News and Events

Volunteers of America Colorado Branch

Community Job Fiar

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

1247 Santa Fe Drive, Denver

Denver Community Job Fair – Job Seeker (2)

 

Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center Opening

We are excited to announce that the Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center (VSC) will be open to the public starting on July 1st, 2015. This building is located at 1247 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204 and will be open Monday – Friday, 8:00AM-4:00PM. The VSC is a collaboration of Federal, state and local community organizations dedicated to serving Veterans in need. Veterans and their families will be able to access services including:   Housing Assistance        Community Resource Navigation Employment Assistance                                Financial Health VA Benefits          Volunteer Opportunities Public Benefits             Reintegration and Peer Support

 

 

Expanded Mental Health Care

The VA announced expanded eligibility for veterans in need of mental healthcare due to sexual assault or harassment which occurred during military service. This expansion primarily pertains to Reservists and National Guard members participating in weekend drills. Recognizing that MST survivors may have special medical needs, other needs, and concerns, every VA facility has a MST coordinator to serve as a contact. Veterans do not need a service-connected disability to seek assistance for their MST related issues. Further, Veterans do not need to have reported such incidents to the DOD or possess documentation or records to support their assertion of trauma. Veterans also do not need to be enrolled in VA health care as the treatment for MST is independent of VA’s general treatment authority.

 

 

National Veterans Legal Services Program

NVLSP is a non-profit organization in operation since 1980 and is currently providing free legal services to Veterans from all eras with application for Combat Related Special Compensation and Physical Disability Board of Review.

 

Warrior Gateway 

Warrior Gateway is a network of advice and local resources to assist you no matter where you are and in what phase of life. The site lists over 200,000 local non-profit and government resources to assist you.

(clicking the link will take you to a new page)

Warrior Gateway

 

Goodwill Classes and Events

Relationships Skills and Employment

Free Health Relationship Classes “Within My Reach”

Participants receive a certificate upon completion in the required hours

1525 E Illiff Ave Unit C

Aurora, CO 80013

303-577-0186

 

Veterans Tickets Foundation

WHO WE ARE – Veteran Tickets Foundation AKA Vet Tix (CFC# 44909) is a nationally recognized 501c3 Veterans Support Organization whose mission is to “give something to those who gave.” Vet Tix teams up with major sports teams, leagues, promoters, organizations, companies, venues and everyday event ticket holders to provide free (and discounted) tickets to the more than 26 million active Military, Veterans and their families.

MEMBERSHIP IS FREE AND THERE ARE NO OBLIGATIONS ON YOUR PART

WHAT WE DO – We support our Active Duty Military, Veterans and their Families with entertainment, lasting memories and reintegration opportunities by providing FREE event tickets to sporting events, concerts and family activities.

Research Study Opportunity for Veterans

Window to Hope

This project is for Veterans who have had a Traumatic Brian Injury (TBI)

This project is 10 weeks long

VISN 19 Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) is seeking participants to learn about using group psychotherapy focusing on hope for Veterans with traumatic brain injury (TBI).

Eligible Veterans will be between the ages of 18 to 65; are currently receiving or eligible to receive physical and/or mental health care through the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System; and have sustained a TBI.

 

The study involves participation in group psychotherapy and completing questionnaires. This study will take place at the Denver VA Medical Center and participants will be compensated for their time. If interested in participating in this study or if you have questions, please call Adam Hoffberg (303) 355-5199.