VETERANS

FOR VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILY

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CDI Institute is dedicated to the success of our veteran students and is proud to be operated by veterans. Our staff of former service members recognize the unique needs of veterans and their families. Whether making your first adjustment into civilian life or just looking for a change in career, as our programs grow, we are committed to increasing our outreach and resources specific to veterans like you.

 

G.I. BILL® AND VR&E PROUDLY ACCEPTED

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CDI is proud to accept GI Bill ® benefits for students. If you are interested in using your GI Bill ® benefits to attend CDI, please contact us. Tuition and other costs can currently be covered for veterans eligible for the Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E) program. You will need to initiate this process with VA to determine eligibility and details. Click here to get more details about the VR&E program and how to apply, or feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

VETERANS CODES & IMPORTANT INFO

VA FORM 22-1990 - FOR NEW APPLICANTS

 

VA FORM 22-1995 - FOR CHANGE OF PROGRAM

 

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR VETERANS

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CDI offers scholarships to military veterans. To qualify, we ask that you provide proof of your current enlistment or discharge from active military service. The scholarship is applied directly to the cost of Dive Gear upon admission and cannot be used to pay for the application fee, diving physical, or other required gear.

FOR MILITARY FAMILIES

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CDI's Institute is located approximately 12 miles from Luke Air Force Base providing a close proximity to military services. If you are the spouse or dependent of a service member and are interested in using my Career Advancement Account (myCAA) benefits to pay for your tuition at CDI, please click here to contact us for more information.

 

FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR VETERANS

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Arizona 211 Community Information and Referral Services

Dial 211 or 1-877-211-8661

 

Operator will help you find the appropriate resources closest to your residence

 

American Legion

602-264-7706

 

Possible one-time assistance for rent, utilities and food

 

American Red Cross – Grand Canyon Chapter

602-336-6660

 

Assistance for rent, utilities, food, and other services available for Active Duty, Retired, Reservist and National Guard (activated for more than 30 days)

 

AZ VFW Charities

480-941-5258

http://AZVFWcharities.org

Online application for financial assistance

 

Boots for Our Troops

844-838-2368

 

Possible one-time assistance for rent, utilities and food

 

Community Actions Programs:

 

Phoenix:

(must be City of Phoenix resident/or pay City of Phoenix water bill)

John F. Long Family Services Center

602-262-6510/1-866-807-9994

3454 N. 51st Ave Phoenix 85031

(M-F 7:30am-5pm)

Sunnyslope Family Services Center

602-495-5229/1-866-853-3828

914 W. Hatcher Rd. Phoenix 85021

(M-F 7:30-5pm)

 

Travis L. Williams Family Services Center

602-534-4732/1-866-882-1778

4732 S. Central Ave Phoenix 85040

(M-F 7:30-5pm)

 

Senior Intake Line

602-262-6631

(Appts taken 1pm Mondays)

Mesa:

635 E Broadway Rd. Mesa 85204

480-833-9200

 

Tempe:

2150 E Orange St. Tempe 85281

480-350-5880

 

Chandler/Gilbert:

345 S. California St. Chandler 85225

480-963-1423

Buckeye:

210 S. 6th St. Bldg. 700

623-925-3911

 

Avondale:

328 W Western Ave Avondale 85323

623-333-2703

 

Glendale:

5850 W Glendale Ave Glendale 85301

(for Glendale residents only)

623-930-2854

 

Tolleson:

9555 W Van Buren Tolleson 85353

623-936-2760

 

Scottsdale:

7700 E. Roosevelt St. Scottsdale 85257

(M-F / 8A-5P) 480-312-2323

 

Guadalupe:

9241 S Avenida del Yaqui Guadalupe 85283

(M-F / 8A-5P) 480-505-5385

 

Peoria:

(Includes Sun Cities & Youngtown)

8335 W. Jefferson Peoria 85380

623-979-3911

 

Surprise & El Mirage Utility & Rental Assistance

623-222-4673

DAV Chap 20 (Glendale):

623-931-7320 (9am-12:30pm)

Emergency assistance for utilities, rent

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF Grant) – Homeless Prevention & Rapid Re-housing

 

UMOM

(Phoenix & West Valley)

602-466-1655

 

Save The Family

(East Valley)

480-898-0228 x106

 

US Vets - Single Veterans / No dependents

602-441-0612

 

Keith Root – SSVF case manager

602-687-8132

 

Primavera (Tucson)

520-623-5111

 

Pinal County Veteran Service Office

520-876-0699

 

Yuma County Veteran Service Office

928-726-6022

 

22 Until None

www.22untilnone.org

 

One-time assistance with utilities or food ONLY(Active, Reserves, NG, OTH (depending on circumstances of discharge, NO BCD) / Veteran can apply online and follow instructions)

 

AZ Heroes to Hometown

https://azheroestohometowns.org/about/

 

Possible emergency assistance for rent, utilities and food

 

Arizona Military Family Relief Fund

602-234-8403

Currently deployed AZ Service Member, KIA/WIA or Post 9/11 AZ vet w/military related hardship

 

Armed Forces Foundation

205-547-4713

Injured Combat Veteran with family separated no more than 18 months

DAV Chap 24 (Sun Cities, El Mirage, and Surprise):

505-301-0540

 

Emergency assistance for utilities, rent

 

Lutheran Social Services

480-654-4539

 

Military Assistance Mission

602-246-6429

 

All current Arizona military E-6 and below may be eligible for this one-time assistance through MAM as well as purple heart recipients post 9/11 regardless of rank

 

National Veterans Services Fund Inc.

(800) 521-0198  

http://nvsf.org/Home.html

 

VA Social Worker has to submit referral / 1 year of service minimum

 

Operation American Patriot:

623-853-3636

 

Operation Second Chance

fax: 1-888-672-4838

Have or expect to have a Military or VA rating of not less than 70% and have a minimum 6 months of active duty service. VA Social Worker has to submit referral

 

Operation We Are Here

http://www.operationwearehere.com/index.html

 

one-stop HUB of resources for the military community and military supporters

 

The Salvation Army:

Sun City Area

623-977-1084

 

Phoenix Central Corps

602-265-3359 X202

 

Mesa Citadel Family Services

480-833-8322

 

Glendale Office

623-934-0469

 

Possible emergency assistance for rent, utilities and food

 

Utility Assistance Programs

 

SRP Economy Price Plan

(low income households)

602-236-8888 – Phoenix or (800) 258–4777

APS Energy Support/Medical Equipment program

(low-income)

602-371-7171

 

Application:

 

https://www.aps.com/en/residential/accountservices/assistanceprograms/Pages/limited-income-home.aspx

 

Southwest Gas Low-Income Ratepayer Assistance (LIRA) Program

1-877-860-6020

 

Application online at following site: https://myaccount.swgas.com/content/lira

 

The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul

1-877-211-8661 or 602-266-4673

 

Provides one-time assistance for rent, mortgage and utility bills

 

Military Heroes Fund office:

militaryheroes@penfed.org

703-838-1335

703-838-1344 fax

The Military Heroes Fund Emergency Financial Assistance Program offers financial assistance for wounded, ill, and injured OIF and OEF veterans who are experiencing an unexpected financial setback.

http://www.pentagonfoundation.org/site/PageServer?pagename=MHFFinancialAssistance (email or fax application)

 

Operation Home Front

https://mafa.operationhomefront.net

1-877-264-3968 (toll free) or 210-549-4600

 

Emergency financial assistance, please call the Emergency Assistance Line

 

Operation Ward 57

http://www.operationward57.org/programs/honor-courage/grants/

Temporary financial assistance, shelter, food, utilities & health expenses, assistance with child care, vehicle repairs & other routine household expenses, home & vehicle adaption, funeral expenses, adaptive equipment, moving assistance, travel, etc. VA rating of not less than 60% / Apply online

 

Reserve Aid

(972) 934-4731  

http://reserveaid.org/wp-content/uploads/RAapp2016.pdf

 

Reserve Aid only supports Reservists and National Guard members who were activated for service to Iraq/Afghanistan. You must have returned from that deployment within the past two years

 

Salute America’s Heroes

888-447-2588 

www.saluteheroes.org

 

Emergency financial assistance for wounded Veterans in Iraq and Afghanistan

 

USACares

http://www.usacares.org

Post 9/11 Veteran with military related hardship

 

Veterans of Foreign Wars: UNMET Needs Program

1-866-789-6333

 

Post 9/11 Veterans with deployment related hardship who served active duty within past 3 years

https://www.vfw.org/uploadedFiles/VFWorg/MY_VFW/UnmetNeedsApplication

Coalition to Salute America's Heroes

703-291-4605 ext. 110

https://csah.webauthor.com/go/apply.cfm

Assisting veterans who have been severely injured while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom

 

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

760-725-3680

https://semperfifund.org

Post 9/11 Marines or Navy Personnel injured in combat who were attached to a Marine Unit

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4055 S SARIVAL AVE

GOODYEAR, AZ 85338

623-882-3483

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