Honoring our Military and Veterans Every Day
UnityPoint Health is committed to supporting our military members, families, and Veterans through our outreach initiatives. UnityPoint Health supports military servicemen and women, and veterans through multiple programs aimed at improving their overall health. We thank them for their service.
TRICARE Insurance Provider
UnityPoint Health accepts TRICARE, the health care program for uniformed service members, retirees and their families.
Electronic Health Records Connected to Veterans Affairs
Electronic health records at UnityPoint Health are now connected to the Veterans Affairs (VA) through eHealth Exchange. Clinicians can electronically share patient information to improve coordinated care, regardless of location.
How to Get Help
Go to the nearest Emergency Room
Robert Young Center 24/7 Crisis Intervention Line (309) 779-2999
Military Advisory Committee Quad Cities
Trinity formed a Military Advisory Committee in 2016 with a mission to bring local community resources together to improve outcomes for Veterans, servicemen and women, and their families. The goal is to support Veterans and their families so that no Veteran falls through the cracks.
Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB) Quad Cities
The VA designated the Military Advisory Committee a Community Veterans Engagement Board (CVEB) in 2018. It is the first CVEB formed out of a healthcare system.
The CVEB Model enables veteran advocates, service providers, veterans, and stakeholders to get together and identify their community goals and work to resolve issues at the local level to improve service delivery for veterans, families, and caregivers. The QC CVEB is made up of over 40 individuals representing the VA, Rock Island Arsenal, state, county and local agencies, businesses and non-profits, and individual Veterans.
Veterans Experience Action Center Quad Cities
The Veterans Experience Action Center (VEAC) events presented by UnityPoint Health – Trinity, hosted by the Quad Cities Community Veterans Engagement Board, and in collaboration with the three administrations of the VA have served 1,100 Veterans, transitioning military members, spouses, and caregivers since 2019. The goal of the VEAC is to connect attendees to needed services and resources at the time of the event.
Military and Veteran Services Fund Quad Cities
UnityPoint Health – Trinity Health Foundation has established a Military and Veteran Services Fund, which helps provide critical services, education, and outreach to military personnel and veterans in the Quad Cities. The fund also provides extra resources and support to active duty military personnel and veterans who live in our community and seek care through UnityPoint Health – Trinity or the Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health.
You can support our Military and Veteran Services Fund, by contributing through the Trinity Health Foundation. Select 'Other' under designation and type Military and Veteran Services in comments.
Priority Status at UnityPoint Health - Trinity Robert Young Center (Quad Cities)
Veterans are given priority status and moved to the front of the line at Robert Young Center for Community Mental Health in the Quad Cities.
Employer Support of the Guard & Reserve (ESGR) Quad Cities
ESGR is a Department of Defense program that develops and promotes supportive work environments for service members in the reserves. UnityPoint Health – Trinity supports the work of the Guard and Reserve and our employees who serve in the Guard and Reserve. The signing of the Statement of Support for the Guard and Reserve solidifies our commitment to providing an environment that allows our employees who serve the freedom to do so in an encouraging and supportive environment.
Education Assistance Quad Cities
- Military Medic to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree: designed to assist recent veterans and current reservists who have prior military medical training and service experience to qualify for advanced standing credit in a baccalaureate level nursing program at Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences. Learn More
- Yellow Ribbon Program: Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences participates in the Post-9/11 GI Bill Yellow Ribbon Program and has agreed to make additional funds available for education programs without an additional charge to an individual's GI Bill entitlement. Learn More about the Yellow Ribbon Program. Designation: enter college name and click submit.