Resources for Veterans


The following is a list of resources available outside of Brookdale Community College for various needs you may have.  Please contact these offices directly through the numbers and/or websites listed.



Counseling Hotline:  1-866-838-7654

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  1-800-273-TALK (8255)   Your call is free and confidential.

Wounded Warriors Project:

National Center for PTSD:

PTSD Guide for Military Personnel:

PTSD Guide for Families of Military Personnel:



GI Bill/VA Education Services/Vocational Rehabilitation:  1-888-GI-BILL-1 (888-442-4551)

POW-MIA Tuition Benefit Program:  609-530-7052

War Orphan Tuition Assistance:  609-530-7052

Veterans Tuition Credit Program:  609-530-7052

DOD Voluntary Educational Program (link to scholarships and student loan info):

Scholarships, grants and financial aid available to veterans and their dependents:



Department of Veterans Affairs-Career Search:

NJ Department of Labor, Veterans Services:

One Stop Career Center   1-877-USA-JOBS:


Entrepreneurship/Business Start-Up

The Center for Veterans Enterprise:

Small Business Administration:



VA Health Care Benefits (eligibility and other information):    1-877-222-8387

VA Medical Centers:    Monmouth County  732-532-4500       Ocean County  732-206-8900

Health Eligibility Center:  1-800-929-8387

Eyeglasses, Hearing Aids and Dental Insurance:   1-877-TRI-CARE

Healthcare for Women:

VA Mammography Hotline:   1-888-492-7844



VA Life Insurance:    1-800-669-8477

Service Members’ Group Life Insurance (SGLI):    1-800-419-1473

CHAMPVA (Medical care for dependents and survivors of Veterans):   1-800-733-8387


NJ Services

NJ Department of Military and Veterans Affairs:   1-866-VETS-NJ4U

Yellow Ribbon Committee on Returning Combat Veterans:   609-530-6949



National Center for PTSD:

PTSD Guide for Military Personnel:

PTSD Guide for Families of Military Personnel:


Returning Service Members

Montgomery GI Bill:

PTSD Guide for Military Personnel:

VA FAQ Guide for Returning Service Members (variety of topics):


Transcripts/Military Education/DD-214 Records

Air Force Transcripts:

Army/American Council on Education Registry Transcript Systems:

Coast Guard Transcript:

Sailor/Marine Corps American Council on Education Registry Transcript:

Military Personnel Records and DD-214: