Our mission is to assist veterans of North Dakota and their dependents in obtaining all benefits to which they are entitled, both federal and state, either by direct contact or through the assistance of County Veterans Service Officers, Tribal Veterans Service Officers, or National Service Officers. We designed this website to provide a comprehensive resource directory to assist veterans, service members, and their dependents with questions about healthcare, employment, financial assistance and much more! We hope it meets your needs! Please contact us if you have any questions, concerns, or comments.
Founded in 2011 by a retired military couple and located in Custer, SD, in the beautiful Black Hills. It's purpose is to offer a week long respite to qualifying wounded veterans and their families, from the Iraq/Afghanistan campaign, at little or no expense to them, with the exception of transportation. Read the latest newsletter for upcoming events and information.
Grant available for ND Veterans with PTSD
North Dakota Veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may now apply for a grant which may provide them with a specially trained Service Dog. These service dogs are trained right here in North Dakota to assist Veterans who suffer from PTSD. The dogs provide the special needs of the veteran they are to serve whether it is calming anxiety attacks, providing comfort and assurance in public settings or waking a veteran from a nightmare. PTSD service dogs have proven to greatly assist Veterans in returning to a more normal life and reintegrating back into their community. Service Dogs for America has several of these highly trained service dogs ready to be placed with a veteran in need.
To meet the minimum qualifications for a PTSD service dog the Veteran must be a North Dakota resident, have a diagnosis of PTSD, be engaged in counseling or therapy and have a doctor’s recommendation for a PTSD Service Dog. All qualified Veterans are urged to apply. The grant is made possible by the 63rd ND Legislative Assembly and private donors.