Veterans, Get The Help You Have Earned

954-4-UNITED

        (486-4833)

 


MISSION UNITED is a critical program supporting US military service members,
veterans and their families in Broward County by helping them re-acclimate to
civilian life. Key focus areas include employment, education, health,
legal assistance, emergency financial aid, and housing.

Through MISSION UNITED, United Way of Broward County is aligning
existing services and creating solutions where there are gaps in support.

 

Employment
Linking Veterans to Career Opportunities

  • Learn targeted networking, resume writing and interviewing skills and how to succeed in the civilian workforce
  • Employers discover the value of hiring veterans
  • Access to job opportunities


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 fits your career choice


Health
Accessing Health Care Active Duty

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


Legal Assistance
Addressing Veteran Legal Needs

  • Pro bono legal services which include: marriage and family law; consumer issues; housing issues; VA benefits; military discharge upgrades; real estate and business transactions; probate, wills and estate planning


Emergency Financial Aid
Providing Access to Short-Term Assistance

  • Utility bills including gas, electric, water, internet and phone service
  • Car payments and repair costs
  • Mortgage and rent payments
  • Groceries, baby formula and household supplies
  • School supplies and clothing
  • Medical bills


Housing
Eliminating Homelessness

  • Linking to existing veteran housing opportunities
  • Support for veterans in danger of losing housing

 

 

Thank you for serving our country
We appreciate the sacrifices you have made and want to make coming home as easy as possible.

 

“The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.”

General George Washington - 1789

 


Please click here to download an informative MISSION UNITED brochure.

Please click here to download the MISSION UNITED Employment Toolkit.


YOU CAN HELP A VETERAN re-acclimate into the community. Your support provides the resources they need to create better opportunities for themselves and their family. To donate, click here.