Stand Down For Women Veterans October 26 2013

National Women Veterans United Montford Point Marine Association SAVE THE DATE & DONATE! Contact: (312) 458-9130 - To donate, volunteer, participate as a resource vendor or register as a veteran. Pre- Veteran’s Day Stand Down For Women Veterans Saturday, October 26, 2013 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Event Location: MONTFORD POINT MARINE ASSOC. 7011 S. Vincennes Ave Chicago, IL Resources, Raffles, Clothes, Food etc. FREE! FREE! NEED: New and clean gently used clothes, shoes, belts, purses, Read more [...]

VA Launches Hotline to Answer Questions on VA Health Care and Benefits for Women Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a new hotline — 1-855-VA-WOMEN — to receive and respond to questions from Veterans, their families and caregivers about the many VA services and resources available to women Veterans. The service began accepting calls on April 23, 2013. Read more [...]

Women Veteran’s Film Screening & Panel Discussion‏

Please join the NWVU at a FREE Film Screening of "Service: When Women Come Marching Home" Thanks in advance for your support! Thursday, May 16, 2013 Roosevelt University - Wabash Building, Room 612 425 South Wabash Avenue 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Reception with appetizers and wine bar 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Film screening 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Panel discussion Read more [...]

VA’s New Hotline Dedicated to Serving Women Veterans

As part of VA’s goal to implement improvements to its health care for women Veterans, The VA has recently launched our new Women Veterans hotline—1-855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)—an incoming call center that receives and responds to questions from women Veterans, their families, and caregivers across the nation about available VA services and resources. Read more [...]

Obama Signs New Military Sexual Violence Provisions Into Law‏

On Wednesday night, after much anticipation across the nation, President Obama signed the 2013 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law. In the end, it included 19 amendments to significantly reform Department of Defense sexual assault and sexual harassment policies. This landmark bill has the largest number of sexual violence provisions ever signed into law, and represents the culmination of more than 18 months worth of relentless advocacy work by SWAN. Read more [...]

NWVU Featured in the Sun Times Media

Since 2005, the National Women Veterans United organization has assisted female veterans with navigating veteran services and has recently zoomed in on homelessness in female veterans. Rochelle Crump, NWVU's president, is an Army veteran with more than 20 years of experience in veteran affairs through tenures at the federal, state and city level. Read more [...]