• AK

    Alaska (Statewide)

    Alaska Forget Me Not Coalition

    Here is one of the challenges the Alaska Forget Me Not Coalition is tackling:

    "Transportation  is  a  huge  issue  in  our  state  because  most  communities  are  not  connected  to the  road  system.  Many  service  providers  try  to  travel  together  or  cross  train  in  order  to provide  the  most  amount  of  services  possible  when  traveling  to  remote  areas."

  • NM

    Albuquerque

    New Mexico Community Veterans Engagement Board

    The New Mexico Community Veterans Engagement Board sees these as the top needs of Veterans in Albuquerque:

    "Understanding  benefits,  benefit  application  process,  availability  of  services,  mental  and behavioral  health  access"

  • MI

    Ann Arbor

    Southeast Michigan Prosperity Region

    Survey in progress

  • AZ

    Arizona (Statewide)

    Arizona Coalition for Military Families

    "We focus on equipping people and organizations throughout our community with information and training. This includes roles as diverse as librarians and first responders to human resource professionals and faith-based staff and volunteers. The idea is that anyone can be an open to door to connect a veteran or family into the resource system."

  • 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.”

  • PA

    Butler

    Greater Butler Community Veterans Collaborative Board

    "We educate veterans, we conduct open forums, and help educate veterans about the services offered by the VA."

  • SC

    Charleston

    Lowcountry Veterans Engagement Team

    "SCServes is the primary receiver of acute needs within the Veteran community. Behind them are LVET members from the Tri-County Veteran Support Network and the SC Army National Guard Family Program."

  • NC

    Charlotte

    Piedmont Veterans Coalition

    "As our primary mission to address systemic issues, we want to and ways to determine what these are and address them in a way that reduces the impact to our veterans."

  • 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).”

  • CO

    Colorado Springs

    Peak Military Care Network

    What is Peak Military Care Network proud of about Colorado Springs as it relates to Veterans?

    "I am most proud of the work  of  our  collaborative  to  work  together  and better  coordinate  services  so  those  veterans  and  families  do  not  get  confused  and  have  one place  to  connect  for  assistance  that  can  offer  them  multiple  services,  as  well  as  follow-up and  make  sure  those  multiple  services  meet  their  needs

  • 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.”