Presentation on theme: "1 Denver Vet Center Presenter : Global War on Terrorism Outreach Specialist Adrian Maldonado Jr."— Presentation transcript:
1 Denver Vet Center Presenter : Global War on Terrorism Outreach Specialist Adrian Maldonado Jr.
2 History of Vet Centers 206 community Vet Centers are located in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the U.S.Virgin Islands and were established by congress in 1979.
4 Eligibility To receive services, eligible veterans and their families are those who served on active duty in support of or in a combat theater during: –W–World War II –K–Korean War –V–Vietnam War –L–Lebanon –G–Grenada –P–Panama –G–Gulf War –S–Somalia –B–Bosnia –K–Kosovo –A–Afghanistan –I–Iraq –i–including forward combat areas and/or other combat operations
5 Active Reserve service members and their families. Active duty service members and their families. Vet Center services and programs are provided at no cost.
6 Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Sexual Trauma War Crime Medical Emergencies Peacekeeping Missions Natural Disasters Assaults Training Accidents Situations that may cause the disorder
7 Confidentiality Veterans and their families’ information is protected and treated as confidential.
8 Confidentiality Veterans are assured that medical and administrative information is not disclosed or vulnerable to any outside entity without the express written authorization of the veteran or an authorized representative.
9 Confidentiality The Denver Vet Center ensures confidentiality of information by adhering to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 2003 (HIPPA).
10 To locate other Vet Centers call , or visit us on the web at Denver Vet Center 7465 E. 1 st Avenue Suite B Denver, CO (303) Colorado Springs Vet Center 416 E. Colorado Avenue Colorado Springs, CO (719) Ft. Collins Vet Center 1100 Poudre Dr. (Lower level) Ft. Collins, Co (970) Boulder Vet Center 2336 Canyon Blvd. Suite 130 Boulder, Co (303)