H.E.R.O.E.S. Care provides coordinated support for military members and their families before, during, and after deployment in the communities where they live through specially trained caregivers.
Columbia, MO 65201
Truman VA in Columbia, Missouri, serves 43 counties in Missouri as well as Pike County, Illinois, and is one of seven medical center facilities in the VA Heartland Network, a Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN).
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
The John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, located in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, provides primary care to veterans throughout 29 counties of Southeast Missouri and Northeast Arkansas. Approximately 50,000 veterans live in our service area and about 40 percent of them receive care at our Medical Center annually.
LifeWaters is a 501 (c)(3) organization which promotes independence, inclusion, adventure, and healing for Veterans and Civilians with mobility impairments by providing camaraderie, training, and certification in adaptive scuba diving for divers and dive partners. LifeWaters Adaptive Scuba program is designed to help improve the lives of our paralyzed and disabled Veterans by offering discover scuba and scuba certifications through Scuba Diving International (SDI) (Scubility Program) as part of recreational water therapy. The program is run by dedicated staff volunteers to include SCI therapists, doctors, nurses, veterans and civilians who are passionate about helping our Veterans in the sport of diving.
Marine Parents provides support, information, and services for Marines and their families, and encourages troop support through community awareness programs. By providing personal, web-based, and community resources, Marine Parents unites the extended Marine Corps family and enhances their support system before, during, and after their loved one’s service. Families educating, supporting, and encouraging one another daily are able to lead more mentally and emotionally balanced lives empowering them to focus on supporting their Marine. Together we can give strength to those who protect freedom by assuring no family goes without support.
Operation Shower is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that recognizes and honors the sacrifices military families make by producing and coordinating unit-wide baby showers and “showers in a box” for pregnant or expecting military families in a deployment or high stress situation.