Connecting Cobb Veterans
Serving the Veterans in need in our community
They served us, and now they need our support.
American Veterans are a tragically underserved community. They're more likely to suffer from mental health conditions, experience homelessness, and be unemployed. Our community's Veterans deserve our support in their time of need.
Veteran issues by the numbers
Veterans represent 6% of the U.S. population.
Cobb County is home to over 40,000 Veterans.
Female Veterans are 4x more likely to be homeless.
Veterans are twice as likely to experience PTSD.
They're 37% more likely to be unemployed.
To connect struggling Veterans with the help they need and have earned.
Providing relief to Cobb County's Veterans
The Cobb Collaborative is dedicated to helping our Veterans because it connects with several of our strategic initiatives. Our services include:
Maintaining the Veteran Service Providers directory so it's easier to find the help a Veteran needs.
Connection to Providers:
Utilize digital resources to connect Veterans to appropriate programs and services in an efficient manner.
Trained guides to answer Veterans' questions and provide personalized support.
Get the help you need
If you're a Cobb County Veteran in need of immediate help, we want to connect you to the right resources. Reach out to us at Connecting Cobb Veterans and we'll get you started.
How you can get involved
The issues Veterans face are complex and challenging, but that doesn't mean you can't help. There are a number of practical ways you can get involved today.
Donate to CCV (link below)
Become a trained CCV Guide
Request CCV cards and fliers
Donate food to local food pantries
Connect with an organization that does Veteran home repair
Host a CCV Presentation
Another way to be involved and help increase awareness for Connecting Cobb Veterans is by hosting a CCV presentation for your company/group. Contact CCV Program Director, Dan Valentine, via email (email@example.com) to request scheduling of a CCV presentation.
Who we're partnering with
We partner with veteran-serving organizations and citizens at the federal, regional, state, and local levels from a variety of sectors-nonprofit, government, higher education, faith, civic, judicial, and more. Our list of partners includes: