FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 10/8/19
AT-RISK VETERAN OUTREACH IN TAOS, NEW MEXICO
Veterans Integration Centers and Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. Collaboration
(Albuquerque, NM) – The Veterans Integrations Centers (VIC®) has partnered with Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. for a street outreach that will take place on Saturday, October 12, 2019. The street outreach will target the needs of at-risk Veterans and their families by providing services on the streets of Taos. The Mobile Outreach Unit will provide tangible items such as food, socks, and clothing. Referrals to service providers including emergency housing and housing assistance referrals will also be provided.
Veterans in need can call 505-239-5334 and speak to a member of the Mobile Outreach Unit to find the nearest location or estimated time of arrival to a location. The Mobile Outreach schedule is as follows:
8:00 AM Taos Men’s Shelter (220 Albright Street)
9:30 AM Greater Taos
10:45 AM Hondo
12:00 PM Questa
Homeless or low income Veterans and their families looking for assistance are encouraged to attend. There is no fee and Veterans should bring their DD214 or VA card as proof of Veteran service; however, Veterans without documentation will not be turned away.
The VIC and Not Forgotten Outreach, Inc. have been working closely together to address the needs of homeless and low income Veterans and their families in Taos County.
Incorporated in 2005, the Veterans Integration Centers is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in New Mexico and is recognized as an experienced and respected community leader. The VIC is a vital resource for Veterans and their families providing a multitude of services including multiple housing assistance options, peer support, food and nutrition, and case management services to Veterans, their families, and the community.
For additional information about the Veterans Integration Centers please visit nmvic.org or call us at 505-296-0800.