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Fidelis Family Retreat

We empower veteran families to integrate into civilian life. Our programs focus on including the veteran family and broader support structure to maximize community, well being and civilian engagement.

Services

Veteran Counseling Services

Counseling

  • Needs Assessment
  • Family Coaching
  • Peer to Peer Counseling
  • Play Therapy
Veteran Classes

Classes

  • Home Defense / Gun Safety
  • Fireworks Desensitization
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Suicide Prevention
Scuba Vets

Scuba Vets

  • Scuba Classes
  • Veterans with Family and Friends
  • Ages 10 and Up
  • Childcare Available
Fidelis Activities

Activities

  • Fishing/Kayaking/Swimming
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Family Yoga
  • Water Yoga

Fidelis Family Retreat Goals

A lake front or near the water property to further water based therapy and activities for our veteran families. A physical location will also open doors to additional grant funding.

Classes for 2023 will include Fireworks Desensitization; Fire Arms Safety and Home Defense with Suicide PreventionAll services are provided free of charge to our veteran families. All services are provided fee of charge to our veteran families.

Through Midland's Gives we raised $1118.75 and purchased Ginormous Legos, Giant Connect4, Giant Jenga, Giant Dominoes, Giant Sorry, Jump Off Rocks, Volleyball Net, Bally Ball and cover and Throw Throw Burrito to facilitate our Play Therapy, Family Activities and children's activities during other events!

Through your generous donations, Fidelis Family Retreat was able to purchase 6 sets of scuba gear and fund several classes with funding remaining for classes in 2023!

Water yoga proves an effective method to help veterans relax and families engage in a shared activity. COMPLETED! Water Yoga Mats are purchased and currently in use with our families.

Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors that help make all we do possible!

Boland's Ace Hardwear

Veterans Crisis Line

Are you a veteran or concerned about a veteran? Call 988, Option 1 for services or click the logo below to learn more.

Guidestar


Chapin Chamber of Commerce

Fidelis Family Retreat is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, EIN 83-4247279. Donations are tax-deductible.

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