Advancing Veterans' Resilience
Care for the Troops, Massachusetts educates veterans, their families and their communities in the skills and tools to build resilience in order to accelerate veteran re-integration. Care for the Troops, MA includes the new Central Quaboag Valley Veterans Storytelling Project, the Journey Home from War training, and Communities Connect networks.
Since 2007, the Journey Home from War and Communities Connect programs have greatly strengthened support to veterans. Over 300 community social service agency members, first responders, chaplains, social workers, family therapists, military families, veterans, medical professionals, mental health providers, clergy, and congregational leaders have greater awareness, training, and organizational skills with which to serve veterans.