Resources Specific to Women Veterans
Support organizations for female veterans
AcademyWomen is a nonprofit organization which offers programs to support and enable women from the nation's officer development programs to reach their full potential as leaders.
Challenge American - Military Sisterhood Initiative
It all started with...a pledge. Not the pledge of allegiance mind you but a pledge made by women of the military for women of the military.
Chaplain Consultants - Moral Injury Support Network for Servicewomen, Inc.
Moral Injury Support Network for Servicewomen, Inc. (MISNS) is a company that specializes in education, research, and advocacy in military chaplaincy and soldier care. MISNS’ research focus is on pastoral support to female service members. Women are an underserved population when it comes to spiritual leadership and support. By conducting studies with female service members as the primary population, MISNS is able to develop theories and practices that will enhance the lives of women in the military.
Combat Female Veterans Families United (North Carolina)
Combat Female Veterans Families United is a non-profit organization founded and chiefly operated by combat female veterans of North Carolina. Our mission is to provide transition services to combat female veterans and their families, supporting life after war. In brief, our primary objectives are:
Daughters of the American Revolution
DAR members are passionate about supporting our active-duty military and veterans and they do so in a variety of ways.
Fatigues to Fabulous
Fatigues to Fabulous™ (F2F) is a national campaign designed to support those women serving in our nation's military, and the unique issues faced by women veterans. The campaign supports three 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations the ‘Society for Women’s Health Research,’ ‘Grace After Fire,’ and ‘Business and Professional Women’s Foundation' and is partnered with the veteran employment organization, 'Be A Hero-Hire A Hero.'
Foundation for Women Warriors (Southern California)
The Foundation for Women Warriors (Formerly Military Women In Need) is a unique support organization created exclusively for the women veteran community of Southern California. We provide essential programs to empower the resiliency and professional development of Women Warriors. Every step is dedicated to supporting these outstanding women to navigate obstacles and realize their maximum potential after their service career.
Grace after Fire
Grace After Fire provides support for and helps women veterans of the United States military who are returning from active duty so that they can re-engage as mothers, wives and daughters in civilian life.
Honoring Women Veterans Conference (Evansville, IN)
Since 2010, the Honoring Women Veterans Conference has celebrated the contributions of women who have served in all branches of the military past and present. The day includes booths with information for services and education, lunch and information sessions. Attendees are also treated to massages, hair care and other services from local salons.
Lady Veterans Connect (Kentucky)
Lady Veterans Connect is a non-profit organization helping homeless and transitional lady veterans. Our mission is to honor lady veterans by providing hope, homes, and healing. We opened Kentucky's first transitional home for lady veterans in Kentucky in 2016. Our current project in Kentucky in renovation of a elementary school which will be the future home to 35 lady veterans and their children.
Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment (Michigan)
Michigan Women Veterans Empowerment is a faith-based non profit organization that empowers women veterans in the 8 dimensions of wellness. We strive to Identify, Connect, Empower, Educate, Advocate, Support and Provide a Voice for Women Veterans in Michigan.
Ms Veteran America Pageant
The Ms. Veteran America competition highlights more than the strength and courage of our nations military women, but also reminds us that these women are mothers, daughters, sisters and wives.
National Women Veterans United (Illinois)
The mission of NWVU is to ensure that women veterans are made aware and have access and information regarding their VA benefits and entitlements including current or pending legislation that impacts VA benefits. Place special emphasis on at risk and homeless women veterans to ensure that they have safe and immediate housing or shelter. Advocate for improved service delivery and adequate services for women veterans in federal, state, city and county services. Monitor existing services, delivery and distribution of housing HUD VASH Vouchers. Extend military leadership skills to community youth programs.
One Savvy Veteran
One Savvy Veteran's mission is to encourage, educate and empower women veterans experiencing economic hardships with comprehensive assistance needed to successfully navigate the transition from military service to civilian life.
Pamlico Rose (Washington, NC)
Pamlico Rose advances wellness programs for female veterans. They connect mind, body, spirit, and community through meaningful/persistent attention to nutrition, exercise, health, and spirituality and build resilience to help in reintegration.
San Diego Women Veterans Network (California)
The San Diego Women Veterans Network creates bonding and community for women veterans in San Diego. The purpose of the San Diego Women Veterans Network is to:
Provide opportunities to create belonging and community for women veterans
Provide a forum for service providers to work together to become more effective and more efficient
Organize and host bridge events to bring the women veterans and service providers together
Service Women's Action Network
SWAN supports, defends, and empowers today’s servicewomen and women veterans of all eras, through groundbreaking advocacy initiatives and innovative, healing community programs.
Veteran Women of Influence
In 2014, Veteran Women of Influence was formed with the intentions of converting a 5-bedroom home into a transitional home for military women who seek to continue their education and/or become an entrepreneur or build their career in the Arts!
W.E. R.I.S.E Veterans (North Carolina)
W.E. R.I.S.E. Veterans is a nonprofit organization designed to assist women veterans throughout the state of North Carolina. We are currently collaborating with other nonprofits in this state to become one network to assist you the women veteran. We are a growing community. New incentives and programs are being created to serve your unique needs.
WINC for all Women Veterans
WINC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing women who were served in the Armed Forces, including those injured either physically, mentally, emotionally, or even spiritually, with the tools they need to enter the world again as a woman, not a service member; while also increasing national awareness about the need to successfully integrate the female warrior veteran back into society.
Women Veterans Alliance
We are the premier national network focused on directly impacting the quality of life of women veterans. We do this successfully through transforming the way the community networks to bring people and programs directly together through a reliable and resourceful platform.
Women Veterans Interactive
Meeting women veterans at their point of need and supporting them through advocacy, empowerment, interaction, outreach and unification (AEIOU).
Women Veteran Social Justice
Women Veteran Social Justice is a support organization with the vision to identify, connect, educate and empower veteran women about programs, benefits, social and professional networking opportunities. Initially started in 2006 as a local support group for employment networking it was expanded in 2008 to social networking and online media giving a broader range and a deeper impact because of collaboration relationships with multiple veteran groups.
Women Veterans Rock
We are a coalition of Women Veteran Organizations and Women Advocacy Organizations supporting women veterans and military families in the areas of: housing; employment; education; financial stability; health and wellness.
Female veterans service organizations
Air Force Women Officers Associated
AFWOA's purpose is to foster comradeship through reunions, maintain ties between active and retired women officers, preserve the history and promote recognition of the role of military women, and lend support to women engaged in education and training programs.
American Women Veterans Foundation
American Women Veterans is the nation’s preeminent, non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization that serves, honors and empowers women veterans and their families from all eras and branches of service.
Army Women's Foundation
The U.S. Army Women’s Foundation is the premier center for educational excellence, the national network for today’s Army women and a dynamic advocate for telling the history of Army women.
Department of Veterans Affairs - Center for Women Veterans
The Center for Women Veterans specifically addresses the health care needs of eligible women veterans, providing appropriate, timely and compassionate health care at the facility level.
Military Women Across the Nation
The purpose and objective of this organization is to encourage patriotism, loyalty, and devotion to God, country and family; for each member to help one another and her community, state, and nation; for each member to be of actual assistance; and to keep up each other's morale.
Women Marines Association
The WMA is comprised of women who have served or are serving honorably in the United States Marine Corps regular or reserve components.
Women's Army Corps Veteran's Association
WOSL is a national organization of women who have served overseas in or with the Armed Forces.
Women's Overseas Service League
WOSL is a national organization of women who have served overseas in or with the Armed Forces.