GI Support


Are you currently serving in a branch of the U.S. military or a veteran needing support?  Do you want to know your legal rights as a GI?  Do you have important questions or concerns that you don't feel safe raising with your military superiors and/or peers?  Are you feeling alone, depressed, suffering from PTSD, or need to talk to someone who will know how to listen and help you?

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Here is a list of highly recommended organizations providing services for military personnel and veterans.  Many of the them were founded by and/or are staffed by veterans.

GI Rights Hotline:  Military Counseling (Free) & Military Discharge Info, etc.       Hotline:  1.877.447.4487
      (Many more GI support organizations listed on their website)

Suicide Prevention Hotline:  1.800.273.TALK (8255)

National Domestic Violence Hotline:  24/7 Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention
      1.800.799.SAFE (7233)

DOD Sexual Assault Hotline:  24/7 Hotline geared toward active duty service members and veterans who have survived sexual assault.

Courage To Resist:  Supports troops refusing to fight or who face consequences for acting on conscience, in opposition to illegal wars and occupations.  


Military Law Task Force:
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program:
Outserve - SLDN (LGBTQ support):
Lawyers Serving Warriors - Pro bono aid for Iraq & Afghanistan veterans                                                                                                     

WHISPeR, Whistleblower & Source Protection:  Provides legal support for whistleblowers.  
This organization has provided critical legal support to U.S. drone operators who, as whistleblowers. have dared to speak out about the U.S. Assassin Drone Program.  WHISPeR has also assisted other prominent U.S. whistleblowers.      


Service Women's Action Network:
Grace After Fire:


Veterans For Peace:  An international organization made up of military veterans, family members and allies dedicated to building a culture of peace, exposing the true costs of war, and healing the wounds of war.

About Face, Veterans Against the War:  Post 9/11 service members organizing to end a foreign policy of permanent war and the use of military weapons, tactics and values at home.


Do you have family members or friends thinking about joining the military?  These organizations are working to stop the militarization of our schools and youth.  They offer our young people viable and peaceful career alternatives to achieve success in life.

Before Enlisting:
National Network Opposing Militarization of Youth (NNOMY):