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Disability and Military Support Services: Veteran & Military Resources


Link to Stark State Military and Veteran Resources

Military Services

Veterans Educational Benefit Guide

Yes, Stark State College is a VA approved school.  If you are eligible for veterans education benefits, contact
Stark State’s Certifying Official Jane Shier at 330-494-6170, Ext. 4081
and provide the appropriate paperwork, in order for your enrollment to be certified to the VA.
Or contact Stark State's Military Services at 330-494-6170, Ext. 4939 or email

Link to Ohio Verarans Benefits or Call 877-OHIO-VET (877-644-6838)


Veterans Benefits ~ Benefits Resource Guide
Click here to download this resource guide in .pdf format

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Military OneSource is your central hub and go-to-place for the military community. Get to know your benefits & prepare for the big stuff


parenthood, retirement and more. 


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Welcome Veterans!

If you’re transitioning to civilian life or you have previously separated from service, Ohio offers many benefits designed to assist you and your family.

Veterans Assistance


Link to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Stark County Vet Center

601 Cleveland Ave N, Suite C, Canton, OH 44702
Phone: 330-454-3120 Or 877-927-8387
Fax: 330-454-3106
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Closed weekends

 In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.

For assistance after hours, weekends, and holidays call : 1-877-WAR-VETS (1-877-927-8387)


Link to the ohio department of veterans services

Ohio Dept. of Veterans Services


Call  614-644-0898

This website is a central location for information regarding Ohio's Veterans and the support and services available to them.



Helping Homeless Veterans

Community Referral and Resource Center

CRRC Akron (Serving Stark County)

111 East Voris Street
Akron, Ohio 44311


877.4AID.VET (877.424.3838)

VA offers a broad array of services to homeless Veterans and those Veterans who may be at risk of becoming homeless. The VA is working with its partners to provide:
• Prevention services so veterans and their families don’t fall into homelessness and those that do are rapidly re-housed.
• Access to stable and affordable permanent housing
• Short term housing options for those who need a safe place to stay while a permanent solution is found.
• Supportive services so veterans have help securing housing and have the support they need to stay housed.
• Easy access to mental health, substance abuse, and dual diagnosis treatment services for those who need it.
• Vocational training and employment services to get veterans back to work. 

Locating Resources

Link to make the connection veterans

Connecting Veterans and their friends and family members with information, resources, and solutions to issues affecting their lives.

Crisis Information


Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 press 1:  It's your call, Confidential help for Veterans and their families.

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.

Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.  

Health Care

Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Wade Park Campus

10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106
877-838-8262 | 216-791-3800

Community Clinic Directory

Link to My HealtheVet online access to VA

My HealtheVet is the VA's Personal Health Record was designed for Veterans, active duty Service members, their dependents and caregivers. helping you partner with your health care team. It provides you opportunities and tools to make informed decisions.

Financial Literacy

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Financial Coaching for Veterans & Survivors of the Fallen

Lori Mann, Financial Coach

Through hardship (receipt of benefits) to accomplishments (graduation, employment, etc.) did you know there is a new FREE program for Veterans and Survivors that can help you realize your financial dreams?  Lori Mann is now at OhioMeansJobs Stark County to work with Veterans and Survivors, personally and confidentially, in realizing, setting, and achieving financial goals and dreams.   The program and sessions are available to Veterans and Survivors right now

Link to Veterans Plus:  Helping Heroes Afford Life

VeteransPlus programs were designed by Veterans and are delivered by Veterans to provide practical financial solutions geared to real life circumstances of current and former military personnel. 

One on One Personalized Phone coaching:  VeteransPlus works directly with veterans and active military members and their families over the phone with a personal touch. We stand ready to provide in depth understanding and new goals based on your personal situation.

Military and Veterans Family Outreach: Our outreach curriculum has been developed by financial experts and approved by DoD to specifically address financial issues related to each phase of military deployment cycles and reintegration into civilian life.