VetOps

VetOps

  • Neighborhood/Environment
    • American Red Cross

    3220 E. Jefferson Blvd South Bend, IN 46615
    (574) 234-0191
    www.redcross.org
    Referrals to community resources, benefits claims and emergency communication services.

    • Bright Point

    224 W. Jefferson Blvd, Suite 101  South Bend, IN 46617
    227 E. Washington Blvd. P.O.Box 10570 Fort Wayne, IN 46853
    (260) 423-3546 or  (800) 589-3506
    www.mybrightpoint.org
    Helping homeless, or on the verge of becoming homeless find and sustain housing through their Supportive Services for Veteran Families program.

    • Habitat for Humanity

    402 E. South Street South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 288-6967
    www.hfhsjc.org
    Serves military families through home repair or home preservation. Vet Initiative Home Ownership Program: provides an affordable, interest-free mortgage that helps build and rehabilitate more homes in St. Joseph County.

    • Homes for Heroes

    1638 Day Road E. Mishawaka, IN 46545
    (574) 271-3440
    www.homesforheroes.com
    Mission: to provide extraordinary savings to local heroes who provide extraordinary services to our community everyday.

    • Homes for Heroes Foundation

    www.homesforheroesfoundation.org
    Non-profit organization with the purpose of providing or coordinating financial assistance and housing resources to our Nation's heroes through it's growing network of contractors and generous donors.

    • Miller's Vet Center

    747 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 968-5349
    www.millersvets.com
    Residential center for homeless veterans. Also helps vets get into housing and attain jobs

    • REAL Services

    1151 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 284-2060
    www.realservices.org
    Wide variety of family and residential services.

    • St. Joseph County Problem-Solving Court

    227 W. Jefferson Blvd. 4th Floor South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 235-9565
    Veteran treatment court.

    • Senator Joe Donnelly

    205 W. Colfax Ave. South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 288-2780
    www.donnelly.senate.gov
    Connections to VA benefits, overseas issues, issues at home while service member is overseas, passport losses; can expedite the process of replacing on short notice for service members, federal agency issues

    • United Way 211

    211
    www.myunitedway2-1-1.org
    Call center facilitating local resource navigation, and SSVF.

    • VA NIHCS HUD/VASH

    340 Columbia Place South Bend, IN 46601
    (800) 360-8387
    VA Supportive Housing Program.

  • Health Care
    • David’s Heart Ministries to Veterans

    P.O. Box 4232 South Bend, IN 46634
    (574) 339-1100
    www.catholicpeacefellowship.org
    Ministry for former military and their loved ones.

    • Deborah Cook-Clandy MA, PHD

    2410 Mishawaka Ave. South Bend, IN 46615
    (574) 309-4295
    Mental health counseling services.

    • Health Care for Homeless Veterans

    (800) 360-8387 ext. 71322
    www.va.gov/homeless/hchv.asp

    • Indiana University South Bend Dental Hygiene Clinic

    1002 S. Esther St., Education and Arts Building 1201 South Bend, IN 46615
    (574) 520-4156
    www.dental.iusb.edu
    Students perform cleanings while overseen by instructors at minimal cost. Open to the public, by appointment only.

    • Indiana University South Bend Student Counseling Center

    1700 Mishawaka Ave. Administration 230 South Bend, IN 46615
    (574) 520-4125
    www.iusb.edu/student-counseling
    Working to enhance student success by providing high-quality, short-term mental health counseling services. 

    • Life Treatment Center

    1402 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46613
    (574) 233-5433
    www.lifetreatmentcenters.org
    Community activities.

    • Michiana Behavioral Health

    1800 North Oak Dr. Plymouth, IN 46563
    (574) 303-7877
    www.michianabhc.com
    24 hour in-patient mental health hospital.

    • Morgan Counseling Services

    300 N. Michigan Street, Suite 405 South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 234-3338
    Low cost counseling services.

    • My HealtheVet

    www.myhealth.va.gov
    VA's online personal health record.

    • St. Joseph Health System

    5215 Holy Cross Parkway Mishawaka, IN 46545
    (574) 335-3891
    www.sjmed.com
    Variety of different health services.

    • South Bend Vet Center

    4727 Miami St. South Bend, IN 46614
    (574) 231-8480
    PTSD counseling, individualized treatment, and other veteran and family services.

    • Southern Care Hospice

    1626 E. Day Road Mishawaka, IN 46545
    (205) 739-1699
    www.southerncarehospice.com
    Philosophy of care for people with life limiting illness.

    • Star Behavioral Health Providers

    (317) 964-7152
    www.starproviders.org
    Resource for veterans, service members, and their families to locate behavioral health professionals with specialized training in understanding and treating military service members and their families.

    • VA Northern Indiana Health Care System (NIHCS) 

    Multiple locations.
    www.northernindiana.va.gov
    Mission: to honor America's veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves overall health and well-being.

    • Veterans Crisis Line

    (800) 273-8255 press 1 Text: 838255
    www.veteranscrisisline.net
    Confidential 24/7 crisis line: by phone call, text, or online chat.

  • Social/Community
    • St. Joe Valley Blue Star Mothers

    P.O. Box 222 South Bend, IN 46624
    (574) 315-5484
    www.bluestarmothers.org
    Service and support for military men and women and military families.

    • Salvation Army KROC Center

    900 W. Western Ave. South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 233-9471 ext. 2252
    www.mykroc.org
    Services: fitness center and classes, pool, swimming lessons, gym, leagues (basketball, football, soccer), recording studio, ect.

    • Team RWB

    (574) 229-6576
    www.teamrwb.org
    Mission: to enrich the lives of America's veterans by connecting to their community through physical and social activity.

    • Veterans Tickets Foundation

    www.vettix.org
    Provides tickets to events which reduce stress, strengthen family bonds, build life-long memories, and encourages service members and veterans to stay engaged with local communities and American life. 

  • Economic Stability
    • REAL Services

    1151 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 284-7107
    www.realservices.org
    Family Development Program: assists lower income households; long term case management, family development consultant, monthly meetings, workshops, text book assistance.

    • USA Jobs

    www.usajobs.gov
    Federal job listings. Veterans preference, specific veteran hiring options

    • Veterans Green Projects

    (574) 904-9160
    Offering employment positions to veterans and their family members.  E-Waste collection: recycling electronics.

    • Work One

    851 Marietta St. Suite 100 South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 237-9675 ext. 2616
    www.gotoworkone.com
    Employment assistance: veteran must have 180 days of active duty to qualify for services, no dishonorable discharge. Resume assistance. Certification training options. Vet to Work, week long seminar. Connection to resources.

  • Education
    • Indiana University South Bend, The Office of Veteran Student Services

    1700 Mishawaka Ave, Weikamp Hall 3266 South Bend, IN 46634
    (574) 520-5233
    www.iusb.edu/veteran
    Aiding veteran students in their transition back into college life.

    • Indiana University South Bend, The Learning Center

    (574) 520-5233
    www.iusb.edu/tutoring

    • Indiana University South Bend, The Student Counseling Center

    1700 Mishawaka Ave, Administration 320 South Bend, IN 46634
    (574) 520-4125
    Working to enhance student success by providing high-quality, short-term mental health counseling services.

    • Indiana University South Bend, The Writers Room

    www.iusb.edu/tutoring/writersroom

    • Military Family Research Institute at Purdue University

    1202 West State Street, Hanley Hall Room 210 West Lafayette, IN 47907
    (765) 496-6045
    www.mfri.purdue.edu
    Focus Forward Fellowship, a program designed to build skills, leadership, and a sense of community among female student veterans and military-connected women. How to Help series, focused on education.

    • Purdue Polytechnic South Bend

    1733 Northside Blvd. South Bend, IN 46634
    (574) 520-4573
    www.purdue.edu/southbend
    Aiding veteran students in their transition back into college life.

    • REAL Services

    1151 S. Michigan St. South Bend, IN 46601
    (574) 284-7107
    www.realservices.org
    Textbook assistance