Services and Programs

We educate Veterans on resources that provide information relating to their specific need or issue.  This education enables, empowers, and encourages our Veterans to work towards stabilizing their lives. 

We collaborate, gather facts, and bring issues and challenges that our Women Veterans face to the forefront for discussion and solutions.

We are dedicated to meeting the unique and challenging needs of our Women Veterans through our programs, services and collaborating network. 

Veterans First Programs…

COVID-19 Crisis Program: Delivering food, hygiene, and other essential needs for Senior and Disabled Veterans and Veteran families during crisis since March 2020.

Advocacy: Listen, inspire, empower and build effective communication that allows us to assist in resolving issues and collaborating with those who honor and serve our Veterans.

Voice for Women Veterans: Provide resources, through our collaborating partners, to address your specific issues. 

Hand-Up Program: Assist with rent, utilities, food, and bus passes. Veterans asking for assistance will be required to qualify and provide documentation to understand their specific needs.

Raising Awareness of Women Veterans:  Speak at various community organizations and events.

Spiritual Support for all Denominations: Provide guidance to Women Veterans in their spiritual support.

Outreach Program “Building a Bridge to Trust: Locate our struggling Women Veterans in AZ.

Homeless Women Veterans:  Advocacy and connecting them to resources, programs, and services.

Resources: Provide resources and referrals to meet the needs of: Veterans, Veteran Families, Caregivers, Veteran Children, Elderly Veterans, and Widows/Widowers of Veterans.

Maternity Outreach for Moms (MOMS):  Assist in providing items for newborn babies and Mom’s.  Veterans First and Phoenix VA collaborate on this program.

Support Women Veteran Events: Arizona Veterans StandDown, Women Veterans Summit and Expo’s, Phoenix VA Women Veteran Program/Events, and Veteran and Community Organization Veterans Events.

Work to Establish Innovative Programs and Services: Meet the unique and challenging needs of Women Veterans in collaboration with the Veterans Administration and Community Partners.

EVENTS (Monthly and Annually)

Heal Her Art:  Monthly – Healing the heart and soul through a free monthly painting forum.  American Legion Auxiliary Unit 62 and Veterans First collaborate on this program. Due to COVID-19, VFL will be conducting classes on the Heal Her Art (HHA) Facebook Events page. On that page, you will find the date, time, and what you will paint.

Veteran and Military Women Muster and Mingle: Provide Veteran and Military Women an intimate, supportive social venue in which to gather, relax and have fun, enjoy camaraderie with Sister Veterans, while providing supportive programs and services. Due to COVID-19, VFL will not be meeting for this event.  VFL will keep you updated on future posts.

Women Veteran Beauty Bash:  A fun day of pampering, relaxation, information gathering,  partners and vendors supporting Women Veterans, raffles and camaraderie.  NOTICE: The 2021 Beauty Bash is postponed until further notice.