Lwfi Inc

Vets Helping Vets

aka Living Waters Freedom Initiative   |   Broadway, VA   |  https://lwfigroup.org/

Mission

LWFI is devoted to building genuine community for veterans and their families through peer-to-peer interactions.

Ruling year info

2020

Founder Director

Travis Coyle

Director of Operations

Steven Wheelbarger

Main address

18621 Runions Creek Rd

Broadway, VA 22815 USA

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Formerly known as

living waters farm initative

EIN

84-4209711

NTEE code info

Counseling Support Groups (F60)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

LWFI Groups

Lwfi Groups are peer lead groups designed with veteran and there families in mind. The typical veteran family is faced with a unique set of challenges. Whether it be combat related trauma or just finding your spot in the world after military service. Our groups are a safe place for veterans and their families to process whatever it is they are faced with. Community is the key, No one should be alone to struggle with PTSD, Physical disabilties or finding purpose again. Local Chapters are built around LWFI Groups. This is a place to process and build one another up. From here we are able to look outward to better our communities.

Population(s) Served
Veterans
Family relationships
Military personnel

Where we work

How we listen

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Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    Veterans and Their Families

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person),

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    Currently Building a Portal where the people have easier access to what services are available.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Gives the people we serve the chance to influence what programs we develop.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We take steps to get feedback from marginalized or under-represented people, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback, We ask the people who gave us feedback how well they think we responded,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

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Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/2/2021

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