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 9,300 veterans and family members to more than 11,400 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:
- Important 2019 YTD RRRP Impact Metrics: Connected 27 veterans to the Veterans Crisis Line. Connected 72 veterans who were homeless or at-risk of homelessness with housing resources and financial assistance. Supported 51 female veterans and 29 family members.
- Client Quote of the Week: “My VTM is an exceptional human being whose compassion is saving veteran lives.” Learn more by checking out RRRP’s latest Weekly Impact Report.
- RRRP produced two blogs over the past few weeks related to IAVA’s Big 6 Priorities. Click here to learn more about the need for VA medical cannabis research and click here to learn more about seasonality and its effect on suicidality