DIOPA Veterans Ministry – Resources



Veterans seeking assistance may find it here. If there are services (legal, resume building, Essay writing, etc.) that a parish or member of a parish would like to offer, please contact veterans@diopa.org.


Veterans Ministry Brochure

Chris J. Antal’s Presentation at March 21, 2017 Workshop

Veterans Multi-Service Center
IMPACTVeterans Coming Home



Veterans’ Guide to Careers After the Military: Resources that colleges offer for veterans returning to school, includes advice on how to choose a degree once leaving the military and describes tips and tricks veterans can use when trying to land a civilian job.

Guide to an Armed Forces Career: Helps people interested in exploring a career path in the armed forces. The resource describes the different career options available in the armed forces, breaks down what a person should expect to earn with a military career and includes the personal components necessary to be successful when starting an armed forces career.



National Resource Directory: Connecting Veterans, their Families and Caregivers with Those Who Support Them.

The Network of Care for Service Members, Veterans & Their Families: Services, information, support, advocacy for all components of the Veterans’ community.


Veterans Assistance Services:

Veterans Crisis Line: Connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders. Call 1-800-273-8255 FREE and Press 1.

VA Health Care: The VA Enrollment Website to apply for VA care or update information. 1-877-222-VETS FREE (8387)

My HealtheVet: My HealtheVet is the VA’s Personal Health Record. Designed for Veterans, Service members, their dependents and caregivers to gain access to tools that can help you track and monitor your health.

VA Caregiver Support: Provides support for caregivers of Veterans and information about services that may be available to them. 1-855-260-3274 FREE

Women Veterans Call Center: Women Veterans hotline—1-855-VA-WOMEN (1-855-829-6636 FREE)—an incoming call center that receives and responds to questions from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across the nation about available VA services and resources.

National Center for PTSD: VA’s center of excellence for research and education on the prevention, understanding and treatment of PTSD. 1-802-296-6300