Additional Resources for Servicemembers and Veterans

Federal

  • U.S. Department of Defense
    • Military OneSource.
      • Military OneSource is a Department of Defense funded website designed to help improve the quality of life for troops and their families. It includes information on education, housing, legal matters, personal finances and benefits.

  • U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs

  • Board of Veterans Appeals

  • U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • Information specifically for veterans
  • Federal Trade Commission Consumer Sentinel/Military
    • The FTC website provides consumer education materials covering a wide range of consumer protection issues. In addition, its Consumer Sentinel/Military feature allows members of the United States Armed Forces to enter consumer complaints directly into a database that is accessible to law enforcement organizations, the Department of Defense, and other military law enforcement.

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
    • Information regarding financial issues affecting servicemembers, veterans and their families. This site provides educational materials on a variety of financial issues and also allows consumers to submit complaints.

  • U.S. Department of Labor VETS
    • Provides employment resources for veterans and separating servicemembers and information about their employment rights.

 

New York State

 

Other Resources

  • Better Business Bureau ("BBB") Military Line - Provides military related consumer news and alerts, and general consumer education and advocacy materials to servicemembers and their families.
    • Individuals can also file complaints and requests reports on businesses through the BBB site.
  • Military.com
    • Includes information for servicemembers, military families and veterans on government benefits and scholarships.

  • Defense Suicide Prevention Office:
    Part of the Department of Defense’s Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness. Aims to reduce the impact of suicide on servicemembers and their families.

  • Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program:
    Resources for National Guard and Reserve servicemembers and their families.

Legal Resources