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VA Research reveals circumstances that can lead to homelessness among women Veterans

VA provides a full range of programs and services to help Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness secure stable housing and achieve independence. These resources are vital for all Veterans, especially women: homelessness among female Veterans increased by 2% between 2018 and 2019, while homelessness among male Veterans declined by 3% during the same period.

By |March 31st, 2020|Top Stories, Veterans Homelessness|5 Comments

Students in five states participate in the End Veteran Homelessness Challenge

When Veterans move into stable housing after years of homelessness, many lack the resources to immediately purchase basic household items that they’ll need in their new homes. To address this need, schools and student councils across the country recently competed in the annual End Veteran Homelessness Challenge to raise money and collect household essential items for Veterans who are exiting homelessness.

By |March 4th, 2020|Veterans Homelessness|4 Comments

Veteran exits homelessness, obtains degree with VA, partner help

Since 2011, Operation Sacred Trust has helped prevent and end homelessness for nearly 3,000 Veterans and family members across south Florida.

By |January 15th, 2020|Veterans Homelessness|Comments Off on Veteran exits homelessness, obtains degree with VA, partner help

Support efforts to prevent and end Veteran homelessness this holiday season

The holiday season is a great time to make a difference in the lives of Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

By |December 24th, 2019|Top Stories, Veterans Homelessness|22 Comments

Storage unit company helps Veterans exiting homelessness by collecting donated items

UNITS of Northwest Chicago collaborated with Military Outreach USA to bring to life a donation drive helping homeless Veterans move into new homes.

By |March 21st, 2019|Guest Posts, Veterans Homelessness|1 Comment

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA programs to end homelessness

VA representatives responded to questions following the conversation and Veterans were directed to va.gov/homeless to learn more about housing assistance.

By |February 20th, 2019|ExploreVA, Veterans Homelessness|3 Comments

The End Veteran Homelessness Challenge Draws to Successful Conclusion With Support From Elementary Schools Across the Country

Student councils in six states competed to collect the most money and household goods to benefit Veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

By |February 7th, 2019|Veterans Homelessness|1 Comment

Little Rock, Arkansas, becomes latest community to declare effective end to Veteran homelessness

VA and local resources form a band of care that provides a holistic support system for Veterans and their families, including those who are experiencing homelessness.

By |December 28th, 2018|News Releases, Veterans Homelessness|Comments Off on Little Rock, Arkansas, becomes latest community to declare effective end to Veteran homelessness

VA and Department of Labor strengthen inter-agency collaboration to improve employment outcomes for Veterans exiting homelessness

Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Labor are partnering to strengthen collaboration between their local staff and grantees to improve employment outcomes for Veterans exiting homelessness.

By |December 6th, 2018|Veterans Homelessness|Comments Off on VA and Department of Labor strengthen inter-agency collaboration to improve employment outcomes for Veterans exiting homelessness
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