If you are looking for other services and organizations in addition to educational benefits, here are some sites that may be helpful.
Maine Bureau of Veterans Services (MBVS)www.maine.gov/veterans – Contact the MBVS and self-identify as a veteran to ensure access to all benefits to which you are entitled.
VA Maine Healthcare System – Toguswww.maine.va.gov – located in Augusta, ME – offers a variety of health services to meet the needs of all Veterans.
Vet Center Programwww.vetcenter.va.gov – there is a Vet Center in Lewiston, ME.  They provide a broad range of counseling, outreach and referral services to combat Veterans and their families.
Veterans Inc.www.veteransinc.org – there is an office in Lewiston, ME.  They assist veterans that are homeless or at risk of being homeless with housing, employment, and health services.
Maine Career Centerswww.mainecareercenter.com – there is an office in East Wilton, ME and all across the state.  They offer services to veterans to find employment, write resumes and interview skills.
Veteran Crisis Hotline – 1-800-273-8255www.veteranscrisisline.net – confidential toll-free hotline to receive support 24 hours a day for veterans in crisis.
Smoking / Vaping Cessation Support Resources for Veterans vapingdaily.com/support/smoking-among-veterans/ online resources and information for veterans and active duty dealing with smoking and vaping issues.

Paralyzed Veterans of America | New England Chapter (pvanewengland.org) – regional organization of spinal cord injured or diseased veterans.

Disabled American Veterans www.dav.org – provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families.  They offer services ranging from rides to medical appointments to helping find employment or with benefit claims.

Wounded Warrior Projectwww.woundedwarriorproject.org – To assist veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military, transition back to civilian life.

American Legionwww.legion.org – Location in Farmington, ME – 207-778-9371

VFWwww.vfw.org – Location in Farmington, ME – 207-293-2275;  Jay, ME  207-897-5112

AMVETSwww.amvets.org – Location in Jay, ME  – 207-897-3896

Maine Veteran’s Benefits and Resource Guide – This guide provides information on a broad range of benefits, services, and veterans-related organizations.

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University of Maine at Farmington
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