Boots on the Ground: Veterans Collaborative

Date of Event: 
Friday, February 15, 2019 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Room: 
One North
Audience: 
Adults
Community Services
BOOTS ON THE GROUND
Boots on the Ground is a monthly service for veterans experiencing homelessness provided in partnership with the Salvation Army, Vietnam Veterans of America, Catholic Charities, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
On the fourth Friday of every month, representatives from these organizations drive the Salvation Army outreach vehicle to key locations around the greater KC area to provide services relevant to veterans experiencing homelessness.
Their first stop of the day is the Central Library where they distribute hygiene items and bottled water from their outreach vehilcle. 
Additionally, agency representatives  will be on hand in the One North Technology Center to assist veterans with: Housing, Legal Aid, Veterans Benefits, Medical, Recovery,Mental Health, and DD-214s

To learn more about Boots on the Ground, contact David Thomas from the Salvation Army.