What is a Veteran’s Navigator?
Vet Corps members help veterans achieve their higher education goals by:
Providing training and support to college faculty, staff and administration to increase awareness of student veterans’ needs;
Providing a peer connection for veterans new to higher education;
Helping the college to meet the needs of student veterans; and
Providing veterans with connections to federal, state or local veteran’s benefits.
Vet Navigator’s Helpful links:
Have you started you disability claim (aka service connection, disability rating, percentage) with the VA system? If not, here is one, of many, organizations dedicated to supporting you with your claim from beginning to end.
Are you service connected for 20% or higher and need help in getting training to reenter the job market? Check out how VOC REHAB can benefit you!
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
B.S.W Social work
Americorps Veteran Navigator
Tom Hove grew up in Tracy, MT. He spent 4 years, in the US Navy, as a hospital corpsman. During his time in service he was stationed at Naval Hospital Guam, as well as, Naval Hsopital Bremerton. Currently Tom is working with Seattle University to create a veteran's resource center on campus. His interests are photography, anything outdoors, volunteering, and drinking coffee.