Veterans Health Literacy Resources

Resource List Prepared By The Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Library
 

Children and Families

Assessments and Videos for Military Families with

topics such as Caregiver Stress,  Loss of Relationship During Deployment, Receiving Letters/Packages, and Saying Goodbye.

 

  • MilitaryOneSource

http://www.militaryonesource.mil/products?program=cyt

Free board books, kits, and materials. Sign up for resources with no shipping.

 

  • Sesame Street For Military Families   

     http://www.sesamestreetformilitaryfamilies.org/

Free Apps, PDFs, Resource Guides, and Kids Games. Topics include: Deployment, Homecomings, Relocation, Grief, Injuries, and Self-Expression.

 

 

  • Veteran Parenting Toolkit. University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center.

http://www.ouhsc.edu/VetParenting/

Helpful toolkits for every age group, including cognitive and social development, red flags, and support tips.

 

  • Zero to Three Military Families

http://www.zerotothree.org/about-us/funded-projects/militaryfamilies/?referrer=http://militarykidsconnect.dcoe.mil/parents/resources

Resources include a Free E-Learning Course for supporting young children during service, link to MilitaryOneSource books, E-Newsletters, Sample Letters for Parents to provide professionals, and lots of reading material for development.

 


Education, Employment, & Training

 

  • Direct Loan Program

http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/index.asp

Native American Direct Loan (NADL) Program provides direct home loans to eligible Native American Veterans to finance the purchase, construction, or improvement of homes on Federal Trust Land, or to refinance a prior NADL to reduce interest rate.

 

  • Scholarship and Financial Aid Information

 

http://scholarships.fastweb.com/a-veterans

 

http://collegescholarships.org/scholarships/dependents.htm

 

https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/military

 

  • Vet Success

http://www.vetsuccess.gov

Veterans Services with a 20% service-connected disability and an employment handicap.

 

  • Vocational Rehab

http://www.benefits.va.gov/vocrehab/index.asp

 

http://bahkhoje.com/native-services/human-services/

Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma Vocational Rehab. Native Americans with Disabilities Impediment to Employment.

 

 


 

Health Resources

 

  • Defense Centers of Excellence

http://dcoe.mil/

Psychological Health and Trauma Help.

 

  • Health Benefits Home

http://www.va.gov/HEALTHBENEFITS/index.asp

 

  • National Resource Directory

https://www.ebenefits.va.gov/ebenefits/nrd

Comprehensive Resource Listing and Directory For Housing, Education, Health, and Related Programs for Veterans.

 

  • Rural Native Veteran Resource Exchange

http://www.ruralhealth.va.gov/native/resource-exchange/index.asp

Help form with traditional healing, Native Veterans Outreach, and Community Partnerships.

 

  • Wounded Warriors Project

http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/programs/aspx

Rehabilitation and Transitional Programs for Veterans.

 


Mental Health

  • After Deployment

http://afterdeployment.dcoe.mil/

Resource Guides on Suicide, Anxiety, Depression and PTSD

 

  • Department of Veterans Affairs

http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/gethelp.asp

http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/self_help.asp

Site for Mental Health Resources and Self-Help guides

 

  • Indian Health Service Suicide Prevention

http://www.ihs.gov/suicideprevention/patients/Veterans

 

  • National Center for PTSD

http://ptsd.va.gov/professional/treatment/vets/index.asp

Information, Literacy and Treatment Resources.

  • Veterans Crisis Line

http://www.veteranscrisisline.net

Warning Signs, Referrals for Homeless Veterans, Confidential Crisis Line, and Resource Locator.

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State of Oklahoma, Native American Veterans Outreach Coordinator

Tara Price

Office: (580)-354-3033

Cell: (918)-397-2657

E-Mail: tprice@odva.state.ok.us

 

Candy Fish Klumpp, RN

Native American Nurse Navigator

Office: 405-456-3808

Cell: 405-694-1761
State of Oklahoma, VA Suicide Prevention Coordinators

Juanita Celie (Oklahoma City)

Phone: 405-456-4692

Fax: 405-456-1627

juanita.celie@va.gov

 

Patricia Parmeter (Muskogee)

Phone: 918-577-3672

Fax: 918-577-3063

vhamusvclmuskogee@va.gov

 

EMERGENCY RESOURCES

  • Military Crisis Line

1.800.273.TALK (8255)

  • National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838)

  • VA Caregiver Support Line

1-855-260-3274

  • Veterans Crisis Line

1-800-273-8255 and Press 1

  • Wounded Warrior Resource Center

1-800-342-9467