Women Veterans Office to Host Conference on April 21

April 13, 2018

The GDVS Women Veterans Office will host the third conference in the “It’s All About Us” conference series for women veterans and their families on Saturday, April 21.

The conference will feature panel discussions on women veterans issues, mental health, employment, and information on the benefits and resources available to Georgia’s veterans at both federal and state levels.

Patsey Schreiber, Commander of VFW Post 8385, will provide keynote remarks at the event.

The conference will be held at the Coweta Veterans Club (130 Veterans Club Road, Newnan GA 30271) from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Nearly 93,000 women veterans call Georgia home.

The GDVS Women Veterans Office’s mission is to provide information, advocacy, outreach, and support to Georgia's women veterans and their families. 

The Women Veterans Office provides direct assistance to veterans filing benefits claims, provides counseling for military sexual trauma, and hosts programs for women veterans and their families around the state. 

The Women Veterans Office is also charged with providing mentorship and advocating for veterans working with Georgia's veteran treatment courts. 

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