IAVA | October 4, 2019
Read: Weekly RRRP Round-up October 4
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 case managers 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 9,600 veterans and family members to more than 12,000 resources.
It’s been an incredibly busy week, as veteran needs remain high. RRRP continues to provide top notch services to clients, engage in advocacy work for our community and ensure that the impact of our work is heard:
- 2019 YTD RRRP Impact Metrics: Served 520 clients and provided 1,004 referrals. Connected 67 veterans to the Veterans Crisis Line. Connected 140 veterans who were homeless or at-risk of homelessness with housing resources and financial assistance. Supported 86 female veterans and 44 family members.
- Client Quote of the Week: “Thank you for being my voice when I was voiceless. Thank you for standing up for a person you never met or known. When I felt abandoned – I felt that ‘you had my back.’ I am able to move forward in life with your help and I am grateful for your help. You’re my Hero!!” Learn more by checking out RRRP’s latest Monthly Impact Report.
- IAVA’s Senior Manager, Client Services recently wrote a blog related to IAVA’s Big 6 Priorities. Click here to learn more about how focusing on transition can curb veteran suicide.