VIBS is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Elder Abuse Forum focused on the prevention of elder financial abuse. The Forum will take place on September 8th and will provide useful information for professionals, law enforcement officials and older adults for recognizing signs and preventing financial exploitation of older adults. Click here to learn more and register for the Elder Abuse Forum.
Kick off October (Domestic Violence Awareness Month) with VIBS’ Family Fun Run (and Walk). The 5K will take place on October 1, 2017 at Heckscher State Park, Field One. The Family Fun Run (and Walk) will raise money to benefit VIBS’ various domestic violence programs. To learn more and get involved, click here!
VIBS is beginning a new counseling program in September for veterans who suffer from PTSD. A fundraiser to support this program is being held on August 29th where veterans will participate in a 22-Mile kayaking challenge from Bridgeport, CT to Port Jefferson, NY. 22 veterans commit suicide each day, so the 22-mile challenge is to also bring awareness about Veterans coping with PTSD. Click here to learn more and get involved.
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