• MI

    Ann Arbor

    Southeast Michigan Prosperity Region

    Survey in progress

  • NC

    Asheville

    Blue Ridge Veterans Community Partnership

    “The rural nature of our community makes it challenging for Veterans to access resources and services and for organizations to effectively outreach to Veterans.”

  • GA

    Augusta

    Augusta Warrior Project

    "Top needs of Veterans in the community are “prevention funds, affordable housing, transportation, and single parent with children-transitional housing.”

  • OH

    Cincinnati

    Tristate Veterans Community Alliance

    “We strongly believe that the system should not wait for a crisis before enagaging Veterans. Our Veterans Processing Center is set up as a "welcome center" geared for newly transitioning Veterans planning on accessing career and educational resources in the community. In addition to that we have a variety of non-service options including: quarterly Veteran storytelling events, monthly group volunteer days, and a regular presence at sporting events (especially the Cincinnati Reds).”

  • OH

    Dayton

    Greater Miami Valley MyVeteran Community

    “We host an annual Veterans Moving Forward event to connect Veterans with Services; Public Service Interviews; Speakers Bureau; Public Outreach; participation in the Dayton Region Military Collaborative; VetsLink – Vets resources database and 24/7 call-in referral system.”

  • MT

    Fort Harrison / Helena

    Montana Joining Community Forces

    “For 2018, JCF plans to hire a VISTA volunteer to handle routine, clerical activities in order to free the Co-Chairs’ time for development and execution of our missions and goals.”

  • FL

    Fort Lauderdale

    Mission United of Broward County

    “Mission United of Broward County provides centralized intake, triage, and case management. Mission United case managers function as system navigators, and as such connect Veterans with services, supports, and resources.”

  • IN

    Fort Wayne

    Northeast Indiana Base Community Council

    Survey in progress

  • MI

    Gaylord

    Northern Michigan Veterans Coalition

    “The Northern Michigan Veterans Coalition is the hub for Veteran services, as connected through the network of Coalition Partners and Veterans Community Network.”

  • MI

    Grand Rapids

    West Michigan Veterans Coalition

    Survey in progress

  • SC

    Greenville

    Upstate Veterans Alliance Network

    "Top three priorities for growth of Veteran support system are, “formalized partnerships between support organizations; common referral system web based platform; and resources/support from local government and chambers of commerce.”

  • TX

    Houston

    Combined Arms

    “Through our online assessment portal, clients can create a profile and then take a self-driven assessment to identify and learn about resources they need and qualify for. Upon choosing a resource with an organization, our system alerts that organization to reach out to the Veteran within 96 hours. Combined Arms helps direct those resources, reduce redundancies, and guarantee contact from our organizations.”

  • AL

    Huntsville

    Still Serving Veterans

    “The primary challenge is organizations trying to protect their turf and looking at Veteran services as a competition for dollars rather than an outlet to help as many Veterans as possible.”

  • FL

    Lake & Sumter Counties

    United Way of Lake & Sumter Counties / Mission United

    "Top needs of Veterans in Lake and Sumnter counties are “medical, housing, employment, and legal services.”

  • WA

    Lake Stevens

    City of Lake Stevens Veterans Commission

    “We believe we have ample resources available in our community. The goal is to thoroughly identify them and then establish ‘operational coordination.’ We do desire to have at least 1.0 FTE (an employee) to coordinate the Veteran Commission.”

  • KS

    Leavenworth

    Kansas and Missouri counties Community Veteran Engagement Board (KSMOCVEB)

    Five year goals: “facilitate state laws in Kansas and Missouri to support various needs of Veterans; have a well known list to access Veterans community services; develop a supportive bridge for Veterans and their families at risk; assist in establishing a state-funded Veterans Home in our service area of Kansas counties; build a sustainable CVEB.”

  • CA

    Los Angeles

    Los Angeles Region Community Veterans Engagement Board (LAR-CVEB)

    “An average of 290 Veterans are housed by homeless service providers every month across Los Angeles County.”

  • GA

    Macon

    Mission United – United Way of Central Georgia

    “Veteran Education Career Transition Resource Center (VECTR) tracks numbers served by GA Dept. of Veterans Service in their facility: number seeking education, training and employment assistance; and number referred to other helping agencies. Our program is just starting so we have not yet begun tracking data.”

  • WV

    Martinsburg

    Four State Community Veterans Engagement Board

    "One of our primary challenges is "support and understanding of our primary employers". We are a dedicated group of concerned community members who spear head and work this initiative without pay. "

  • FL

    Miami

    Mission United - United Way of Miami-Dade

    “We are a unifier – building community by helping people and organizations work together. If we can’t help a Veteran, we’ll find a group that will and we case manage the process.”

  • TN

    Mountain Home

    Tri-Cities Military Affairs Council (TC-MAC)

    “We are proud of the regional patriotism, and the willingness to engage in assisting the Veteran community. The area’s private business sector is very supportive of Veteran and military needs.”

  • IL

    N. Chicago

    Lake County Veterans and Family Services Foundation

    “Based on our experiences serving consumers and collaborating with partner agencies, top Veteran needs are: meaningful employment and career assistance; physical and mental health services, guidance and support; legal assistance, especially for family matters; connection and socialization with others who served.”

  • NY

    New York

    NY Metro Community Veterans Engagement Board

    “The VA, NYS, and NYC track client relationships officially. Nonprofits do so officially and unofficially. An emerging resource/clearinghouse is NYServes, an online database.”

  • FL

    Orlando

    Mission United Orlando

    “Central Florida is growing rapidly. We would like to ensure that Veterans are able to become part of the transformation and given a platform to continue to serve here at home.”

  • FL

    Pensacola

    Pensacola Veterans Support Organization Network

    “The top needs of Veterans in our community are: 1. More appropriate and responsive healthcare 2. Housing/support for homeless Veterans 3. Employment assistance 4. Transition assistance for those on active duty to life as a civilian.”

  • UT

    Salt Lake City

    United Way 2-1-1

    Survey in progress

  • WA

    Spokane

    Veterans First Board

    “Our mission is to connect Veterans to services, to synergize what is going on from a strategic level and make progress smoother. We are a work of progress at 3 months old.”

  • NY

    Syracuse

    Clear Path for Veterans Inc. at Central New York Community Veterans Engagement Board

    “In the next five years, we would like to inspire other communities in best practices and education, provide a place that accommodates Veterans and their families from other areas, and become a community where Veterans choose to live.”

  • FL

    Tampa / Sarasota

    Mission United – United Way Suncoast (Tampa Bay Area)

    “A primary challenge our community faces in its effort to support/honor Veterans is the implementation of a consolidated collaborative approach and follow through from providers.”

  • DE

    Wilmington

    MyVA Community Delaware

    Survey in progress

  • NC

    Winston-Salem

    Triad Community Veterans Community Coalition

    Survey in progress