We want to make it easy for our military, veterans and their families to connect to vital services. ServingTogether Peer Navigators are available Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. Our online form is available 24/7. We continue to work remotely and to utilize our UniteUs platform to conduct intakes and make curated referrals to service organizations in the community.
The Association of Defense Communities (ADC), Blue Star Families, and participants of the White Oak Collaborative are joining forces to create a united, national platform for sharing information, maintaining engagement, developing best practices and policy approaches to ensure our military receives the support it deserves. The COVID-19 Military Support Initiative (CMSI) will provide resources and expertise to support communities, states and military families through this crisis.
We hear your concerns of panic, fear and emotional confusion during this unprecedented time in our world. Many of you may be having challenges understanding what is it to come in this ever-changing global situation. We want to help you and your families make sense of things and be able to have conversations with your children, who may show signs of distress and anxiety. We have compiled a list of resources to empower you as you navigate the way forward for your family.
Fort Belvoir Military Spouses - join the USO Metro monthly Military Spouse Coffee Connections on Thursday, March 26 from 10 am - 11 am via Zoom. Join other military spouses in the community to connect over coffee, have meaningful conversations, and make new friends! Open to all spouses of currently-serving military.
March 2020 is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Few people think about traumatic brain injury (TBI) unless they have one or know someone who has one. Know the signs and symptoms of brain injuries in adults and children, the common causes of TBI, and how it may impact mental health. Re-post of a resource by Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center DVBIC. This is part of the A Head For the Future initiative by DVBIC which provides resources to help the military community prevent, recognize and recover from traumatic brain injury (TBI).
Are you a military spouse who is struggling with interviewing? Do you feel like you might be saying the wrong things in an interview? Join Hire Heroes USA for a webinar featuring a panel of volunteers who can speak on what you should disclose in an interview and how you can talk about gaps in employment. They will be covering topics relating to interviewing.
Join in for a free online TAPS Talk to support grieving, working, living and loving while physically distancing ourselves. Presented by the TAPS Institute for Hope and Healing®, this live connection with Emily Muñoz, TAPS Women's Empowerment Director, exercise movements that can be applied when you feel overwhelmed.
The USO is proud to present this workshop facilitated by Michael Quinn, LinkedIn Top Voice, branding expert and military veteran. This online-only webinar is being offered exclusively through USO Pathfinder. To get the most out of your time in this session, participants should have a complete LinkedIn profile and a minimum of 50 LinkedIn connections.
Start your Friday off right with MVA's Community Coffee Hour! Fight the isolation and boredom we all feel with conversation and connection with other minority veterans.
The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council is hosting a virtual meeting on March 24 and provided a listing of food resources for residents in need in throughout County, especially the elderly and vulnerable populations. They also have information available for residents who are interested in volunteering.