LaVerne I. McHaney serves as Program Manager for Veteran Communities. In this role, she work closely with Recovery Coaches and the Veterans Administration to develop obtainable goals for housing, employment and treatment for both medical/mental health and substance abuse for veterans entering our program. Laverne was born in California and relocated to Tucson in 2006. She became an alumnus, after completing this amazing program that OPCS offers. Being filled with gratitude; she wanted to work for OPCS. Laverne wanted to give back and offer a hand up for those in need. She have been a civil servant her entire life, starting off at the Health Department in Long Beach in 1968. She genuinely loves helping people. In her spare time she enjoys flying and watching waves crash on a sandy beach.