AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members- particularly veterans, military family members and inactive National Guard and Reserve are assigned to serve in CADCA’s community coalitions located throughout the country to provide support to Veterans and Military Families (VMF) with a special emphasis on serving the needs of National Guard and Reserve VMF.

Some program successes:

  • Creation of Resource Centers
  • Support of Veterans Courts and leveraging resources in cases of lost funding
  • Development of Community Veterans Gardens
  • Partnerships with Community Colleges and Universities for Student Veteran Centers
  • Veterans Taskforces within community coalitions
  • Development for sustaining support systems created
  • Procurement of HUD VASH Vouchers for communities to address homeless veteran challenges
  • Private and public partnerships to support VMF
  • Increase of services for crisis intervention and suicide prevention

For more information on CADCA VetCorps and the impact we are having on our communities contact:

Lauren Lloyd
VetCorps Project Manager
CADCA
703-706-0560 ext. 278
llloyd@cadca.org


The VetCorps project is made possible through an AmeriCorps National and AmeriCorps VISTA grant awarded from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).