Field Allen Post 148 Windham Maine (official site)

Affiliated Websites

 

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Note:  underlined sites have embedded links.  Just click on the underlined site name and you will be brought to the website or Facebook page.

Additional Suicide Prevention Resources

As of July 15, 2022 a person anywhere in the country can be connected with local suicide prevention and mental health crisis resources by calling or texting 988, then pressing 1 (see Be the One below also).  Think of it as the 911 emergency system for mental health help.

 

National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline: 988 or 1-800-273-8255

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)

Maine: 1-800-464-5767 or visit  https://www.NAMImaine.org/

New Hampshire: 1-800-242-6264 or visit https://www.NAMInh.org/

 

Adjutant Windham (Facebook page of Post 148 Adjutant David Tanguay)

 

American Legion (National)

 

Be the One  (Veteran suicide prevention)

Crisis Hotline:  988, then press 1

 

Children's Organ Transplant Association

E-mail: cota@ccota.org
1.800.366.2682

 

Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency

 

Honor Flight Maine is a non-profit that provides free trips to veterans to the veterans memorials in Washington DC.

 

Maine Bureau of Veterans Services

 

National Veterans Memorial Museum  The museum is in Columbus Ohio.   This veterans organization honors and postively impacts the lives of veterans, their familities, and their communities, via the 4 pillars of Honor, Connect, Inspire, and Educate.  Both the American Legion and the VFW are supporters.

 

Operation Ray of Light, a non-profit organization that provides a veteran family empowerment center, that organizes activities for veterans and their families to engage in togther, such as ice fishing, peer groups, coffees, etc.

Operation Ray of Light Maine Facebook page

 

Pineland Farms VAST (Veterans Adaptive Sports & Training) provides free weekly programs for veterans (with or without disabilities) on Wednesdays 9-12 noon.  Pineland farms is a non-profit with 5.000 acres of rolling terrain.  Activities include archery, biathlon, bocce, cross-country skiing, cycling, disc golf, fly fishing, orienteering, parabadminton, snow shoeing, WC basketball, WC tennis, and others.  Just show up, or contact the Director of Veterans Adaptive Sports Program:  kristina@pinelandfarms.org.

 

Quilts of Valor is a non-profit organization that gathers together people who make quilts which are given to veterans.

Maine State Coordinator and Northeast Regional Coordinator:  donnabrookings@QOVF.org

 

Senator Angus King's Weekly Emailed Veterans Newsletter Update

Email Teague Morris, Outreach Director, to be placed on the list for his emailed newsletter:  Teague_Morris@king.senate.gov

 

Veterans Administration, National Cemetary Administration (info on grave locations, VA provided grave markers, etc.)

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Site

 

Veterans Inc.  (since 1990 they have been helping vets in New England)

 

Veteran to Veteran Maine  (pairs a vet with a lonely or isolated vet)

 

Vietnam Veterans of America

 

Windham ME VFW Post 10643  (future site, not up yet)

 

Wounded Warrior Project