$4.5 Million for Peer-to-Peer Veteran Programs

Originally published in Rochester First (WROC) on June 04, 2021.

The Dwyer Program is a peer-to-peer support organization that helps soldiers transition back to civilian life. Thanks to $4.5 million in state funding will help expand the program and its services throughout the county.

It’s really important to note the key component of this is that its not a generic counselor, clinical setting. Instead it’s truly led by fellow peers, finding connection in more comfortable ways,” Sen. Samra Brouk said.”