Veteran Services

FreeGrants ForVeterans

Our website provides comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These grants are given away for free, and they could help low income veterans with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications . Please note that grants are only given for veterans who can prove financial difficulties. Apply for multiple grants to ensure your needs are met.

 

We offer information on the following : (1) grants for rent (2) housing assistance (3) help with bills (4) education grants (5) medical bills grants (6) business grants

Hire MI Vet

Hire MI Vet is a community initiative that coordinates and hosts hiring events and other events to open the doors to meaningful employment.

The initiative is a strategic, yet very straightforward approach to helping the men and women who have served our country in the military find employment through a range of employment-related services. We host employment workshops, networking events, and an annual hiring event.

Address:

P.O. Box 8192

Ann Arbor, MI 48107

Website: https://hiremivet.org/

Michigan Ability Partners Veteran Services

Michigan Ability Partners (MAP) has partnered with Wayne Metropolitan Action Agency to provide veterans in the Washtenaw County area with the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program (SSVF).

 

The SSVF program focuses on securing and maintaining housing for veterans who are currently homeless or would be homeless without this assistance. It provides temporary financial assistance and supportive services to help veterans gain housing stability. The goal is for veterans in the SSVF program to remain stably housed after this temporary assistance ends.

Address:

Ann Arbor Office

3810 Packard Road, Suite 260

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 975-6880

Website: https://www.mapagency.org/

Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

This organization provides many benefits to veterans including:

  • Benefits for 100% disabled veterans

  • Burial benefits and resources

  • County Incentive Grants

  • Disability Compensation

  • Emergency Assistance

  • Home Loans

  • Law Enforcement Resources

  • Pension, Aid and Attendance

  • Recreation

  • Regional Coordinators

  • Veteran License Plates and IDs

  • Veterans Community Action Teams

  • Veterans Justice

Address:

Phoenix Bldg., 5th Floor

222 N. Washington Square

P.O. Box 30104

Lansing, MI 48909

Phone: (800) 642-4838

Email: mvaaresourcecenter@michigan.gov

Website: https://www.michiganveterans.com/

U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs -- Homeless Veterans

The VA is committed to ending homelessness among veterans.

Our focus is threefold:

  • Conducting coordinated outreach to proactively seek our veterans in need of assistance

  • Connecting homeless and at-risk veterans with housing solutions, healthcare, community employment services, and other required supports

  • Collaborating with federal, state, and local agencies; employers; housing providers; faith-based and community nonprofits; and others to expand employment and affordable housing options for veterans exiting homelessness

Detroit Community Resource and Referral Center:

301 Piquette Street

Detroit, MI 48201

National Phone Numbers:

Benefits: (800) 827-1000

Health Care: (877) 222-8387

VA Inspector General: (800) 488-8244

Veterans Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 (Press 1)

Website: https://www.va.gov/homeless/

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Mission: Honor America's Veterans by providing exceptional healthcare that improves their health and well-being. Since 1953, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (VAAAHS) has provided state-of-the-art healthcare services to the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your healthcare needs in any way we can. More than 69,000 veterans living in a 15-county area of Michigan and Northwest Ohio utilized the VAAAHS in fiscal year 2017.

Address:

2215 Fuller Road

Ann Arbor, 48105

Phone:

(800) 361-8387

(734) 769-7100

Veterans Crisis Line: (800) 273-8255 (Press 1)

Website: https://www.annarbor.va.gov/

Veteran Haven of Hope House

The Veterans Haven of Hope House is a two-year transitional housing program for homeless veterans, which provides individualized services to help transition them back into mainstream society.  Veterans Haven of Hope House is operated by the Salvation Army of Washtenaw County. Services provided include:

  • Free housing

  • Individualized case work services

  • Weekly meetings with caseworkers

  • Continuing education

Address:

809 Henry Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 668-8353

Website: https://michiganlegalhelp.org/organizations-courts/community-services/veterans-haven-of-hope-house

Wadhams Veteran Center

The Wadhams Veterans Center at Washtenaw Community College was created to serve all former and current active-duty military personnel, spouses, and dependents of veterans, and students in the National Guard or Reserves. The center seeks to integrate veterans into the college community by helping with their transition and offering any assistance veterans may need.

Services provided include:

  • Academic Advising

  • A space to get to know fellow students

  • Computers for school use

  • School certifying official

Address:

WCC Student Center 206

4800 E. Huron River Drive

Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: (734) 477-8560

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Website: https://www.wccnet.edu/succeed/vetcenter/index.php

Washtenaw County Veterans Affairs

The Washtenaw County DVA can help veterans, their survivors, and dependents file claims for benefits from Federal, State of Michigan, and local governments that may results with the following:

  • Disability Compensation

  • Education Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for

    • Food ​

    • Housing

    • Medical

    • Transportation

    • Utilities

  • Funeral and Burial Reimbursements​

  • Home Long Guarantees

  • Insurance 

  • Pension

Address:

2155 Hogback Road

Ann Arbor, MI 48108

Phone: (734) 973-4540

Website: https://www.washtenaw.org/959/Veterans-Affairs

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Online training & resources for CAN staff, interns, and volunteers

CAN Mission Statement

Community Action Network partners with children, youth, and families from under-resourced Washtenaw County neighborhoods to create better futures for themselves, and improve the communities in which they live.

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