New KET Forum discusses veterans’ issues
Join host Chip Polston for Supporting Kentucky Veterans: A KET Forum, a special program honoring Kentucky’s military families. Recorded before a studio audience, this townhall-style conversation features a panel of military and state officials, as well as service providers, discussing issues related to today’s veterans. Topics include veterans’ mental health, the status of a new VA hospital under construction in Louisville, reintegration into the civilian workforce, housing challenges, accessing veterans’ benefits and more.
Supporting Kentucky Veterans: A KET Forum
KET Monday, Nov. 13, 8/7 pm
KET2 Thursday, Nov. 16, 9/8 pm
Resources from Supporting Kentucky Veterans: A KET Forum
These resources are mentioned in the program:
- GI Bill Hotline
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am to 7 pm ET | ph. 888-442-4551
- My HealthVet Help Desk
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am to 8 pm ET | ph. 877-327-0022
- National Call Center for Homeless Veterans
Hours: 24/7 | ph. 877-424-3838
- VA Benefits Hotline
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am to 9 pm ET | ph. 800-827-1000
- VA Health Benefits Hotline
Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am to 8 pm ET | ph. 877-222-8387
- Department of Veterans Affairs Open Data Portal
- KDVA Annual Report
- Kentucky National Guard Suicide Prevention Assistance
- Kentucky State Summary (2017)
- National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics
- Veterans Benefits Administration Fact Sheets
- Veterans Crisis Line
- Additional Websites for Housing Assistance, PTSD and Jobs
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