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Veterans Organization Contact List - Escambia & Santa Rosa Counties

 

General

United States Department of Veterans’ 800-827-1000 (Toll Free)

Affairs 850-487-1533 (Esc. and Santa Rosa)

www.polytrauma.va.gov/index.asp

 

Families Count Matt Peterson 850-619-5899 Screening

Supportive Services for Veteran & family Stacy Ray 850-983-8149 Assistance

Housing, referrals, resources,

Transportation, case management

 

 

Navy Marine Corps www.nmcrs.org

Food, rent, utilities, repairs, medical

And dental bills, emergency

transportation, Funeral expenses.

 

Assistive Equipment

 

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & 888-788-9216

Technology www.faast.org

 

Center for Independent Living (866-575-6004 (Toll free)

3600 North Pace Blvd., Pen. Fl. Laura Jo Hust, FAAST Program Coord.

850-595-5566 ex: 13, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.cil-drc.org

Benefits

Applying for benefits prior to

retirement or separation www.TurboTAP.org or www.MilitaryOneSource.com or www.va.gov

Education

Post 9/11 GI Bill 850-484-1670

Pensacola State College This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Pensacola Campus, Pen. Fl.

 

Pensacola State College 850-484-1961 Pensacola

1000 College Blvd., Pen.

Warrington Campus, Hwy. 98 850-484-2357 West Esc. County

Escarosa Career Center

3670 N. “L” St., Pen. 850-607-8745 Downtown Pen.

Santa Rosa County

5988 Hwy. 90, Milton, Fl. 850-484-4455

All contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.educationalopportunitycenter.org

 

Employment

The Able Trust 888-838-2253 (Toll-Free)

www.abletrust.org/links/agency_listings_map.shtml

Vets & Job Corps (800) 733-JOBS/5627

www.recruiting.jobcorps.gov

 

Florida Division of Vocational 800-451-4327 (Toll Free)

Rehabilitation (VR) www.rehabworks.org

 

 

 

 

 

Medical

Brain Injury Association of Florida 800-992-3442

www.byyourside.org

 

Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program 866-875-5660 (Toll free)

850-245-4045

www.doh.state.fl.us/demo/BrainSC/Index.html

 

Florida Spinal Cord Injury Resource 866-313-2940 (Toll Free)

Center www.fscirc.com

 

 

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society 703-696-0032

Visiting Nurse Combat Casualty www.nmcrs.org

Assistance Program

 

Paralyzed Veterans of America-Florida 800-795-3594 (Toll Free)

www.centralfloridapva.org

 

 

State Verified Trauma Centers 800-226-1911

www.doh.state.fl.us/demo/Trauma/center.htm

 

State Designated Rehabilitation Centers 866-875-5660 (Toll Free) www.doh.state.fl.us/demo/BrainSC/Facilities/Facilitieshome.htm

 

VA Caregiver Support www.caregiver.va.gov

Caregivers for Veterans and/or veteran’s

Caregivers, skilled nursing, home health,

Medical equipment, primary care,

respite care

 

Veterans Health Care Clinics

Joint Ambulatory Care Center 866-927-1420 or 850-912-2000

 

Health Care Services

Humana Military www.humana-military.com

 

Integrated Disability Evaluation System www.WarriorCare.mil

 

Foster Care

Long Term Medical Foster Care Jeanie Sherman, LCSW, Coordinator 850-912-2297

Office Asst.: 850-912-2472

www.biloxi.va.gov/biloxi/services/mfc.asp

 

Become a Medical Foster Home Care Jeanie Sherman, LCSW, Medical Foster Home Prog.

Caregiver Coord. (866)-929-1420 or 850-912-2000

www.biloxi.va.gov/biloxi/services/mfc.asp

Housing

Fisher House of the Emerald Coast 850-259-4956

Eglin Air Force Base, Florida www.fisherhousemeraldcoast.org

FHEC, Inc., PO Box 2007

Eglin AFB, Florida 32542

 

Families Count Matt Peterson 850-619-5899 Screening

Supportive Services for Veteran & family Stacy Ray 850-983-8149 Assistance

Housing, referrals, resources,

Transportation, case management

 

VA’s National Homeless Call Center 1-877-424-3838

Health care, housing, dental, www.va.gov/homeless

Work therapy, vocational rehabilitation

 

 

 

HUD-VASH Program Housing for homeless Veterans & their family

Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties

Marsha Bazinet, Program Coord. 850-858-0350

Emmett Walker, Case Manager, 850-912-2267

Deborah Rougas, Case Worker, 850-912-2267

 

Information

Santa Rosa County Veteran’s Services 850-981-7155 Milton, 850-932-9508 Gulf Breeze

Karen Haworth, Veterans Services Dir.

Ed McCants, Veterans Services Specialist

 

 

Real Warriors

Talk to trained health resource

Consultant 1-866-966-1020 www.realwarriors.net/livechat

Connect with other warriors www.realwarriors.net/forum

Speak with personal coach during

transitions www.health.mil/intransition

Real Warriors social media campaign www.twitter.com/realwarriors and

www.facebook.com/realwarriors

 

Recreation

Florida Disabled Outdoors Association 850-201-2944 (Not Toll Free)

www.fdoa.org

 

Support for Veterans and their Families

The Fleet and Family Support Center 850-452-5990 DSN 922

Naval Air Station Pensacola 1-877-471-7240

151 Ellyson Ave. Bldg. 625

Life Skills Educ., parent support,

Financial mgt., relocation asst.,

Spouse employ. Asst., marriage &

Family counseling.

 

Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial 850-981-7153 Leave a message

Foundation

5191 C Willing Street, Milton, Fl. 32570

 

Transportation

Santa Rosa County Vets to VA Clinic 850-981-7153 (applications) or

At 790 Veterans Way, www.santarosa.fl.gov/veterans

Pensacola, Florida 32507 850-476-8130 ex: 1 for schedule to ride

Shuttle to VA Clinic only on Tues. & Thurs.

 

Florida Commission for Transportation 800-983-2435 (Toll Free)

Disadvantaged

www.dot.state.fl.us/ctd/customerservice/page.htm

 

For More resources:

The Clearinghouse on Disability Information

(877)ADA-4-You (Toll Free, Florida only)

(877)232-4968 (Toll-Free, Florida only)

(850) 922-4103 (Voice/TTD)

www.fldisabilityinfo.com

 

 

For Women

VA Health Benefits Call Center 1-877-222-8387

www.vba.va.gov

Women Veterans Health

Strategic Health Care Group www.publichealth.va.gov/womenshealth