Colorado Springs Vet Center - Welcoming home Colorado war veterans with honor by providing quality readjustment counseling in a caring manner. Vet Centers understand and appreciate Veterans' war experiences while assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their community. Services for Veterans include; post combat readjustment, combat stress, post-traumatic stress and military sexual trauma.
Colorado locations in: Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Denver, Boulder, Ft. Collins and Grand Junction.
Point of contact for Colorado Springs: Freddie Strickland (719) 471-9992
Point of contract for Denver Metro: Adrian Maldonado (303) 326-0645
Colorado Veterans Alliance - Ensure the Enactment of policies that properly provide for our Troops and Veterans, keep our military strong and guarantee national security for the purpose of a stronger America. Services include peer counseling sessions for returning Iraq and Afghanistan vets, provide education about Veteran benefits, assure timely access to comprehensive mental and health care.
Outward Bound - It doesn¿t matter what your current military status is (active, inactive, discharged, retired) - you¿re eligible to attend as long as you deployed in support of OEF/OIF combat operations while in the military. These five-day excursions offer adventure activities such as backpacking, rock climbing, canyoneering, canoeing, and dog sledding in beautiful wilderness areas in Maine, Texas, Colorado, California, and Minnesota.
People House - People House started a Veteran Re-integration Program in 2007 to help military families struggling with the process of bringing the soldier back into the family after a deployment. This can be very challenging under the best of circumstances and overwhelming when added factors are present like health issues, financial challenges, and the changes people go through during separation.
Pikes Peak Mental Health - In 2007, Colorado Governor Bill Ritter signed Senate Bill 146, a bill enacted by the Colorado State Legislature to provide behavioral health services for the spouses and dependent children of recently-discharged Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom veterans. These services are provided through First Choice Counseling Center ¿ serving military families in the Pikes Peak region since 1992. Our clinicians are experienced working with a variety of military service-related and deployment/post-deployment issues and their affects on families. Families interested in this program should not be receiving care elsewhere for the same problem.
Vacations for Veterans - Vacations For Veterans is a nonprofit organization created to provide recently wounded veterans of the United States Armed Forces with a week of free lodgings donated by a vacation homeowner.
Welcome Home Warrior - To serve the veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq. Services include providing a free workshop series, Coming Home/Going Forward, for veterans and their families , students, therapissts, ministers and counselors.
Welcome Home GWOT Heroes - Started to support homecoming activities of troops based in the Colorado Springs rea following their return from active theatre of operations. Services include oganizing welcoming cermonies, creating welcome home packets for soldiers and their families and special events for wounded soldiers.