Welcome Home, Veterans Benefits Fair will be held Saturday, July 28th from 10:00am - 4:00pm at the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Join a host of government and community partners who are coming together to offer assistance to Veterans and transitioning service members: Transition and Care Management, Mental Health, Voluntary Service, Vet Centers, VESO, VBA, the Mayor’s Office of Veteran’s Affairs, D.C. Law Students in Court, and the Veterans Mental Health Advisory Council. For questions, call 321-537-0229 or 202-745-8000 x 5-6282.
Mondays through September at the Gaithersburg and Germantown Libraries the Silver Spring VET Center will hold walk in times for referrals and to get connected to the Vet Center and VA services. VET Centers provide quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. The staff understands and appreciates Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Services are free to eligible veterans and their families.
Come out to this year's Frederick Veterans Resource & Recognition Day on Wednesday, July 11th from 9:00am -2:00pm. The event is being held at the Frederick Senior Center and will feature veteran resources, lunch and Keynote speaker The Honorable George Owings, III - Maryland Secretary of Veteran Affairs. This is a free event. This event is in collaboration with the Frederick County Veteran's Engagement Board (CVEB).
Coalition to Salute America's Heroes is teaming up with the Frederick Keys this year to again provide FREE tickets to active duty military, veterans and first responders! Frederick Keys vs. Lynchburg Hillcats at the Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium Date: July 3rd, 2018. Time: Gates open 6pm, game time 7pm.
Up Top Acres and the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) are joining forces once more to host another special Veterans Comedy Show at one of Up Top's rooftop farms. This performance will feature comedians who have graduated from ASAP's Comedy Bootcamp program, the first stand-up comedy class in the country for veterans. The event will provide a platform for veteran comedians to showcase their talents and tell their hilarious stories in front of members of the DC community. Saturday, June 23rd from 7:30-10:00PM. Tickets are $15.
Wednesday, June 13th from 10:00 am to 7:00 PM, Silver Spring, MD. Talk to an attorney or veteran service officer for free who can help you with your issues. Hosted by The Veterans Consortium and the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic. Appointments required.
The DC VA Medical Center is holding "Introduction of Whole Health" sessions starting Wednesday, 3/21. Whole Health, also known as “Personalized, Proactive, Patient-driven Care,” is an approach to health care that empowers and equips Veterans to take charge of their health and well-being and to live their life to the fullest. Whole Health includes conventional treatment as well as complimentary approaches that foster self-empowerment, self-healing, and self-care. Upcoming informational sessions dates include 3/21, 3/28, 4/11 and 4/25/18. Registration is required.
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals and The Veterans Consortium are holding a one day free veterans legal and benefits clinic on Wednesday, March 7th from 10am to 7pm. Talk to an attorney or veteran service officer for free who can help you with your issues. Appointments recommended.
The TCM Program is designed to serve returning severely injured and/or ill combat (OEF/OIF/OND) and Post 9/11 era Veterans as they transition into the VA or through standard discharge from their respective service back into the community. Learn more about their programs and services.
Wednesday, March 7th from 10:00 am to 7:00 PM, Silver Spring, MD. Talk to an attorney or veteran service officer for free who can help you with your issues. Hosted by The Veterans Consortium and the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic. Appointments required.