• August 31, 2021

    VA is ready to assist Veterans who are facing housing crises by directing them to programs operated by VA’s Homeless Programs Office.

  • August 20, 2021

    Every Veteran across the country should have quick and easy access to primary health care. In reality, Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness are more likely to use emergency services for health-related issues. To reduce barriers that prevent these Veterans from accessing quality health care that meets their unique needs, VA created Homeless Patient Aligned Care Teams (HPACTs).

  • July 31, 2021

    Homeless Veterans and families in Hawaii have help on the way. Millions of dollars in grants have been awarded to curb Veteran homelessness.

  • July 28, 2021

    Temporary bans on evictions and other tenant and homeowner protections implemented during the pandemic are set to expire. Following are a list of resources for Veterans.

  • July 14, 2021

    As the nation grapples with record setting heat waves, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) reminds Veterans and communities of various resources available to Veterans experiencing homelessness during the extreme heat.

  • June 16, 2021

    In late 2020, Seattle’s VA Puget Sound Health Care System contacted community partners, such as homeless shelters, transitional housing programs and permanent housing programs to help get the COVID-19 vaccine directly to Veterans in need, such as those experiencing homelessness or those experiencing housing instability.

  • June 15, 2021

    In addition to vaccinating Veterans, VA has offered the vaccine to non-Veterans as part of the Fourth Mission, which includes providing support for national, state and local efforts during public health and other emergencies. This support was evident on June 3, when VA held a COVID-19 vaccination clinic outside its Central Office in Washington, D.C., for anyone — not just Veterans — experiencing homelessness.

  • June 5, 2021

    Central Virginia VA and community partners have announced a major milestone in the fight against Veteran homelessness: Functional Zero. Read about what that means and the people who made it happen.

  • May 30, 2021

    During National Pet Month and beyond, VA is working with multiple pet organizations to ensure that Veterans experiencing homelessness or housing instability have the support that they need to keep their pets healthy, safe and well cared for.

  • May 25, 2021

    Women Veterans have access to gender-specific resources from VA, including helping them achieve housing stability and security, especially during the coronavirus pandemic. The Center for Women Veterans and VA’s Homeless Programs Office wrapped up Women’s History Month with a Facebook Live event showcasing VA programs for Veterans facing housing crises, including women Veterans.

  • May 24, 2021

    After his release from incarceration for drug-related offenses, Army Veteran Reginald Newkirk found stable housing with assistance from the Veterans Justice Outreach Program and its resources for Veterans experiencing homelessness.

  • May 12, 2021

    Helping Veterans through the pandemic is one of White River Junction VA's primary missions. The Vermont medical center, and partners, recently helped several Veterans access their earned benefits, including helping one find housing stability.