Participants Eligibility Requirements:

Retired Military and Veterans

Service Members assigned to Wounded Warrior Battalions or Warrior Transition Units, pending discharge

Military Dependents​

Designated Areas of Service:

Service Animals

Contact Information:

Susan Folk

Executive Director, ADDIE’s Way

susan.folk@addiesway.org

(910) 616-2196

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Paws4Vets
Wilmington, NC                      (National Reach)

Paws4vets has been providing some of the world’s most highly trained Assistance Dogs to veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress, Military Sexual Trauma, Moral Injury and physical disabilities since 2008. Along with their Assistance Dog, they receive cutting edge Intervention Transfer Training, peer-to-peer support and the backing of the entire paws4vets organization for life.

 

paws4vets Assistance Dogs help our veterans by:

 

* Alerting to onset of escalating anxiety.

* Controlling, regulating, and mitigating their stress, panic, and anxiety.

* Decreasing hyper-vigilance.

* Aiding with sleep.

* Alerting to startle-reflex triggers.

* Performing behavior interruption for flashbacks, nightmares, and night terrors.

* Finding/retrieving misplaced or specific items.

* Opening/closing or turning on/turning off different items.

* Performing tasks for schedule regulation.

* Calling 911 and open doors for emergency personnel.

* Providing balance and mobility assistance.

* Performing hearing alerts.

 

paws4vets is a subsidiary of paws4people, an accredited member of Assistance Dogs International. With headquarters located in Wilmington, North Carolina, paws4vets serves veterans throughout the United States.

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