The American Legion is one of the largest Veteran’s Organizations in the world. We are dedicated to helping our Active Duty Service Members and Veterans as well as their families and our communities.
Eligibility: Active Duty and Honorably Discharged Veterans who served during specified dates set forth by Congress. Family members are eligible to join the Legion Family through the Sons of the American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Colorado Elks Association
PO Box 43
Dumont, CO 80436
Elks Lodges bring so much more to their communities than just a building, golf course, or pool. They are places where neighbors come together, families share meals, and children grow up. Elks invest in their communities through programs that help children grow up healthy and drug-free, meet the needs of today’s veterans, and improve the quality of life.
Eligibility: Varies by local lodge.
Talking With Heroes
We started Talking With Heroes in Dec. 2005. From 2006-2011 we made 5 trips to Iraq and 3 to Afghanistan. Hundreds of raw footage videos are at www.youtube.com/bobc9246. Plus we have interviewed over 100 Military Support Groups, Veterans, Caregivers, Companies and more including Joining Community Forces Colorado
Eligibility: We will talk with everybody and help who we can.
Team RWB strives to enrich the lives of America’s Veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Currently, four chapters are active in Colorado: Denver, CO Springs, Fort Collins, and Grand Junction.
Eligibility: Anyone who has been affected by military service.
8400 Pena Blvd
Denver, CO 80249
USO Colorado Springs
1625 Ellis St
Fort Carson, ,CO 80913
The USO strengthens America’s Military Service Members by keeping them connected to family, home, and country, throughout their service to the nation.
Eligibility: Colorado Active Duty Military and their Dependents. All Military branches.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
The VFW has a rich tradition of serving Veterans, Military Families, and their local communities. Its vision is to ensure that Veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made on behalf of this great country.
Eligibility: U.S. Citizens who have served with the Active Duty, Guard, or Reserve forces-either currently serving or Veterans who have recieved an other than dishonerable discharge.
Colorado Veteran Community Partnership
1700 N Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80045
Veteran Community Partnerships (VCP) are relationships through which local VA facilities connect with state and local community service agencies in an effort to enhance access and quality of care; promote seamless transitions; educate community agencies and VA providers; support caregivers and foster strong relationships between VA and community agencies and providers.
Eligibility: Open to interested representatives of community organizations and VA teams.
Main Office: 210-629-0020
1247 Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80204
Soldiers’ Angels provides aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, their families, and a growing veteran population. “May No Soldier Go Unloved” encapsulates the motivation behind Soldiers’ Angels. The volunteers of Soldiers’ Angels work tirelessly supporting our nation’s veterans, wounded heroes, deployed service members and their families.
Eligibility: The monthly Mobile Food Distribution is for low-income veterans. All participants must bring with them either their retired ID, VA ID, or dd214 and they must pre-register.
Army Community Service
6303 Wetzel Avenue, Building 1524
Fort Carson, CO 80913
ACS provides family support services, employment, volunteer opportunities, and financial counseling. EFMP supports families with special needs in educational liaison, respite, resources, and family programing.
Eligibility: All DoD ID card holders. Some EFMP support and programing is specific to families enrolled in the EFMP.
Colorado Springs Military Newspaper Group
235 S. Nevada Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
We are the publishers for several of the military installations in town: FT.Carson Army Post, Peterson Air Force Base, and Schriever Air Force Base.
El Paso County Colorado Progressive Veterans
3665 Summertime Ct Suite 400
Monument, CO 80132
Veterans helping Veterans, Active Duty Military and their Families in El Paso County.
Eligibility: Any Veteran or Active Duty Military and their Families – Primarily living in El Paso County.
The Mission Continues-CO Springs Platoon
The Mission Continues empowers Veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy Veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve.
Eligibility: Veteran or currently serving Service Member.
Military Officers Association of America-Western Colorado Chapter
851 E 5th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
The VCLC at Rifle is a 24/7 SNF dedicated to Our Nation’s Heroes and loved ones. We provide LTC, rehab, hospice, respite and comfort care.
Eligibility: Applicants must be honorably discharged US Military Veteran, their spouse, or Gold Star Parent.