Thursday, October 10, 2019

50 Resources for Veterans in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is a pretty good place for military veterans to retire.  Besides great weather and unlimited things to do, there are also plenty of resources for vets here including...

  1. A big VA Hospital in North Las Vegas
  2. As well as lots of VA clinics around the valley
  3. There is the Nellis AFB Hospital 
  4. And the huge Nellis Air Force Base with all kinds of amenities 
  5. Nellis AFB also has a Space A Terminal
  6. And there is a USO at McCarran Airport
  7. The Southern Nevada State Veterans Home is located in Boulder City
  8. As is the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery
  9. Clark County offers a great tax exemption program for vets
  10. The Nevada Department of Veterans Services is located in North Las Vegas (in the VA hospital campus)
  11. The Henderson Vet Center is another good resource
  12. For vets in need, Veterans Village is a great resource
  13. US Vets is another local non profit which helps out veterans
  14. Honor Flight Southern Nevada offers a wonderful program for vets
  15. And here is a huge list of local businesses that give discounts to vets
  16. Here is a huge list of VA benefits for the vet and their family members
  17. The local Salvation Army offers veterans services
  18. The state of Nevada has a Veterans Jobs Coordinator office
  19. And this is one of many veterans job boards
  20. The SBA has an Office of Veterans Business Development program
  21. UNLV has a Veterans Service Center as does CSN
  22. The Veterans Crisis Line can be found either online or by calling 800-273-8255 (for suicide and other mental health concerns)
  23. Homeless veterans can find services here
  24. And the local 211 line can connect vets in need with services in the community
  25. Emergency assistance for homeless veterans can be found here
  26. Patriot Place is a housing community for low income vets
  27. Stations Casinos offers several discounts for vets through their Military Monday program
  28. Caesars Casinos offers a similar program
  29. And MGM Resorts offers a similar discount program for vets too
  30. Several casino buffets in Las Vegas offer free buffets to vets on Veterans Day and Memorial Day
  31. Legal assistance for vets can be found at the Nellis AFB legal office or through the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada
  32. The Veterans Transition Resource Centers offers assistance programs for new vets
  33. The Nevada American Legion offers several resources for vets
  34. You can find a local VFW Post here
  35. And here is another long list of veterans services and resources
  36. The Goodwill of Southern Nevada has a Veterans Integration Program
  37. Here is a list of veterans jobs and military job transition programs
  38. The VA Home Loan program is a great benefit available to vets
  39. USAA offers several banking and financial services to vets and military members
  40. Military One Source offers a range of info and resources for vets
  41. Heath and fitness resources for the military community can be found on the government's HHS page
  42. The government's SAMHSA page offers a number of mental health resources for vets 
  43. The Red Cross offers specialized services for military and vets
  44. There are always vet-related community events going on in Las Vegas, from fun runs to parades to appreciation events and more
  45. Military.com is a great resource for both active duty personnel and vets
  46. As is the Department of Defense's resource page
  47. USA.gov has a military assistance page
  48. And this is yet another great list of resources for vets
  49. Ditto this list of veterans resources
  50. Finally, reddit has a good military bulletin board (be sure to check the sidebar for related sub-reddits)

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