WSWVETS was established in June, 2010 by a group of women that shared a passion for making the lives of our women WSWVETS’ goal is to work toward making a positive difference in the lives of our Nations Female Veterans.  To assist women that have returned from serving their country in resuming an active, successful, productive and satisfying life in society with their family and friends.  WSWVETS offers hope and healing, through peer to peer support, education and sharing

 

The mission of WSWVETS clearly aligns with the objectives of our Fiscal Sponsor,  Communities of Hope’s veteran initiatives and values to support housing, medical, job assistance and overall well being our  veterans.  We also share the guiding principles of our Mentor General Carol Ann Fausone (Ret) to provide the best for the women who have served this county so honorably.  

 

WSWVETS resources are used in providing education on available services, support and peer to peer mentoring, achieve suitable housing and jobs.  WSWVETS works closely with each veteran to provide support and assistance for them while they maneuver the processes of the Veterans Administration and other veteran organizations.  We partner with many  private Veterans Services to supplement and enhance government provided service

 

Through peer to peer support and 1 on 1 mentoring between veterans we are involved in initiating and supporting training programs that enable veterans to secure meaningful jobs that meet their skills and allow them to support themselves and their families.

 

WSWVETS has partnered with the members of the EAGALA Organization (www.eagala.org/US) to provide Equine Assisted therapy to veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Military Sexual Trauma (MST) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in a serene and spiritual farm environment, woods, ponds, trails, wetlands and wilderness.  Additional programs are being developed in partnership with VSA Michigan in Art and Writing Therapy to enhance the communication of our veterans with their family and friends.  Weekend mentoring retreats  and peer to peer interaction as a way  to extend this very beneficial activity that is now just a few hours a month.   


Women Supporting Women Vets (WSWVETS) is a charitable program through our Fiscal Sponsor Communities of Hope (COH).

 

COH is a Michigan nonprofit public benefit corporation qualified as exempt fromfederal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.’


 

 

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As of May 1st, you can now get a Veteran Designation on your Drivers License when you renew at no charge.  If you chose to get this designation, prior to your renewal, there is a $9 charge.  If you cannot afford the $9 you can send them a letter with your full name, drivers license or PID number, and contact information with the request.  Once these documents are received, a determination will be made as to whether your request can be accommodated. 

This designation may make it easier to obtain veteran discounts at retailers. 

 

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WSWVETS is a tax deductible Charity through our Fiscal Sponsor (click here for details)

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  • The Department of Veterans Affairs launched today an online GI Bill® Comparison Tool to make it easier for Veterans, Servicemembers and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA's approved colleges, universities and other education and training programs across the country.


  • COLA Penalty Removed for Most: Thanks in large part to VFW's grassroots advocates for bombarding their congressional offices with tens of thousands of phone calls and e-mails, Congress overwhelmingly passed legislation this week to eliminate the controversial one-percent COLA penalty on working-age military retirees.http://www.vfw.org/News-and-Events/Articles/2014-Articles/VFW-STATEMENT-ON-MILITARY-RETIREE-COLA-VOTE/

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