The 6th annual Triad Stand Down for Homeless Veterans was held on Friday, September 28, 2012 at Westover Church in Greensboro. The mission of the Stand Down is “to provide social services to honorably discharged veterans of the United States Armed Forces, including employment services, transitional housing, wound care, mental health and other services through coordination with other agencies in the delivery of the these services. A hand up not a hand out.” Services provided included: medical screenings, blood-borne pathogen screenings, minor wound care, dental screenings and basic dental care, assistance with VA claims, assessing eligibility for services, mental health screening, substance abuse services, standard haircuts, educational assistance, clothing supply, socks, winter clothing, hot meals throughout the event and more.
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