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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

Google Launches New IT Course, Offers Access to Jobs and Scholarships

Jan. 16, 2017

Google and online learning company Coursera on have unveiled a new certificate program to train Americans, including those without college degrees, for entry-level IT jobs.

The program, which consists of six courses that can be part-time completed in eight...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

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Dec. 9, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Dec. 9, 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

VA Announces SSVF Funding Availability

Dec. 7, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) regarding the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. This NOFA announces the availability of funds for supportive services grants including renewal of existing SSVF grant programs...continue

Webinar – Making Use of the Federal Bonding Program with Veterans in HVRP

Nov. 30, 2016

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Making Use of the Federal Bonding Program with Veterans in HVRP” on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. ET.

The Federal Bonding Program (FBP) is a national resource...continue

2016 Annual Homelessness Assessment Report Shows Continued Decline in Homelessness

Nov. 21, 2016

Homelessness continues to decline in the U.S, specifically among families with children, veterans, and individuals with long-term disabling conditions according to the latest national estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Nov. 21, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Nov. 18, 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

Webinar – Job Accommodations: Putting Veterans with Disabilities to Work

Nov. 17, 2016

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Job Accommodations: Putting Veterans with Disabilities to Work” on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 2:00 pm ET.

Job accommodations can be vital for the successful employment of...continue

HUD-VASH Vouchers Announced, Will Provide 2,100 Veterans Permanent Homes

Nov. 14, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced $18.5 million to 39 local public housing agencies across the country to provide a permanent home to an estimated 2,100 veterans...continue

Free Financial Literacy Webinars for Veterans from Clearpoint

Nov. 9, 2016

Join the Clearpoint Military Reconnect team on the following dates for free financial literacy webinars for veterans! Register at the links below.

Nov. 10 from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST “Financial Success Starts Here” Every financial journey begins with a single...continue

Volunteers of America Illinois Honors National Equity Fund’s Debbie Burkart

Nov. 8, 2016

CHICAGO, Nov. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Becoming an expert in your field takes time and commitment. It demands a thorough knowledge as well as a profound passion for what one does. And that describes National Equity Fund's Debbie Burkart, who was...continue

Webinars - Financial Success, Credit, and Identity Theft

November 4, 2016

In honor of Military Family Month and Veterans Day, Clearpoint will be offering free webinars that are geared toward helping veterans, service members, and their families gain knowledge and tools for achieving financial wellness and sustainability. Sponsored with...continue

Conference Call - Veterans and Social Security Benefits

Nov. 1, 2016

In observance of Veterans Day, the Social Security Administration invites you to join a conference call to discuss informing veterans on Social Security benefits and agency initiatives.  In partnership with veteran service organizations, Social Security is here for veterans...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Oct. 28, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Oct. 28, 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

Webinar – Accessing VA Benefits

Oct. 21, 2016

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Accessing VA Benefits” on Thursday, November 3 at 2:00 pm EDT.

Homeless veteran service providers, especially HVRP grantees, recognize the critical connection between a viable income and housing stability....continue

In the News: Honolulu Makes Significant Progress in Ending Veteran Homelessness

Oct. 18, 2016

A recent article in the Honolulu Star Adviser, Ranks of homeless veterans starting to thin, highlighted the impressive progress being made on Oahu to end veteran homelessness. With the number of homeless veterans on the island decreasing by 44...continue

Mayors Challenge National Call

Oct. 14, 2016

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting a Mayors Challenge National Call on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 2:00 p.m. EST. Join HUD Secretary Julián Castro, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President Raymond Towle for a discussion on engaging and...continue

Prevention Partnerships for Young Veterans: Local Veteran and Homeless Programs and Resources

Oct. 6, 2016

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Prevention Partnerships for Young Veterans: Local Veteran and Homeless Programs and Resources” on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 2:00 pm EDT.

When younger...continue

Webinar – Creative Employer Engagement

Sept. 28, 2016

The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Creative Employer Engagement” on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 2:00 pm EDT.

Strong employer relationships are the foundation of effective HVRP programs. This webinar will focus on how to take your employer...continue

CSH Presents Housing Data Project Webinars

Sept. 26, 2016

The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) Housing Data Project (HDP) collects and analyzes data to demonstrate the number of vulnerable people needing supportive housing in the following categories: mental health; addiction; veteran; family; youth; aging; justice; intellectual and...continue

ITT Closure Guidance from Student Veterans of America

Sept. 23, 2016

The recent closure of ITT Educational Services affects over 6,000 veterans enrolled in the company's classes and programs. With many students utilizing GI Bill benefits to cover housing costs while completing their studies, this event has put veterans at risk of...continue

Mayors Challenge National Call on Sept. 28

Sept. 23, 2016

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is hosting a call on Sept. 28, 2016, with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Bob McDonald, HUD Secretary Julian Castro, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other federal partners to discuss how Mayors can work to end veteran...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Sept. 23, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Sept. 23, 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...continue

WEBINAR: Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection

Sept. 19, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Office of Servicemember Affairs Information Desk team is launching the webinar "Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection" on Thursday Sept. 22, 2016, at 10:30 a.m. EDT.

The webinar is for military leaders,...continue

New HAC Brief: Economic Expansion Eludes Rural America

Sept. 16, 2016

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) has released a new research brief, Economic Expansion Eludes Rural America. The brief is related to the recently released Census Bureau report, Income and Poverty in the United States: 2015. According to the Census Bureaus report,...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Sept. 16, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Sept. 16, 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...continue

Webinar: Homelessness in Select Populations

Sept. 12, 2016

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Office of Regional Operations (ORO), Region 10 (AK, ID, WA, OR), is hosting the webinar "Homelessness in Select Populations" on Sept. 28, 2016, from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PST (1:00 pm – 3:00 EST).

This will be an open community...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Sept. 6, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Sept. 2, 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

VA Awards $300 in SSVF Grants to Help End Veteran Homelessness

Aug. 30, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today awarded approximately $300 million more in grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help thousands of very low-income veteran families around the nation who are permanently housed or...continue

HUD, VA Announce Second Round of HUD-VASH Funding

Aug. 22, 2016

WASHINGTON - 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 homes to an estimated 108 veterans experiencing homelessness in seven states. The rental...continue

DOL Employment Workshop (DOLEW) Participant Guide eBook Now Available

Aug. 11, 2016

The Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) has announced its first DOL Employment Workshop (DOLEW) Participant Guide eBook- now available for free download on any device from the following link:...continue

Mission Transition: Citi and Military.com Team Up on New Mobile App for Servicemembers and Families

Aug. 5, 2015

Military.com launched a free mobile app yesterday that assists military members through their transition out of military service and prepares them for civilian life.

Transition by Military.com is sponsored by Citi, and is free on...continue

HUD, VA, USICH Announce 17 Percent Decrease in Veteran Homelessness in Past Year

Aug. 2, 2016

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) have announced the number of veterans experiencing homelessness in the United States has...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

July 29, 2016

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the July 29, 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

National League of Cities Releases Brief on Landlord Engagement Events to End Veteran Homelessness

July 29, 2016

The National League of Cities has released a brochure showcasing the process, goals, lessons learned, and outcomes from its first four events focused on engaging landlords to help end veteran homelessness. The process to identify...continue

Proposed Rule Change for SSVF Program

July 27, 2016

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced in today's Federal Register its proposal to amend its regulations that govern the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. This rulemaking would clarify VA's procedures for continuing to fund SSVF Program services in...continue

DOL-VETS Releases Guidance on AJC Services for HVRP-Enrolled Veterans

July 20, 2016

The Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) has released Veterans Program Letter 03-16 to provide guidance and information on the requirement to have participants of the Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) enroll in...continue

Enlisting Mainstream Resources to End Homelessness

July 18, 2016

Federal homelessness programs are vital, but not sufficient, to achieve the goal of ending homelessness for all Americans. We must enlist federal, state, and local "mainstream" programs that serve low-income people, like TANF, Medicaid, and Housing Choice Vouchers, in our...continue

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DOL-VETS Announces Availability of Funds for HVRP, IVTP, HFVVWF

April 6, 2018

The U.S. Department of Labor Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) has announced the availability of approximately $12 million in funding for Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans Transition Program (IVTP) and Homeless...continue

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Aug. 2, 2018

Appalachian Community Fund offers a general, unrestricted grant to organizations trying to induce social change. This grant is restricted to organizations operating in many counties across central Appalachia, in Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia, and Virginia. Application deadlines are announced by email in...continue

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