Project Homeless Connect is a one day event by the United Way of the National Capital Area that brings together essential services at the largest resource fair to meet the needs of our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness. This year's PHC event will take place on Thursday, October 3rd from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the DC Armory. Volunteers are needed for day of support as well as for several roles leading up to the Oct 3rd event. If you are interested in dedicating your time to support this amazing and much needed event please visit the Unite Way National Capital Area volunteer portal at http://volunteer.unitedwaynca.org/.
The Steven A Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals in Silver Spring, MD is offering a FREE Disability Benefits Clinic every Wednesday in August from 10:00 AM to 6:00PM. Meet with trained nationally accredited claims experts this Wednesday, August 21st to learn how to properly file a fully developed claim for disability benefits. Space is limited and registration is required.
SUNDAY, VETOGA - Yoga & Medication honoring Military, Veterans, and their Families with Nahaku McFadden at 10:30am. This is a free event. Location is The WorX by Maia, 5420 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria VA 22304.
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals is partnering with ServingTogether, a program of EveryMind to offer a Mental Health First Aid: Military and Veteran Module 8 hour course. If you a veteran or an individual working with veterans in our community this is the training for you. This workshop is provided for FREE and lunch and refreshments will be provided. Registration required! Seating is limited. Register now.
Saturday, August 17th from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Peach Baptist Church in NE Washington. Veterans will share their knowledge, leadership and inspirational stories of their transitions from serving our country to civilian leaders and their battle with cancer. Hosted by Rev. Dr. Michael T. Bell, (Ret, ARMY).
Easterseals Veteran Employment Programs are holding a workshop to provide information about their comprehensive services for veterans and military families. The workshop will take place on Thursday, August 22 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Cherokee Avenue Center in Alexandria, VA. Military spouses, Reservists and Guardsmen are welcome! Please bring your DD 214 and resume.
The Association for Addiction Professionals launches a 6 part specialty webinar training series focused on addiction treatment in Military & Veteran Culture. The first webinar, Supporting Those Who Served: Substance Use and Comprehensive Mental Health for Military Affiliated Populations takes place on Saturday, 8/24. Participants may attend one or multiple webinars in this series. Those who successfully attend the full webinar series and pass all six CE quizzes for this six-part series will be eligible to apply for the Certificate of Achievement for Addiction Treatment in Military & Veteran Culture. Registration is required.
Join the Martinsburg VA Medical Center on Tuesday, August 20th from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM for their annual Mental Health Summit. This year's event is focused on Suicide Prevention and Access. Veterans, Service Members, family members, DOD partners and local community group representatives are invited to attend. Please RSVP by Tuesday, August 6th.
USO Pathfinder and Millie are offering a free VA Home Loan Workshop on Tuesday, September 10th from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM at the USO Warrior and Family Center Fort Belvoir. This is an event for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses preparing for their next opportunity. Registration is recommended.
ATTENTION ADULTS OVER THE AGE OF 65! Are you looking for fun opportunities to socialize in your community? The Hylton Performing Arts Center is part of a collaboration that has received a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant that is supporting a series of free 10-week arts engagement workshops on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from September 3 to November 7, 2019. Participants who complete the workshop series will receive vouchers for free Hylton Center tickets to select performances. If you are interested in the free 10-week workshops listed above, please call 703-993-5970.