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 Help 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
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
Center for Women Veterans
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


Returning Service Members

Montgomery GI Bill®
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
Military Personnel Records and DD-214


GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at