The Justice For Vets series Dispatch from the Front Lines is the only online resource for new and existing Veterans Treatment Court professionals as well as Drug Court, Mental Health Court, and DWI Court practitioners serving justice-involved veterans. Each Dispatch offers guidance on a number of key topics, from higher education to working with Veterans Service Organizations and federal agencies.
Veterans Treatment Courts Send Veterans Back to School
Learn about the numerous education and training benefits offered by the VA, and get guidance on linking participants to opportunities in higher education. Download.
Veterans Treatment Courts and the U.S. Department of Labor: Putting Veterans Back to Work
The U.S. Department of Labor plays a vital role in connecting veterans to the training and employment resources they have earned. Learn what services and resources are offered by the Department of Labor and read first hand why Veterans Treatment Courts are a critical tool in the fight against veteran unemployment. Download.
State Departments/Commissions of Veterans Affairs: States Providing Invaluable Assistance to Veterans Treatment Courts
A guide for learning the many benefits and resources offered by State Departments/Commissions of Veterans Affairs and how to utilize these for participants in Veterans Treatment Court. Download.
Veterans Service Organizations in Veterans Treatment Courts: Coming to the Aid of Their Fellow Veterans
Veterans Service Organizations play a vital role in Veterans Treatment Courts. Learn how to work with these organizations to provide veterans in court the opportunity to interact with their fellow peers while receiving the help they need to connect with the numerous benefits and resources at the local, state and federal level. Download.
The VBA in Veterans Treatment Courts: Accessing the Full Range of Support
The VBA offers a myriad of resources to justice-involved veterans, including disability compensation, education benefits and training services such as Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (VR&E). Learn how to access VBA benefits and read real stories of how connecting with the VBA has affected veterans in Veterans Treatment Court. Download.