Welcome to the MAP Resources listing, designed for anyone seeking support in a variety of areas. From contacts just like you who can help you connect with others in your specific community, to local and national organizations that provide direct services and financial aid, it’s organized to guide you to support that’s most relevant for you.
Resources are updated and corrected regularly. If you know of a resource we do not have listed, please contact us and share it with us so that we can add it.
Service Women’s Action Network (SWAN)
SWAN supports, defends, and empowers today’s servicewomen and women veterans of all eras, through groundbreaking advocacy initiatives and innovative, healing community programs.
American Women Veterans
American Women Veterans is the nation’s preeminent, non-partisan, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of servicewomen, veterans and their families. We welcome veterans and supporters from all eras and branches of service.
National Center for PTSD
The National Center for PTSD is the center of excellence for research and education on the prevention, understanding, and treatment of PTSD.
PTSD Foundation of America
The PTSD Foundation of America is a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring to our combat veterans and their families with post-traumatic stress.
Pan-Pacific American Leaders & Mentors
Pan-Pacific American Leaders & Mentors is an all-volunteer organization comprised of Military and Civilian professionals committed to mentoring and promoting professional development, retention and the advancement of Asian American Pacific Islander leaders – Active, Reserve, Army National Guard, and DoD Civilians.
American Veterans for Equal Rights
AVER is a non-profit, chapter-based association of active, reserve and veteran servicemembers dedicated to full and equal rights and equitable treatment for all present and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Blue Alliance is the organization of over 150 proud U. S. Air Force Academy alumni who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender joined by our supporters and friends.
GLBT National Help Center
The GLBT National Help Center is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that is dedicated to meeting the needs of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community as well as those questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity.
Knights Out is an organization of West Point Alumni, Staff and Faculty who are united in supporting the rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender soldiers to openly serve their country.
Military Partners and Families Coalition (MPFC)
MPFC provides support, resources, education and advocacy for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender military partners and their families.
OutServe works to support a professional network of LGBT military personnel and create an environment of respect in the military with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) is a national non-profit organization that promotes the health and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, to cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy, to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights.
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN)
Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services, watchdog and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America’s military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
Is the association of proud United States Naval Academy alumni who are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender joined by our supporters and friends.
Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers
MAAF is a community support network that connects military members from around the world with each other and with local organizations. They take action to educate and train both the military and civilian community about atheism in the military.
Military Religious Freedom Foundation
The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that all members of the United States Armed Forces fully receive the Constitutional guarantee of religious freedom to which they and all Americans are entitled by virtue of the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Operation Homefront is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was developed to support the families of deployed service members immediately following 9/11.
We are the people in VA who welcome home war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans’ war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community.
FAMILIES OVERCOMING UNDER STRESS (FOCUS)
As a service initiated by the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED), FOCUS Project addresses concerns related to parental combat operational stress injuries and combat-related physical injuries by providing state-of-the-art family resiliency services to military children and families at designated Navy and Marine Corps sites.
Give an Hour
Our mission is to develop national networks of volunteers capable of responding to both acute and chronic conditions that arise within our society. Our first target population is the U.S. troops and families who are being affected by the current military conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, and supporting areas.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment, supports and research and is steadfast in its commitment to raising awareness and building a community of hope for all of those in need.
The Soldiers Project
We are a group of licensed mental health professionals who offer free psychological treatment to military service members (active duty, National Guard, Reserves and veterans) who have served or who expect to serve in the conflicts in Iraq or Afghanistan.
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a 501(c)3 social justice organization dedicated to advancing the equality of transgender people through advocacy, collaboration and empowerment.
The Palm Center
The Palm Center is a research institute committed to sponsoring state-of-the-art scholarship to enhance the quality of public dialogue about critical and controversial issues of the day. For the past decade, the Palm Center’s research on sexual minorities in the military has been published in leading social scientific journals. The Palm Center seeks to be a resource for university-affiliated as well as independent scholars, students, journalists, opinion leaders, and members of the public.