Wounded Warriors Family Support
Veterans [Combat Wounded] and Caregivers - Retreats, Adaptive Vehicles, Welder Training and Caregiver Support
Contact: (402) 932-7036
Service Area: Nationwide
Serving: Veterans [Combat Wounded] and Caregivers
Description: Retreats Wounded Warriors Family Support provides vacation retreats to combat wounded veterans and their families free of charge. The family retreats are a chance for wounded veterans to heal and reconnect with their loved ones in a peaceful, non-stress environment. Please note that their retreats vary by location.
Mobility is Freedom Wounded Warriors Family Support launched Mobility is Freedom in 2015 to provide modified Ford vehicles for combat wounded veterans. If a veteran is combat wounded and eligible for the VA Automobile or other Conveyance Equipment Grant (21-4502) and is interested in purchasing a Ford vehicle, then the veteran is eligible for a matching grant from Wounded Warriors Family Support. If interested in applying for a vehicle grant, please use the information on the contact page to inquire about this program.
Native American Veterans Support, Transition, and Resources. To honor the service and sacrifice of our nations American Indian veterans, Wounded Warriors Family Support through the NAVSTaR program donates vehicles to selected tribes around the nation to assist the veterans on their reservations. These vehicles get used a a number of ways depending on the needs of the tribe. Transport to and from Veteran Affairs medical appointments, movement of supplies, emergency vehicles.
Veterans Wielding Program UAW-Ford and Wounded Warriors Family Support have partnered to provide a training program in welding for U.S. military veterans. UAW-Ford is offering a six-week Welding Training Program, where selected veterans will train and test for 6G through 4F welding certification. The program will prepare participants to pursue apprenticeships and entry-level positions in welding throughout our nation in industries such as automotive, ship building, construction and many others. The program will take place at UAW-Ford’s Technical Training Center in Lincoln Park, Mich., near Detroit. Please contact the us for additional information on the class schedule.
Dunham House - Once complete wll house 24 Veterans.
Caregiver Respite Program Wounded Warriors Family Support’s Caregiver Respite Program provides respite and supplemental services nationwide to the caregivers and families of wounded war veterans. Our program aims to ensure that family members who were thrust into the role of caregivers are provided with the support they need to keep their families intact while keeping themselves healthy.
It may include services such as housekeeping, meals, child care, and transportation as deemed needed by our case management. The program also provides assistance with other agencies offering resources and support.
Our Respite Programs have some flexibility in eligibility requirements. Please give us a call at 402-932-7036 if you have questions or need assistance. If we can not help you directly we will recommend other resources that will be able to address your specific needs.