OUTREACH Services- an Example:

Key Goals:

  • Partnering with five regions of Veterans Health Administration four states, IN, MI, IL, WI and IA providing outreach services to veterans – population target exceeds 500,000 veterans. Objectives:

  • Ensure the Veterans within the State of Illinois are informed & aware of their benefits & available health services, including PTSD, family counseling, substance abuse, crisis management.

  • Services include, assessment of the Veteran’s needs (mental Health  case management, as well as physical needs (general health issues, housing, legal aid, transportation, food, benefits for dependents, educational benefits, employment aide and more)  

  • Preparing and conducting educational presentations to stakeholders.

  • AKA,  “Lost Veterans Project”

Preparation of a “Resources Guide” for publication and distribution, statewide.