October 2008 (program inception) – FY 2016 (30 June 2016) 9404 veterans and family members assisted through Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans (MCV)

2016 Year End Data
  • MCV responded to 1,334 calls through the toll free line from veterans and their families, community providers, VA Maryland Health Care, and civic organizations.
  • 68% of MCV callers were veterans. 15% were veteran family members, 17% callers were VA representatives, state agencies or civic organizations.
  • 24% of callers were connected with behavioral health services either through the Behavioral Health Administration, VA Health Care System or Community providers.
  • Top Services Provided by MCV - 60% Information and Referral (594 total callers), 19% Advocacy (184), 10% Transportation and Temporary Financial Assistance (91)
  • Top Referrals Provided by MCV– 33% Housing Services (320), 36% Financial Assistance (348), 18% VA Benefits Assistance (201), 8% Employment Assistance (76), 3% General Health Services (21)
  • Maryland’s Commitment to Veterans Regional Resource Coordinators trained 119 people working with veterans on Mental Health First Aid. MCV also provided Military Cultural Competency Training to 210 community providers