AWP delivers on its commitment to help with housing, employment and education through several critical programs and services. We reach out to the community to find and engage with Warriors on a personal level in order to give them one on one support for their individual needs.
Through EOA grants and additional partnerships, AWP offers the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF), providing housing assistance for homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness. Veterans and their Families who are not eligible for SSVF are connected to community and faith-based organizations that help with utilities, food and transportation needs.
AWP’s Employment Assistance Advocates are critical in connecting transitioning service members with employers. AWP educates Veterans on the translation and application of military skills to employment skills; we connect them with employment agencies, Fort Gordon and other companies; and we help train them to prepare resumes, pursue internships, excel in interviews and obtain other critical employment readiness skills.
AWP helps Veterans apply for disability and non-service connected pensions, discharge reviews, survivor benefits, insurance and records requests, and more. We help Warriors cut through the red tape so they get the services they need.
AWP insures Veterans achieve their education goals and prepare themselves for a better tomorrow.
Service members, Veterans and Family Members can apply for their GI Bill education benefits by logging on to their eBenefits account or by creating a VONAPP account and submitting an electronic application. To access your eBenefits account, follow the instructions below.Click Here
If the service member/Veteran does not have a Bachelor Degree, have him/her apply for the Federal Pell Grant by entering www.fafsa.gov.Click Here
Army, Navy, and Marines personnel can gain access to their military transcripts by creating a JST account. Air Force personnel will have to go through the Community College of the Air Force to access to their transcripts. To create a JST account, follow the instructions below: Log onto jst.doded.mil.Click Here
Log onto www.gibill.va.gov and click on eBenefits.Click Here
AWP connects Veterans with resources they need to improve their everyday lives. We work with local partners and state and national programs to comprehensively address the needs and logistical challenges that Veterans and their Families encounter on a daily basis.
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Operation Family Caregiver (OFC) coaches the families of newly returning service members and Veterans to manage the difficulties they face when they come home. OFC is a personalized program, tailored specifically to the struggles of each family. Through proven methods, the program teaches military families how best to navigate their challenges, resulting in stronger and healthier families. Our coaches work through the Augusta Warrior Project, not the military, and will visit the caregiver's home, or meet by phone/Skype, to customize a 16- to 24-week program that is unique to each family. Together, caregivers and their coaches develop strategies that can help them get through the tough times and make plans for how to manage over the long term. This free and confidential service is a program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving. To learn more, or request a coach, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706.951.7506.