Veteran services

Veteran Connection Support Group Meeting June 16 | KAMR

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — June is PTSD Awareness Month, and the Panhandle Independent Living Center hosts the Veterans Support Group meeting every third Thursday of the month beginning June 16.

The meeting is open to any veteran in the community who needs support and begins at 6 p.m. at the PILC located at 417 SW 10th Ave. These meetings will be led by the former AFD LT. David Garcia who is also a veteran.

About PILC: PILC, also known as the Panhandle Independent Living Center, is a private, nonprofit, nonresidential organization run by and for people with disabilities. Our mission is to educate and encourage people with disabilities to live, work and succeed independently in their community. Our vision is to promote positive change in society that results in the acceptance and inclusion of people with disabilities in the Panhandle.

PILC provides program services that include independent living services (ILS) that assist in the purchase of durable medical equipment. PILC’s CORE Services provide one-on-one and group instruction that teaches skills on transportation training, safety awareness, budgeting, cooking, fitness, employment, communication and more skills training. life skills. Other services include TBI Support Group, Peer Support Group, Veteran Connection Support Group, and Youth Encountering Success (YES). PILC is currently working on the implementation of a Veterans Directed Care (VDC) program.

For more information, please call Cherrie at 806-374-1400 x 214, or visit our website: