Warrior Salute Veteran Services has received a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation for $25,000, which will help fund clinical therapies, case management services and transitional housing for veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and military sexual trauma.

“We are so grateful to the Disabled Veterans National Foundation for awarding us this grant,” CDS Life Transitions President/CEO Sankar Sewanth said. “With their support, we will be able to assist even more of our military men and women who have sacrificed for our safety and freedoms. We have seen a lot of positive outcomes for the veterans who have come through Warrior Salute Veteran Services, and by working with the Disabled Veterans National Foundation more veterans will be supported in their transition home.”

“For many veterans, intensive care like what Warrior Salute offers is their best option for overcoming the mental and physical impacts of combat,” said DVNF CEO JosephVanFonda (USMC SgtMaj Ret.). “We are pleased to support this program and hope that it positively impacts the lives of veterans who are in need of their care.”

Warrior Salute offers clinical therapies and case management from its location at 441 Penbrooke Dr. Suite 5, Penfield. Veterans can apply for services at www.cdswarriorsalute.org or by calling 585.364.3171. Those looking to refer a veteran can also call.

About Warrior Salute Veteran Services

Celebrating its 40th anniversary under its parent company, CDS Life Transitions, Warrior Salute Veteran Services provides clinical therapies, case management and transitional housing to veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and military sexual trauma so they may transition back as vital members of their communities. To learn more, visit www.cdswarriorsalute.org.

About the Disabled Veterans National Foundation 

The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) exists to provide critically needed support to disabled and at-risk veterans who leave the military wounded—physically or psychologically—after defending our safety and our freedom. DVNF achieves this mission by:

• Offering direct financial support to veteran organizations that address the unique needs of veterans, and whose missions align with that of DVNF.

• Providing supplemental assistance to homeless and low-income veterans through the Health & Comfort program and various empowerment resources.

• Providing an online resource database that allows veterans to navigate the complex process of seeking benefits that they are entitled to as a result of their military service, as well as additional resources they need.

• Serving as a thought leader on critical policy issues within the veteran community, and educating the public accordingly.