"Carefully listening to our fellow veterans."

Helping to strengthen body, mind, and spirit

Mission Statement

Mission of LAVMP: 

Our charitable mission is to mentor and support veterans with PTSD, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders who are involved in the criminal justice system or otherwise struggling with marriage, family, housing, employment and other challenges.

 

Vision of LAVMP:

Our vision is to mentor and help veterans so they can re-enter civilian life and become productive citizens.

Key Objectives:

Our key objective strategies for fulfilling our mission and vision include:

  • Recruiting, screening, and training veterans to serve as mentors for other veterans with PTSD, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders who are involved in the criminal justice system or otherwise struggling with marriage, family, housing, employment and other challenges.
  • Educating courts, prosecutors, defense counsel, law enforcement personnel, and the public concerning the challenges faced by veterans and the programs offered by LAVMP to help them re-enter civilian life and become productive citizens.
  • Identifying, screening and providing mentors for struggling veterans.
  • Engaging in fund-raising and other activities to support veterans, their families, and the La Crosse Area Veterans Court.

Serving the Coulee Region

We provide mentor programs for veterans residing in the greater Coulee Region including the counties of La Crosse, Vernon, Trempealeau, Monroe and Houston County, Minnesota.

Become a Veterans Mentor

The need for veteran mentors has never been greater than it is today. It’s easy for one of our country’s finest to feel isolated and alone – to feel lost from the world. They need someone who’s been there before to come along side them and help them through these tough times.