Valerie C. Woodard Center
3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000
Charlotte, NC 28208
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Alliance Credit Counseling: Provides personalized education, counseling, and support programs that reduce and avoid the burdens of financial crisis, debt stress, bankruptcy, and their consequences. Also provides charitable education programs of financial literacy, money management, credit management, and debt reduction.
American Association of School Administrators: Some two million U.S. military children have had one or both parents deployed since 2001. Understanding the challenges facing military families - and the resources available to assist military children - is essential to meeting their unique educational needs. The American Association of School Administrators has released a toolkit on Supporting the Military Child to help school leaders meet the needs of children whose parents are deployed or in transition. This free, online resource is available on the
Carolinas Freedom Foundation: The Carolinas Freedom Foundation was founded in response to former prisoner of war and retired Air Force Col. Quincy Collins' concerns about the lack of an organization in the area to promote patriotism. Each year, the Carolinas Freedom Foundation organizes nine programs and awards: the US Airways Freedom Breakfast, the Freedom Award, the Wreath Laying Ceremony, the Patriotic Art Competition, the US Airways Salute to Veterans Parade, the Flags in Classrooms Program, the Bank of America Shelton Leadership Challenge, and the AT&T Cadet Achievement Awards.
Charlotte Veterans Affairs Health Care Center: Primary care and specialty services for veterans in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region. The Center is located at 3506 West Tyvola Road, Charlotte, NC 28208
The Charlotte Vet Center: The Vet Center is a Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare program and is located at 2114 Ben Craig Dr., Suite 300Charlotte, NC. It provides readjustment counseling to combat veterans and veterans who experience trauma while on active duty.
Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont: Goodwill Industries is focused on strengthening families and has decided to focus on military families through their OPERATION INDEPENDENCE program which provides training and job placement assistance.
Korean War Memorial: On November 4, 2009 the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners urged every citizen to support the efforts of the Korean War Veterans of America in erecting a in the Town of Mint Hill on the 60th anniversary of the beginning of the war.
Make the Connection: Using first-hand stories from veterans and their loved ones, this site provides resources for a variety of issues and conditions, as well as ways veterans can find treatment and support.
Mecklenburg County Veterans Council: The Council is an information sharing and veteran advocacy group for all military service organizations and veteran nonprofit organizations in Mecklenburg County. There are more than 40 military service organizations in the County. Meetings are 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month in the Queen City Meeting Room at Mecklenburg County Valerie C. Woodard Center, 3205 Freedom Drive, Suite 2000, Building D, Charlotte, NC 28208.
Mecklenburg County Vietnam Veterans Memorial: Located at 1129 East Third Street at Kings Drive in Charlotte, the 270-foot granite arc honors local veterans of the Vietnam War.
Navy & Marine Corps Reserves: The headquarters is located at 6115 N. Hill Circle in Charlotte, NC. The Reserve Center is currently supporting operations in support of the Global Wars on Terror.
NCServes: Charlotte's first coordinated network of public, private, and non-profit organizations working together to serve veterans, service members and their families.
North Carolina Air National Guard: The 145th Airlift Wing is based at Morris Field in Charlotte, NC. It provides Airlift support for emergency operations in North Carolina, the United States and throughout the world.
North Carolina Army National Guard: The 30th HBCT (Heavy Brigade Combat Team) is headquartered in Clinton, NC and has units based on West Blvd in Charlotte, NC. The 30th HBCT provides support during natural disasters in NC and is currently supporting the Global Wars on Terror.
North Carolina Heroes Fund - In addition to financial hardship assistance the Fund has an educational grant process to assist the dependents of our military men and women with the cost of continued education.
US Army Reserve Headquarters, 108th Division (IT): The 108th Division (IT) is located at 1330 Westover Street in Charlotte, NC. The Division is an Institutional Training Command responsible for training personnel for the Army's reserve forces.
Veterans Bridge Home: (formerly Charlotte Bridge Home) helps Charlotte-area veterans successfully transition home after military service by identifying their education, employment and healthcare needs and connecting them to available community, state and federal resources.