Tabitha Eden



Course and site listing for Tabitha Eden

HEAL 1400: Veteran Health and Culture

Special Placement:

Course Learning Objectives related to Service Learning:


Placement Options:

Agency: Center for Veteran's Issues

Contact: Kontessa Blaylock

Phone: See professor for site contact


Address: 3330 W. Wells Street (Vet’s Place Central)

Transportation: (From Marquette University)

Approximate travel time by bus: 15 minutes

Approximate travel time by car: 5 minutes

Days/Hours of Operation:

Description of Agency/Activities: The Center for Veterans Issues is a nonprofit veteran’s administration and management organization. CVI supports the concerns of all veterans by providing information, resources, identification of funding, technical assistance and organizational development to veteran service organizations. CVI also provides transitional housing to homeless veterans, while offering many services to help veterans transition back into the community. CVI provides veteran housing, programs, and reintegration services; affordable, permanent housing for low-income veterans via property acquisition, development and property management; advocacy to address veteran’s issues; and economic development through entrepreneurial initiatives.

Student Role at Agency: Students will have the opportunity to assist with the intake of veterans between 8am and 12pm or sit-in on the clinical staffing process with case managers in which they decide the best course of action for the client as they move forward with bettering their lives. Students can also co-facilitate any group class for veterans that are offered between 8:00am and 3:00pm between Monday and Friday.

Orientation: Contact Kontessa to set up an orientation. All paperwork/volunteer applications will be given to students at orientation.






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