Veterans Inc.

Stand Down

TBD, 2018

Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA

To sponsor the 2018 event,
please contact (508) 791-1213 ext. 1162 or Standdown@veteransinc.org

 

 See how we help veterans in need and their families each year at our annual Stand Down!

 

Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors!

Brigade Sponsors

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Battalion Sponsor

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Company Sponsor

CornerstoneBankLogo (New Spencer as of 612)

2017 Stand Down Employers and Providers

Barber
Jessica Stamper

Employment & Training
Heavy Construction Academy
Veterans Assembled Electronics
Volunteers of America – Veterans Employment Network

Education 
Quinsigamond Community College
Quinsigamond Community College (Student Employment and Transfer Center)
Worcester State University

Career Fair 
A Caring Touch Nursing and Home Care Services
City of Worcester
Community Healthlink
David Clark Company, Inc.
Digital Federal Credit Union
FedEx
Home Depot
Imperial Distributors
Interline Brands, Inc.
Interim HealthCare
Morpho Trust
PeopleReady
Reliant Medical Group
Riverside Community Care
Securitas Security Services USA
Tri State Truck Center
Umass Memorial Medical Center
Worcester Public Schools
UPS

Financial

American Consumer Credit Counseling
Cornerstone Bank
Department of Transitional Assistance – DTA
Disability Determination Services
Diversified Insurance Plus LLC
Leader Bank – Scott King
Mass Dept of Child Support Enforcement
Mass Dept of Telecommunications & Cable
MassRelay
National Grid
Peoples United Bank
Social Security Administration

Food Trucks
Say Cheese Trailer
The Dog Father
Box 4 Special Services Canteen

Legal Services
Community Legal Aid
Worcester District Court Probation

Medical
AFC Urgent Care Worcester
Center for Living & Working Inc.
City of Worcester Public Health
Gilead Sciences
Fallon Health Navicare
Harvest Home Healthcare
New Start Brain Injury Community Center
Notre Dame Healthcare Hospice
Summit ElderCare
UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program

Medical – Specific Area
Great Smiles on the Go
ICK Assurance Home Care
MCPHS University Optometry

Military 
Department of Veteran Affairs
Dept of Veteran’s Services/Women’s Veterans Network & SAVE Team
Dept of Veteran’s Services/VBA
DVS Womens Veterans Network
DVS SAVE
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
Home Base
MISSION DIRECT Vet
Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center, Inc.
Office of the Attorney General Maura Healey
Shoulder to Shoulder
VA Bedford Medical Center: Homeless Services
Worcester Vet Center

City of Worcester Dept of Health & Human Services

 Registry of Motor Vehicles (From 9am to 1pm)

Sarah Walker Therapeutic Massage

Women’s Area
Dress for Success
RSVP Worcester
Tailored for Success
Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc.
Ashly Barrows (Hairdresser)
Krystal (Hairdresser)
Sivan Fima (Hairstylist)

Special Guest

Catherine Parrotta from Boston 25 will be singing the National Anthem

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APPROVED BOSTON 25 CARES

Thousands of veterans and their families have received assistance through our Stand Down event since it began in 2006. The event provides counseling & substance abuse referrals, employment & training, healthcare services, housing resources, legal services, wellness activities, and a career fair. Veterans and their families are also be able to receive FREE clothing, meals, haircuts, and personal care items. Giveaways and Raffle Items are also given out.

Career Fair

Stand Down

The Stand Down is open to homeless and in-need veterans and their families. All services and items are provided free of charge. Veterans should bring a DD-214 or VA card as proof of veteran status.

Health and Wellness

Stand Down is a term that originated during the Vietnam War used to describe the practice of removing combat troops from the field and taking care of their basic needs in a safe area. According to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, the Stand Down was “a safe retreat for units returning from combat operations” where troops had access to clean uniforms, warm meals, medical and dental care, mail, and camaraderie, all in a safe environment.