Come be part of an emerging judicial court program designed to address the needs of Veterans. The backbone of this specially designed court is made up of volunteer mentors who are engaged and committed to assisting fellow Veterans in need. We are seeking mentors to be trained to help Tennessee’s justice-involved Veterans who find themselves in criminal courts.
Individuals interested in visiting a Mentor Veterans Treatment Court can apply by calling our KCVTC office at 865-329-0363 which is located at 900 East Hill Avenue, Suite 310, Knoxville, TN Knoxville, TN 37915.
Click here to view the Knox County Veterans Treatment Court Mentor Handbook before you apply to make sure you can meet the Mentor requirements. If you can meet the requirements and are still interested please complete the KCVTC Mentor Application and submit it to the KCVTC office or email the application to Ed Junod at firstname.lastname@example.org. Currently we have 13 new Veteran Mentor in training which currently brings our Veteran Mentor count to 16. Most are from Knox County but several are from Anderson, Blount, Monroe and Sevier counties which will provide mentors in future counties.
On June 23 & 24, 2014, the Administrative Office of the Courts will be offering training for mentors in Nashville, Tennessee. Hotel room, per Diem, and mileage will be paid for in return for your participation. Please fill out the Veterans Mentor Boot Camp application if you want to join the National Mentor Corps. Mail the application to our KCVTC office or email it to Ed Junod at email@example.com.
In conjunction with the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) within the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Justice For Vets is proud to announce that Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court (NY), Tulsa Veterans Treatment Court (OK), Rochester Veterans Treatment Court (NY), and Orange County Veterans Treatment Court (CA) have been named official Justice For Vets. One of these Court will be the trainers at our Nashville Boot Camp.
These four outstanding programs will help develop, identify and test national best practices and provide technical assistance to communities interested in starting a Veterans Treatment Court.The Mentor Boot Camp is paid for and sponsored by the TN Administration Office of the Courts.