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Free services available for veterans at event


Last updated 9/12/2018 at 8:02pm

Stand Down Pittsburgh, services for veterans, will take place on September 22 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Stage AE, 400 North Shore Drive.

Presented by Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA Inc., services for veterans include: Breakfast, lunch and a food pantry; Haircuts, hot showers and clothing; Personal hygiene/care items; Legal assistance identification cards; Eye care; Dental care; Foot care; General health care; Access to veteran benefits; VA healthcare eligibility; Access to vocational, employment, education benefits; and more.

There will also be free counseling referrals for: Substance abuse; Post traumatic stress disorder; Domestic violence; Military sexual trauma; Traumatic brain injury; and more.

Free transportation and parking available. For more information, call or email: 412-481-8200 or

Stand Down Pittsburgh is sponsored by Veterans’ Employment and Training Service; Highmark; and, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania.


Reader Comments(1)

Mary writes:

Do you have a date for 2019? There does not seem to be any Standdowns in western PA this year.


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