By Darrell Mayo, SSVF Veteran Advocate The Family Alliance for Veterans of America (FAVA) is proud to announce that we have recently secured new funding from The United Way Worldwide – Sioux City Emergency Food & Shelter National Board Program to enhance our food pantry for our Veterans in the Northwest Iowa area. Our staff […]
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By Elena Hoyos, Administrative Services Director On March 7, The Village South attended the Miami Dade College Job Fair at their Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami. This was the first job fair of a series of six that we attended in March. The Village South had two representatives attending this event was Keimon Kiper joined […]
Quilts for Our Heroes
By Jennifer O’Neill, HVRP Program Manager On Mar. 8, at VETcare, the Salem Star Valor Quilters of Oregon had a quilt ceremony where a few of our Veterans received a beautiful handmade quilt. The quilts were presented to Veterans to honor and comfort the men and women who served our country with selflessness! Thank you, […]
By Emily Selby, Counselor WestCare Arizona continues to grow with even more services for our community! Meet Joe Debaca, Program Coordinator for WestCare Arizona’s Quick Response Team (QRT). The QRT is available throughout the tri-state area serving Laughlin, Needles, and all of Mohave County. This team will provide immediate behavioral health crisis within 90 minutes […]
An Other Side of the Fence Success Story
By Carol Dochow, OSF Program Coordinator The Guidance/Care Center’s (GCC) Other Side of the Fence (OSF) program provides intensive outpatient treatment to adult male offenders with high-risk behaviors related to substance misuse and/or mental illness. OSF’s target population includes racial and ethnic minorities, the LGBTQIA+ population, and previously incarcerated individuals. OSF team of staff includes […]
After Justin S.’s parents divorced, his father passed away from an overdose and he went out into the streets, going in and out of jail, living a life filled with adversity. “I knew about recovery,” Justin said, “but I couldn’t do it alone.” Harris Spring Ranch (HSR), located in Nevada, is one of WestCare’s longest-running […]
A Veteran in Need Receives Car Donation
Dequarious, a U.S. Navy Veteran originally from Atalanta, GA has been in Oregon since 2019. He joined the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) in April after he and his wife lost their employment in March. With three children to support, they were going through tough times. They were behind on rent and prepared for eviction […]
By Ashley Cobb, Prevention Specialist Every year on March 10, National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is recognized and WestCare Georgia recently participated in a big way. I was proud to represent on behalf of The Woman’s Place, one of WestCare Georgia’s newest programs at two events in observance, Hats Off to Women and […]
Employee Appreciation Day
By Belinda Morales, Executive Assistant On March 7, Employee Appreciation Day was celebrated! Several activities such as lunches, breakfasts, and gift-giving were carried out for our employees. We wanted to share how valuable their work, commitment, and effort is to our organization and the people we serve daily!
About MAT: WestCare California’s OUR WestCare MATTERS provides evidence-based Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for adult men and women within Fresno County who have an opioid use disorder, are covered by MediCal, and are enrolled in or are interested in attending a residential or outpatient treatment program. Our program uses only FDA-approved medications and recovery support services. […]