Ohio Department of Veteran Services
Provides Veterans with assisting in jobs, education, benefits, health and wellness.
Lucas County Veterans Service Commission:
Lucas County Veterans Service Commission pledges to provide emergency financial and supportive assistance and VA Benefit advocacy to the veterans of Lucas County who have honorably served, or who are serving, in the military forces of the United States, to their spouses, and to their dependent children.
Wood County Veterans Assistance Center
The Wood County Veterans Assistance Center advises and assists persons in the Armed Forces of the United State, veterans, and their families, in obtaining rights and benefits under any law of the United States or of Ohio.
Fulton County Veterans Assistance Center
The Fulton County Veterans Assistance Center provides opportunities and resources for our veteran community through advocacy, collaboration and partnerships.
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System
Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional healthcare that improves their health and well-being.
USO of Northern Ohio
The United Service Organization provides programs, entertainment, knowledge and expertise that is essential to deliver high-quality services to our men and women in uniform.
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is a Department of Defense office that develops and promotes supportive work environments for Service members in the Reserve Components through outreach, recognition, and educations opportunities that increase awareness of applicable laws, and resolves employment conflicts between the Service members and their employers.
The University of Toledo, Military and Veterans Affairs
The University of Toledo Military Service Center is dedicated to helping our service members and families achieve continued success in life by providing accessible educational and degree completion opportunities and a wide range of customized support services including but not limited to: educational benefit processing, mentoring, advocacy and networking while partnering with veteran service organizations who assist with the transition from military service to the classroom and beyond.
Bowling Green State University, Veterans Benefits
BGSU has two Certifying Officials that assist students eligible to receive veteran’s benefits under the Montgomery GI Bill and ensures proper paperwork is completed, certified, and filed correctly.
The Arms Forces
The Arms Forces is a nonprofit organization that embraces the unique needs of veterans who have a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder through individualized programs and services.
Heroes in Action
Heroes in Action Military Outreach is committed to supporting service members and veterans through communication and care packages, as well as encouraging the families with personal needs here at home through housing and auto repairs, food baskets, newborn baskets, and blankets for the wounded.
Veterans Matter is an innovative grass-roots movement started by regular Americans who care about veterans, to pitch in to fight (and win) the battle to end veteran homelessness for thousands of veterans, one at a time.
Marine for Life
Marine for Life Network (M4L) connects transitioning Marines and their family members to education resources, employment opportunities, and other Veterans services that aid in their career and life goals outside of military service.
Serves active-duty service members, National Guard and reserves, recently separated service members, military families and survivors in the areas of housing, financial assistance, legal, education, employment, health and wellness.
National Guard Family Assistance Center
TFAC Region 5 (Toledo)
925 Research Dr.
Toledo, OH 43614
TFAC Region 5 (Bowling Green)
1241 W. Newton Rd.
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Gold Star Wives of America, Inc.
The Gold Star Wives of America, Inc. is dedicated to honoring the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the service of our country and providing benefits of a happy, healthful and wholesome life to spouses and minor children of persons who died in the service of our country.
Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program
The Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program is a DoD-wide effort to promote the well-being of National Guard and Reserve members, their families and communities, by connecting them with resources throughout the deployment cycle.
VAAAHS Toledo CBOC
The new Toledo CBOC significantly expands and enhances the many services provided to Veterans, formally serving 8 Ohio counties - Lucas, Ottawa, Fulton, Sandusky, Henry, Seneca, Wood, and Hancock.
Canine Battle Buddy
Canine Battle Buddy is dedicated to assisting veterans with PTS/PTSD, MST, and TBI with Integrated services based around either a service dog or an emotional support dog.
H.O.O.V.E.S. is a private, donor-supported charity that provides free, four-day non-clinical retreats for veterans, first responders and their family members nationwide who are seeking recovery from service connected stress.
Ohio National Guard Family Readiness & Warrior Support
The Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program is designed to provide information and a platform needed to meet and relate to Service Members and families who understand the challenges and experiences of military life and culture.
Toledo Vet Center
VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Service Members, Veterans, their dependents and survivors.
Airmen & Family Readiness Program
The Airman & Family Readiness Center supports individuals, families, and leadership with programs and services to strengthen communities, encourage self-sufficiency, enhance mission readiness and ease adaptation to the Air Force way of life.
Survivor Outreach Services
SOS, also known as Survivor Outreach Services, is the official Army program designed to provide long term support to surviving Families of Fallen Soldiers. Conceived of and developed by Survivors, this program is continually refined based on Survivor feedback and involvement by senior Army leaders.
Ohio Department of Education
Since Sept. 11, 2001, more than 18,000 Ohio National Guard members have been deployed to serve in the global war on terrorism. Altogether, more than 60,000 Ohioans have actively served their nation away from home. Approximately 34,000 students in Ohio are members of military families. Frequent moves and family separations through deployments, as well as reintegration issues make life especially challenging. Ohio offers a number of programs to assist military families.