Standing with You

At TAPS, we are here to support you along every step of your grief journey.  

As part of the TAPS Family, we offer you the absolute best in survivor support, advocacy and casework assistance. Whether it's one of the members of our Helpline team talking with you on a sleepless night, a member of our Casework Team helping you sort through the stressful decisions to be made and paperwork following the death of a loved one, or whether it's walking down the corridors of Congress, advocating for policy and budget changes on behalf of survivors, our team is always standing with you and for you.

Learn more below about the ways we can help you connect with advocates, subject matter experts, peer professionals, community counseling, trusted partners and much more. 


TAPS Resources

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Survivor Helpline

The TAPS National Military Survivor Helpline is open 24 hours 7 days a week. Whether you are in emotional crisis, need to connect with TAPS services, or just want to talk, call 800-959-TAPS (8277).

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Survivor Care Team

These peer professionals are your initial line of support, connecting you with all the resources and care TAPS has to offer. Calls, texts and emails from the team allow members to provide personalized support.

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Grief Counseling

The right grief counselor can help you discover strengths, develop your own coping skills, and help you work through questions, changes in relationships, and secondary losses.


Get help resolving issues on burial, managing benefits, records and other paperwork. We consult regularly with experts on healthcare, financial hardships, credit counseling and civil legal matters.

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Education Assistance

TAPS can help explain benefits, work with you to align resources and education goals, provide talking points to schools, colleges, and universities, and help you go confidently into the next phase of your life.

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Suicide Loss Support

TAPS provides compassionate care to all survivors of military suicide loss. Our unique approach will help stabilize you and your family and put you on a path toward healing and growth.

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Caregiver to Survivor

We recognize the differences present when someone has been a caregiver before they have transitioned to a survivor to guide the peer support services, programs and referrals we provide to you.

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Survivor Advocacy

TAPS works to advance policy and legislation to improve programs and services provided to surviving military families by the federal, state and local governments.

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TAPS Magazine and Publications

TAPS offers a variety of publications, including a monthly survivor newsletter, a quarterly magazine, peer reviewed studies, and quick series guides for military survivors.

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TAPS Institute

The TAPS Institute for Hope and HealingĀ® provides online and on-demand webinars for bereavement professionals, bereaved individuals, and grieving military and civilian families. 

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Survivor Connections

Through our TAPS programs and camaraderie and companionship with other military survivors of similiar loss, we gather to heal, console and explore both online and in-person.

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Additional Resources

The Department of Defense and other agencies support families of fallen servicemembers and veterans by providing services to help cope with loss and address casualty related questions.

For more information on TAPS Resources, contact us at