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Veteran Servant Corps Project - Resources
Resources for Veteran support
Ideas and materials for Veteran awareness and celebrations
45 things you can do to honor a Veteran/Military Member
10 Things You Should Never Say to a Veteran/Military Member
Honoring Those Who Served: 11 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day
Ways to be there for a Veteran/Military Member
Honor active Military Members/Veterans as part of the Worship Service at the Sunday closest to Veterans Day.As part of this service, invite those who have served/are serving to stand.
Post pictures of those serving/those who have served in your church.
Plant a remembrance garden somewhere at your church.
Partner with other churches in your area to support Military Members/Veterans.
Training for clergy and pastoral care support staff to understand Veteran issues
- Psych Armor Institute educates a Nation on the Invisible Wounds of War
- Since 2012, The Soul Repair Center at Brite Divinity School has offered public education and conducted research on moral injury and recovery for military members and veterans.
- Mental Health First Aid for Military Members, Veterans and their Families teaches people how to notice and respond to signs of mental health and addiction challenges with a specific focus on the cultural factors related to military life.
Three no-cost retreats are planned for 2021 for Military Couples/Veteran Couples. Each retreat will start on Friday night and end by noon Sunday. 2 nights lodging and 4 meals, along with various activities, will be provided. The retreat sites will include Rainbow Trail, Sky Ranch, and a site to be determined.
Homeless Military Members/Veterans
- The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) – a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization governed by a 23-member board of directors – is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of thousands of homeless veterans each year.
- VCP Village provides everything a Veteran needs to live with dignity and safety, free of charge. More importantly, VCP Village provides sanctuary and the emotional space needed for the Veteran and VCP’ Veteran Support Services team to thoroughly address the underlying causes of his or her homelessness.
El Paso, Texas
- HACEP is proud to offer a variety of housing assistance to our nation’s heroes who served our country but have fallen on hard times.
- With multiple housing options based on the Veteran’s unique situation, the Veteran Integration Centers (VCI) has choices for Veterans and their families who are literally and on the verge of homelessness to end the cycle immediately.
- Homeless Veterans Fellowship is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that offers a comprehensive set of services designed to address homelessness among veterans. Located in Ogden, Utah, our services have provided for veterans all over Utah and the intermountain area since HVF was founded in 1989.
- Volunteers of America Northern Rockies provides services to the homeless veteran population in Helena, Great Falls, Bozeman and Missoula, Montana as well as Casper, Cheyenne and Sheridan, Wyoming through the Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program (HVRP).
Click the button below to make a donation to the VSCP. Select the General Fund Gift option and enter "Veteran Servant Corps Project" in the note/memo line.