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NCHV Statement on HUD Rescinding Equal Access Rule

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) intends to formally submit comments in opposition to the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s proposed rule, “Making Admission or Placement Determinations Based on Sex in Facilities Under Community Planning and Development Housing...continue

CDC Issues Temporary Halt On All Evictions Nationwide Amid Pandemic

NCHV applauds the CDC for affirming the gravity of the housing crisis and for acting to prevent Americans facing housing insecurity from bearing the brunt of the current public health disaster. We urge the administration to extend this moratorium for as long as the state of...continue

NCHV Mourns Board Member, Carlos Martinez President/CEO of AGIF NVOP

NCHV is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Rita and Carlos Martinez, of San Antonio, TX, at the hands of COVID-19. One of the things that is most true about nonprofit leadership is that the entire family serves and supports the organization. Carlos was...continue

NCHV 2020 is going virtual- Register Today!

While we are disappointed that we were not able to see you in-person this year we are excited to announce our virtual conference that will be held on September 14-18 and September 21-25. 

Appreciating the health and safety of our members, partners, and staff are of utmost importance, and given the...continue

Analysis of State Qualified Allocation Plans for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program

The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program is a federal funding subsidy, administered by states, for the purpose of building and rehabilitating affordable housing. Since its inception, the LIHTC program has created over three million housing units...continue

NCVH 2020 Annual Conference Update

Due to ongoing concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) NCHV has canceled the in-person 2020 Annual Conference and 30th Anniversary Gala and Awards ceremony scheduled for September 28-30, 2020. The health and safety of our members, partners, and staff are of utmost importance and given the uncertainty surrounding...continue

New bill introduced to” expand and strengthen” VA services for homeless vets during pandemic

Yesterday, Reps. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., and Mike Levin, D-Calif., in the House and Sens. Dan Sullivan, R-Ark., and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., in the Senate, introduced the Homeless Veteran Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 7105 & S.3898The bill allows VA...continue

Statement from our CEO

A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.


COVID-19 has made the months of March, April, and May stretch on for what seems like years and the recent spate of violent murders of Black people have made the last two weeks feel like a decade.

I share in your sadness, fear, and frustration.

White supremacy and the...continue

COVID-19 Resources Page

CORONAVIRUS resources page. Please use these resources targeted to homeless services providers as you operate your programs and serve your communities. Click here.

NCVH 2020 Annual Conference Rescheduled for September

Due to growing concern over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and with the health and safety of our members, partners, and staff in mind, NCHV has decided to postpone the 2020 Annual Conference and 30th Anniversary Gala and Awards ceremony. 
 
Save the Date
The 2020 Annual Conference, Honoring the...continue

VA gets boost from CARES Act to provide emergency assistance to Veterans

 

VA gets boost from CARES Act to provide emergency assistance to Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 crisis

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that it has expanded support services enabled by the Coronavirus Aid,...continue

NCHV participates in House Veterans’ Affairs virtual forum on COVID-19

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, at the House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs conducted a virtual forum to discuss  "Coronavirus Pandemic Response: The Impact of Economic and Health care services on Homeless veterans in America ." NCHV CEO Kathyrn Monet presented...continue

VA plans to distribute $200 million in new funding to expand housing capacity for homeless Veterans.

The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to distribute $200 million in new funding to all SSVF (Supportive Services for Veteran Families) grantees with recurring awards. This plan will boost all renewable grants by just over 50%. New funding is...continue

NCHV urges VA to distribute funding provided by the CARES Act

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans submitted a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert Wilkie urging the VA to release funds and provide guidance to programs serving homeless veterans during the coronavirus pandemic. NCHV members report that the delay of specified...continue

NCHV 2020 CONFERENCE & GALA POSTPONED

The 2020 NCHV Annual Conference and 30th Anniversary Gala and Awards Ceremony has been postponed. We are working to reschedule both events for a date later in the year and hope to have more information available soon. 

If you reserved a room at the Grand Hyatt for the May 27-29 dates, you should have received...continue

The CARES Act and Veteran Homelessness

On March 27, 2020 just after 1:00 EST the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act by voice vote, a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief packageThis comes on the heels of the U.S. Senate having just unanimously passed the CARES Act, so it now...continue

Front Line Service Providers Need Your Support to fight COVID-19

DONATIONS NEEDED
Our frontline service providers need your support to continue care to care for #veterans while also dealing with the threat of the coronavirus. Please view the list below and support where you can. Every little bit counts.

Click here to view the list.

NCHV makes recommendations to Congress for COVID-19

The high risk of transmission of COVID-19 throughout the homeless population, combined with the anticipated economic impact social distancing can have on housing stability, demands that we act collectively to ensure veterans can access the supports they need to be stably housed.

This week, NCHV...continue

NCHV makes recommendations to Congress for COVID-19 funding

The high risk of transmission of COVID-19 throughout the homeless population, combined with the anticipated economic impact social distancing can have on housing stability, demands that we act collectively to ensure veterans can access the supports they need to be stably housed.

This...continue

Available SSVF Resources to Place Homeless Veterans at High-Risk of COVID-19

Available Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Resources to Place Homeless Veterans at High-Risk of COVID-19 

The Department of Veterans Affairs released guidance on the availability of SSFV resources to place homeless Veterans at high-risk of COVID-19. The...continue

NCHV CEO speaks at Veterans’ Affairs Committee HUD-VASH hearing

On Tuesday, January 14, 2020, the Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity met to conduct a hearing entitled "Making HUD-VASH Work for all Veteran Communities." The hearing continued the work the Committee focused on during field hearings held in...continue

Register for NCHV 2020

Registration is open for the 2020 NCHV Annual Conference, Honoring the Past, Building the Future! We anticipate high demand as we celebrate our 30th Anniversary. Reserve your spot before we sell out by registering here. We have reserved a block of rooms at the Grand Hyatt for conference attendees at a discounted rate....continue

Statement from the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans on HUD’s AHAR Report

Veteran homelessness has decreased by 2.1 percent between 2018 and 2019, and by 50 percent since 2010. These encouraging numbers came from data that will be included in HUD’s Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) and were announced by Secretary Ben Carson...continue

House Committee Votes Unanimously to Expand HUD-VASH Eligibility

Yesterday, the House Financial Services Committee passed legislation to expand HUD-VASH eligibility, The amendment to the United States Housing Act of 1937 and Title 38 United States Code, would allow veterans with Other-Than-Honorable (OTH) discharges to participate in the...continue

Notice of Funding Availability SSVF Grant Applications Due January 31, 2020.

Notice of Funding Availability: SSVF Grant Applications Due January 31, 2020.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) yesterday released the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA ) for existing grantees of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program. (SSVF)

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‘Where Do the Homeless Dwell?’ -Singer/Songwriter uses music to help end homelessness

‘Where Do the Homeless Dwell?’ Asks Long Island Musician

Singer-songwriter Drew Velting is using music as a way to connect with Long Island’s homeless community. The roots-oriented musician recently released the title track of his debut EP Where Do the...continue

Over 750 Attendees Hear from 146 Speakers at NCHV19

Over 750 Attendees Hear from 146 Speakers at National Coalition for Homeless Veterans Annual Conference

Stakeholders in the fight to end veteran homelessness learn from community leaders on trending topics

Washington, DC – The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) hosted its...continue

Free Online Veterans Care Giver Support Workshop

The challenges of caring for your loved one can place significant stress on you as a Caregiver. This physical, mental and emotional stress can even lower your quality of life over time.

Building Better Caregivers (BBC) is a free 6-week online workshop developed by Stanford University to support...continue

Home Depot Foundation Veterans Housing Grants Proposals Due April 1st

The Home Depot Foundation’s (THDF) Veteran Housing Grants Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations for the new construction or rehabilitation of permanent supportive housing for veterans. Awards typically range from $100,000 to $500,000.

Organizations or individuals...continue

Notice of Funding Availability: SSVF Grant Applications Due Feb. 22

Dec. 19, 2018

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the availability of funding for nonprofit organizations and other groups that serve veterans through VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. The SSVF program assists very low-income...continue

Virtual Symposium on Serving Justice-Involved Individuals with Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders

Dec. 13, 2018

Join the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and SAMHSA’s GAINS Center, for a virtual symposium, Making It Happen: Collaborative and Innovative Strategies to Ensure Access to Appropriate Services...continue

HUD and VA Announce Additional HUD-VASH Awards to Provide Permanent Homes for Homeless Veterans

Dec. 11, 2018

In a continuing effort to help end veteran homelessness, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced a second round of funding to help provide permanent...continue

The Home Depot Foundation Increases Commitment to $500 Million for Veteran Causes

Nov. 9, 2018

Today, The Home Depot Foundation is announcing an increased commitment of a half billion dollars to veteran causes by 2025.

The expanded commitment to veterans comes as company volunteers, known as Team Depot, completed more than 100,000 volunteer...continue

2018 HUD Estimate Shows 5.4 Percent Decrease in Number of Homeless Veterans

Nov. 1, 2018

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the veteran numbers from the 2018 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR), revealing a 5.4 percent decrease in veteran homelessness since 2017. On a given night in the United States,...continue

Webinar: Ethics in Serving Homeless Veterans

Oct. 9, 2018

The VA National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans is hosting the webinar, Ethics in Serving Homeless Veterans, on Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. ET. This webinar will provide a synopsis of the ethical theories and principles that support harm reduction strategies as well as review the ethical...continue

HUD and VA Secretaries Announce $35 Million in HUD-VASH Grants

Oct. 3, 2018

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie today joined together at the VA Community Resource and Referral Center to announce $35 million in grants to combat veteran...continue

NCHV Mourns CVI President and CEO BG Robert Cocroft

Sept. 14, 2018

NCHV is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Brigadier General (Ret.) Robert A. Cocroft, a man who spent his life serving his country and his fellow veterans. His dedication to veterans was exemplified throughout his career, and NCHV is particularly grateful for his...continue

Now Available for Pre-order: The First Comprehensive Book on Veteran Homelessness

Aug. 6, 2018

Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives, edited by Jack Tsai, summarizes over a decade of research featuring 25 national experts covering topics like mental illness and substance use, primary care, criminal justice, money management,...continue

Funding Available: DOL-VETS Stand Down Grants

Aug. 3, 2019

DOL-VETS is offering funding for local Stand Down (SD) events. Stand Downs are events that assist homeless veterans by providing a wide variety of employment, social, and health services. Basic services such as showers, haircuts, attention to health concerns, and other collaborative...continue

Research Brief on Impact of Tailored VA Care on Homeless vs. Non-homeless Veterans

Aug. 2, 2018

In 2012, select Veterans Health Administration (VHA) facilities began tailoring primary care services to the unique needs of homeless veterans through the Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (HPACT) program. Located among standard VHA primary care...continue

Unique Housing Needs of Individuals with Criminal Justice Histories Webinar

July 12, 2018

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Homeless and Housing Resource Network (HHRN) is hosting the upcoming webinar Unique Housing Needs of Individuals with Criminal Justice Histories to provide insights into client...continue

DOL-VETS Announces Award of $47.6 Million in HVRP Grants to Help Homeless Veterans Re-enter the Work

July 10, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the award of 163 Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants totaling $47,600,000. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services to more than 18,000...continue

Webinar on Improving Employment Outcomes for Veterans Exiting Homelessness

July 5, 2018

The U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, Department of Veterans Affairs, and Department of Labor are offering the webinar Improving Employment Outcomes for Veterans Exiting Homelessness: Strategies for Successful Veterans Health Administration (VHA)...continue

Annual Conference Attendees, Please Help Us by Completing Conference Survey

June 15, 2018

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 NCHV Annual Conference, we enjoyed hosting you, and we hope that you found the experience as memorable and helpful as we did. We are asking all Conference attendees to help us with your feedback by completing this...continue

2018 NCHV Annual Conference has Gone Mobile, Register Today!

May 27, 2018

ONLINE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED, due to popular demand we will accept walk-up registrations this year | Click here to download the Conference program

NCHV is excited to announce we have a brand new mobile guide for you to use on Guidebook! Get the guide to access the...continue

Homes for Heroes Foundation Announces $50,000 in Grant Funding to NCHV Members

May 18, 2018

In honor of Military Appreciation Month and Armed Forces Day, the Homes for Heroes Foundation will present five checks for $10,000 each to National Coalition of Homeless Veterans’ nonprofit organizations across the nation who serve homeless veterans.

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VA Releases NOFA for Renewal of Current GPD Special Needs Grants

May 15, 2018

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the availability of one-year renewal funding for the 12 currently operational fiscal year (FY) 2018 VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program Special Need Grant recipients and their collaborative VA...continue

Second Lady Karen Pence to Speak at NCHV Annual Conference

May 11, 2018

Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence will be joining us to speak during the luncheon plenary on Wednesday, May 30, at the 2018 NCHV Annual Conference. Mrs. Pence works to bring attention to art therapy and to the sacrifices made by military service members and...continue

NCHV Announces 2018 Annual Conference Schedule Overview

April 26, 2018

Registration for the 2018 NCHV Annual Conference is selling quickly, don't miss out on the top training event in the nation specifically for homeless veteran service providers, register online now! You can click here to view a video highlighting last year's Annual...continue

NVTAC Webinar - Overview of the PY 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity For HVRP, HFVVWF, and IVTP

April 13, 2018

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC), is hosting the webinar “Overview of the PY 2018 Notice of Funding Opportunity For HVRP, HFVVWF, and IVTP” on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern.

On April 6, 2018...continue

HUD, VA Announce Award of Vouchers to House More than 5,200 Veterans

April 6, 2018

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $43 million to 325 local public housing agencies (PHAs) across the country to provide a permanent home to more than 5,200 veterans...continue

NCHV Welcomes Three New Directors to Board

March 29, 2018

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, the only national organization solely focused on ending veteran homelessness, has selected three new members of its Board of Directors, adding leaders from the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, Washington State Department of...continue

Call for Nominations: Annual NCHV Awards

March 14, 2018

Each year, NCHV honors the commitment and service of a few of the many deserving organizations and individuals helping homeless veterans across the nation. We are now accepting nominations for the following awards:

  • Outstanding Member - to an NCHV member organization whose programs,...continue

Registration Now Open for the 2018 NCHV Annual Conference!

March 9, 2018

REGISTER NOW for the 2018 NCHV Annual Conference!

Our collective progress in ending homelessness among veterans in each of our communities across the United States has been remarkable over the past eight years. This year, as we convene together in our nation's...continue

New NCHV Membership Levels and Benefits

March 9, 2018

We have heard your feedback on membership and NCHV is amending its membership structure effective immediately. As always, if your organizational or individual membership will be current through the date of the conference, you will be eligible for a conference registration discount. If you...continue

2018 NCHV Annual Conference - Save the Date, Call for Abstracts

All submissions must be received by March 2, 2018

The 2018 NCHV Annual Conference will take place May 30 through June 1 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. The theme for this year's Conference is "Progress. Practice. Perseverance."

Our collective progress in ending...continue

Helping Homeless Veterans Return to Work: A New Online Training for HVRP Staff

Jan. 17, 2018

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is thrilled to announce the launch of Helping Homeless Veterans Return to Work a self-paced online training course developed for staff members of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Homeless...continue

HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration to Open Jan. 31

Jan. 17, 2018

On Jan. 31, the Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) will begin accepting applications for the HIRE Vets Medallion Program Demonstration at www.hirevets.gov, where up to 300 employers can apply to participate. 

VETS will honor...continue

HUD Announces $2 Billion in CoC Funding Awards

Jan. 11, 2017

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development today awarded a record $2 billion to support more than 7,300 local homeless assistance programs across the nation. HUD's Continuum of Care grants provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving...continue

New Discharge Upgrade Tool from VA

Jan. 5, 2018

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a new tool to ease the process for veterans seeking to upgrade their discharge. The tool is especially helpful for those veterans attempting to upgrade bad paper discharges for misconduct, which prevent them from accessing VA benefits. 

The...continue

NCHV Response to Secretary Shulkin’s Statement on VA Homeless Funding

Dec. 7, 2017

While NCHV applauds Secretary Shulkin’s decision not to change homeless funding at this time, we hope VA will clarify what this statement means. Veterans, VAMCs, Housing Authorities, affordable housing developers, and other homeless service providers across the...continue

Harbor Freight Continues Support of National Campaign to End Veteran Homelessness

Nov. 14, 2017

This Veterans Day, Harbor Freight Tools announced its continued support of the national campaign to end veteran homelessness through generous contributions to the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans and U.S. VETS.

A 2017 recipient of the...continue

New Report Shows Need for Improved Services for Homeless and At-risk Women Veterans

Nov. 9, 2017

Recognizing the trend of an increasing number of women in the homeless veteran populations, Synchrony Financial and the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans conducted a survey to gather better data to identify reasons behind this trend and to...continue

VA Funding Available for SSVF Grants

Nov. 3, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.

The SSVF Program’s purpose is to provide supportive services grants to private nonprofit organizations and...continue

VA Announces Availability of TIP GPD Grants

Nov. 3, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is announcing the availability of funds for assistance under the Per Diem Only component of VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program. This Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) encourages reapplication for those applicants who seek...continue

VA Announces Availability of Funds for GPD Program

Nov. 1, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the availability of per diem funds to eligible entities to provide transitional housing beds under VA’s Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem Program models. VA expects to fund 1,500 beds with this NOFA for applicants who will...continue

DOL-VETS Extends Availability of Stand Down Funds, Increases Amount for Areas Hit by Hurricanes

Sept. 15, 2017

Today's Federal Register included an amendment to funding from DOL-VETS for Stand Down events. In recognition of the substantial scale of such disasters as Hurricane Harvey, the Secretary of Labor has determined it appropriate, in...continue

Financial Toolkit for Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

Sept. 13, 2017

When a catastrophe like Hurricane Harvey or Hurricane Irma happens, your world can be turned upside down. During these tough times, it may be difficult to know who to trust and where to look for guidance and assistance, as well as what financial steps to take...continue

VA Awards $188 Million in Grant Funding to Help Homeless Veterans

Sept. 13, 2017

This week, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $188 million in grants for two programs benefiting homeless veterans.

The grants were made through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program, awarded to community agencies providing services to homeless...continue

DOL to Provide Immediate Grants and Assistance for Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts

Sept. 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor, in cooperation with state and local partners, is setting aside funding and will be making grants to assess workforce needs in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Florida, and other states in response to Hurricane...continue

Public Housing Agencies Must Register Interest in Receiving HUD-VASH Vouchers

Sept. 6, 2017

The 2017 Appropriations Act provides $40 million in HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) funding that will support approximately 5,500 new HUD-VASH vouchers. HUD has released a notice to identify public housing agencies (PHA) with...continue

Homelessness and Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Recovery

Sept. 5, 2017

NCHV stands with Houston. In light of the devastation that accompanied Hurricane Harvey, we urge all of our members to review preparedness plans. With limited resources and fewer connections to their communities, people experiencing homelessness are often the most...continue

Notice: NCHV Does Not Solicit Donations via Phone Calls or in Person

Sept. 5, 2017

We recently received notice that individuals have received phone calls requesting donations for the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. Please note that NCHV does not solicit donations via phone calls, or outside stores with collection boxes. If you...continue

Webinar – Special Population Series: Connecting Veterans with Disabilities to Employment

Aug. 7, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Connecting Veterans with Disabilities to Employment” on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 2:00 pm EDT.

Approximately one third of all veterans have a disability of some...continue

NCHV Partners with Synchrony Financial to Better Assist Women Veterans with Children

July 24, 2017

The current state of the field has shown us and our partners that we need better data and insight on the needs of vulnerable and high-risk families, especially female heads of household. We have some data around serving veterans in these groups,...continue

Webinar – Employers: The Other Client in HVRP

July 10, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Employers: The Other Client in HVRP” on Thursday, July 20 at 2:00 pm EDT.

Employers are the other customer in HVRPs. Understanding the needs and perspective of our employers helps us prepare job...continue

DOL-VETS Announces $43.3 Million in HVRP Grant Awards

June 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Labor announced the award of $43.3 million in Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program grants. The grants will help an estimated 21,000 veterans successfully reintegrate into the competitive workforce. The grants will fund a variety of...continue

Webinar - Legal Services at Stand Downs

June 6, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) and the ABA Commission on Homelessness & Poverty  are hosted a webinar “Legal Services at Stand Downs” on Thursday, June 15, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.

This webinar featured a panel of experts who discussed a variety of legal...continue

VA Announces Availability of Renewal Funding for GPD Special Needs Grantees

May 24, 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces the availability of one-year renewal funding for the 16 currently-operational fiscal year (FY) 2016 VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program Special Need Grant recipients and their...continue

The 2017 NCHV Annual Conference is SOLD OUT

The 2017 NCHV Annual Conference is SOLD OUT

Registration is now CLOSED, no walk up registrations will be accepted | The discounted room block is SOLD OUT

Download the 2017 NCHV Annual Conference program, featuring the full Conference schedule, session tracks and descriptions, presenters, and all...continue

Webinar - Employment Readiness: Strategies and Assessments

May 9, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) hosted a webinar "Employment Readiness: Strategies and Assessments" on Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT.

What is "employment readiness" and how is it measured? Conducting employment assessments in...continue

Webinar: Employment, Benefits and Financial Planning for Transitioning Service Members

April 25, 2017

DOL-VETS is co-presenting on a free Employment, Benefits and Financial Planning webinar for transitioning servicemembers and veterans on Wednesday, April 26, from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. ET. The webinar will address FAQs on employment, retirement...continue

Take Action! Join Advocates for National Call-In Day on Wednesday, April 26

April 25, 2017

Lawmakers must pass spending bills by April 28 to avoid a government shutdown. Failure to pass full spending bills puts vital investments in affordable housing and community development at risk. By participating in a national call-in day tomorrow,...continue

Webinar - Special Population Series: Employment Services for Aging Veterans

April 3, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting a webinar “Special Population Series: Employment Services for Aging Veterans” on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 2:00 pm ET.

Older veterans, generally considered those age 50 or above,...continue

Hill Watch: Trump Administration Releases “Skinny Budget” for 2018

March 16, 2017

This week, the Trump Administration released the first federal budget request of his presidency. For any administration a president’s budget proposal is a document that lays out that administration’s priorities for federal spending. This proposed budget is...continue

TODAY ONLY 5% Donation from Amazon to NCHV when You Shop AmazonSmile

March 16, 2017

When you shop at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to National Coalition for Homeless Veterans. TODAY ONLY, Amazon is donating 5% of the purchase price. Bookmark the link http://smile.amazon.com/ch/52-1826860 and support us every time you...continue

VA Partnership Provides Community Organizations with Path to Support Homeless Veterans

March 10, 2017

Military Outreach USA, a partner of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), recently launched a program to encourage communities to connect with local VA facilities and help VA provide support to homeless or recently homeless veterans and...continue

Webinar - Overview of the PY 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity For HVRP, HFVVWF, and IVTP

March 3, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Overview of the PY 2017 Notice of Funding Opportunity For HVRP, HFVVWF, and IVTP” on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET.

On February 28, 2017, the...continue

DOL Announces HVRP Funding Availability

Feb. 28, 2017

The Department of Labor (DOL) has released a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) regarding the Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP), the Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans' and Homeless Veterans' with Families Program (HFVVWF)....continue

A Message from the new VA Secretary

Feb. 21, 2017

On February 16, Dr. David Shulkin posted a message detailing his top priorities for his new Department, among which is the issue of veteran homelessness. In the message he reiterated that serving in the VA has been his highest honor in life, and that now - as the Secretary for the Department...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Feb. 13, 2017

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Feb. 10, 2017, Federal Register identifying Federal buildings and other real property HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. The properties were reviewed using...continue

Webinar - Outreach Strategies: Veteran Treatment Courts and Employment Services

Feb. 9, 2017

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Outreach Strategies: Veteran Treatment Courts and Employment Services” on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

Founded in 2008 by a judge in Buffalo, New York, the...continue

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Your Opportunity to Present at the 2017 NCHV Annual Conference

Jan. 30, 2017

Every year, NCHV gathers the top experts and presenters to lead sessions at the NCHV Annual Conference. Submit your presentation abstract to be among those guiding services as we embark into the new Administration by sharing your best practices,...continue

Webinar: Opioid Use Disorders and Homelessness

Jan. 23, 2017

The opioid epidemic in the United States has had a profound and deadly impact. Opioid use disorders are particularly hard on veterans who are homeless or at risk for being homeless, where prevalence of mental health conditions and substance misuse is high and access to health care...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Jan. 6, 2017

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Dec. 30, 2016, Federal Register identifying Federal buildings and other real property HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. The properties were reviewed using...continue

FOR CURRENT GPD GRANTEES: GPD NOFA Published

Dec. 23, 2016

We’ve been talking about the GPD “reboot” for some time now, and it is here! The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) was published Friday morning, and you can find it in the Federal Register or on the GPD website here. We will be sending additional information to you as it becomes...continue

Opioid Overdose to Treatment Webinar

Dec. 16, 2016

The Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Michael Botticelli will host a webinar on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, from 4:00-5:00 p.m. EST, highlighting ways hospitals are aiding individuals who have opioid use disorder and guide individuals who have suffered overdose to...continue

Raising Awareness About PTSD: A Resource Guide

Dec. 14, 2016

The American Nurses Association (ANA) has partnered with six major national nursing organizations to promote a new campaign called Joining Forces. The national initiative, led by the White House and First Lady Michelle Obama, invites all nurses to make a pledge to educate themselves...continue

Webinar on Holding an Operation Reveille Event

Dec. 13, 2016

Mark your calendars for an exciting webinar scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 15, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET to learn how you can implement an Operation Reveille event – a multi-sector collaboration to immediately house and provide supportive services to homeless veterans.

These events...continue

VA Awards Grant for Veterans Employment Pay for Success Program

Dec. 9, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Innovation, together with the Corporation for National and Community Service’s Social Innovation Fund, awarded the Veterans Employment Pay for Success (VEPFS) Program grant to the social investment firm, Social...continue

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VA to award more than 425 grants, $279 million to help prevent and end Veteran homelessness

Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it will award more than 425 grants to community organizations totaling approximately $279 million under the Grant Per Diem (GPD) program. The GPD program provides funding to community...continue

DOL Announces $22 million in grants to help Homeless Vets reenter workforce

On Friday, March 27, the U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) announced the availability of approximately $22 million in Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants. HVRP grants provide services to assist in reintegrating...continue

GPD Notices of Funding Availability- Transition in Place NOFA- Apply by April 22, 2020

On February 18, 2020, VA's Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program published a Transition in Place (TIP) NOFA in the Federal Register .  This NOFA provides funding opportunities for eligible organizations to provide transitional housing beds through the TIP model. ...continue

VA announces GPD Per Diem Only NOFA

On December 30, 2019, VA's Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program published a Per Diem Only (PDO) NOFA in the Federal Register.  This NOFA provides funding opportunities for eligible organizations to provide transitional housing beds and/or service centers for Veterans who are homeless or at risk for becoming...continue

On August 1 the VA announced upcoming awards of more than $400M in grants to help Veterans

Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness will continue to get the crucial services they need thanks to more than 400m in grants awarded under the VA’s SSVF program.

On August 1 the VA announced upcoming awards of more than $400M in grants to...continue

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