MISSION UNITED Services

 

MISSION UNITED has aligned and mobilized resources to organize a comprehensive system of support.  You are no more than two steps to help. You can call 954.4.UNITED or email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org to fill out our online sign-up form.

 

 

 Employment Services
Legal Assistance
Education
Financial Services
Health
Housing Support
Mentorship

 


Employment Services
Linking Qualified Veterans to Our Employer Partners

  • Learn targeted networking, resume writing and interviewing skills
     
  • Discover to succeed in the civilian workforce
     
  • Help employers discover the value of hiring veterans
     
  • Connect veterans with job opportunities
     

 

 

Veterans learn skills that set them apart.  MISSION UNITED can help put them toward a rewarding career.  For more information on MISSION UNITED employment services,
call 954.4.UNITED, email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org, to fill out our online sign-up form.


Legal Assistance
Connecting Eligible Veterans with Pro Bono Legal Services

 

United Way of Broward County’s MISSION UNITED has partnered with Legal Aid Service of Broward County to create a Veteran’s Pro Bono Project to offer free civil legal services to Broward’s income-eligible military members, veterans and their families in the following areas:

  • Family Law
  • Consumer Issues
  • Housing Issues
  • VA Benefits
  • Other Benefits
  • Probate /Wills/Estate Planning /Advance Directives
  • Real Estate and Business Transactional Matters
  • Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Mentor another Attorney

 

For more information concerning legal services available, please call 954.4.UNITED, email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org, to fill out our online sign-up form.

 


Education
Creating a Path to a Career

  • Assist veterans and their families in making career and education decisions to match skills and interests
     
  • Navigate GI Bill Education Benefits
     
  • Learn which local or vocational school, college or university may fit your career choice

 

MISSION UNITED partners with the following institutions to offer veteran-specific enrollment assistance, college life navigation and post-enrollment veteran support services. Click the links below to access veteran specific information for each partner institution. These links also provide contact information for each institution’s veteran services Ombudsman. For more information about MISSION UNITED’s education services, please call 954.4.UNITED, email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org, to fill out our online sign-up form.

 

ofelicia@broward.edu carlcole@nova.edu bjohnson@aii.edu

 

 

mbedoya@FTCCollege.edu

mgiallom@fau.edu ddellacamera@keiseruniversity.edu

 

 

 

yrodriguez@devry.edu dstein@arcbroward.com skilgore@kaplan.edu
     
     
maria.rodriguez@browardschools.com ames.morina@browardschools.com angela.corey@browardschools.com
     
joey.leto@floridabarberacademy.edu ortizlelis@jmvu.edu amalzo@brownmackie.edu

   
DMonroe@NHFlorida.com    
     

 

 

The following links are to various veteran assistance sites.  MISSION UNITED is not affiliated with these sites and is only providing them as a resource for veterans seeking additional information.

 

   

 

 


Financial Services

Providing Access to Financial Resources

  • Financial Assistance is provided on needs assessment, transition plan, resource availability

 

For more information on MISSION UNITED’s financial services, please call 954.4.UNITED, email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org, to fill out our online sign-up form.

 

 


Health

Accessing Healthcare After Active Duty

  • Learn about your VA eligibility and enrollment
     
  • Navigate the civilian heath care system

 

For more information on MISSION UNITED’s health support, please call 954.4.UNITED, email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org, to fill out our online sign-up form.

 

 


Housing Support

Helping End Veteran Homelessness

  • Link to existing veteran housing opportunities
     
  • Support for veteran at risk of losing housing
     
  • Connect homeless veterans to rapid rehousing opportunities

 

For more information on MISSION UNITED’s housing support, please call 954.4.UNITED, email MISSIONUNITED@UnitedWayBroward.org, to fill out our online sign-up form.

 

 


Mentorship

Connecting Student Veterans with Respectful and Trustworthy Mentors

  • Provide veteran mentees with a sounding board, role model, and trusted friend
     
  • Veteran and non-veteran mentors share professional and personal ‘lessons learned’ with mentees
     
  • Strengthen mentee’s support network and builds competence and confidence
     
  • Mentee drives the selection process in choosing their mentor

 

The MISSION UNITED mentoring program offers Broward County student veterans the opportunity to select a mentor they believe is best suited to help with everyday challenges and their professional development.  For example, select from veteran mentors who share post 9/11 service and GI benefits experience or a mentor who matches your life interests and career goals. 

 

Having a mentor:

  • Empowers personal and professional life transitions
     
  • Offers opportunities
     
  • Enhances knowledge and expertise
     
  • Builds competence and confidence
     
  • Strengthens one’s support network

 

For a first-hand account of the mentorship program, click on a testimonial below.

 

Bernny Felix-Saladin and Rafael Rosado

Omar Gonazalez

  

                          Lindon Campbell                             Stephen Moss and Joseph Kadis               

 

If you are interested in having a mentor or learning more about the mentorship program, please click the buttons below.