Friends of Jacksonville Veterans Treatment Court (FOJVTC) is a group of veterans and civilians who have a heart for veterans for whom past military experiences coupled with life's challenges and law enforcement involvement, have derailed their mission of wellness.
The innate military camaraderie that occurs when veterans assist other veterans is the cornerstone of FOJVTC.
This 501C3 was created to address the unique needs of veterans who have had an interaction with the law resulting in an arrest and are living with service-related mental illness and/or substance use issues.
This recovery-oriented system of support also helps veterans by filling short-term, temporary financial gaps that may be barriers to success. FOJVTC supports mentor and staff training and registered veterans actively participating in treatment court.
The Veterans Administration and Military Branches provide a vast array of services for Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines. However, there are some veterans who disconnect from established supports, experience hard times and struggle to make progress. The Veterans Treatment Court is a court-supervised, comprehensive treatment program designed to help individuals with qualifying criminal charges who: