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We limit our requests for assistance to this website to those active duty military families who are based in Ohio and are referred to us from The Ohio National Guard.  If you have an immediate emergency financial need for military family, you may request assistance from our Foundation by contacting The Ohio National Guard's Family Assistance Centers located throughout Ohio. Our main contact with the Ohio National Guard's Family Assistance Cener is Angela Dyer.  Her email is This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >'; document.write(''); document.write(addy_text34898); document.write('<\/a>'); //-->\n This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The main contact number in Columbus, Ohio is 614‐336‐4161.  Please feel free to tell them you were referred to them by our Foundation. A full listing of the regional offices and contact information is listed below.   Please note that it is impossible help everyone that requests help but we will try to select who we feel are the most in need at any time we have funds available.  We can not assure that all requests will be fulfilled but we will do our best based on what funds are available at the time of the request. 

 

  

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Links To Other Veterans Assistance Programs

The followng veteran help websites are furnished as a courtesy.  The Callen Foundation is not responsible or in control of the content of any of these sites.  Note that once you enter one of these sites you are leaving The Callen Foundation website.  The following organizations are often able to assist military familes and veterans with immediate financial assistance.  Please contact them directly to see if support is availabe.  Note - The Callen Foundation assumes no liability for organization referred from this site.


Franklin County Veterans Services (Note Every County Has A Veterans Services That Provide The Same Support -Please Contact The County You Reside In For Assistance).   Franklin County Veterans Services - This goverment organization provides both temporary and long -term assistance for qualified veterans and their families.  If the financial hardship is connected to a service disability they will assit the veteran with applying for permanent disability.  If approved some expenses may be paid permanently,  Their local contact infomraton is:

                         614-525-2500 / This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Volunteers Of America - Veterans & Families First

VOA- Veterans & Families First.org

Volunteers of America’s Veterans & Families FIRST program helps and supports low-income veterans who are homeless, at risk of homelessness and/or need help transitioning to permanent housing.  The new program aims to prevent homelessness and ensure housing stability among our community’s veterans and their families. We can help you.Ongoing individual and family support:

  • Housing counseling
  • Personal financial planning
  • Healthcare referrals
  • Help with childcare
  • Legal aid
  • Transportation
  • Daily living needs

In addition, Volunteers of America's Veterans & Families FIRST provides temporary financial assistance. Am I eligible? You must meet the following criteria: • Be a veteran or a member of a family in which the head of the household or his/her spouse is a veteran. • The veteran must have a discharge other than dishonorable. • Have an income that is below 50% of the area’s median income. • Be in permanent housing or scheduled to move into permanent housing within 90 days. Need help?  We're here for our heroes. Call (614) 629-9960 or visit us at 567 W. Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.  


Legal Help For Low Income Current Military & Veterans -Ohio Only

Operation Legal Help Ohio

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WARM Food Pantry & Life Coaching (Westerville, OH Area Only):

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             http://www.warmwesterville.org/

 

150 Heatherdown Dr.
Westerville, Oh 43081

T 614-899-0196
F 614-899-1042
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Military Helper - Who is Military Helper? Military Helper is a resoWho is Military Helper? Military Helper is a resource designed for members of the military and their families who are looking for help and support as they navigate the world of military life. From dealing with life separated during deployment, to finding local support groups and even dealing with the trauma of active duty and the return to civilian life, we are a community who understands the challenges that come with the territory.Who is Military Helper? Military Helper is a resource designed for members of the military and their families who are looking for help and support as they navigate the world of military life. From dealing with life separated during deployment, to finding local support groups and even dealing with the trauma of active duty and the return to civilian life, we are a community who understands the challenges that come with the territory. www.militaryhelper.org


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CSW Farms Foundation - Cindy Schmidt

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P - 614-580-1319

Website: http://www.cswfarmsfoundation.org/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/cswFarms/https://www.facebook.com/cswFarms 



Other Veteran Help Sites:

Appeals http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch05.doc

Board of Veteran's Appeals http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/

CARES Commission http://www.va.gov/vbs/bva/

CARES Draft National Plan http://www1.va.gov/cares/page.cfm?pg=105

Center for Minority Veterans http://www1.va.gov/centerforminorityveterans/

Center for Veterans Enterprise http://www.vetbiz.gov/default2.htm

Center for Women Veterans http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/

Clarification on the changes in VA healthcare for Gulf War Veterans http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum1/HTML/000016.html

Classified Records - American Gulf War Veterans Assoc http://www.gulfwarvets.com/ubb/Forum18/HTML/000011.html

Compensation for Disabilities Associated with the Gulf War Service http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/part6 /ch07.doc

Compensation Rate Tables, 12-1-03 http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Rates/comp01.htm

Department of Veterans Affairs Home Page http://www.va.gov/

Directory of Veterans Service Organizations http://www1.va.gov/vso/index.cfm?template=view

Disability Examination Worksheets Index, Comp http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/Benef its/exams/index.htm

Due Process http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch02.doc

 Duty to Assist http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch01.doc

Electronic Code of Federal Regulations http://www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr/

Emergency, Non-emergency, and Fee Basis Care http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf

Environmental Agents http://www1.va .gov/environagents/

Environmental Agents M10 http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1002

Establishing Combat Veteran Eligibi lity http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=315

EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR GULF WAR AND IRAQI FREEDOM VETERANS WITH POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHandbook1303122304.DOC and http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1158
See also,
Depleted Uranium Fact Sheet http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DepletedUraniumFAQSheet.doc

EVALUATION PROTOCOL FOR NON-GULF WAR VETERANS WITH POTENTIAL EXPOSURE TO DEPLETED URANIUM (DU) http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/DUHANDBOOKNONGW130340304.DOC

Fee Basis, PRIORITY FOR OUTPATIENT MEDICAL SERVICES AND INPATIENT HOSPITAL CARE http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=206

Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependants 2005 http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/fedben.pdf OR, http://www1.va.gov/opa/vadocs/current_benefits.htm

Forms and Records Request http://www.va.gov/vaforms/

General Compensation Provisions http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/part ii_chapter11_subchaptervi_.html

Geriatrics and Extended Care http://www1.va.gov/geriatricsshg/

 Guideline for Chronic Pain and Fatigue MUS-CPG http://www.oqp.med.va.gov/cpg/cpgn/mus/mus_base.htm 

Guide to Gulf War Veteran's Health http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/VHIgulfwar.pdf

Gulf War Subject Index http://www1.va.gov/GulfWar/page.cfm?pg=7&;template=main&letter=A

Gulf War Veteran's Illnesses Q&As http://www1.va.gov/gulfwar/docs/GWIllnessesQandAsIB1041.pdf

Hearings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admi n21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch04.doc

Homeless Veterans http://www1.va.gov/homeless/

HSR&D Home http://www.hsrd.research.va.gov/

Index to Disability Examination Worksheets C&P exams http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/21/benefits/exams/index.htm

Ionizing Radiation http://www1.va.gov/irad/

Iraqi Freedom/Enduring Freedom Veterans VBA http://www.vba.va.gov/EFIF/

M 10 for spouses and children h http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1007

M10 Part III Change 1 http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1008

M21-1 Table of Contents http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/M21_1.html

Mental Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38CFR/BOOKC/PART4/S4_130.DOC

Mental Health Program Guidelines http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1094

Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers http://www.mirecc.med.va.gov/

NASDVA.COM National Association of State Directors http://www.nasdva.com/

National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention http://www.nchpdp.med.va.gov/postdeploymentlinks.asp

Neurological Conditions and Convulsive Disorders, Schedule of Ratings http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/regs/38cfr/bookc/part4/s4%5F124a.doc

OMI (Office of Medical Inspector) http://www.omi.cio.med.va.gov/

Online VA Form 10-10EZ https://www.1010ez.med.va.gov/sec/vha/1010ez/

Parkinson's Disease and Related Neurodegenerative Disorders http://www1.va.gov/resdev/funding/solicitations/docs/parkinsons.pdf and,
http://www1.va.gov/padrecc/

Peacetime Disability Compensation http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=browse_usc&;docid=Cite:+38USC1131

Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or Death http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapteri_.html and, http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partii_chapter15_subchapterii_.html
and,
http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/tit le38/partii_chapter15_subchapteriii_.html  

Persian Gulf Registry http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1003
This program is now referred to as Gulf War Registry Program (to include Operation Iraqi Freedom) as of March 7, 2005:
http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1232

Persian Gulf Registry Referral Centers http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1006

Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 1999, Annual Report To Congress http://www1.va.gov/resdev/1999_Gulf_War_Veterans'_Illnesses_Appendices.doc

Persian Gulf Veterans' Illnesses Research 2002, Annual Report To Congress http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/gulf_war_2002/GulfWarRpt02.pdf

Phase I PGR http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1004

Phase II PGR http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=1005

Policy Manual Index http://www.va.gov/publ/direc/eds/edsmps.htm

Power of Attorney http://www.warms.vba.va.gov/admin21/m21_1/mr/part1/ch03.doc

Project 112 (Including Project SHAD) http://www1.va.gov/shad/

Prosthetics Eligibility http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/ViewPublication.asp?pub_ID=337

Public Health and Environmental Hazards Home Page http://www.vethealth.cio.med.va.gov/ 

Public Health/SARS http://www.publichealth.va.gov/SARS/

Publications Manuals http://www1.va.gov/vhapublications/publications.cfm?Pub=4

Publications and Reports http://www1.va.gov/resdev/prt/pubs_individual.cfm?webpage=gulf_war.htm

Records Center and Vault Homepage http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/default.html

Records Center and Vault Site Map http://www.aac.va.gov/vault/sitemap.html

REQUEST FOR AND CONSENT TO RELEASE OF INFORMATION FROM CLAIMANT'S RECORDS http://www.forms.va.gov/va/Internet/VARF/getformharness.asp?formName=3288-form.xft

Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses April 11, 2002 http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/Minutes_April112002.doc

Research Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans Illnesses http://www1.va.gov/rac-gwvi/docs/ReportandRecommendation s_2004.pdf

Research and Development http://www.appc1.va.gov/resdev/programs/all_programs.cfm

Survivor's and Dependents' Educational Assistance http://www.access.gpo.gov/uscode/title38/partiii_chapter35_.html

Title 38 -index - Parts 0-17  http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/textidx?sid=
1b0c269b510d3157fbf8f8801bc9b3dc&c=ecfr&tpl=/ecfrbrowse/Title38/38cfrv1_0
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Part 18
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Title 38 - Part 3 Adjudication - Subpart Aaa,¬"Pension, Compensation, and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation http://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/cgi/t/text/textidx?c=ecfr&;sid=
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Major General Bartman - Adjutant General Of The Entire Ohio National Guard, With Major General Harris, Commander Of The Army Ohio National Guard presented Lynn and I, on behalf of The Callen Foundation, their annual Adjutant General award at the Embassy Suites in Dublin. Lynn and I would like to thank all of you that have made donations or have helped support the Foundation in the past. Without your support, we could not be helping as many military families that we do. Please remember us for as a recipient for your next organization's charity fundraising event.

 

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Quite an honor. Who would ever thought a US Army Specialist 4 would be on the same platform with three generals (including two, two star Major Generals).  This award also belongs to our Board without them we would not have gotten this far.


 

The Callen Foundation was featured in a WCMH Channel 4 TV News Spot On The Evening News For 3 Days This Week.  We Wish To Thank News Reporter Mindy Drayer For Her Tremendous Support Of Ohio Military Families & Veterans By Giving Us The Opportunity To Expose Our Foundation & What We Do For Ohio Military Families.

 

Here Is The Link To The News Clip Video 

Interview With Chris Callen & FOX TV News.

 

 

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