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Vet2Vet

The Vet2Vet program is located at 30 Lawrence Ave, New Windsor, NY 12553.   

Hours and days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 0900-1700

Sponsored by: PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Project

Services: Peer support, benefits assistance, coffee, water and snacks, various groups, and events, enrollment in the SSG Fox Suicide prevention Program. If you need immediate support or actively in crisis, DIAL 311 or 1-800-832-1200 to connect with the Orange County Crisis Call Center counselors and Orange County resources 24/7. 

We understand how difficult it can be for veterans, members of the Armed Forces and their families to access the benefits, services they have earned and getting connected with their peers and community. If you would like a Vet2Vet Team member to contact you, confidentially, please click “Vet2Vet Team Member” below and fill out the contact information form. A veteran will contact you within one business day. 

Click HERE to Request to Connect with a Vet 2 Vet Team Member 

The Vet 2 Vet program seeks to promote and advocate for the mental health and emotional well-being of Veterans by assessing their needs, providing peer-to-peer mentoring, networking groups, information and referrals and other creative and supportive activities.

Vet 2 Vet staff provide veterans outreach, case management and connection to counseling and support services.  Services are available to all veterans, members of the Armed Forces and their families. We provide services to all veterans and families from all eras without restrictions to service dates, discharge or dependency status.

Peer Networking is led by veterans, for all veterans & members of the Armed Forces. Each gathering provides a place for peers (fellow veterans & members of the Armed Forces) to network with one another in a safe and nonjudgmental environment.

  • FREE & CONFIDENTIAL
  • Meetings throughout Orange County
  • Exclusively for Veterans & Members of the Armed Forces
  • Regularly Scheduled Activities Based on Interests
  • Mentoring Opportunities Available
  • Training & Development Available
  • Peer Networking meetings in Newburgh, Middletown & Port Jervis, NY
  • No restrictions to service dates or discharge status!
  • Military Family support gatherings also available

Regular Meetings:

  • Middletown – Thrall Library – Mondays- Time: 6:00pm, Address: 11-19 Depot Street, Middletown, NY 10940 – Board Room – 1st Floor
  • Newburgh- Cornerstone Residence - Thursdays- Time: 5pm, 111 Broadway, Newburgh, NY

Engagement and Networking Opportunities: 

  • Tai Chi classes every Wednesday, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Cornerstone Residence, 111 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550
  • Tai Chi classes every Friday, 7:00pm-8:30pm, VFW Post 973, 15 Hudson Valley Prof Plaza, Newburgh, NY 12550
  • Veterans Music Workshop, 1st Thursday of every month, 5:00pm-7:30pm, Cornerstone Residence at 111 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550
  • Warrior Writers Workshop, 3rd Thursday of every month, 5:00pm-7:30pm, Cornerstone Residence at 111 Broadway, Newburgh, NY 12550

Veteran Volunteers

MHA's Veterans Volunteer program enables veterans to connect with other veterans while strengthening and supporting their communities. Volunteers will work together to assist local organizations in need of volunteer services.

Orange County Veterans Service Provider Network

Our Veterans Service Provider Network consists of numerous providers working together to meet the needs of your family and you. Our network members provide direct care and support around employment, suicide prevention, education, PTSD treatment, family support, legal services, domestic violence, sexual assault, children's services, substance use, counseling, housing and homelessness. Are You a Veteran Service Provider? 

We live in the land of the free because of the brave” – Become part of our network of members that provide direct care and support to veterans, members of the Armed Forces and their families by joining the Orange County Veterans Service Provider Network (enrollment is free). Click “Orange County Veterans Service Provider Network” below and fill out the registration form. A Vet2Vet Team Member will call you within one business day (hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm EST) to discuss your registration.

Registration Form: Orange County Veterans Service Provider Network

Our Impact This Year

  • People Served

    72,000

  • Meals Served/Delivered

    1435

  • Hours of Contact

    100,000

  • Transportation to Services

    20,000

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