Connecting Veterans, Military Families and Caregivers with their Community
and enabling residents to do more than say "thanks for your service."
San Diego County
St. Joseph County/South Bend
The Unique Role of VCC
Transitioning from the military or being transferred can be challenging for veterans, military, and their families. Having limited networks can make integration into a new community all the more difficult and stressful.
Together we can change that. All on your own time and availability.
Community connections made
Vets/Military families feel more connected to their community
as a result of their VCC connection
Community members feel more connected to vets/military in their community as a result of their VCC connection
Bridging the Military/Civilian Divide
VCC provides local residents with an avenue to share their expertise and knowledge about life in their community with veterans, military, and their families.
In doing so, local residents get to know their neighbors who served in uniform, and our veterans/military families access information and support that falls outside the realm of nonprofit/government resources. Examples include:
Neighborhoods & Recreation
What are the schools like in this neighborhood? Where can our family members get involved in sports?
Career Paths & Education
Can I talk to someone in the health field to find out if that career is really for me? I'd like to get some advice on majors/degrees?
What museums and venues offer discounts or special engagements for veterans and military families? Where can I get trusted car/home repair?
Got 10 Minutes for a Local Military/Veteran Member?
Be a part of the VCC Network. Your involvement in our network puts “thank you for your service” into action by making that service member and their family feel welcome and connected in our community, and you have the opportunity to get to know our neighbors who served in uniform. We are looking for people… Continue readingContinue reading