IAVA’s Rapid Response Referral Program (RRRP) works with veterans and families across the nation providing critical support, guidance and connections to on the ground resources. RRRP is staffed by masters-level Veteran Transition Managers (VTMs) that work on the front lines every single day, ensuring our nation’s heroes and their families have the support they need and have earned. To date, RRRP has connected over 9,200 veterans and family members to more than 11,100 resources.
It’s been an incredibly busy week, as veteran needs remain high. RRRP continues to provide top notch services to clients while ensuring that the impact of our work is heard:
- Important 2019 YTD RRRP Impact Metrics: Connected 13 veterans to the Veterans Crisis Line. Connected 39 veterans who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness with housing resources and financial assistance. Supported 29 female veterans and 16 family members
- Client quote of the week: “Thank you so very much. It’s been about 4-5 years together and you’ve always been so much aid and assistance. I’m truly grateful for you.” Learn more by checking out RRRP’s latest Weekly Impact Report
- IAVA’s Senior Veteran Transition Manager, Policy Liaison & VA Benefits Lead will be testifying before the New York City Council next Tuesday, February 26 on the critically important issues of veteran suicide and mental health