Crisis: Loss & Severe Injury

 

Caregiver Directory

This .pdf resource guide for family members and caregivers of recovering service members is a fantastic resource. Published by the Department of Defense Office of Warrior Care, this guide is full of resources in an easy-to-understand format.

Download Caregiver Directory here

 

Vet Center Program – Department of Veterans Affairs

Vet Centers are staffed the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Available to all veterans who have served in a war zone and their families.

Milwaukee: (414) 434-1311 Madison: 608-264-5342 Green Bay: 920-435-5650 Wausau: 715-842-1724 LaCrosse: 608-782-4403

Hotline: 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)

Support for: Service Members (if qualified), Veterans (if qualified), Families (if qualified)

 

American Red Cross

Delivers notification of an emergency such as the death or serious illness of an immediate family member to service members.

Website

Phone: (877) 272-7337

Support for: Service Members, Families

 

Wisconsin Military Survivor Outreach Services

Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) connects you with people who can help you cope with your loss. Many times after you have lost a loved one, there are unresolved issue or questions that may surface months or year after the loss. The Army is dedicated to fulfilling the Family Covenant by providing support to Surviving Families for as long as they desire.

Website

Support for: Service Members, Families

 

Veterans Cemeteries & Military Funeral Honors Program

Website   Flyer

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Kyle’s Corner

Kyle’s Korner is dedicated to helping grieving children, teens and their families who are coping with the death of a loved one. Based in Milwaukee.

Website

Support for: Families

 

Rainbow Kids

Providing peer support to children and adults grieving a loss from a difficult life event. Includes deployment, death, divorce, etc.

Website

Ph: 920-452-2838

Support for: Service Members, Veterans, Families

 

Hearts of Valor

Supports people who are caregivers for wounded, ill, or injured warriors by providing retreats, support groups, and online resources.

Website

Support for: Families