TUCSON, AZ (KOLD News 13) - The annual three day “Stand Down” event to help those veterans who are in need or homeless began Wednesday.
The Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans event goes to Friday, March 15 at the Grand Luxe Hotel at 1365 W. Grant Road.
According to TVSV, there will be a resource fair on Thursday, both of which are open to all veterans, National Guard members and reservists in the area that are in need.
Services and items provided include hot meals, clothing, haircuts, first aid/minor medical treatment, housing options, veterans court and legal assistance, mental health and religious counseling, substance abuse counseling and treatment referrals, employment and job training referrals, job search and resume writing, vocational rehabilitation, disability claims, benefits applications, pet vaccinations, spay/neuter vouchers, and more. (80+ resource providers will be on site).
The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, March 14:
- 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Veteran Resource Fair
- 12:30 p.m. – Homeless female veterans shopping trip