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CARSON CITY VETERAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL
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The Mission of the Nevada Vet Corps – AmeriCorps program is to improve the quality of life for veterans, military members, and their families. AmeriCorps members will be responsible for Veterans Community Council outreach and engagement. Additionally, they are responsible for the development and facilitation of community outreach events. Members of AmeriCorps will identify gaps in programs and services through assessments and surveys supporting the development of Veterans in Care. Furthermore, they will improve employment opportunities through the Patriot Employer Program and expand social media for NDVS.

Contact: Frank Reynolds at 775-885-6876 or cell at 775-671-4006

Email: FWATONKA@aol.com

Website: www.veterans.nv.gov  

 

 


EVENTS

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RESOURCE INFORMATION

ADOPT A VET DENTAL PROGRAM

Linda Haigh

775-870-4358

Adopt a Vet Dental program (AAVD) provides no to low cost dental care to low income veterans in Northern NV. Qualifying Vets must: be at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level guidelines; be enrolled with the VA under the care of a PCM and following their medical needs; be a NV resident.

CAPITAL CITY C.I.R.C.L.E.S INITIATIVE

Brenda Silis
2621 Northgate Lane, Suite 10
Carson City, NV 89706
Phone: 775-883-6506
Email: captialcitycircles@gmailcom
Service to families seeking a hand up

C.I.R.C.L.E.S is a cooperative community effort to elevate people out of poverty through education, mentoring, and the promotion of critical lifestyle changes.

CARSON CITY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Veronica Galas 775-887-2190

Mary Jane Ostrander 775-887-2110

HEALTH DEPARTMENT

CCHHS, through the Health Dept offers family planning, public health prevention, immunizations and flu shots as well as HIV testing.

HUMAN SERVICES

CCHHS, through the Human Services Dept offers housing programs, indigent services, resource specialists, WIC, workforce programs, and financial literacy. They also act as the Coordinated Entry agency for the Carson City area---the agency is for anyone who is homeless, looking for housing.

 

HOME IS POSSIBLE FOR HEROES

Dwight D. Pace 775-687-2036

This hero-worthy program gives veterans and military personnel more buying power and even more opportunities to experience the joys of homeownership—for less.

 

MILITARY FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES

CPT Raquel Acosta 775-384-5820

FAMILY PROGRAMS

Family Assistance

Family Assistance Coordinator 775-384-5811

Provides outreach for families of deployed Soldiers. Provides resources and referrals for all branches of service.

 

CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS

Coordinator 775-384-5805

Coordinates and conducts events and activities for our National Guard children/youth as well as provides information and referrals to local, state and national programs.

 

AIRMAN AND FAMILY READINESS PROGRAMS

Program Manager 775-788-4585

Increases Communication between Air Guard families and their units, especially concerning benefits.

 

TRANSITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Advisor 775-384-5837

Provides rehabilitative care management needed to help soldiers return to a normal lifestyle. Connects soldiers to the Veterans Benefits Administration and Veterans Service Organizations to file claims. Helps locate soldiers medical records, DD214s and other needed documents.

 

YELLOW RIBBON REINTEGRATION PROGRAM

YRRP NCOIC 775-384-5827

Ensures all Soldiers receive resource information and that all DoD rules and regulations are followed

 

MILITARY ONESOURCE

Consultant 775-200-6154/1-800-342-9647

Provides non-medical counseling, and financial counseling and planning. Connects customers to information and resources relevant for military life.

 

Employment Support

 

EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE (ESGR)

Program Support Manager 775-384-583

Works with all branches of the military and serves as mediator between Service Members and Employers to ensure Federal USERRA laws are followed. Helps to maintain a positive relationship with all Soldiers' civilian employers.

 

HEROES2HIRE (H2H)

Employment Coordinator 775-384-5849

Provides employment enhancing skills and training.

 
WORK FOR WARRIORS NEVADA

Employment Coordinator 775-384-5848

Employment Coordinator 775-384-5812

Behavioral Health Coordinator 775-409-5850

Helping our Service Members, Veterans and their dependents to connect with available resources and start their journey to realizing their career goals. Assisting with resumes updating and creation, interview prep, networking and job search.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Manager 775-384-5845

Administers EEO training and evaluates procedures

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH

Coordinator 775-788-9307

Guides and promotes psychological fitness. Provides resources to Guard members and their families to master emotional health challenges.

 

RESILIENCE, RISK, REDUCTIONS AND SUICIDE PREVENTION (R3SP)

State R3SP Coordinator 775-384-5819

Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator 775-384-5847

Suicide Prevention Program Manager 775-842-0163

Provide training in resiliency, suicide intervention and substance abuse prevention to Guard members and their families.

 

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (SARC)

Sexual Assault Response Coordinator 775-384-5840

Provides and monitors Sexual Assault/Harassment prevention and awareness training. Monitors and reports incidents to NGB Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office.

 

SURVIVOR OUTREACH SERVICES

Coordinator 775-384-5838

Expands and improves services to Survivors. Provides access to benefits coordinators, counselors, and local support. Offers long term family case management.

 

DEERS/ID OFFICE

775-348-1043

DA Photos, DEERS Updates, Military IDs-new and renewals

 

HORSES AND HEROES

Kathy Galles

775-741-9203

Bringing together horses and humans in a safe, supportive, and positive environment to provide a therapeutic horsemanship experience.

 

PETS OF THE HOMELESS

Geneviene Frederick

775-841-7463

Assist in finding places homeless persons’ can have their dog or cat cared for.

 

RONWOOD FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

Erika Lera

775-884-2269

Provides family advocacy to assist veterans find resources and referrals in our community to fit their needs. Ronwood has 19 different programs that revolve around family programs.

 

RETIRED SENIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

Ryan Lia

775-687-4680 ext 119

RSVP VIP provides transportation to and from doctor appointments, grocery shopping, etc. Currently working towards assisting with homemaking and home companions. Offers exercise training to help keep seniors mobile.

 

RURAL CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

Dee Dee Foremaster

775-841-2580

Provides independent living skills training, information and referral, as well as equipment loaning, transportation and housing referrals, recreation/social activities, benefits assistance, home modifications, peer support, advocacy, volunteer opportunities and technical assistance

 

S.A.V.E. PROTECT FOUNDATION

Johnny Larkins

775-842-6059

Provide food, clothes, furniture and appliances for veterans free of charge. Delivers a month of food to give them a hand up (can deliver to same family twice a year plus Christmas).

 

SIERRA THERAPEUTIC EQUESTRIAN PROGRAM 

Konnie McGruder M.Ed

775-530-7073 

Our mission is to assist Veterans and their families; regardless of age who are dealing with physical, mental, emotional, or educational special needs by providing therapeutic riding services.

 

VETERANS GUEST HOUSE

Noreen Leary

775-324-6958

The Veterans Guest House provides United States military service veterans and their families temporary overnight accommodations when receiving treatment at a medical facility in the Reno-Sparks area.

 

VETERAN RESOURCE CENTER

Ed Crawford

775-360-2155

Assist veterans and their families with housing, food, gas cards and utility bills.

 

WESTERN NEVADA COLLEGE VETERANS RESOURCE CENTER

Kevin Burns

775-445-4237

One stop shop for student veterans at Western NV College. Assist with GI Bill education benefits as well as all VA benefits.

 

US DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN AFFAIRS

800-827-1000

One stop resource for service members, veterans and dependent inquiries ranging from health care, to education to financial assistance.

 

PATRIOTIC VETERAN ORGANIZATIONS

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST 4

Michael Juckett

503-201-8171

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST 56

Richard Eberly

 

CONCERNED VETERANS FOR AMERICA

Mario Alfonsi

702-373-7478 

Advocates for policies that preserve the freedom and prosperity that was fought and sacrificed for.

 

DISABLED VETERANS OF AMERICA

Sean Morey

775-246-1543

 

FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION BRANCH 274

Bob Higgins

775-295-7898

 

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE

Gary Armstrong

775-882-1682

 

VFW POST #3726

Dan Rash

775-241-2051

 

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA #388

Thomas Spencer

775-291-6203

 

WELCOME ALL VETERANS EVERYWHERE

Carl Schnock

775-781-4849

Service groups organized to help veterans with community outreach, holiday events and programs and some financial services.

 

STATE OF NEVADA VETERAN SERVICES

For public events, information, tools and newsletters please visit NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS SERVICES NDVS banner displaying American Flag

 

AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES DIVISION FOR THE STATE OF NV

Cathy Steed

775-687-2494

ADSD mainly provides elder protective services, as well as the Medicaid Waiver Program which helps to keep seniors or persons with disabilities in their home and out of nursing homes.

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERAN SERVICES

Katherine Miller 866-630-8387

Mike Mader 775-428-1177

Services include Governor Flag program, Veterans Service Officers, Veteran Cemeteries, Veteran Homes, Women Veteran services, Rural Outreach, Veteran of the Month and Operation Recognition.

 

VETERAN ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL

775-786-7200

The VA Sierra Nevada Health Care System (VASNHCS), Reno, Nev., provides primary and secondary care to a large geographical area that includes 20 counties in northern Nevada and northeastern California.

 

VETERANS LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Heather Cooney

775-684-1100

Assist Veterans and Active Duty with pro bono legal assistance in a wide area of civil law matters.

 

NV STATE LEGISLATURE ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 40

P.K O’Neill

www.pkoneill4NV.com

Assemblyman O’Neill works to identify, introduce and promote state legislation to assist veterans and their families on various issues. He and his office directly assist veterans with specific challenges.

 

JOB CONNECT 

Joe Reissig

775-684-0482

Assist veterans in their work search efforts (i.e. resumes; supply contacts to VRC, WNC and other resources; offer training; provide workshops, etc). Also offers Vocational Rehabilitation, which assists with disabled people obtaining education, certifications, training, equipment, etc when working towards gainful employment.