VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) - Veterans will now have extra assistance in Valdosta and surrounding areas.
Veterans First Light celebrated it's grand-opening today.
The non-profit organization has a three part program support, advocacy and empowerment.
They'll provide services like counseling, personal coaching, helping with benefits and health services and providing active duty and veterans with housing, training, education and even job placement.
Bryan Roy,CEO of Veterans First Light, says with almost one third of Valdosa being directly connected to the military, that this program is beyond necessary.
Veterans First Light will work alongside the VA as well to help both active duty members and veterans.
They are located at 1700 east park avenue in Valdosta.