• Continue reading Virginia VA helps homeless program reach “Functional Zero”

    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.

  • Continue reading VA’s HUD-VASH program partners with pet organizations to help Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness

    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.

  • Continue reading ICYMI: Facebook Live chat on housing stability and security for women Veterans

    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.

  • Continue reading Veterans Justice Outreach Program offers hope and connectivity to justice-involved 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.

  • Continue reading Veteran finds housing stability through White River Junction VA and partners

    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. 

  • Continue reading VHA Homeless Programs Office releases five-year strategic plan

    April 27, 2021

    The Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) Homeless Programs Office (HPO) has released its newest five-year strategic plan.

  • Continue reading How VA supports Veterans experiencing IPV during Sexual Assault Awareness Month and beyond

    April 11, 2021

    During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, VA is emphasizing its ongoing work to ensure that Veterans and their partners who are experiencing or engaging in IPV are provided with the necessary resources and services through VA’s Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program (IPVAP) and other programs.

  • Continue reading Veteran battled homelessness, now has a career helping others

    March 31, 2021

    After years of health issues, addiction, and homelessness, Navy Veteran Dawn Densel is healthy, has stable housing, and works for the federal government, thanks to VA and its many programs for Veterans experiencing homelessness.

  • Continue reading VA Winterhaven Stand Down saved by generous support from community partners

    March 31, 2021

    For 26 years, the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center (DC VAMC) has opened its doors to Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness for the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down.

  • Continue reading Women Veterans can get help addressing their needs through VA programs

    March 16, 2021

    Women Veterans like Army Veteran Loretta White are succeeding after enrolling in the Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program.

  • Continue reading Veteran gets back on his feet, thanks to HUD-VASH and the Biloxi VA

    March 15, 2021

    When Army OIF Veteran Casey Gauthier entered the Housing and Urban Development-VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program in Biloxi, Mississippi, in 2017, he was homeless.

  • Continue reading Formerly homeless Veteran makes big impact supporting Veterans at Jesse Brown VA

    February 23, 2021

    In 2012, Michael Marshall was homeless. Now, thanks to the support he received from the HUD-VASH program, he works at the Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, as a certified peer support specialist. The formerly homeless Veteran's job – and his personal goal – is to support Veterans like himself who have experienced homelessness.