Exporting NATAL’s Helpline model to support American veterans returning from service abroad
In 2013 NATAL began a multi year collaboration with the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) to help build them a veteran’s Helpline, modeled after the Helpline at NATAL. The WWP is one of the largest and fastest growing organizations in the United States with the mission to honor and empower “wounded warriors” returning from Iraq and Afghanistan struggling with physical and mental injuries.
As part of the collaboration NATAL traveled to Jacksonville, Florida to help build the infrastructure necessary to launch their own, tailored Helpline suitable to the needs of American veterans. This included a volunteer training which culmunated in the launch of a successful pilot in Jacksonville.