‘Service Above Self.”
Nine9line is an active innovative new way to approach Veterans, their families and the community. Through a group of like-minded individuals the development of programs that reflect the need of an ever growing population, are youth and the consistent ever driven motivation to improve and make long lasting impacts in our own backyards.
Directed and Managed by:
Nine9line Route-step Outdoors engages Veterans through outdoor activities such as hiking, snowboarding, and cycling, plus a dynamic Vision Fast program. Utilizing peer support and environmental stewardship, we let the healing powers of the great outdoors help us empower Veterans to heal themselves.
Nine9line Vice President
Fee M Veary
Nine9line’s newest addition to the team brings experience both in the public and private sector, working with the most pressing needs in connecting Veterans with workplace training, resume writing and hard to do employment navigation and placement.
Peer Support & Transition
Program Manager Larry Turk
Peer support is integrated into every aspect of Nine9line, but we also offer targeted individual services. We are Veterans who have lived our struggles and use that experience to help others. We offer a holistic, alternative approach to peer support, which can include one-on-one support, ongoing peer mentoring, and crisis intervention. Holistic wellness takes all life factors into consideration, from emotional to social, to financial and occupational, and even physical and spiritual. Through Nine9line Peer Support & Transition we will soon offer Wellness Skills Classes free to the community in each of these areas.
Nine9line Veteran Services
Shawn Durnen is one of the founders of the Veterans Resource Fair, and the President of Nine9line Veteran Services. The Veterans Resource Fair is our annual community event to help Veterans find the services they need. Endorsed by the WDVA, the Fair brings together over 150 resources to serve over 1500 Veterans and families each year.
Veterans Vision Fast
The Veteran Vision Fast is a new and unique opportunity for Veterans who are seeking long term solutions to PTSD and suicide ideation, serving as a “Ceremony of Return” for those looking for a way to reconnect with themselves, their place in the world, and their place in the community. Currently open to all Washington State Veterans. Please email VetFast@nine9line.org for more information.
Nine9Line Program Coordinator &Treasurer
Veronica comes to us an experienced marketing & Social Media coordinator, Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources. Veronica has now joined the ranks of Nine9Line as our senior program director and treasurer, additionally helping us usher in a brand new era of service and empowerment of our Military & community youth.
Nine9Line/V.I.E.W Partnership Program Director
Veterans Independent Enterprises of Washington, a non-profit partnership with Nine9Line and the amazing Rosemary Hibbler, board member and program manager for shared housing initiatives, creative support initiatives and Provide work opportunities housing & supportive services to Veterans in transition from homelessness, incarceration and/or economically disadvantaged situations.