The Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) supports local Stand Down events that help homeless veterans attain meaningful civilian employment.
From haircuts to food to disability claims, roughly 150 veterans received help Saturday during an event sponsored by the Hampton VA Medical Center and the Military Affairs Committee in Hampton.
’d heard the horror stories from other Vets and wondered if VA was just another government bureaucracy, but when the clerk (herself a Veteran) sat down with me, it was painless.
Like a covert inquisition without the obvious torture and murder of the Spanish Inquisition, an evil plague has descended on America that is transforming it from a representative Republic based on Freedom and Liberty to an open air Prison Camp.
Dr. Tommy Sowers is a former U.S. Army Special Forces officer and was the 2010 Democratic nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives in Missouri’s 8th congressional district before being sworn in on Aug. 20, 2012 as assistant secretary for public and intergovernmental affairs for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Louisville will launch the first ever veterans court in Kentucky. The court will give veterans services and programs that are not available to average civilians. A federal grant is covering the cost of the court.
On Sept. 25, VA Secretary Shinseki was the keynote speaker at the National Indian Health Board Annual Consumer Conference in Denver.
A Massachusetts-based nonprofit group is coming to the Jersey Shore this fall to administer a $1 million federal grant that will help homeless veterans and those at risk of losing their homes.
Homeless female veterans face many barriers in obtaining gainful employment. In fiscal year (FY) 2010, 77% of homeless female veterans were unemployed.
Some 8,600 homeless veterans will benefit from $15 million in grant money for job training through the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis said today.
VA Releases Disability Benefits Questionnaires.
VA’s efforts to provide housing and health care support for women Veterans have never been more critical.
“I was a firefighter for twenty-two years and lost my house over $2,000.00”-Booker T. Perry of Orlando, Fl.
The Salvation Army, working with the Hampton VA Medical Center and in partnership with the City of Hampton, will relocate Veterans currently housed in a leased building on the medical center campus.
Andy and Miriam Miranda don’t fit the historical profile of homeless veterans. Former teachers with master’s degrees who have a six-year-old son, they have lost a house to foreclosure and were evicted from an apartment for falling behind on rent.
VA Butler Healthcare’s Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (HPDP) Program Committee recently organized a food drive to support local homeless Veterans.
As part of its “Plan to End Veteran Homelessness,” the Veterans Administra-tion (VA) estimates there is a critical need for about 90,000 units of perma-nent housing for homeless and low-income veterans.
The National Salute to Veteran Patients program encourages all Americans to visit and volunteer at VA medical centers and to send letters of thanks or valentines to those who have protected our nation.
The U.S. Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development today announced that a new national report shows that homelessness among veterans has been reduced by nearly 12 percent between January 2010 and January 2011.
Veterans returning home from combat duty are under the impression they are ready and able to find work, and a stable, safe home environment.
Since our nations founding, America’s Veterans have fought for our liberties contained within our Constitution and Bill of Rights.
After founding and then running a shelter for homeless veterans for a number of years, I began to see patterns of pathology among the clients.
Having hung up their cleats and sweat socks, area sports legends took up a new task on October 12th: ending homelessness among American veterans.
When will Congressman Henry Waxman and Senator Dianne ever get serious about providing shelter for the 20,000 Veterans living homeless and hungry on the dangerous streets of Los Angeles, our nation’s capital for homeless Veterans?
New England’s cold winters can be tough on everyone, but every winter is toughest on those among us who don’t have a roof over their heads.
FOR CENTURIES, nations have waged war over land ownership and territory boundaries. After America’s triumphant victory in the Revolutionary War, the United States Government appreciatively awarded personal land ownership to those who sacrificed on behalf of our new Nation.
The office staff has not come to the aid of a homeless Female Veteran last weekend who was denied shelter and care at the Los Angels VA.
This past week a homeless Female Veteran was denied shelter and care at the West Los Angeles VA and forced to live for five days outside the entry gate to the National Veterans Home.
Nearly 137,000 Veterans in the United States are homeless.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is booting a bus company, a car rental firm and a commercial laundry from its sprawling campus a few miles from the ocean as it tries to counter accusations that it puts commercial interests ahead of housing homeless vets.