Thursday, July 16, 2020

Veteran Resources. July 2020. Free Internet for Families, COVID-19 Toolkit and other important information

Comcast Offers 60 days of Free Internet for Low Income Families 

To help Veterans and others access important resources such as benefits, education, training and employment opportunities, Comcast is offering new eligible customers two months of free internet service and a discounted rate. Apply by December 31, 2020 for the Comcast Internet Essentials package.

vet xl families togetherVetXL: Q&A on Veteran Family Resources

Join VA and community experts on July 21 at 3:00pm (ET) for a live Q&A session to learn about resources for Veterans and their families. Start posting your questions now on RallyPoint. 


Virtual Mental Health Care through Cohen Veterans Network

Mental wounds are just as difficult to heal as physical wounds – and treating them is just as important. Through a national network of clinics, Veterans and their families are eligible for personalized, evidence-based mental health care. There is no cost for care if you don't have insurance. 


Work at VA to Make a Positive Impact on Veterans

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Employees agree that a top reason they joined the VA is to make a positive impact on the Veterans they serve. VA encourages a culture of innovation to improve Veterans' and employees' experiences.


Free Quarantine Craft Kits from Help Heal Veterans

Being in quarantine can get lonely and boring. VA has teamed up with Help Heal Veterans to deliver quarantine kits to help keep Veterans occupied and entertained.
The kits contain reading and educational materials, craft supplies, and materials that can be used to help Veterans create their own face masks.

Find Apprenticeship Opportunities Near You

A new VETS Apprenticeship program assists transitioning Veterans and spouses define a post-service career path. Apprenticeships connect talented workers with employers and networks in their desired industries and post-service locations. Learn how to gain paid, relevant workplace experience, classroom instruction and a nationally recognized credential.

Virtual Digital Media Internships for Students

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Did you know VA offers a virtual digital media internship? College students interested in work experience at VA on projects in social media, writing, graphic design, web design and more should apply now. #ApplyInJuly.

Army Veteran Erik Schlimmer: Hiker, Author, Therapist

Army Veteran Erik Schlimmer has walked his way to health and happiness. He has hiked over 15,000 miles, climbed 2,000 summits, and camped over 1,000 nights. On Borne the Battle, Erik shares how his adventures have impacted him and how he uses his experiences to help others.



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