Hundreds More To Be Served In Tennessee Veterans Court

Federal grant awarded to expand capacity. 

Months after Justice For Vets conducted a statewide Mentor Corps Bootcamp, the Tennessee Department of Health and Human Services has received a federal grant to expand capacity to the state’s three Veterans Treatment Courts. The funding will give 263 veterans the opportunity to participate in the life-saving program.

“We have joined several federal, state and local partners to support at-risk veterans as they go through the process to get their lives back on track through Veteran Treatment Courts statewide,” Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs Commissioner Many-Bears Grinder said.  “The wounds of war are not always visible and when we have the chance to connect veterans with services, resources, treatment, jobs and a second chance we should use that opportunity to show them the same commitment they showed in serving their country.”

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