About Central Ohio Veterans Stand Down
For the "Our Veterans Stand Down" in Columbus, Ohio,
we honor the national mission of Stand Downs as defined by the
Department of Veterans Affairs.
"Stand Downs are typically one to three day events providing services to Veterans such as food, shelter, new clothing,VA health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services. Included in these services are housing, employment and substance abuse treatment, education and jobs. Stand Downs are collaborative events, coordinated among local VAs, other government agencies, and community agencies who serve the Veteran community."
We are creating an opportunity to serve Veterans that best use existing community services and secure our use of funding from veteran focused organizations (i.e. VA, VOA, etc.). We will not be providing services to non-veterans or individuals without credentials. Prior to the Stand Down, we will work with local agencies to help veterans obtain credentials.
In align with our mission, we invite community service providers to offer needed services to our veterans. In this manner, our program will continue to meet the fluid needs of our Veterans in Central Ohio.