By Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban | Published November 8, 2015 | | |
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs holds “Stand Downs” throughout the country to address the problems of homeless vets. Stand Downs are one- to three-day events coordinated among local VA Medical Centers, other government agencies and community-based homeless services providers. The object of the Stand Down is to gather homeless vets from a particular area, Read MoreRead More
Although many veterans of the U.S. military are discharged and come back to seamlessly transition into civilian life, others are not so fortunate. There are numerous problems that plague veterans of all ages, including physical health issues, mental health conditions (especially post-traumatic stress disorder), lack of work and homelessness. If you are a veteran in Read MoreRead More
This spring, we are sponsoring the VA Vigilante PaddleFit Challenge, a paddle board race event raising money for disabled and homeless veterans in North Carolina. Although a lot of people have heard about the dreadful conditions that veterans are often thrust into upon their return from overseas, there are many who still are not aware Read MoreRead More
The population of homeless veterans in the United States is shocking. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Develop (HUD) estimate that over 49,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the U.S. But homeless veterans did receive some hope on February 13th of this year. The VA announced that $300 million dollars Read MoreRead More
In 2009, then Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki announced the Zero Homelessness Initiative and set 2015 as the target date for achieving that goal. Now, Erick Shinseki is gone and 2014 is drawing to a close with a revelation that the VA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans has been an abject failure. An Read MoreRead More
Veterans who served for their country should not be homeless. However, far too many are. The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (VA) and the Obama Administration have a target to end homelessness within the next five years. Various resources already exist to help homeless veterans. How many military veterans struggle with homelessness? An estimated 33% of Read MoreRead More
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