Helpful Links


  • Veterans Crisis Line – 800-273-8255, press 1 – The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.
  • Operation Stand Down Tennessee – Service offered across the state for veterans including transitional housing, counseling, and other services.
  • Lawyers Serving Warriors – Free legal help to assist veterans with two types of disability claims: applications for Combat Related Special Compensation (CRSC) and applications to the Physical Disability Board of Review for an increase in the military disability rating.
  • Apply for VA Benefits 
  • VA Caregiver Support 
  • Online Tennessee Justice – A private messaging service where volunteer attorneys answer legal questions for persons with low income.
  • Department of Veteran Affairs – Veteran’s Justice Outreach Specialist: Torrie Dorschug, LCSW  Cell:  423-915-6653, email .
  • Department of Veteran Affairs Homeless Hotline – If a veteran is homeless or imminently homeless, facing eviction, or just out of prison and homeless, they can call this hotline for assistance (877) 424-3838.
  • Tennessee Department of Veterans Services – TN Dept of Veterans Services assist veterans and surviving spouses in filing applications for Service Connected Disabilities, Improved Pension Benefits with Housebound or Aid and Attendance, Healthcare Enrollment, Educational, Home Loan, and Burial Benefits with the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Local Legal Aid Offices: