Veterans Family Support
Warrior Spouse & Extended Family Support Group
To honor the service and sacrifice of the family caregivers and extended family members. A caregiver network group of spouses and loved ones for the wounded, ill or injured troops.
The Veterans Transition Resource Center is to support these caregivers in their own journey of healing by facilitating a community that provides social connections to other caregivers in similar situations, fostering support groups, to encourage resource sharing and friendships, and sponsoring workshops and retreats to provide education on relevant issues.
Child Empowerment Program
To nurture, support and empower the physical, mental and emotional welfare of children whose parents that have served our nation. Often called the silent heroes. Provide youth education workshops, tutoring, youth related events, outdoor sports and weekend summer camps. In addition to Anti-Bullying and Fusion Martial Arts. For young teens, individual test assessments will be provided to evaluate their interests, capabilities and strengths in preparation for jobs or college.
Suicide Prevention Coalition Program
In partnership with Nevada Coalition of Suicide Prevention, to provide tiered Applied Suicide Intervention Safety Training (ASIST) training for suicide prevention for employees, mentors, job developers and retention specialists for the Veterans Transition Resource Center.
SafeTALK classes are conducted to teach participants to recognize a person at risk for suicide and know how to connect them with a person trained in suicide first aid and intervention or similar resources to keep the individual safe. Suicide rates among veterans are 22/day and 1 active duty/day. Military children suicides have also escalated.
Veterans Treatment Courts
Augmented support services for Veterans in the veterans court system that are not available in their treatment programs. The court system is focused on the Veterans well being and family members are left out in terms of assistance. Because there is a ripple effect to the family members, there is a gap in the social services available to them. The Veterans Transition Resource Center serves as a stop gap for the Veterans Treatment Court system.
Pro Bono Legal Services Program
Coalition of local attorneys that make available pro bono legal services that aren’t easily afforded or accessed by veterans, their families and extended loved ones. Provide Pro Bono legal services to assist with medical care challenges, disability benefits, reemployment rights, consumer housing, criminal & family law matters, & obtaining legal counsel.
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