community project hopes to raise $10 million for expansion of new navigation campus | FOX 4 Kansas City WDAF-TV
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KANSAS CITY, Missouri — In a few years, the Veterans Community Project (VCP) hopes to streamline what can too often become a byzantine process for its clients by navigating the city’s assortment of services as they transition into life civil.
To do this, the association recently undertook a $10 million fundraising campaign to expand and rehabilitate its footprint around the intersection of 89th Street and Troost Avenue, including its corporate headquarters and village of 49 mini-houses.
A new facility, dubbed the Veterans Navigation Campus, is envisioned as a 3,000 square foot addition to the VCP’s current 11,000 square foot walk-in outreach center at the northeast corner of the intersection at the place of an auto repair shop.
VCP wants the completed campus to serve as an entry point for clientele, with space for yet-to-be-announced local service provider partners to offer on-site assistance with financial management, job search, l access to mental health care and other needs.
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