ORGANIZATIONS

American Legion Department of Florida (Requires Membership)
407-295-2631 (http://www.floridalegion.org)

The American Legion has a broad range of programs for Family, Youth, Community, and National Affairs. With over 27 different programs, you’re covered from the baseball diamond to our nation’s borders. Additionally, the Legion make a difference not only within local communities, but nationwide as an organization.

The Military Order of the Purple Heart
904-210-7362 (http://www.floridapurpleheart.org)

The Military Order of the Purple Heart exists to assist all veterans in working with the VA and filing claims for many benefits that are available. You do not need to be a member of the Purple Heart Organization to seek assistance. The program provides veteran’s benefits experts at various veterans’ administration regional offices, hospitals, vet centers, and state and county veterans facilities.

VFW Department of Florida (Requires Membership)
352-622-5126 (http://www.vfw.org/Assistance/)

The VFW offers a wide range of assistance programs aimed at helping veterans of every generation. Whether that means providing free, professional help filing or appealing a VA claim, offering scholarships for post-secondary education or providing emergency financial relief when times get tough, the VFW is there for America’s veterans. VFW Department of Florida provide professional assistance in the following: filing a VA Claim, separation benefits, using education benefits, veteran’s scholarships, and financial aid.