The Benton Harbor/Benton Township Senior Services is one of 7 senior centers in Berrien County that plans, coordinates, evaluates, and provides services to older persons. The center offer the opportunity for older people to stay connected, informed, and actively engaged in charting their own course in the self-management of chronic conditions, long term care, health maintenance, and as contributing members of the community through civic engagement and volunteer opportunities.
Assists eligible blind Veterans and their families navigate the VA claims process and offers other assistance programs and services including scholarships and peer support. The Blinded Veterans Association (BVA) advocates on behalf of all blinded Veterans.
Our mission at “Bridging the Gap” (BTG) is to PROVIDE military veterans with what they need to fight the good fight against Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other crippling Combat Stress issues. This includes a stable environment, quality food, safe harbor, work programs, and much more. Unlike many national Veterans organizations, BTG is NOT a call center – our assistance is direct. If a Veteran seeks aid from BTG – and we have the space available – aid will begin that very same day. To gain access to our services a person simply has to prove that they are a United States Military Veteran – that’s it. There’s no red tape to cut thru Programs: Residential Housing, Homes for Heroes, Field Trips & Activities, Health & Wellness Services, BTG Rental Deposit Guarantee , BTG Utility Deposit Program, BTG Mentorship Program, Counseling and Therapy, Healthcare Assistance, Transportation Program
Provides nationwide support to injured Veterans by building or modifying homes, and gifting them, mortgage-free, to these Veterans and their families. Building Homes for Heroes also offers programs, including financial planning services, family funding, and emergency support.
The Mission of the Buncombe County Social Work Services is to partner with individuals, families and communities to strengthen their efforts toward independence, permanence and safety. We aim to prevent abuse, neglect and exploitation of vulnerable citizens and promote self-reliance and self-sufficiency for individuals and families. Our staff is committed to providing Buncombe's diverse population with effective services in a timely and respectful manner.