Service and Sacrifice: Veteran Resources Links

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VETERANS SHOW INFORMATION

Easter Seals Military & Veterans Services

http://www.easterseals.com/maine/our-programs/military-veteran-services/

To contact a care coordinator directly, call 207.828.0754 x1004. 

To learn more or to support Veterans Count Maine, contact Jeremy at jkendall@eastersealsme.org or call 207.828.0754 x1014.

Department of Veterans Affairs (Maine VA)

https://www.va.gov/directory/GUIDE/state.asp?STATE=ME&dnum=ALL

VA Medical Center   

       Augusta:

VA Maine Healthcare System - Togus

    Outpatient Clinic   

       Bingham:

Mobile Medical Unit

       Fort Kent:

Fort Kent Access Point Clinic

       Houlton:

Houlton Satellite Clinic

    Community Based Outpatient Clinic   

       Bangor:

Bangor Community Based Outpatient Clinic

       Calais:

Calais Outpatient Clinic

       Caribou:

Aroostook County (Caribou) Community Based Outpatient Clinic

       Lewiston:

Lewiston/ Auburn Community Based Outpatient Clinic

       Lincoln:

Lincoln Community Based Outpatient Clinic

       Portland:

Portland Community Based Outpatient Clinic

       Rumford:

Rumford Community Based Outpatient Clinic

       Saco:

Saco Community Based Outpatient Clinic

    Vet Center   

       Bangor:

Bangor Vet Center

       Caribou:

Caribou Vet Center

       Lewiston:

Lewiston Vet Center

       Portland:

Portland Vet Center

       Springvale:

Sanford Vet Center

 

 

VA Homeless Veterans Program

http://www.maine.va.gov/services/homeless/

Preble Street Veterans Program

For information on the Preble Street homeless veterans outreach program and how you can help, contact them at: (207) 956-6556 or Toll Free at (800) 377-5709. You can also email them at: vhs@preblestreet.org

Bureau of Veterans Services

http://www.maine.gov/veterans/

mainebvs@maine.gov

(207)430-6035

Assisting with:

•   Enrolling in the VA system to access healthcare services and VA benefits

•   Filing a claim with the VA

•   Obtaining a copy of your DD 214

•   Applying for free park passes and hunting and fishing licenses

 

Maine State Veterans Benefits

http://www.military.com/benefits/veteran-state-benefits/maine-state-veterans-benefits.html

Assisting with:

Housing Benefits

Financial Assistance Benefits

          Education Benefits

          Other State Veteran Benefits

Maine State Housing Authority

http://www.mainehousing.org/programs-services/homebuyer/saluteme

(207) 626-4600

Toll Free (800) 452-4668

“Salute ME and Salute Home Again”

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Sports/Activities/Programs for Veterans:

Outward Bound

http://www.outwardbound.org/veteran-adventures/outward-bound-for-veterans/

Their motto is:  “Re-energizing Veterans Through Adventure and Challenge”.  Offering canoeing, sailing, white water rafting, back packing, skiing, sea kayaking adventures for veterans of all ages all around the country.

Veterans No Boundaries Winter & Summer Programs through ME Adaptive Sports

https://www.maineadaptive.org/programs/winter/

Contact: Kelsey (800) 639-7770 extension 1102

Winter Programs Include:

Alpine skiing, ski racing, snowboarding, Nordic skiing, snowshoeing at Sunday River, Sugarloaf, Camden Bowl, Black Mountain, Bethel Nordic ski center, Pineland Farms

Summer Programs Held each August at Camp Wavus on Damariscotta Lake include:

•   Fishing & Boat Tours

•   Kayaking/Canoeing

•   Paddleboarding

•   Archery & Riflery

•   Cycling

•   Ropes Course/Zip Line

•   Pottery & Wood Carving

•   Evening Activities

•   Competition

•   Camaraderie

•   Relaxation

Pine Grove Outfitters:  “Vets Helping Vets”

http://www.pinegroveprogram.com

(207) 672-9200

Provides free outdoor experiences to Maine veterans and emergency responders.

Programs include: Fishing, hunting, ATV, outdoors/camping

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