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Creating a collaborative environment for service providers to empower Veterans and their families.

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    Community Calendar

    Find out what is happening this week at the Bill Daniels Veteran Service Center. Volunteers of America regularly hosts meetings, office hours with service providers, resource fairs, and other events at the Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center.

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    Stay in touch with our community through the Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center Newsletter. Learn about beneficial resources, the latest from our partners, upcoming events and more.

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    If you would like more information about the Bill Daniels Veteran Services Center, to connect with our providers, or tour our facility, contact us directly.

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Meet our service providers

  • Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

    The CDLE strives to make veterans a priority by providing a variety of services such as job search assistance, job fairs, registration with workforce centers, resume guidance, networking, labor market information, educational programs and unemployment guidance.

    Availability: Monday-Friday 8:00-3:30 PM

    Who to contact: Vet Representative Tony Medina

    Phone: 720-398-7157

    Fax: 720-865-5685

    E-mail: anthony.medina@denvergov.org

    How to Contact: Referrals or appointments are preferred

    Walk-ins are welcome when Vet Representative Tony Medina is available.

  • Colorado Department of Military and Veteran Affairs

    The DMVA can provide benefits representation, community outreach and advocacy, incarcerated veterans and homeless veterans initiatives, Colorado state veterans cemetery, veterans employment preference and benefit letters, women veterans programs, operation recognition, Colorado State and veterans nursing homes, DD214 and medals request .

    Availability: Wednesdays, 8:00am-4:00pm

    Who to contact: Josh Gates

    Phone: 303-914-5832

    Email: josh.gates@dmva.state.co.us

    How to contact: Walk-ins, referrals or by appointment.

  • Denver County Veteran Services

    Public benefits, customized employment development services, assistance applying for VA benefits, referrals to counseling/mental health services

    Availability: 8:00-4:00 pm Monday-Wednesday

    Thursday and Friday by appointment when available

    Walk-ins welcome, takes appointments as well

    Who to contact:Constance Tatro

    Email: constance.tatro@denvergov.org

    Cell: (720) -481-8916

    Fax: (720) 944-3505

    How to contact: Participants can contact directly or through vet specialist referral

  • DU Law, Veteran Advocacy Project

    Assistance with filing for veteran benefits, claims and appeals. Will provide intakes on all legal issues to refer participants to appropriate services.

    Availability: Weekly schedule posted every Monday

    Walk-ins and appointments welcome

    Who to contact: Email: VAP@law.du.edu

    Phone: 303-660-6421

    Fax: 720-598-0458

    How to contact: Participants can contact directly or through vet specialist referral

  • Financial Health Institute

    Provides courses for individuals to learn how to improve their financial health

    Availability: 8:30-12pm Monday, Wednesday and Friday (Not guaranteed)

    Who to contact:

    Michael Kilgore

    Email: mkilgore@fhinst.com

    Phone: (303) 358-6961

    Joanne McLain

    Email: jmclain@fhinst.com

    Phone: 720-244-6329

    How to contact: Case manager (vet specialist) should set up appointments for participants

  • Honor Bell Foundation

    Honor Bell Foundation, Inc. is a Colorado nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation based in Denver. Creating a community of veterans to foster public appreciation of military service and honor their fellow veterans with a proper, final tribute is the foundation's mission. Its primary purpose is to provide a unique funeral honor for deceased military veterans through the slow ringing, known as tolling, of a 1,000-pound ceremonial bell. The foundation also provides veteran outreach and community education through the recruitment of volunteer groups of Bell Guards to toll the Honor Bell.

    Availability: TBD at the VSC - Office Hours 8:00am-5:00pm

    Who to Contact: Michelle Mallin, Chief of Staff

    Phone: 720-282-9182

    E-mail: info@honorbell.org

    For Bell Honors: requests@honorbell.org

    How to Contact: E-mail

  • Metro Veterans Upward Bound

    Cost-free college preparatory program that will not only enhance veterans' academic skills, but is also designed to demonstrate what personal commitments a full college course load will require. Upon successful completion of the VUB Program, veterans are not only familiar with the services and resources that would be available to them as college students, but more importantly they possess a renewed confidence in their academic abilities. VUB courses include Math, Science, Spanish, and English.

    Availability: Tuesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm in the Kuhl Cafe

    Who to Contact: EJ Walton

    Phone: 303-556-3305/3024

    E-mail: vub2@msudenver.edu

    How to Contact: Speak with EJ 'the Director of Happiness' on Tuesdays in the Kuhl Cafe, or contact VUB directly via phone or e-mail

  • The Mission Continues

    Services Provided: The Mission Continues empowers veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. We deploy veterans on new missions in their communities, so that their actions will inspire future generations to serve. Our operations deploy veteran volunteers alongside non-profit partners and community leaders to solve some of the most challenging issues facing our communities: improving community education resources, eliminating food deserts, mentoring at-risk youth and more. Through this unique model, veterans build new skills and networks that help them successfully reintegrate to life after the military while making long-term, sustainable transformations in communities and inspiring future generations to serve.

    Availability: Visit the website for upcoming events

    Who to Contact: Ben Eichel

    E-mail: beichel@missioncontinues.org

    Phone: (720) 507-0612

    How to Contact: Visit the website for Denver 1st Service Platoon to join the platoon and/or view upcoming service projects

    Website: https://www.missioncontinues.org/service-platoon/Denver-1st-platoon

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/denverserviceplatoon/

  • Project Sanctuary

    Provides facilitated 6 day therapeutic retreat for Veterans and their family where they will receive access to counseling, healthy marriage and financial classes, PTS class, entering the 2-year program; follow-up services to retreat families for up to 2 years and volunteer opportunities.

    Who to contact: Geneva Templeton Chief Operating Officer

    E-mail: info@projectsanctuary.us


    Phone: 720-561-9193

    How to contact: Please contact directly through e-mail

  • Soldiers’ Angels

    Soldiers' Angels provides aid and comfort to the men and women of the United States Army, Marines, Navy, Coast guard and their families and a growing veteran population. Soldiers' Angels “Angel" volunteers assist veterans, wounded and deployed personnel and their families in a variety of unique and effective ways. Soldiers' Angels is approved to work within VA Hospitals. Our volunteers visit patients, help coordinate events and activities, and much more to improve the living conditions and morale of the hospitalized or struggling veterans at the Denver VAMC. Soldiers' Angels has many other wonderful programs. Please check the website for a complete list.

    Availability: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:00AM-3:00PM

    Who to Contact: Chris Nuels

    Fax: 210-629-0024

    E-mail: msmith@soldiersangels.org

    Phone: (915) 241-7751

    How to Contact: Call or email if you are interested in volunteering or providing donations

  • Team Rubicon

    Team Rubicon works with veterans and community volunteers to help areas dealing with natural disasters. Vets can use skills developed through services such as medical training to reach those is crisis.

    Availability: Soon to have set hours

    Who to contact: Carolyn Wagnild

    Phone: 719-286-9589

    E-mail: carolyn.wagnild@teamrubiconusa.org

  • US Department of Veteran Affairs - Veteran’s Benefits Administration

    VA administers a variety of benefits and services that provide financial and other forms of assistance to Service members, Veterans, their dependents and survivors. A few example of the benefits are compensation, education and training, home loans, life insurance and vocational rehabilitation.

    Availability: 9:00-1:00pm 2nd and 4th Tuesdays

    Walk-ins welcome, takes appointments as well

    How to contact: Participants can contact directly or through vet specialist referral

  • US Department of Veteran Affairs - Programs for the Homeles

    The Veteran Affairs Programs for the Homeless provides assistance via the transitional housing (GPD) and permanent supportive housing (HUD-VASH) programs in addition to employment services, peer support, mental health, showers and referrals for other VA assistance.

    Contact: 720-501-3367

  • Volunteers of America — "Back Home" Supportive Services for Veteran Families

    Case management, housing search counseling/assistance, education/employment counseling, temporary financial assistance, advocacy, referrals to community resources.

    Availability: Monday-Friday 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

    How to contact: By referrals, walk-ins or appointments

    Call: 720-501-3367

    Fax: 720-367-5147

    Email: ssvfintake@voacolorado.org

  • Volunteers of America — Grant Per Diem (GPD) Women Veteran Programs

    Emergency and transitional housing for single women veterans and women veterans with children. Housing, financial education, VA and public benefits,employment, case management

    Availability: Contact staff directly by work phone for appointment

    How to contact: Walk-ins are okay if available- however, staff split their time across multiple locations.

    Available: Monday-Friday 9:00 am-5:00 pm

    REFERRAL LINE: 720-501-3369

    Fax: 720-367-5169

  • Wheeler Advisory Group

    Services Provided: The Wheeler Advisory Group provides legislative policy support and advocacy for Veterans and their families.

    Availability: By appointment only

    Who to Contact: Leeanne Wheeler; Director of Outreach, United Veterans Committee of CO

    Phone: 303-995-8010

    E-mail: leanne@wheeleradvisorygroup.org

    How to Contact: email or phone