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Veteran Solutions

Collier County Veterans Service Department

The Collier County Veterans Services team has more than twenty years of combined experience in assisting veterans filing for disability compensation, non-service-connected pensions, appeals, burial benefits, education benefits, health benefits, survivor's benefits and other support. Collier County Veteran Services provides assistance to veterans and their families to access a wide variety of benefits. 

Every veteran, dependent and survivor are eligible for a Veteran Services Assessment of their entitlements and benefits. Veteran Services can be contacted at (239) 252-8387 if you would like to find out more about veteran benefits or speak to a Veteran Services Officer. Learn more about how we can help here:


Veteran Services
3339 Tamiami Trail East
Health Building (BLDG. H)
Suite 212
Naples, FL 34112

Phone: (239) 252-8387 (VETS)
FAX: (239) 252-2870

Business Hours:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday


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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Overview

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder can occur following a life-threatening event like military combat, natural disasters, terrorist incidents, serious accidents, or violent personal assaults like rape. Most survivors of trauma return to normal given a little time. However, some people have stress reactions that don't go away on their own, or may even get worse over time. These individuals may develop PTSD.

People who suffer from PTSD often suffer from nightmares, flashbacks, difficulty sleeping, and feeling emotionally numb. These symptoms can significantly impair a person's daily life.

 PTSD is marked by clear physical and psychological symptoms. It often has symptoms like depression, substance abuse, problems of memory and cognition, and other physical and mental health problems. The disorder is also associated with difficulties in social or family life, including occupational instability, marital problems, family discord, and difficulties in parenting.If you are suffering from PTSD, or know someone who is, the following list of resources and information will help you find help in dealing with PTSD and related conditions.  

Featured PTSD News

Center for Psychological Health and TBI Opens

The Department of Defense today announced the opening of a 24-hour outreach center to provide information and referrals to military service members, veterans, their families and others with questions about psychological health and traumatic brain injury. More


All states have a Nursing Facility Medicaid program that provides general health coverage plus coverage for nursing home services. These services include room and board, nursing care, personal care and therapy services.

 Nursing Facility Medicaid may pay for a stay in a nursing home if you need a “nursing-home level of care” or meet nursing home “functional eligibility criteria; and have income and assets below certain guidelines.

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Below are web-sites that provide information on Veterans benefits and how to file/ask for them.


Almost ten thousand women were there.

For a list of not only the women who gaves their lives in Vietnam but the start of a complete women's casualty list see: They Gave Their Lives has featured an interesting story about female Vietnam Veterans, entitled "Unarmed and Under Fire: An Oral History of Female Vietnam Vets."
Women in Vietnam

The Vietnam Womens Memorial Project's new website is at: