Nova Southeastern University to Host Mobile Fort Lauderdale Vet Center

Mobile Vet Center
Mobile Vet Center

Once again Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to host the mobile Fort Lauderdale Vet Center. This Veteran Outreach/Information event will be held from noon- 2:30 p.m. Thursday, September 10 on NSU’s main campus, 3301 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale between NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library and the Carl DeSantis Building.

A Mobile Vet Center (MVC) will be on site – all are welcome to tour the vehicle.  The customized motorized vehicle, closely resembling an RV, is equipped with confidential counseling space and a state-of-the-art communication package. Veterans can receive counseling for post-traumatic stress issues, military sexual trauma, marriage and family counseling, and information on VA benefits information. The vehicles also serve as part of the VA emergency response program. Veterans and their family members are invited stop by and receive information on Vet Center services.  Staff will be available to discuss readjustment and transitional needs and to help connect veterans to VA and community resources.

In addition to Vet Center services, the Broward County Veterans Services Office will be available to assist with claims and Career Source Broward will be there to assist with employment.  All services are there to answer questions and assist veterans in making a positive readjustment from military to civilian life.

Veterans are highly encouraged to bring a copy of their DD214 (discharge paperwork) to assist in determining eligibility for services Veterans in the South Florida community or family members of a veteran, who are interested and would like more information, are encouraged to contact Angela Yehl at 954-262-8299 or e-mail (yehl@nova.edu).

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