|Veteran’s One Stop Awarded DSS Technical Assistance
Volunteers of America, along with several other community organizations, will be working to maximize the collective impact and to better serve our service men and women. These organizations were awarded then Denver Shared Spaces Technical Assistance grant in order to facilitate the transition from independent,and separate operations into a multi-tenant “one-stop-shop” center. The group’s mission is to provide expedited and coordinated services to Veterans from all walks of life I none, easily-accessible location, and the group aims to develop genuine community and provide superior customer service while cutting down on the extremely long lag times between service appointments. Brenton Hutson, the Associate Division Director of Veteran Services for Volunteers of America, met with this writer and described the potential impact of DSS Technical Assistance: “It is our hope that the Technical Assistance Program will bring an objective perspective to the project in helping to ensure accountability and drive innovation.” Mr. Hutson further explained that, “DSS will help us to break out of our shell and engage our community partners in a way that is meaningful, effective, and sustainable.”
Stay tuned to www.denversharedspaces.org for cohort updates throughout the year!