Americanveterannewspaper’s Weblog

Just another weblog

Veteran Homelessness

leave a comment »

Veteran Homelessness

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is taking decisive action to end Veteran homelessness in five years.  All Veterans at risk for homelessness or attempting to exit homelessness must have easy access to programs and services.  VA offers a variety of resources, programs, and benefits which are detailed below.

Prevention Services

Includes the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, the Veteran Justice Outreach Program, and the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program.

Learn More

Housing Support Services

Includes information and resources to provide permanent or temporary housing and ongoing case management and treatment services for homeless Veterans.

Learn More


Includes healthcare for homeless Veterans, healthcare and other services for Veterans exiting prison, information on Veteran Stand Downs, Drop-In Centers, and VA’s Homeless Veteran Dental Assistance Program.

Learn More

Employment/Job Training

Includes information on VA’s Compensated Work Therapy program where homeless Veterans earn pay while learning new job skills, relearning successful work habits, and regaining a sense of self-esteem and self-worth.

Learn More

Benefits/Other Services

Includes information about homeless Veteran Benefit Assistance and other programs, which provide necessary services to homeless Veterans.

Learn More

Other Resources

Includes the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, Project CHALENG, and other Non-VA resources for homeless assistance.

Learn More

Written by americanveterannewspaper

October 20, 2011 at 1:44 am

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: