• Oct 23, 2020
  • 1:53 PM

Veterans Community Councils


Through the efforts of State and local organizations, and individual persons, many local communities have established Veterans Community Councils – bodies comprised of local leaders and stakeholders with a mission to identify the needs and resources available to service members, veterans, their families and dependents in their community.

Carson City Veterans Community Council

Meets in Carson City, times, dates, locations vary

Contact: Frank Reynolds

fwatonka@aol.com

https://www.carson.org/residents/veterans

Churchill Community Coalition

Meets quarterly, second Tuesday at 11:00 AM, Fallon Convention Center

Contact: Holly Meador

775-423-6695, ext. 2

sscoordinator@churchillcounty.org

Community Veterans Engagement Boards (CVEBs)

Truckee Meadows Veterans Community Collaborative 

Meets every other month, second Wednesday at 3:00 PM, locations vary

Contact: Chaplain Hal Woomer, 775-384-5800

MyVA Southern Nevada Veteran Community Engagement Board

Meets quarterly, the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 2:00 PM Las Vegas Veterans Administration Medical Center, Director’s Conference Room.

Contact: Nina Ridgeway, Director, Career Center Services of Goodwill of Southern Nevada Manager, 702-214-2008

Family Stability Council (Winnemucca)

Meets monthly, fourth Tuesday at 1:00 PM at the National Guard Armory

Contact: Alaine Kliewer-Nye

775-623-9003

fcaahumboldt@gmail.com

Healthy Communities Coalition (Lyon and Storey Counties)

Meets monthly, second Thursday at 9:00 AM, Silver Springs Community Center

Contact: Quest Lakes at Quest@theodata.com

775-246-7550

https://healthycomm.org

National Care Planning Council - Veterans Benefits

Roland Law Firm

Harriet H. Roland

Our mission is to help you crystallize your vision and develop a wealth management plan to help you pursue your dreams and goals. Through the collaborative Wealth Management process, we bring a unique combination of financial expertise, planning experience and the ability to listen– really listen—and focus on your dreams.

Contact:

Ms. Patty C Contreras

patty@thesterling-ins.com

www.thesterling-ins.com

Krause Financial Services is the only attorney-led financial services firm in the nation that specializes in helping families qualify for Medicaid and VA benefits through the use of annuities and life insurance products.

Toll-free (866) 605-7437

Visit their website for more information.

Nevada State Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Council

Visit the Nevada State Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Council website: https://nvstatecouncil.shrm.org/ 

North Las Vegas Veterans Community Commission

Mission is to assist local veterans with reintegration into the City of North Las Vegas community and accessing all available and applicable resources and services. The VCC is to act as an advisory committee to the Mayor and City Council on matters related to the Veterans in the City of North Las Vegas in the areas of:

  • Wellness
  • Education
  • Employment Outcomes
  • Relocation Specialist areas

Meets monthly, second Thursday at 5:30 PM North Las Vegas Council Chambers

Visit their website for more information.

Reno Community Council

Project Hero:

  • Project Hero is a groundbreaking national non-profit organization dedicated to helping Veterans and First Responders affected by PTSD, TBI and injury achieve rehabilitation, recovery and resilience in their daily lives and increasing awareness to combat the national mental health emergency posed by PTSD and TBI.
  • Veterans wishing to participate in Project HERO can use their own bicycles. The City of Reno program is unique in its ability to rent bicycles, which were purchased through a GE funding grant, to Veteran participants (6 months, no cost).

Other programs involve..

  • Four Star Alliance:
    • who provide therapeutic and community based recreation services to veterans and their family members.
  • Military Sports Camp:
    • Annually the City of Reno with the generous support of its presenting sponsors and local adaptive sports programs host 15 disabled veterans and injured service members and their spouse/guest for a multi-day Military Sports Camp. All skill levels are welcome.
  • Fit but Not Forgotten:
    • City of Reno hosts weekly community based fitness class in our facility weight room.
  • Military to the Mountains:
    • Seven Injured US Military Veterans are trained for nine weeks at the Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center and Double Diamond Athletic Club, preparing them for a week of skiing at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows in California from March 17- 23, 2019.

For more information on Project Hero and other programs, visit their website.

Tonopah Coalition Meeting

Tonopah Coalition Meeting
Meets the first Wednesday of the month
Jess D. Rosner, MPPA
775-482-6561
jess@nyecc.org

Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) - Veterans Upward Bound (VUB)

For student veterans at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) in Reno, Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is an available resource.

775-829-9007

 vub@tmcc.edu

http://www.tmcc.edu/veterans-upward-bound/

VUB Video (YouTube)

Welcome All Vets Everywhere (WAVE)

Meets monthly, second Monday at 1:00 PM, Douglas County Community Center

Contact: Carl Schnock

Mcthree68@gmail.com