Veterans Justice Outreach Program - Cheyenne VA Medical Center
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Cheyenne VA Medical Center

 

Veterans Justice Outreach Program

The purpose of the Veterans Justice Outreach (VJO) Program is to avoid the unnecessary criminalization of mental illness and extended incarceration among Veterans by ensuring that eligible justice-involved Veterans have timely access to VHA services as clinically indicated.  Veterans' Justice Outreach Specialists are responsible for direct outreach, assessment, and case management for justice-involved Veterans in local courts and jails, and liaison with local justice system partners.


If YOU or someone you know, is involved in the criminal justice system, and is a Veteran:

• The VA-Veterans Affairs, may be able to help
• Establish eligibility for VA Benefits and Programs
• Enroll you in the Healthcare Services of the VA
• Provide information about Compensation, Pension, Education and other Financial Services
• Make appropriate referrals for Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment
• Coordinate with the Court/Judicial system to insure appropriate services
• Address social issues such as Housing, Vocational/Employment concerns, Family Problems

 

 


 

Contact Info

Location

  • Cheyenne VAMC
    Mental Health

Contact Number(s)

  • 307-778-7550 Ext. 7349

Hours of Operation

  • M - F, 8:00AM – 4:30PM