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[15 April, 2015] - Veteran Family Services Program

We are pleased to announce the launching of Veteran Family Services Program (VFS), a joint venture collaboration of Beyond The Yellow Ribbon Southeast Minnesota (BTYR SEMN) and Family Service Rochester (FSR). This partnership provides mental health services, at no charge, to Military families.

FSR will offer case management, counseling and therapy services to Veterans serving since Sept. 11, 2001, and to their family members.

For information please call FSR at 507-287-2010. Initial funding of this innovative program is provided by Mayo-Hiwatha Chapter 28 of the Disabled American Veterans, Rochester Tee It Up For The Troops and other local supporters.

Veteran Family Services program brochure


[2 April, 2014] - Veteran's Support

Beyond The Yellow Ribbon Southeast Minnesota is currently working on a collaboration with Veterans groups, area organizations and interested individuals to explore issues affecting families and Servicemembers directly related to service.

These issues may include, but are not limited to, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other potential psychological or emotional trauma. These kinds of challenges have existed for many years, with recognition of the problem elusive and evolving.

CBS Sunday Morning explored these struggles in March, 2014, including even families from the Viet Nam era.

Our coalition is beginning to build around what we envision as a model destination treatment center for Veterans and Veteran families dealing with PTSD, related trauma or stress injuries and all other health care needs.

We believe this is a serious and continuing problem not only for those who have served our country but also for those family members who may not be recognized as serving as their loved ones have. As we develop our concept and plan we will update this site with information, links and stories of success..


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