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, provide much-needed supplies, deliver vital services, and counsel veterans on how to access benefits. Stand Downs strive to address a wide range of issues, from the bare subsistence needs of food, shelter and clothing, to referrals for healthcare, employment, substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling.
As Veterans Day approaches, we would like to highlight events in the areas we serve:
Homelessness among veterans is a stain on our national honor. We applaud the VA’s increased focus on this issue, but the problem is too large for the beleaguered government agency to manage alone. We urge you to support the VA’s efforts to reach out to veterans who are living on the streets or in shelters. There are serious logistical challenges to reaching out to the homeless population, so community support is critical.
At Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban, we are dedicated to getting veterans the benefits they deserve. If we can be of assistance to you or your loved one, call us at 866-866-VETS or contact our veterans’ benefits law firm online.
Thank to Mr. Spencer I was able to get my VA disability claim re-reviewed and given another chance to receive disability. By far he is one of the most professional lawyers I have ever dealt with. So Veterans if you are looking for help with your VA disability claim I would suggest that you hire Macari, Russotto, Spencer, & Balaban. Thanks again for everything.
— Alfred Daye
As a disabled veteran trying to navigate the complexities of the Veterans Administrations regulations, I turned to the law firm of Marcari, Russotto, Spencer and Balaban. They helped me understand what I needed to do and prepared and presented to the VA an excellent presentation of my case. I recommend them for your legal needs.
— Harry Johnson
I was very satisfied with the excellent and professional manner the law firm handled my claim. I highly recommend any veteran who needs help with his or her claim to use Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban P.C. Special thanks to Mr Spencer for being very professional and courteous during the appeal process. Again Thanks to the entire firm for a job well done!
— Luther Henderson
My husband & I highly recommend this law form to any veteran trying to navigate the endless red tape of the VA. We turned to Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban to handle my husband's appeal and could not have been happier. We enjoyed open and consistent communication regarding our case. Any questions we had were answered immediately.
— Michele DeZayas
Amanda Medina-Morales was our point of contact and she kept us up to date on the progress of our case. It was a pleasure and relief knowing that someone truly competent and professional was handling this and fighting for us.
— Michele DeZayas