The Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester, New York is America’s oldest non-profit provider of community-based services for veterans and their families.
The Veterans Outreach Center proactively seeks out veterans in need who continue to suffer in silence, battling personal wars that can be won, with help. VOC’s collaborative approach to treatment cares for the whole person.
Veterans receive the breadth of services needed to regain their mental, physical and economic health; reconnect with themselves and society; and resume productive lives.
The Veterans Outreach Center helps veterans of all eras, including World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Persian Gulf, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, those who served during peacetime, and Guard and Reserve military personnel.
The following Wish List was published by the Veterans Outreach Center to let people know what items the VOC needs to continue its incredible work.
The Wish List is divided into 5 categories:
- Richards House Kitchen
- Residential housing
- Administration / Facilities
- Resource Center
The items in each category are then listed by priority, with Priority 1 being the most pressing need while Priority 4 means the items are less crucial.
The Veterans Outreach Center provides wellness services for veterans.
Privacy sound machine
Table set with 6 chairs
Flat Files for art storage
Richards House Kitchen
The Richards House at 290 Cypress Street, in the south Wedge neighborhood of Rochester, serves chronically homeless male veterans.
Pots and pans
Vacuum cleaners (6)
Large non-skid floor mats (6)
The Richards House and the Otto House provide residential housing for homeless veterans.
20 gallons of milk weekly
Non-skid floor mats 4 x 6 (6)
Metal shelves for lockers
Windows for carriage House (8)
Car wash tickets
Interior detailing coupons
Ice melt – 50 lbs. bags
Commercial freezer (1)
Upright freezers (3)
Desktop computers 95)
Updated bathroom lighting
Replacement exhaust fans
Twin size mattresses
Twin-size sheet sets
Administration / Facilities
Like everyone else, the VOC has paperwork that needs to be done.
3 tab manila folders
Kodak 10XL cartridges
Tall kitchen garbage bags
8 oz. foam cups
Twin Pocket portfolios – Dark Blue
Lined tablets (8 ½ X 11)
For more information on the Veterans Outreach Center, visit their website, http://www.veteransoutreachcenter.org/
Veterans Outreach Center
459 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
585-546-1081 or Toll Free: 866-906-VETS (8387)
The Veterans Outreach Center is one of the most remarkable organizations in America. If you can meet any of the needs on the Wish List please contact the VOC.