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Profiles of VICtory: Milton, Navy Veteran

March 23, 2021

Milton, Navy Veteran Milton served in the U.S. Navy during the 1990’s, and loved working as a caretaker for the elderly. Unfortunately, he lost his job when he was laid off and ran out of unemployment benefits, and found himself homeless unable to pay for his apartment or food. Milton…

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Profiles of VICtory: Erica, Army Veteran

March 15, 2021

Meet Erica, Army Veteran Erica served in the Army for 4 years after September 11, 2001. She was honorably discharged, and became homeless when she and her children fled a domestic violence situation. She heard about the VIC through the Metro Court Homeless Advisory Coordinator, but was reluctant to seek…

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Profiles of VICtory: Rocky, Marine Corps Veteran

March 8, 2021

Meet Rocky, Marine Corps Veteran Rocky served as a U.S. Marine during the 1980s. After Honorably discharged, he found himself breaking the law, ending up in and out of prison multiple times. Rocky first heard about the VIC through the State Jail Diversion program: a program that gives Veterans an…

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Profiles of VICtory: Alice, Army Veteran

March 1, 2021

Meet Alice, Army Veteran Alice served in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard during the 1980’s. After leaving the military, Alice was in the medical field working as a Healthcare professional when she was involved in an auto accident. Due to her injuries, she became unable to work and…

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VIC Central Office & Food Pantry Closure: December 11-December 18,2020

December 11, 2020

The Central Office (including the Food Pantry) will be closed from Friday, December 11th to Friday, December 18th due to a potential COVID-19 exposure. This has NOT affected anyone who visited us for services during the last 14 days. This closure is out of an abundance of caution and will…

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VIC Offices Closure: Nov 30-December 2, 2020

November 29, 2020

All VIC offices including the Food Pantry will be closed until Wednesday, December 2, 2020 due to COVID-19 protection measures so we can ensure the safety of our Veterans and team members. Our staff will continue to work remotely and you can call us at: 505-270-0263 if you need to…

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Veterans Integration Centers Celebrates 15th Anniversary Virtually on Veteran’s Day, November 11

November 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/04/2020 Veterans Integration Centers Celebrates 15th Anniversary Virtually on Veteran’s Day, November 11 Veterans Integration Centers (VIC®), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2005, has been serving the many needs of homeless and home-insecure Veteran Families throughout New Mexico for over 15 years, helping thousands of those…

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Sidekick Salute: Ubaldo, Air Force Veteran

October 26, 2020

Meet Mr. Strong: Ubaldo, Air Force Veteran Ubaldo is an Air Force Veteran who served for 3 years and he sees the VIC as a lifeline. Having been recently released from prison, Ubaldo is hopeful of future ahead of him. He first heard about the VIC and its Transitional Housing…

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Sidekick Salute: Josh, Army Veteran

October 14, 2020

Meet Mr. Adventure: Josh, Army Veteran Josh is an Army Veteran and served from 2002-2003. When asked why he enlisted in the Army, he said it was because of his dad. His father was a Vietnam Veteran who served in the Army from 1965-1968. Josh first heard about the VIC…

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Sidekick Salute: John, Army Veteran

September 9, 2020

Meet Mr. Worry: John, Army Veteran John is an Army Veteran who served for 4 years, enlisting in 1989. Prior to enrolling in the VIC Transitional Housing Program, John spent 6 years in the East Mountains where a kind, elderly woman gave him food and a place to stay. Unfortunately,…

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