For nearly 100 years Easter Seals has been answering the call of the nation's most vulnerable populations, providing a wide range of programs to support people of all ages. Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA has used its framework as a charitable organization serving people with disabilities and special needs to expand into assisting active duty military, veterans and their families.
Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals
Provides high-quality, accessible and integrated outpatient behavioral health care to veterans and family members. Our skilled clinicians and staff have been trained to work specifically with veterans and their families, and some are veterans themselves. The clinic is located in The Easter Seals Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Inter-Generational Center in Silver Spring, and serves clients throughout the region.
Veteran Staffing Network
Functions as a full-service staffing agency (temp, temp-to-perm, direct hire) placing veterans, military spouses, National Guard and Reservists, and wounded warriors. Revenues from placement fees are invested to provide crucial support services for veterans, wounded warriors and their families.
Military Family Respite Program
Provides a critical service for military families whose children have severe disabilities and their siblings. Families receive "time off" from parenting and specialized support for their children, creating a healthy and stable home. The program has expanded to include "Little Warriors," children of wounded soldiers.
Homeless Veterans Reintegration Programs
Helps homeless veterans reintegrate into society and the labor force while providing effective services aimed at addressing the complex challenges homeless veterans often confront. Services include job training, counseling and placement services, as well as assistance with VA benefits, health issues and transitional/permanent housing.
Family Caregiver Training
Provides comprehensive caregiver training to family caregivers of veterans. Easter Seals shares its expertise in addressing the unique emotional and medical needs involved in caring for loved ones who return home with serious injuries after their service to the United States.
Little Warriors Child Development Program
Provides the highest quality early childhood education, intervention and therapy for families of wounded soldiers, allowing service members to focus on their own recovery. The program is housed in the Easter Seals Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Inter-Generational Center and other Easter Seals Child Development Centers throughout the region.
Adult Day Services
Provides support to veterans who have served our country from World War II to today's conflict. Service personnel at risk of institutionalization can find socialization, medical care, and hope in the Adult Day Centers throughout our region. We partner with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans the opportunity to attend Easter Seals Adult Day Services twice a week.