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Shannon Hagy

Shannon has been integral to the Veterans Place team since September 2019, when she became the Veterans Resource Center Coordinator. In 2020 Shannon was promoted to the Director of Client Services, and most recently, in 2022, she earned the title of Clinical Director. A first-generation college graduate, Shannon received her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Southern California while also obtaining a Military Social Work Certification and a bachelor’s degree from La Roche College. She is currently completing a certificate in Financial Success for Nonprofits from Cornell University.

June 2023 News and Updates

Register now to play in the Cornhole Tournament! Veteran Artist of the Month-May Veteran Bob, U.S. Army Veteran Bob found his way to the Expressive Arts Therapy Group in February. The song Let It Be by The Beatles was the song prompt...

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Combatting Food Insecurity Among Veterans

While we often think of veterans as heroes who have served our country. Unfortunately, many of them struggle with food insecurity. As inflation causes food costs to rise, many veterans, both homeless and those at-risk of homelessness, face food insecurity....

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Obstacles Veterans Face with Employment

Veterans face a variety of obstacles when attempting to transition from military life to the civilian world, especially regarding employment. Lack of Experience in Civilian Job Markets Veterans returning home may have difficulty finding jobs due to a lack of...

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Tips For Veterans: Building Your Credit

Building good credit is an important part of financial health and stability. As a veteran, you have unique access to resources that can help you build your credit score. Here are some tips for veterans on how to build their...

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Memorial Day 2023

Help honor those who served by serving veterans in need As we prepare to celebrate Memorial Day, please remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Through our programs and services, Veterans Place continues...

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April 2023 News and Updates

Join Us for a Veterans Place Open House! RSVP Here Veteran Artist of the Month Veteran Tyrese, U.S. Air Force Veteran Tyrese regularly attends the expressive arts group and has an interest in writing music. In his first group, he...

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News and Updates

Highlights from the 2022 Annual Report and Your Impact at Veterans Place Read the 2022 Annual Report Here!          Introducing Veteran Artist of the Month!    Veteran Earl, U.S. Navy   Veteran Earl regularly attends the expressive...

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Why Military Veterans Make Great Entrepreneurs

When you think of an entrepreneur, what comes to mind? Maybe you think of someone who is creative, risk-taking, and driven. Or someone who is always coming up with new ideas and knows how to turn them into successful businesses....

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February News and Updates

February News and Updates Veterans Place Celebrates Black History Month In honor of Black History Month, Veterans Place has been celebrating and learning about 'firsts' in African American military history each week through an informative display at the front desk....

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Highlights from Holiday Celebrations at Veterans Place

Thanksgiving with Parkwood United Presbyterian Church Volunteers from Parkwood Church returned to Veterans Place to provide a Thanksgiving feast for veterans and staff.         Celebrating with Inspired Hearts and Hands Our friends at Inspired Hearts and Hands...

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Using Art Therapy for Veterans

Mental health treatment can be supplemented by various tools that go beyond sitting in a chair and talking to a therapist. One of these tools is art therapy. Art is an expressive medium that can help veterans communicate their feelings,...

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What Programs are There for Female Veterans

At Veterans Place, we recognize how important it is to support our female veterans. Since 2019, we have operated the Female Veteran Program as part of our mission to provide comprehensive support and services to female veterans in the Pittsburgh...

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