Links

 

American Legion

National Commander

The American Legion Preamble to the Constitution

History of The American Legion

Divisions of The American Legion

Leadership

Departments

National American Legion

American Legion Auxiliary

Sons of the American Legion

American Legion Riders

American Legion Troop Support

Heroes to Hometowns

GI Bill

Military Family Support Network

Temporary Financial Assistance

Scholarships

Legislative Action Center

Boys State / Nation

Oratorical Scholarship Contest

Girls State / Nation

Citizenship

Child Welfare Foundation

Legion College

Flag Advocacy

Youth Support

Scouting

Membership and Post Activities

Conventions and Meetings

Shooting Sports

American Legion Baseball

Veterans Career Center

Member Discount Programs

American Legion Flag & Emblem Sales

American Legion Publications

Mylegion.org

New Jersey American Legion

American Legion Department of New Jersey

American Legion Auxiliary Department of New Jersey Facebook

SAL Detachment of New Jersey

New Jersey Girls State Web Site

New Jersey Boys State Web Site

Bergen County Division of Veterans Services

Veterans Services – To advise resident veterans and their dependents of benefits earned through honorable active duty in the U.S. Military, and to provide them assistance in the application process, and in addition, to maintain a list of available jobs for veterans seeking employment.

New Jersey VA Health Care

VA Facilities in New Jersey

East Orange Campus of the VA NJ Health Care System
Phone number 800-248-8005

War-Related Illness and Injury Study Center Located in New Jersey

Military / Veterans Links

Army

Navy

Air Force

Marines

Coast Guard

Military.com

Veterans of Foreign Wars National Headquarters

Department of Veterans Affairs Online Applications Website

VII Corps Desert Storm Veterans Association

NY/NY Veterans Healthcare Network

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

The Forty & Eight

New Jersey Veterans Affairs

The New Jersey Korean Veterans War Memorial

The White House

New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation

World War II Memorial

Disabled American Veterans

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

DrugDangers.com

Help for those with disabilities:

Home Modifications to Promote Independent Living

https://www.disability.gov/resource/home-modifications-to-promote-independent-living/

Disability Accommodation Cost Guide

http://www.homeadvisor.com/cost/disability-accommodation/

Home Safety for People with Disabilities

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/disabilities

Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide

http://www.improvenet.com/a/fire-safety-and-disabilities-guide

Disability.gov’s Guide to Transportation

https://www.disability.gov/resource/disability-govs-guide-transportation/

Rights for Those With Hearing Loss

http://www.ovationhearing.com/resources/rights-for-those-with-hearing-loss

Increasing Physical Activity among Adults with Disabilities

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/pa.html

Chronic Pain Relief with Swimming Exercises

http://blog.intheswim.com/chronic-pain-relief-with-swimming-exercises/

Stay Active with a Disability: Quick Tips

http://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/health-conditions-and-diseases/obesity/stay-active-with-a-disability-quick-tips

Personal Finance Guide for People with Disabilities

http://www.calculators.org/savings/people-with-disabilities.php

A resource guide for Mesothelioma help: Guide

For help with Drugs and  Alcoholism go to: Recovery Help

Home Safety for People with Disabilities

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family/disabilities

Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Patients

https://www.rover.com/canine-caregivers-dementia-alzheimers/

Disability.gov’s Guide to Transportation

https://www.disability.gov/resource/disability-govs-guide-transportation/

A Guide to Keeping Your Home for the Newly Disabled

http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/keeping-your-home.php

Increasing Physical Activity among Adults with Disabilities

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/disabilityandhealth/pa.html

Stay Active with a Disability: Quick Tips

http://healthfinder.gov/HealthTopics/Category/health-conditions-and-diseases/obesity/stay-active-with-a-disability-quick-tips

Dealing with Nursing Home Abuse: Nursing Home Abuse

Depression and Disability

http://www.shinecharity.org.uk/uploads/media_items/depression-and-disability.original.pdf

Helping Alzheimer’s Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

http://www.neptunesociety.com/resources/helping-alzheimers-sufferers-cope-with-the-loss-of-a-loved-one-a-guide-for-caregivers

VA Home Mortgage Info: VA Home Mortgage Inf

Consumer Affairs Buyers Guide (a great resource): Consumer Affairs

Need help with potential malpractice:  www.malpracticecenter.com

2016 Guide to Veterans Education Benefits: 2016 Guide

Financial Guide and informed decisions on substance abuse: Financial Guide

Have an addiction, or know someone that does get help here: Recovery Experts or  Recovery Experts New Jersey

Consumer be aware (here is a link to a site on Dangers facing consumers): Consumer Dangers

Need help locating the correct organization for an addiction problem: Help Finding The right solution

Disability Related Resources for our Community:

Teaching Children with Developmental Disabilities: Classroom Ideas

Homeschooling Special Needs Children

College Assistance Guide for People with ADHD

Employees’ Practical Guide to Negotiating and Requesting Reasonable Accommodations

Guide for Employees with Disabilities and Their Employers

Disability.gov’s Guide for Family Caregivers

A New Savings Plan for the Disabled

A Guide for Disabled Homebuyers

Financial Assistance for Accessibility Home Repairs and Modifications

Home Accessibility Cost Guide

Veterans Need help with buying a house: Tips on Buying a Home

Need help with depression, PTSD, etc: Help Guide

Resources for battling drug abuse and recovery: Drug ReHab

Home Remodeling Guide for Veterans. seniors  and those with disabilities: Remodeling Guide

Maritime Help and Safety is Available: Maritime Help

Discussing Marijuana with your children: Discusing Marijuana and your Children

A guide for  the Journey of  Life: Journey of life from college to estate planning.

2016 Guide to Veterans Education Benefits: Guide to Veterans Education Benefits

Disability-Benefits Guide (a great tool): Disability Guide

Social Security, Disability Calculator: calculator

Prescription drug dangers: Drug Dangers

Here is an excellent site to help navigate the many Mental Health resources: Resource Guide

Need help with addiction: Addiction Guide

The Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding and Prioritizing Aging-in-Place Accommodations: Caregivers Guide

Addiction and Suicide Amongst Veterans: Finding Hope in the Darkness

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery: Apptitude Test

A Parent’s Guide: A Guide to Preventing College Alcohol and Drug Abuse  Parent guide

Additional Addiction  Resources: Resource

Veteran’s Addiction Guide: Veterans Guide

Two helpful sites:

Discount Guide : Savings Guide

Detox to Rehab (all the help you need): Detox to Rehab

Mesothelioma help for veterans: Help for Veterans

Mesothelioma Lawyer Center  MesotheliomaLawyerCenter.org

Mesothelioma Guidance for Veterans: Mesothelioma Guide

Kitchen Safety for Parents with Disabled Children: Guide

Learn about Mesothelioma: Guide

Additional links (various help and discount offers items):

Veterans Benefits for Seniors
Tips for Your Next PCS Move
Service Members’ Legal Rights While on Active Duty
Guide to Financial Assistance for Military Families
Sesame Street for Military Families
Employment Resources for Military Spouses

Grants available for single mothers: Grants Available by state

Additonal resources for those with a disability:

Personal Finance Guide for People with Disabilities

http://www.calculators.org/savings/people-with-disabilities.php

8 Steps for Learning Disabled Students Who Want to Go to College http://www.usnews.com/education/articles/2010/12/02/8-steps-for-learning-disabled-students-who-want-to-go-to-college

The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles http://www.lagrangecountrydodge.com/blog/2016/october/12/guide-buying-used-accessible-vehicles.htm

34 Great Jobs for People with Disabilities http://www.trade-schools.net/careers-for-people/who-are-disabled.asp

Travel Tips for Workers with Disabilities https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/travel-tips-for-workers-with-disabilities

The Disabled Job Seeker’s Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent https://www.redfin.com/blog/2016/02/the-disabled-job-seekers-guide-to-becoming-a-real-estate-agent.html

Types of Service Dogs

http://caninesforkids.org/service-dogs/

Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Fire Safety & Disabilities Guide

Addiction Treatment Resources for Americans with Disabilities

The Disabled Job Seeker’s Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Agent

A How-to Guide on Job Searching with a Disability

The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles

Socialization and the Child who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing

Disability Accommodation Cost Guides

The latest on dangerous and recalled drugs, etc. Recall Report

Resources for parents of Children with ASD

Autism Resources for Families
Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents
Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping
Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability
CDC Autism Links and Resources
Estate Planning for Parents of Special Needs Kids
Operation Autism for Military Families
Moving with Special Needs Kids
Temple Grandin’s Teaching Tips

Financial Help for Disabled people: Financial guide

How To Prevent High School Students From Experimenting With Drugs And Alcohol: http://www.rehabcenter.net/prevent-students-experimenting-drugs-alcohol/

Need help with nursing home abuse: Nursing Home Abuse

Maritime Injury go to: The Jones Act

Help saving money for Insurance etc. Money Saving Pro

Moving Guide (help with your move at your fingertips): Moving Guide

Help for Children with Autism: Sleeping Help for Children

Protecting our Seniors and others from Nursing home abuse: Nursing Home Abuse

How meth can impact your brain: Meth Impacts on your brain

Mental Health Resources:

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

Seven Steps to Staying Mentally Sharp as a Tack After 60

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Recovering Together: The Benefits of Adopting a Companion Animal While in Addiction Recovery

Dual Diagnosis and Recovery

12 Ways to Help a Teen Handle the Emotional Challenges of Moving

Mental Illness in Kids: The Surprising Warning Signs

Free help combating addiction: https://alcorehab.org/

Alcohol Treatment Resources for Veterans: Resources

Rehab Resources and help line: Rehab Help

QuitSmokingCommunity (https://quitsmokingcommunity.org/)  

AlcoRehab (https://alcorehab.org/).

Online Degree Resources for Veterans: Online Degree Resources

Additional Rehab Help: A better today recovery source

Resources available for active Military and veterans:

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Tips for Your Next PCS Move

Service Members’ Legal Rights While on Active Duty

Military and Veterans Discounts

Sesame Street for Military Families

Operation American Dream: A Guide to Buying and Keeping Your Home in the Military

Employment Resources for Military Spouses

Cassiobury Court <http://www.cassioburycourt.com/>  offers free help and advice for veterans who suffer with addiction and mental health problems. For more information, click here <http://www.cassioburycourt.com/armed-forced-drug-alcohol-rehabilitation

Exercise to better health: Weight Lifting

Additional help for those with disabilities:

Disability Accommodation Cost Guides

Thriving in Trade School with a Disability

Discrimination And Addiction: How To Overcome Prejudice WIthout Relying On Drugs Or Alcohol

Accessibility and Employment: What People with Disabilities Need to Know

Wheelchair and Handicap Ramp Cost Guide

Dating When Blind or Visually Impaired — From Single and Ready to Mingle to Off the Market

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

Social skills for adolescents and adults with autism

Resources for Substance addiction:  Addiction Resource

Resources for those with disabilities:

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

How to Explain Disability to a Child

The Guide to Buying Used Accessible Vehicles for Disability Accommodation

Life Planning for Children and Adults with Special Needs

Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities

Tips for Travelers with Disabilities

Wheelchair and Handicap Ramp Cost Guide

Developing an Accessible Workplace

Comprehensive guide for those with Disabilities: Guide

Turning Your Military Skills into a Career: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/guide-for-veterans/
Guide to Trade & Vocational Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/
Vocational Careers Guide: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/careers/
Guide to Higher Education for Veterans & Their Families: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/higher-education-for-military-veterans/

Guide to attending sports games for disabled: Guide

Homeowners pest guide: Guide

Helpful guides to be prepared for emergencies:

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities: What to Do When Emergency Weather Strikes

Disaster Preparedness For Seniors By Seniors

Grants for Home Modification: 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities

Safe travels: Disaster preparedness on the road

How Mortgages Are Affected mortgagecalculator.biz/…/natural-disasters.phpin Disaster-Prone Areas

Family Communication Plan for Parents

Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery-Dependent Assistive Technology

Emergency Preparedness for People With Disabilities — Guide and Checklist

Fin Aid

Student Financial Aid Guide For Veterans: https://www.moneygeek.com/education/college/resources/financial-aid-guide-for-veterans/

Taxes

Tax Guide for Military Members & Veterans: https://www.moneygeek.com/financial-planning/resources/guide-to-veterans-taxes/

Life Insurance

Military Life Insurance: https://www.moneygeek.com/insurance/life/resources/military-servicemembers-veterans/

Scams

The Servicemember’s Guide to Financial Scams: https://www.moneygeek.com/financial-planning/resources/servicemember-guide-to-military-scams/

Job Hunting

From Camo to Business Casual: https://www.moneygeek.com/careers/resources/veterans-job-search-guide/

Mortgage

VA Loans: https://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/va-home-loan/

A Guide to Housing Benefits for Veterans: https://www.moneygeek.com/mortgage/resources/veterans-benefits-for-housing-guide/

Business Loans

Small Business Loans for Veterans: https://www.moneygeek.com/business-loans/small-business/veterans/

Helpful guides:

Aging Vets – How to Plan Wisely for Your Future
Residential Leases and the Military – Your Rights
Resources for Vets & Families Living with Cancer
Military Veterans Resource Center
Assistive Tech for Veterans and Military
Guide to Military Moves
Behavioral Health for Veterans
Mental Health Needs of Vets & Families
Justice for Vets

Resources for those with disabilities: Resource link

CTE Education for Disabled Vets.

Turning Your Military Skills into a Career: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/guide-for-veterans/
Guide to Trade & Vocational Schools: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/
Vocational Careers Guide: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/careers/
Guide to Higher Education for Veterans & Their Families: http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/higher-education-for-military-veterans/

Airline Rewards for Veterans and their Families: Airline Rewards

Fire Safety for people with disabilities: Fire Safety

Need a calculator (these are free): Calculators

From active military to civilian life: Resources

Traveling with Disabilities Help: Travel Guide

Resouces available for those with special needs:

Legal Resources for Special Needs
Keeping Disabled Persons Safe While Remodeling
Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive
Teacher Resources for Special Needs
Disaster Preparedness for Special Needs
Disability and Credit Scores
Disability Resources from the Department of Labor
Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home
Financial Planning for Special Needs

Need help with medical assistance certification: Question and Answers

Addiction Resources

Addirional Addiction Resouces

Help for those with disabiliteis starting a business

Help for those with Sjogren’

Help for ASD

Military Discount Travel Guide

The Essential Guide to Travelling with a Medical Condition: http://www.insurancewith.com/travelling-with-a-medical-condition/

Travel Insurance & Disabilities Guide: https://www.comparetravelinsurance.com.au/resources/travel-insurance-disabilities-guide

Identity Protection Comparison Page: ID protection

Moving for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Renters’ Rights for Mobility and Disability
Low Vision Internet Gateway
Managing Sensory Issues At Home
Cleaner Indoor Air & Chemical Sensitivities
Safety for Seniors Around Construction Sites
Limited Mobility Home Modification Checklists and Funding
Moving To Assisted Living
Guide to Finding Credible Medical Information

Home Accessibility Help, etc.:

http://www.home-elevator.net/lifts-for-accessibility.php

https://online.maryville.edu/admissions/guide-to-transferring-college-and-keeping-college-credits/

Explaining special needs to your child: 15 great children’s books

How to Remodel for Accessibility

Developing Your Blind Child’s Sleep Schedule

How to Exercise if You Have Limited Mobility

Healthy Eating Advice for Wheelchair-bound People

6 Powerful Ways To Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

It can be difficult for seniors to maintain their social lives as they age, especially if they live alone. This is a great resource for supporting them to stay active socially.

Home Modifications Increase Senior Safety

This is a given – it’s important for our elders to make sure their homes are a safe environment.

16 Chair Exercises for Seniors & How to Get Started

This is great – it’s got exercises for people of all abilities, and even includes helpful videos.

9 Essential Mobile Device Apps for Senior Citizens

I appreciate that this explains the kinds of apps seniors should have on their mobile devices rather than listing specific apps (which may or may not stick around).

Building The Ultimate Reading Nook For Your Home: A Guide For Bookworms

My mother loves to read and hosts a monthly book club – she actually referred me to this great resource. (Actually, it’s been a great way for her and my dad to avoid feelings of isolation!)

Managing Grief Guidebook – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/managing-grief/ ;

Student Mental Health Awareness and Resources Guide – www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-mental-health-resources/

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Guide – https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/bullying-awareness-guidebook/

How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle – www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/student-nutrition-fitness-guide/

Moving an Aging or Disabled Parent into Your Home: 4 Things You Should Know

Your Guide to the Disability Process

Disability Remodeling – What is the Average Cost to Renovate?

Exercise To Try At Home For Disabled People

Fire Safety for People with Disabilities: A How-To Guide for Prevention and Evacuation

Be Ready to Go: Disability-Specific Supplies for Emergency Kits

Disability Air Travel: Information for Seniors & Disabled

Transportation Options for Seniors Who Don’t Drive

A to Z Guide to Security, Safety and Prevention

Tips to Ensure Safety of Seniors at Home

Home Construction & Design Techniques for Child Safety

Have a House Fire Evacuation Plan

Guide to Handling a Hoarding Spouse

20 Ways to Keep Kids Safe When They Are Home Alone

How to Make Your Home Handicap Accessible

Child Safety Guide: Making the Move from an Urban Area to a Rural One

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Handicap Ramp?

Tips For Parents Of Children With Disabilities Who Want Them To Succeed In School

Childproofing Your Home For A Child With Vision Impairment

How To Cope With Sudden Illness Or Disability

Substance Abuse And Caregiving

34 Great Jobs For People With Disabilities

Comprehensive Guide To Home Accessibility For People With Disabilities In Recovery

What Are Adaptive Sports For People With Disabilities?

American Association Of Adapted Sports Programs

Low Vision Internet Access
Filtering Sensory Processing Issues At Home
Cleaner Indoor Air & Chemical Sensitivities Campaign
Home Modifications for Disabilities – Checklists and Funding
Home Modifications and Selling Your Home
Special Needs Safety Near Construction Sites
Renters’ Rights for Tenants with Disabilities
Moving for Seniors and People with Disabilities
Finding Credible Medical Information and Advice

How to Prepare for a Winter Storm

Disaster Preparedness for Livestock

Earthquake Proof Your Home: How to Prepare Your Home and Property for an Earthquake

Hurricane Safety Checklists

Storm Spotting for Children: At-Home Meteorology

Help Colleagues With Disabilities Succeed in Meetings

College Help Guide:

https://online.maryville.edu/admissions/guide-to-transferring-college-and-keeping-college-credits/

Substance abuse and PTSD:

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/resources/military-resources/

Veteran Substance Abuse and PTSD Information

https://www.ukat.co.uk/

Rehabs Near Me

Drug Rehab

https://addictionresource.com/

Scholarship Help:

 

Travel Help:

https://www.allconnect.com/2018-military-discount-guide.html

Buying a home:

http://www.therealtymedics.com/helpful-resources/veterans-purchasing-a-home/

https://www.retirementliving.com/best-reverse-mortgage-companies

Miscellaneous Help Guides:

Planning for Addiction Treatment – How to Ensure Your Pet’s Health and Happiness in Your Absence

11 Cat Emergencies That Need Immediate Vet Attention

First Aid and Emergency Care for Dog Owners

Do You Have a Pet Emergency Preparedness Plan?

How to Socialize a Dog and Cat

Caring for a Terminally Ill Pet: Pet Hospice

– VA Facilities in New Jersey (http://www2.va.gov/directory/guide/fac_list_by_state.cfm?State=NJ&dnum=All&isflash=0)

– 2016 Guide (http://www.bestschools.com/veterans-resource/)

Mesothelioma Help: https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma/

The Credit Guide for Military Members and Their Families

Help with Addiction

PTSD and Substance Abuse Help for Veterans
Guide to Finding a PTSD Therapist
How to Stop Living Out of Your Car – Guide for Homeless Vets
Homeless Veterans’ Resources
National Coalition for Homeless Veterans
Financial Benefits of a Military Career
Financial Assistance for Homeless Vets
Homes for Homeless Vets
Support for Veterans and Their Struggles
Legal Advice for Veterans

https://www.mesotheliomahelpnow.com/
https://www.asbestos.net/

Substance abuse help

Alcohol Abuse Resource Guide

www.drugrehab.com/addiction/veterans/

www.drugrehab.com/addiction/alcohol/

https://www.drugrehab.com/new-jersey/

ZipRecruiter: Veterans

Dealing with Depression

50+ Health Care Benefits, Career Resources, and Discounts for Women Veterans

Driving and Dementia: The Essential Guide for Seniors
https://www.directline.com/car-cover/driving-and-dementia

Raising Children on a Single of Fixed Income

ConsumerSafetyGuide.com

100+ Resources, Tips, and Discounts on Mobility and Accessibility Products for Seniors and the Disabled

Online Security for beginners

130+ Small Business & Entrepreneurship Resources and Opportunities for Military Veterans

Veterans and Military Educational Resource Guide

Find a Rehab Center

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