LA CROSSE AREA VETERANS MENTOR PROGRAMNavigation
Many veterans try to deal with their problems on their own because they don’t want to appear weak or needy. Other times, veterans don’t feel anyone can relate to what they are going through at that moment. Sadly, the alternative, many times, is to turn to alcohol, drugs, and even crime in some cases. We hope to involve struggling veterans into our mentor program before they reach this point, however, most of the time no one knows there is a problem until it’s too late. We want veterans to know that there is always hope and they are not alone with the troubles they are experiencing. Our goal is to get veterans involved in the Veterans Affairs office, community-based treatment and intervention programs and / or help them navigate the court system as...Read More
The transition from battlefield to full time family life is sometimes a difficult one. Soldiers are used to the order of command and execution which doesn’t necessarily work as well at home as it does in the field. Many homes have been broken due to the inability to cope with civilian...Read More
Helping to strengthen body, mind, and spirit
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.
Our key objective strategies for fulfilling our mission and vision include:
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.
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.