Veterans Receive Services at Annual Event

CenterPoint Newsletter | Summer 2017 | by Terri Thomas, FSS Program Specialist

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March is National Professional Social Work Month. This provides an opportunity to spotlight the social work profession and highlight the important contributions social workers make to the community. Family Support Services Division celebrated Social Work Month by volunteering at the 14th Annual Las Vegas Veterans Stand Down at Cashman Center on March 15, 2017.

The U.S. Vets-hosted event brought comprehensive services to hundreds of homeless and at-risk veterans in Southern Nevada. More than nine-hundred veterans received medical care, dental screenings, employment, legal and financial assistance, housing placement, counseling and other services in one convenient location. Dozens of community organizations sponsored and provided services for the Veterans Stand Down event.

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