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Support Programs & Services for Veterans

Mental Health & Overall Wellness Services

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Support Groups

1:1 support groups can be set up for in-person, or virtual meeting by emailing [email protected] or by calling 540-848-4680.

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We have partnered with a local counseling office, that will do a counseling session for $6.00 a session. For this price we will be able to help get our vets the counseling they need to be therapeutic. 

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Wellness Activities

More information to come.

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Food Bank

Food assistance can be requested by emailing [email protected] or by calling 540-848-4680. Request are taken on an ongoing base and will be handled within 24 hours of receiving a request. We do not keep food on hand, all food will be freshly provided when requested. Food assistance is approved on a case-by-case based as we understand no two situations are alike.

Other Services

The following services will have an application process that each veteran must complete to screen them for their needs of services from The Ruyts Foundation and what we can provide them with. Once approved, the following additional services are available.

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Christmas Gifts

The foundation will provide stockings and presents for not only the veteran, but their family if needed. 

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Mental Health Appointments

Since one of the biggest reasons the mental health that is needed is not received is financially, our mental health services will make sure that the veteran is able to see their psychiatrist and therapist. We will cover the cost of the appointment so that they do not have to worry about it. 

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A lot of veterans suffer a mental health crisis because they cannot afford their medication. Our prescription plan will have us cover the cost so that they do not have to worry about whether or not they can afford their medications. 

Mesothelioma Treatment

Due to the military’s reliance on mesothelioma, many veterans are at risk of developing mesothelioma cancer. The Pleural Mesothelioma Center is a 100% free resource for those suffering from this nasty disease. They can offer 1-1 guidance and assist in finding local treatment options and doctors.

If you need someone, we are here to help.