Veterans Inc.

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Download Stand Down Flyer

Register for Stand Down

Download Stand Down Application

Please return completed applications to:
Attention: Stand Down – 69 Grove St. Worcester, MA 01605
Email: Standdown@veteransinc.org using Stand Down for the subject

Become a Service Provider

Sign up as an Employer or Service Provider

Please mail, fax, or email the completed employer/service provider registration form by Friday, June 1, 2018
Attention: Stand Down Employer/Service Provider Registration
69 Grove St. Worcester, MA 01605
Email: Standdown@veteransinc.org Fax: (508) 752-0402
If you have any questions, please contact (508) 791-1213 x1154

Become a Sponsor

Click here to view sponsorship opportunities

Commitment form

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!

 

2018 Stand Down Employers and Providers

Barber
Scizzors Hair Salon

Employment & Training
Career Resources Group

Education 
Quinsigmond Community College
Worcester State University
UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program

Career Fair 
FedEx
Tri State Truck Center
Massachusetts Department of Correction
David Clark Co
UPS
Milford Regional Medical Center
Transportation Security Administration
Securitas Security Services
Community Healthlink
Reliant Health Group
Worcester Public Schools
Grafton Job Corps Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center
Milton CAT (Caterpillar)
Centerline Drivers
Harmony Staffing & Homemaking Agency
Charter Spectrum
Heavy Construction Academy
U.S. Security Associates

Financial
American Consumer Credit Counseling
Mass Dept of Telecommunications and Cable (DTC)

Food Trucks
Anzio’s

Legal Services
Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
Community Legal Aid

Medical
Lutheran Rehabilitation & Skilled Care Center
Fallon Health
New Start Brain Injury Community Center

Medical – Specific Area
Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Services
Sarah Walker Therapeutic Massage
Elder Services of Worcester Area, Inc.

Military 
Worcester Vet Center
Montachusett Veterans Outreach Center
Veterans Assembled Electronics
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR)
Mass National Guard Family Programs
Home Base
Veterans Bonus
Heidrea for Heroes
Rob Levine & Associations – Veterans Division

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.