Human Services

Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center

  • Hyannis, MA
  • capeandislandsvoc.org/

Mission Statement

Our mission is to facilitate the successful transition of veterans of all eras and their families from military service into the civilian communities which they have sacrificed to serve.

To achieve that mission we at the CIVOC provide a one-stop portal into the most comprehensive menu of veteran support services available on Cape Cod and the Islands. These services are delivered by a caring, predominantly veteran staff who collaborate to find solutions to the challenges brought to them by the veteran community.

Main Programs

  1. Peer Counseling
  2. Food Pantry
  3. Homestead Transitional Housing Program
  4. Grace Veterans Program
  5. Supportive Services for Veterans Families
  6. Incarcerated Veterans Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

Cape Cod and the Islands...from Buzzards Bay to Provincetown and down to the Islands.

ruling year

1986

Executive Director since 2015

Self-reported

Major Greg Quilty USMC, (Retired)

Keywords

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Housing, counseling, food pantry, community involvement.

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EIN

22-2747295

 Number

5534438550

Also Known As

Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center--est. by the Nam Vets Association of the Cape and Islands, Inc.

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Homeless Services/Centers (P85)

Management & Technical Assistance (L02)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Peer Counseling

Traditional Talk Therapy

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Budget

Program 2

Food Pantry

Veteran obtains food from our pantry on a weekly basis for himself and family.

Category

Food, Agriculture & Nutrition

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Budget

$56,675.00

Program 3

Homestead Transitional Housing Program

The Nam Vets Assn has supported Single Room Occupancy Housing for 16 veterans in two buildings in the Hyannis area since 1996.
We interview veteran with the understanding that housing is transitional for two years maximum. Veteran occupants must pay percentage of income toward unit and be actively seeking employment.

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Adults

Budget

$30,257.00

Program 4

Grace Veterans Program

The GVC program primarily consists of alternative therapies in the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Some of these are Reiki, sound relaxation therapy, massage therapy,
chiropractic and more.

Category

Mental Health, Substance Abuse

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Disabled, General or Disability Unspecified

Budget

$50,000.00

Program 5

Supportive Services for Veterans Families

Rapid Re-Housing and Homelessness Prevention, which will provide supportive services to very low-income Veteran families currently maintaining permanent housing (rental only) or transitioning into new permanent housing (rental only).

Category

Housing

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Budget

Program 6

Incarcerated Veterans Program

Provide Case Management to veterans who are incarcerated in the Barnstable House of Corrections who are about to be released. The Case Manager will develop a plan to help the veteran reintegrate back into society using any or all of the five programs offered by our Outreach Center.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Military/Veterans

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Massachusetts

Cape Cod and the Islands...from Buzzards Bay to Provincetown and down to the Islands.

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Nam Vets Assoc of the Cape and Islands Inc
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center

Leadership

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Executive Director

Major Greg Quilty USMC, (Retired)

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director

"Founded in 1983 and Incorporated in 1984, The Cape and Islands Veterans Outreach Center is a non-profit, 501(c) 3 funded by the Department of Veteran Services and multiple foundations and individual donors.

Our center is a one-stop portal for the veteran and their family who are in need. We offer six different programs to help transform the veteran's life into becoming a productive member of our society. All these programs and services are provided at no charge to the veteran.

Programs and Services include:
1. Food Pantry Services
2. Two Transitional Housing programs for homeless veterans
3. Permanent and rapid re-housing through our Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
4. Traditional Peer Counseling
5. Holistic Therapies through our Grace Veterans Program
6. Incarcerated Veteran Program develops a discharge plan for incarcerated veterans about to be released from the Barnstable County House of Corrections

We also provide help with enrollment in the VA Health Care system, benefits and VA claims, and provide referrals to employment and education benefits as needed.

We are "Veterans helping Veterans" transform their lives. "

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Billie Stewart

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