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Soldier On provides three housing locations: a 165-bed shelter leased from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leeds, MA; a 71-bed transitional living facility in Pittsfield, MA, and the first of its kind, award winning 39-unit housing cooperative Gordon H. Mansfield Veterans Community in Pittsfield. The treatment program is focused on building social skills, creating an enhanced sense of togetherness and providing motivation for residents to spend their free time serving others instead of themselves. A wide variety of treatment groups range from Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous to computer technology and current events. Soldier On employs a full time psychologist who focuses on the chronically mentally ill and veterans with dual diagnosis. Furthermore, each veteran is assigned a case manager to assist in attaining necessary services and developing an individualized service plan that addresses the veterans’ needs and goals. The Soldier On employment program includes financial awareness classes, specialized services for incarcerated veterans, financial assistance for training and education, resume building, interview preparation and job fairs. We provide our veterans with transportation to and from appointments and services that are not offered where they live.
Veterans Program and Women Veterans Program include:<ul><li>Case management,</li><li>Treatment,</li><li>Housing,</li><li>Employment services,<ul><li>Continued Counseling,</li><li>Interview Skills,</li><li>Money Management,</li><li>Resume Building,</li><li>Training and Education.</li></ul></ul>Two locations:
421 North Main Street
Leeds, MA 01053
360 West Housatonic Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
Fax: 413-236- 5652
Central or eastern New York state, northern or central New Jersey, western Pennsylvania (Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Mercer, Potter, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Venango), western Massachusetts, Mississippi.
Supportive Services for Veterans Families Program Admissions, call 1-866-406-8449.
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If you know a veteran or a member of a veteran family who is homeless or at risk of being homeless residing in central or eastern New York state, northern or central New Jersey, western Pennsylvania, western Massachusetts, or Mississippi who could benefit from Soldier On’s Supportive Services for Veterans Families program, call 1-866-406-8449.