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Widener University Delaware Law School Veterans Law Clinic is offering virtual appointments this Fall for VA Appeals cases.

If you would like to discuss your case with an attorney at the clinic, please leave a message at 302-477-2090 stating you are interested in setting up a phone or video conference.


Fall 2020 Notice

Because of COVID-19, the entire Tai Chi for Veterans Program has switched gears and transitioned to the Zoom platform.

The entire Tai Chi for Veterans program was recently folded into Telehealth, has been added to the CPRS, and any Veteran should now be able to obtain a “community consult for Tai Chi” and participate in any classes nationwide simply by speaking with their medical provider or by logging onto myhealthEvet.com.

Plus, as of 8/5/20, one of the weekly classes transitions over to a “blended-learning” format: for those students who wish to continue enjoying classes in the company of their fellow Veterans while still maintaining safe and healthy social distance, we’ll be able to accommodate them AS WELL AS students who wish to continue Zooming in.

Please take a moment to check out the attached flyers…feel free to pass them along if you like! And in case you’re still wondering EXACTLY how this whole program works, there is a complete Program Description…you can feel especially free to share this with any medical provider if he/she has any confusion whatsoever re how to generate a “consult.”

You should always feel free to reach out to me personally (all my contact info is in the flyers). I’d be happy to speak with any of you anytime!

Health & peace,





NAMI Delaware is pleased to announce we will be hosting the following virtual Support Groups during August. Registration can be located on the links below or by visiting our website > .

Once registered, an email is sent from Eventbrite with the secure Zoom information for the meeting included in this email.

If there are any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact Jenn Ford via email.

NAMI Delaware Virtual Family Support Groups for family members and caregivers who have a loved one living with a mental health condition.

Family Support Group

Monday, August 10th at 7pm: REGISTER NOW >

Thursday, August 13th at 7pm: REGISTER NOW >

Monday, August 24th at 7pm: REGISTER NOW >

NAMI Family and Friends is a free 90-minute program open to family members, friends, neighbors, advocates, and anyone interested in learning more about mental health conditions and how to support those impacted by the

Tuesday, August 18th at 12pm: REGISTER NOW >

NAMI Connections Virtual Peer Recovery Support Groups will be held on:

Thursday, August 6th at 6:30pm: REGISTER NOW>

Thursday, August 20th at 6:30pm: REGISTER NOW>

Jenn Ford
Multicultural Engagement Manager
National Alliance on Mental Illness in Delaware (NAMI Delaware)
Office Voicemail: 302-427-0787 x116

Seeking veterans interested in learning the craft of watchmaking.

We are accepting applications from veterans and are interviewing veteran candidates for our next class. Veterans Watchmaker Initiative (VWI) offers Honorably Discharged Veterans  a chance to become Watch Technicians and Watchmakers at no cost to the veteran.

The Veteran should go on-line and fill out a School Registration form and we will be in touch with the Veteran. All information for this school may be found at:


Sam Cannan

The Food Bank of Delaware is prepared to once again carry out their Emergency Food Mobile Pantry. Participants are asked to bring proof of identification and Delaware residency. Service will be first-come, first-served.

Please stay in your vehicle and have your trunk or back seat cleared out!


Friday, Aug 7 starting at 11am

Dover International Speedway
(please enter through the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino entrance)
1131 North Dupont Highway, Dover

Pre-Register >>>


Wed, Aug 11 starting at 11am

Glasgow High School
1901 S College Ave., Newark

Pre-Register >>>

Stay safe and healthy!



Courageous Hearts is meeting with clients in OPEN AIR in the pastures and arenas to provide connections with Veterans and service members and horses!

If you are seeking peace, resolution, relaxations, a “break”, a solution relief from stress and or flashbacks, anxiety and more, please join us with our herd for a different type of therapy that is VERY effective!

See flyer for contact info.

Scheduling NOW! Individuals, couples and groups. FREE!!!

Rosemary Baughman LCSW, CADC,
EAGALA Advanced certified, EAGALA military certified
Executive Director
Courageous Hearts…where horses empower people!
302-593-1378 P
302-265-2790 F

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SSA is still available to help by phone. A local representative is available to take your call Monday thru Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at:

866-667-7221 (New Castle County)
877-701-2141 (Kent County)
866-864-1803 (Sussex County)
(TTY) 1-800-325-0778

We may be able to schedule an appointment if we cannot help you by phone. Please do not come into one of our local offices. We cannot accept walk-in visitors at this time. You may also visit SSA.gov.

Many of our services can be completed online. Visit CDC.gov for information about COVID-19.

The Stand Down originally scheduled for Friday, 24 September 2020 is now rescheduled for Friday, 23 April 2021.

Sadly, the event is delayed due to the ongoing Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Your health and well-being remains our top concern, as always and we do not want to jeopardize you in any way. Safe distancing, masks and so many more guidelines established by our State Governor by direction of the CDC, to keep everyone safe still may have the potential for unhealthy risks even with our best efforts.

For Veterans, Family Members and Service Providers, we look forward to the twelfth annual Stand Down event and hope that moving from September to April will not cause too much delay in your services. If you are in need of any
type of service please do not wait until April. Our Committee Members are standing by to assist you at any time. Call the Veterans’ Awareness Center in Greenwood, Delaware at 302-349-4898.

Our Committee appreciates the organizations that have already registered, as Service Providers for the upcoming 2020 event and we will continue to hold a place for you for the 2021 event. You need not reapply. If you are unavailable to attend, please contact the Veterans Awareness Center at:
302-349-4898 or
We will ensure that any information that you would like to provide to attendees will be set in a special planned area.

We wish you all continued good health as the world navigates back to a safe and normal life. Thank you for your patience and understanding and we will see you in April!

Liz Byers-Jiron
Director, Veterans Stand Down

William F. Jiron Jr.
Public Relations Manager

Delaware Veterans’ Stand Down
302 349-4898

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Military OneSource offers free specialty consultations. A specialty consultation is a phone call, online chat or video chat with a specialist who has training and expertise in relevant resources and services on topics like Adoption, Building Healthy Relationships, Education, Elder Care, Health and Wellness Coaching, Parenting, Peer-to-Peer, Wounded Warrior, Spouse Relocation and Transition, and much more.

Get Started

Go to MilitaryOneSource.mil to schedule a consultation via live chat or, to learn more, search “Specialty Consultations.” Service members and their families can also call 800-342-9647 from anywhere in the world, 24/7 to set up an appointment.

Mr. Jovy Juanillo
Delaware Military OneSource Consultant Contractor
Mobile: (302) 494-3825 | Office: (302) 326-7455

Visit MilitaryOneSource.mil
Call: 800-342-9647


Please join a virtual workshop that teaches stress-management and relaxation techniques for service members, veterans and their families. This will be a live, facilitated discussion around the challenges of living through the COVID-19 outbreak. You will have an opportunity to share with others, learn and practice new skills and ask questions in a small online group.

We invite you to join us on video and audio for a 1-hour conversation with a Red Cross mental health volunteer and other members of your community.

June 17th –  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


June 23rd – 2:00 – 3:30 PM  Eastern Time (US and Canada)


June 25th – 7:00 – 8:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


June 30th – 3:00 – 4:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Jul 2, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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