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NOTE: Please be advised due a high volume of veteran applications, it will be at least 4 - 6 weeks to process the requests. Please do not call the office - any inquiries should be directed to

Financial Assistance Program

We know deployment to active duty, injury and/or the transition back to civilian life can cause military personnel, veterans and their families a great deal of emotional and financial stress. SALUTE, INC. helps affected families by providing one-time financial aid for rent/mortgage payments, auto expenses, phone, utility bills, and other everyday living expenses.


  • Must be 80% or more Service Connected
  • Ending active duty date of service must be 2019 - current
  • Reservists and National Guard members must be injured in military service to receive assistance
  • Must reside in the United States and provide a state-issued ID (Driver's License or State ID)
  • Veterans must provide a valid DD 214
  • Must include a Service Connection Letter provided by the VA
  • Must provide military points of contact and give written consent to VA Case Manager allowing permission to discuss your case
  • Allow 3-4 weeks for processing
  • Any altered or falsified documentation is considered a felony
  • Disclaimer: Meeting these requirements does not guarantee assistance.

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Partnerships & Collaborations

Road Home Program

The Road Home Program at Rush University Medical Center provides timely and confidential support, counseling and treatment to help veterans and their families understand, heal from and cope with the invisible wounds of war including post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and depression.


Home Base Veteran and Family Care

Home Base, a Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Program, is dedicated to healing the invisible wounds for Post -9/11 veterans, service members and their families through world-class clinical care, wellness, education and research. As a National Center of Excellence, Home Base operates the first and largest private-sector clinic in the nation devoted to healing invisible wounds such as post-traumatic stress, traumatic brain injury, anxiety, depression, co-occurring substance use disorder, military sexual trauma, family relationship challenges and other issues associated with military service.


Emory Healthcare Veterans Program

The Emory Healthcare Veterans Program (EHVP) provides no-cost, collaborative care for post-9/11 veterans and service members, living in any area of the country, who suffer from the invisible wounds of military service. Conditions treated include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), military sexual trauma (MST), depression and anxiety. Treatment options include outpatient and intensive outpatient programs integrating expert behavioral health care, including psychiatry and neurology, rehabilitative medicine, wellness, and family support. In addition to clinical care, EHVP is dedicated to education and research to ensure state-of-the-art treatment for our country's warriors.


UCLA Operation Mend

UCLA Operation Mend was established in 2007 as a groundbreaking partnership among UCLA Health, the United States military and the Department of Veterans Affairs to help heal the wounds of war. Operation Mend provides advanced surgical and medical treatments, as well as comprehensive psychological-health support for post 9/11 era service members, veterans and their families at no cost. The program is available to eligible warriors injured during combat operations or while training for service.


Financial Wellness Resources

What is financial wellness? It’s the peace of mind you feel when you’ve balanced saving and spending … living well today and planning for tomorrow. Visit this website and discover how well you’re spending, planning and protecting your money and assets, and get tips to do better.

Neuro Community Care LCC

Neuro Community Care LLC (NCC) is an independent provider of Case Management and Community Support Services for persons with brain injury and other neurological disorders (e.g., stroke, brain tumor, ALS, spinal cord injury). NCC’s services are provided in an individual’s home or community and are functionally based. This translates to real-life skill development and stabilization, which increases the likelihood of independence and decreases the occurrence of decline and/or crises which may lead to repeated admissions to costly hospital and rehabilitation programs.


Shepherd Center

The SHARE Initiative at Shepherd Center provides rehabilitation and community-based care to U.S. military service members who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The program utilizes Shepherd’s full rehabilitation continuum of evaluation and treatment services for those who have sustained brain injury, spinal cord injury or blast injury. SHARE provides assistance, support, and education to service members and their families during their recovery treatment and beyond. In addition, the program compiles data that is beneficial to policy and legislative change to provide for unfunded services.


Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

SALUTE, INC. provides assistance to families of injured military personnel hospitalized at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab . Financial Assistance can be provided in areas including, but not limited to, transportation, personal needs, supplemental housing/moving costs, computer purchases and other incidental living expenses.


Walking Tall Cane Project

SALUTE is proud to provide ergonomically correct, orthopedic canes to veterans and military personnel. The canes are supplied free of cost to veterans and military service members. The Walking Tall Cane program was established in honor of Marine Lance Cpl. Phillip Frank, who was killed in action in April, 2004. Individuals interested in a cane should contact