrace and support military caregivers through respite services, caregiver training, and connections to local resources. One such partnership is the ARCH (Access to Respite Care and Help) National Network. They offer caregiving and respite programs all over the United States.Visit the ARCH National Respite Network
We partner with Freddie Mac to educate and assist veterans and military families with creating a strong financial foundation to achieve their life goals, including homeownership. Learn about what programs are available for building credit, finding a home, and paying off debt.Learn More
For free and reduced-cost assistance with day-to-day needs like food, transportation, shelter and medical care, please visit our Find Help portal for services near you.Find Essential Services in Your Area
Support and resources for employment, caregiving, mental health and more can be downloaded right on your phone. Here is a list of apps we'd recommend for veterans and military families.Learn More