Local Nonprofits and Foundations
"Divorce rate first year out of service is close to 70%, while suicides have increased from 22 per day to 27.5 and 2/3 of our veterans, according to the VA, feel unprepared for civilian life. We fight to deescalate those numbers and keep our Veterans off the streets, save marriages and prepare each Veteran for their next chapter in life."
420 N. Grand Canyon Blvd.
Williams, AZ 86046
Soldier’s Best Friend provides U.S. military veterans living with combat-related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with Service or Therapeutic Companion Dogs, most of which are rescued from local shelters. The veteran and dog train together to build a trusting relationship that touches two lives at once and inspires countless others.
14505 N 75th Ave
Peoria, Arizona 85381
"American Heroes Foundation is driven by a single goal: Provide support to our Vets & 1st Responders. We strive to build productive relationships and make a positive impact in the Veteran and 1st Responder community."
- American Heroes Foundation
FireVet is a nonprofit organized by a team of firefighters and prior service veterans. They support our veterans by connecting them to the resources they need to become a firefighter.
"We provide combat veterans coping with military connected disabilities a long term means to overcome their challenges through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fitness training."
- We Defy Foundation
"The mission of the PTSD Foundation of America is to bring hope and healing to Combat Veterans and their families suffering from the effects of combat-related Post Traumatic Stress."
-PTSD Foundation of America
They are located in Houston, TX, but you do not have to be local to get help through their foundation.
"There are thousands of Arizona veterans that are disabled after returning from duty. These veterans need help adjusting back to normal life. Our Dogs4Vets program involves training the veteran’s own dog so they become a certified Service Dog. If they do not have a dog, we advocate the use of rescues."
"Veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military on or after September 11, 2001. You are our focus. You are our mission.
Here, you’re not a member – you’re an alumnus, a valued part of a community that’s been where you’ve been, and understands what you need. Everything we offer is free because there’s no dollar value to finding recovery and no limit to what you can achieve."
-Wounded Warrior Project (WWP)
777 E Missouri Ave Suite 103
Phoenix, AZ 85014
"The mission of Team Red, White & Blue (Team RWB) is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity."
- Team RWB
Go to the link below to find your local charter: https://www.teamrwb.org/chapter-locator/?_ga=2.223464859.1883364976.1620876603-666155217.1620876603
"To serve wounded service members and Veterans by offering opportunities that heal through time spent in activities and fellowship together with concerned citizens."
This nonprofit is out of state, but they fly struggling veterans to their location for help. They have helped AZ veterans before.
"Preventing homelessness and stabilizing lives among our Women Veterans while providing referrals, resources and information to all Veterans, their families and caregivers."
- Veterans First LTD
Contact Dana Oviatt at (602) 633-2000 if you know a woman veteran who needs help.
"To prevent suicide by empowering Veterans to overcome adversity through the promotion of complementary healing modalities, community outreach opportunities, and transitional/rehabilitation services"
- Operation Shockwave