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Community Resources

During your time at Loyola University Maryland, you are encouraged to become involved with the community resources available to you.

American Legion

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans’ organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit community-service organization that now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide.

American Women Veterans

American Women Veterans is an organization dedicated to being the voice of women service members and veterans.

Center for Women Veterans

The mission of the Center for Women Veterans is to advocate for cultural transformation to raise awareness about the service and sacrifice of women Veterans as well as Monitor and coordinate VA’s administration of health care and benefits services, and programs for women Veterans.

Benefits of Service

A general resource guide about jobs, careers, education, community resources, and social networking for veterans.

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

IAVA provides free, confidential, 24/7 peer support, remote care management and connections to quality resources for all veterans and family members.

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

This national organization assists homeless veterans in finding housing and employment.

Operation Homefront

Operation Homefront was developed to support the families of deployed service members immediately following 9/11. Operation Homefront provides emergency assistance—including financial help, counseling, and recovery support—to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

Student Veterans of America (SVA)

The SVA is a coalition of student veterans groups from college campuses across the United States that works to develop new student groups, coordinate between existing student groups, and advocate on behalf of student veterans at the local, state, and national level.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

The Veterans Affairs Department strives to fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's veterans.


VetFriends is an organization helps military veterans reconnect.

Vet Centers

Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all veterans who served in any combat zone. Services are also available for their family members for military related issues.

Wounded Warrior Project

The mission of the Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower wounded warriors. This is accomplished by: raising awareness and enlisting the public’s aid for the needs of severely injured service men and women; helping severely injured service members aid and assist each other, and providing unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of severely injured service members.

The Sixth Branch

The Sixth Branch is a local, Baltimore City community service initiative.

Contact Information

Loyola Veterans School Certifying Official
Audrey Kennedy