NCServes – Central Carolina – April 2018 Newsletter
From our director:
Greetings team! We are excited that spring has finally arrived.
Your continued dedication to our veterans and their families is making an impact in our communicates. Since January 1, 2018, we received 364 referrals, and over the last month we have received 137 referrals. These numbers are lives impacted and the support is made possible by all of you.
But the growth doesn’t stop with referrals. We’re proud to say that we’ve welcomed 19 new providers to the network since the start of the year. We welcome and thank all new providers for your commitment.
On April 13, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., AmericaServes will lead us in a NCServes Central Carolina webinar for providers. This call is critical to success of the network and seeks to build and improve upon our practice of a coordinates approach to delivery. Register here.
Thank you, again, for your continued support. If you have any questions about the events or registration process, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Paul A. Berry
NCServes Central Carolina Network Director
If you’d like to submit an event to be listed here or on the website, please fill out this form. If you have additional questions, email Margaret Clevenger at [email protected]
April 13: Join us for our NCServes Central Carolina provider call, and if you’re in the Triad, please register to attend our provider meeting following the call.
April 19: Register here for the 5th annual Disability Rights Conference taking place at Chapel Hill, NC.
April 19: Interested in learning about how the arts community can support our service members and military families? Register here for an Arts Community Military Culture Workshop in Greensboro.
April 21: Support our provider, the Joel Fund, by attending the Bags-n-BBQ and Cornhole tournament in Raleigh!
April 21: Celebrate the Month of the Military Child with the Rick Herrema Foundation in Fayetteville. Register here.
April 24: The USO of North Carolina and Soldier for Life – Transition Assistance Program are hosting a Transition Expo at Fort Bragg, April 24- 26. Register or get more information here.
April 26: The Winston-Salem VA Regional Benefit Office and Goodwill Industries are teaming up to hose a Veterans Experience Action Center full of resources and more. Get more info here.
April 28: Attend a Veterans Resource Fair in Greensboro! More information is available here.
This month we’re highlighting a new provider, that joined the network in March. The Archangel Alliance provides veterans and their families with a multitude of services from VA claim assistance to employment, financial support and more. The organization, founded by Kyle Snyder after he was wounded in Afghanistan in 2012, partners with businesses and other nonprofits to provide the best possible service and assistance to veterans and families.
For more information about the Archanegel Alliance, visit http://www.archangelalliance.net/.
How should you talk about NCServes Central Carolina?
Ever been asked about NCServes Central Carolina, and had a hard time finding the right words? The points below are a great start!
What is NCServes Central Carolina?
NCServes Central Carolina is a coordinated network of organizations serving veterans and their families throughout Central Carolina.
What areas does this network serve?
NCServes Central Carolina supports veterans and their families in the Raleigh, Fayetteville and Triad areas.
What does NCServes Central Carolina do?
The NCServes Central Carolina network connects veterans and their families to the most appropriate resources and services for their unique goals. Veterans and families are inputted into the NCServes Network, and from there are connected to the right resources to support them. This process eliminates guess work and gaps in service for the veteran or family member.
How can a veteran get assistance?
Veterans and families can get assistance by calling 1-866-249-6656 or submitting the form at raleigh.americaserves.org.
Over the last month, our NCServes Central Carolina team has been active at events across the state.
Here’s a great shot of our Network Director, Paul Berry, with the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency’s Troy Hershberger, attending the Central East Region NC Student Transition Resource Initiative for Veteran Education (NCSTRIVE) Conference.
Wake Tech, East Carolina University, Steven A. Cohen Clinic and Veterans Upward Bound Central Carolina Community College were some additional providers represented at the event.