Our Turn to Serve is a family run charity that helps and assists Indiana veterans with combat related injuries and afflictions. Our mission is to assist combat disabled Veterans who have needs resulting from their disability.
You can help support Indiana Veterans in several different ways. If you are interested in volunteering, click here to help.
Our service dogs are specially trained to assist Indiana Veterans in multiple ways. Our dogs provide holistic therapy and assistance to those suffering from combat related injuries.
Some can't volunteer their time or assist in physical capacities. However, by offering your donations you help us to partner with those who can.
What a crazy and amazing couple of weeks for Lady and Sam! Sam and Lady flew out to East Orange, New Jersey so that Steve could take part in a “Burn Pit study group." Here is some background on burn pits used in Iraq and Afghanistan: Sam, like many veterans, was exposed to burn pits almost constantly throughout his deployment. He was selected to take part in a small study
Steve was injured during his tour of duty in Afghanistan. He was directed to Our Turn to Serve by the local VA Hospital. His home had windows that were in total disrepair and he was unable to complete the repairs himself because of his disability. Our Turn to Serve worked with a local contractor and supplier and replaced all of the windows in his home. Will is a
Tim, a proud Vietnam veteran, was diagnosed with PTSD. His emotional condition brought on by PTSD caused him to have severe depression and paranoia. Unfortunately, because of challenges that had in processing and being in public places, Tim was banned from entering certain businesses in his community. After learning of Tim’s challenges with PTSD, Our Turn to Serve helped pair Tim with Lady,
Local news source investigates the benefits of service dogs to a soldier based out of North Carolina who suffers from PTSD resulting from combat in Afghanistan. From the story: After threeRead More
Research is being conducted by the Department of Veterans Affaires to conclude whether or not the VA is responsible for reimbursing Veterans with the cost of a service dog who have PTSD or otherRead More
Mark your calendars and join us for the Vineyard Trail 5k on October 4th. Part of proceeds will benefit the charity “Our Turn to Serve”, which helps wounded veterans with acclimating to
Service dog Lady working with veteran Tom.
Service dogs off the clock.