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2014 NCHV Annual Conference: Bridging the Gap

May 28-30 in Washington, D.C. Register today!

To download the conference brochure, which includes schedule details and a list of sessions to be offered, click here.

In nearly every community across the country, the resources exist to end veteran homelessness. However, having every puzzle piece...continue

NCHV TA Center Training on HVRP SGA

April 16, 2014

On April 14, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) announced the availability of up to $6 million to fund 24 or more Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants. Approximately 2,000 veterans will receive job training and related...continue

DOL-VETS Announces Availability of HVRP Funds

April 14, 2014

WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announces a grant competition that will award an estimated 24 or more Homeless Veteran Reintegration Program grants totaling approximately $6 million to provide an estimated 2,000 veterans with occupational, classroom and...continue

Refocusing the Jobs for Veterans State Grants Programs

April 11, 2014

To further improve employment services provided veterans, the Department of Labor (DOL) is refocusing the Jobs for Veterans State Grants programs to ensure that veterans and eligible spouses receive the best combination of employment and training services from the 2,500...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

April 11, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the April 11, 2014, 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

HUD Announces $1.6 Billion in Funding for Homeless Programs

April 9, 2014

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan has announced nearly $1.6 billion in grants to renew support for 7,100 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S., Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Provided through HUD’s...continue

SAMHSA Releases Spring 2014 Newsletter Focused on Trauma-Informed Care

April 9, 2014

The recently released Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 57, Trauma-Informed Care in Behavioral Health Services (Trauma TIP), offers behavioral health service providers and program administrators information and practices to assist people who have...continue

Free DCoE Webinar: Family Caregiver Support after Traumatic Brain Injury

April 4, 2014

Family caregivers require and benefit from specialized support, education and understanding from health care professionals as they move through stages of adaptation that often correspond with the treatment and recovery of a service member who sustained a...continue

SAMHSA Accepting Applications for Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals for States

March 31, 2014

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is accepting applications for fiscal year 2014 Cooperative Agreements to Benefit Homeless Individuals for States. The purpose of this program is to enhance or...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

March 28, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the March 28, 2014, 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

VA Extends Deadline for Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas Program

March 26, 2014

VA published a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) in the Federal Register on July 9, 2013 (78 FR 41195) to announce the availability of funds for applications for the Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas Program beginning...continue

DOL Releases 2013 Employment Situation of Veterans Report

March 24, 2014

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement regarding the recent release of the 2013 Employment Situation of Veterans report by the department's Bureau of Labor Statistics:

"Today's veterans' employment report for 2013 from the Bureau...continue

Housing Seniors and Veterans in Rural America: Preservation, Development and Services

March 24, 2014

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is hosting Housing Seniors and Veterans in Rural America: Preservation, Development and Services, on April 22-23 in Phoenix, Arizona. Made possible by support from The Atlantic Philanthropies and The Home...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

March 21, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the March 21, 2014, 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

Important Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP) News

March 14, 2014

This morning Deputy Under Secretary for Economic Development at the Veterans Benefits Administration distributed a letter regarding imminent changes to the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP), the text of which has been reproduced below:

Colleagues and...continue

Federal Properties Available for Homeless Services

March 7, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the March 7, 2014, 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

SAMHSA Announces Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals - Services in Supportive Housing

Feb. 28, 2014

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) is accepting applications for fiscal year (FY) 2014 Grants for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals-Services in...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Feb. 28, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Feb. 28, 2014, 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

NCHV Stand Down Training Webinars in March

Feb. 6, 2014

Webinar on Stand Down Development
March 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EST

Starting with the first Stand Down in San Diego in 1988, Stand Down events have continued the mission of providing a “hand up, not hand out” to homeless veterans in local communities. Learn how to contribute to this...continue

New Online GI Bill Comparison Tool Available

Feb. 5, 2104

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched an online GI Bill® Comparison Tool to make it easier for veterans, servicemembers and dependents to calculate their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits and learn more about VA’s approvedcolleges, universities and other education and...continue

Project Based Voucher Set-Aside for HUD-VASH Published

Feb. 4, 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is pleased to announce the publication of a Project Based Voucher (PBV) set-aside funding Notice for the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program.  Through the competition outlined in this notice, HUD...continue

DOL Announces $900,000 in HVRP Grants

Feb. 3, 2014

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today announced the awarding of two grants totaling $900,000 to fund services provided by Veterans’ Employment and Training Service. Grants of $450,000 each were awarded to Advocates for Human Potential Inc. in Sudbury, Mass., and the...continue

Federal Properties Available for Homeless Services

Jan. 31, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Jan. 31, 2014, 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

SSVF 2014 NOFA Grant Application Workshops

Jan. 27, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that $600 million has been made available to community agencies to assist very-low income veterans and families facing homelessness. These funds are offered through the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, a...continue

Federal Property Available for Homeless Services

Jan. 24, 2014

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Jan. 24, 2014, 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

Free Webinar on VA Home Loans

Jan. 23, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants to ensure that Servicemembers, Veterans and their families are aware of the benefits they deserve.

The VA Home Loan benefit may be used by eligible service members, veterans, reservists, National Guard members and surviving spouses to buy a home or...continue

Stand Down Surplus Request “Step by Step” Instructions Now Available

Jan. 22, 2014

The VA has released detailed instructions that service providers can use when requesting surplus for Stand Down events (to be approved by a local facility HCHV coordinator or VA employee stand down POC).  Below you will find this set of instructions, in...continue

DCoE Webinar Examines Effects of Multiple Concussions

Jan. 16, 2014

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) will host its first 2014 webinar, “State of the Science: Clinical, Metabolic and Pathologic Effects of Multiple Concussions,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. (EST) Jan. 16.

Military duty and...continue

Congress Considers Appropriations Bills

Jan. 16, 2014

The appropriations package currently under consideration in Congress has some good news for homeless veterans and service providers across the country. Though amorphous until passed by both houses, the current proposal on the floor of the House of Representatives would maintain funding...continue

VA Announces Funding Available for SSVF Program

Jan. 14, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced the availability of funds for supportive services grants under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program (SSVF). The NOFA, published in the Jan. 14, 2014 Federal Register, contains information concerning the SSVF...continue

Iowa Launches Veteran Employment Website

Jan. 10, 2014

Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds recently launched www.homebaseiowa.org, a new website for Home Base Iowa. The initiative is a new nonprofit, private-public partnership that will recruit veterans and active duty service members for private-sector job opportunities in Iowa.

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SAMHSA: 21 Percent of Veterans in Substance Abuse Treatment were Homeless

Jan. 9, 2014

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) released a data spotlight brief on homeless veterans in The TEDS Report on Jan. 7. The Treatment Episode Data Set (TEDS) is a database of substance abuse treatment admissions. The brief, which...continue

CLPHA Releases Housing Authorities: Essential Partners in Ending Homelessness

Dec. 24, 2013

Each year, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) produces a report that highlights the work of its members and focuses on the ways in which housing authorities are strengthening neighborhoods and improving lives.

CLPHA’s 2013...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Dec. 16, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Dec. 13, 2013, 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

Housing Rural Heroes: Veterans in Rural America

Dec. 12, 2013

This Rural Research Brief from the Housing Assistance Council features analysis of demographic, housing, and economic conditions for veterans in rural America.

Of the more than 22 million veterans in the United States, approximately 5.6 million live in rural or small town...continue

In 31st Annual Assessment of Hunger and Homelessness, Mayors Find Continued Growth in Demand

Dec. 12, 2013

The 31st annual assessment of hunger and homelessness conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors, released recently in Washington, found continuing growth in the demand for emergency food and housing across 25 cities whose mayors are...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Dec. 2, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Nov. 29, 2013, 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 and HUD Announce 24% Reduction in Veteran Homelessness since 2010

Nov. 27, 2013

WASHINGTON – The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced that a new national report shows a 24 percent reduction in homelessness among veterans since 2010.

The report also showed an 8 percent reduction...continue

Opening Doors to Innovation: Building Strong Connections to Rapidly House Veterans

Nov. 27, 2013

Please join the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) for a free webinar discussion on how providers serving veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness can build strong local...continue

Housing Instability Among our Nation’s Veterans

Nov. 26, 2013

According to Housing Instability Among Our Nation’s Veterans, a study released Nov. 12 by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) 1.5 million veteran households suffered from severe housing cost burden in 2011, spending more than 50% of their income on housing. There were...continue

2013 NCHV Veterans Access to Housing Summit

On Nov. 20-21, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV), in partnership with The Home Depot Foundation and Citi Salutes, is hosting the third annual Veterans Access to Housing Summit in Chicago, IL.

The NCHV Housing Summit brings together the major partners in improving access to...continue

Secretary Shinseki Announces an Additional $4.9 Million to Help Eliminate Veterans Homelessness

Nov. 14, 2013

WASHINGTON  – The Department of Veterans Affairs recently announced that 25 projects in 11 different states will share approximately $4.9 million in grants to provide enhanced services for homeless veterans this year. This is in...continue

VA Approves $8.8 Million in Grants to Provide Transportation and Renovated Housing for Homeless Vets

Nov. 14, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs has approved $8.8 million in grants to fund 164 projects in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to rehabilitate currently operational transitional housing projects...continue

Shoebuy.com “In Their Shoes” Campaign to Encourage Charitable Shopping for the Holiday Season

Nov. 8, 2013

Shoebuy.com Joins Forces Again with National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Oxfam, The Home for Little Wanderers and TwoTen Footwear Foundation

Boston – Shoebuy.com, a leading global online retailer of shoes and clothing for...continue

Justice for Vets Offers Veterans Day Toolkit for Veterans Treatment Court Outreach Efforts

Oct. 31, 2013

Each Veterans Day, our nation pauses to honor the men and women who have served in the military protecting our freedom at home and abroad. Justice For Vets is encouraging all Veterans Treatment Courts to reach out to their communities and...continue

Veterans to Hit the Road, Not the Streets

Oct. 28, 2013

Opportunities for employment are arriving by the truckload, and the organization behind the wheel is C.R. England.  Through its innovative Service to Semis program, the U.S. transportation giant affords veterans 21-years-old and older the chance to join its workforce by allowing them to...continue

Funds Available for Veteran Housing in Rural Areas

Oct. 7, 2013

The Home Depot Foundation is seeking opportunities to support veteran housing projects in rural areas. Projects may be new construction or rehab, with priority given to renovation and rehab projects, and must be either in progress or scheduled to commence within the next 12...continue

Continuum of Care Launches CoC 2.0

Oct. 7, 2013

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently launched Continuum of Care 2.0, an online training curriculum developed by AIR/The National Center on Family Homelessness' Collaborative Partnership as a part of its technical assistance for HUD grantees. The curriculum provides...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Oct. 4, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Oct. 4, 2013, 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

A Mission to Serve: State Activities to Help Veterans Access Transportation

Oct. 1, 2013

The National Conference of State Legislatures is hosting a webinar on Oct. 2, 2013 at 3 p.m. ET, titled "A Mission to Serve: State Activities to Help Veterans Access Transportation."

Today, about 23 million Americans are military veterans, with tens of...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Sept. 24, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Sept. 20, 2013, 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

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Sept. 13, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the August 30, 2013, 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

VA Releases Do’s and Don’ts of SSVF Grant Applications

Sept. 5, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a public review of the grant applications process it carried out for distributing Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) grants for fiscal year 2013.

Highlights of this report included:
• 97% of existing...continue

VEVRAA Receives New Rule; Annual Veteran Hiring Benchmarks Established

Sept. 5, 2013

Speaking on Aug. 27 to a crowd of veterans and their families in Houston, Vice President Biden announced two new rules that will advance veterans’ employment, as well as individuals with disabilities. Vice President Biden announced the rules while addressing...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Aug. 30, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the August 30, 2013, 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

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Aug. 23, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Aug. 23, 2013, 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

HUD and VA Announce More Vouchers to Get Homeless Vets into Permanent Homes

Aug. 21, 2013

WASHINGTON – The U.S.  Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) today announced the second round of HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) funding to local public housing agencies across the...continue

Opening Doors to Innovation: Reducing Barriers to Services

Aug. 15, 2013

Join USICH and the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans for an informational webinar focused on reducing barriers to services that homeless Veterans face in transitional housing and other programs. Addressing these barriers can increase Veteran participation in these...continue

NLCHP Applauds ABA Calling on U.S. to Implement the Human Right to Adequate Housing

Aug. 14, 2013

WASHINGTON - On Aug. 12, the American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates passed a resolution calling on the U.S. government at all levels to promote and implement the human right to housing.

In the resolution, the ABA "urges governments...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Aug. 9, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Aug 9, 2013, 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

DOL Awards $5 Million in Grants to Help 1,900 Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families

Aug. 5, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Department of Labor’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) today announced the award of 22 grants, totaling more than $5 million, to provide about 1,900 homeless female veterans and veterans with...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

Aug. 2, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the Aug 2, 2013, 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

New PTSD Treatment and Training Options for Service Providers

July 31, 2013

The National Center for PTSD now offers the following options to help service providers access training resources and treatment companions.

Audio Option for Learning

Busy providers can stay up on the latest in trauma care. Stream or download dozens of audio...continue

Registration Opens for 2013 Warrior Resilience Conference

July 31, 2013

The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) will host the fifth annual Warrior Resilience Conference, from Aug. 12 to 16. For the first time, the conference will be online. The change in venue accommodates budget cuts and...continue

Presentations from 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness Now Available Online

July 31, 2013

The National Alliance to End Homelessness has posted presentation materials from the 2013 National Conference on Ending Homelessness workshops on the Alliance website. The materials cover a wide range of issues from the conference, including...continue

Home Modification Grants for Disabled Veterans in Virginia

July 30, 2013

Granting Freedom is a grant program for home modifications for disabled veterans or disabled servicemen or women who sustained a line of duty injury resulting in a service connected disability. The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) is partnering with the...continue

Suicide Prevention Strategies and Resources to Improve Services for Veterans and Their Families

July 29, 2013

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) is holding a webinar on July 20, 2013 at 2 p.m. EDT, titled "Suicide Prevention Strategies and Resources to Improve Services for Service Members, Veterans and Their...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

July 29, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the July 26, 2013, 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

Opening Doors to Innovation: Increasing Housing Placement and Retention Free Webinar

July 24, 2013

Join the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) and the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) for an informational webinar on housing placement and retention strategies for programs that serve veterans who experience...continue

VA Announces Availability of Funds for the Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas

July 16, 2013

On July 9, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the availability of funds under the Grants for Transportation of Veterans in Highly Rural Areas. This program''s purpose is to provide grants to eligible recipients to...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

July 16, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the July 12, 2013, 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 $300 Million in New Grants to Help End Veterans’ Homelessness

July 11, 2013

WASHINGTON – Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki announced today the award of nearly $300 million in grants that will help approximately 120,000 homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. The grants have been awarded to 319 community...continue

VA to Host Fully Developed Claims Webinar

July 11, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) wants providers working with veterans to know that they are in a position to help our nation’s veterans and their families by understanding the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program.

The FDC program enables veterans and their survivors to submit...continue

Housing Seniors & Veterans in America: Preservation, Development & Services

July 9, 2013

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is holding a conference, Housing Seniors & Veterans in Rural America: Preservation, Development & Services, Aug. 28-29, 2013, at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, IA. 

Made possible with generous support from...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

July 1, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the June 28, 2013, 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

DOL Announces Nearly $29 Million in Grants through the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program

WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013— The U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) has announced the award of 121 grants, totaling nearly $29 million, to provide more than 14,000 veterans across the nation with job...continue

HCH Offers Quick Guide on Establishing and Strengthening Collaborations with VA Medical Centers

June 27, 2013

The National Health Care for the Homeless Council (HCH) has released a new "Quick Guide on Establishing and Strengthening Collaborations with VA Medical Centers." The purpose of this quick guide is to assist health care for the...continue

Rural Housing Stability Assistance Program (RHSP) Regulation: Public Comment Period Closing July 1

June 26, 2013

The proposed rule for the new Rural Housing Stability Assistance Program (RHSP) was published in the Federal Register on March 27, 2013. The public comment period began on that same day.

The Department of Housing and Urban...continue

SNAPS Resource Pages Moved to OneCPD Resource Exchange

June 26, 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the launch of Resource Library pages for the Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs’ (SNAPS) homelessness assistance programs and reporting systems on the OneCPD Resource Exchange.

OneCPD Resource...continue

June is PTSD Awareness Month

June 26, 2013

June is PTSD Awareness Month, and the National Center for PTSD has been releasing resources and information each week to promote PTSD awareness. The themes for each week of June have been: learn about PTSD, challenge beliefs, explore options, and reach out.

For those who have PTSD, treatment can...continue

HUD Releases Interim Report on the Family Options Study

June 26, 2013

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released an interim report on The Family Options Study, which is a multi-year experimental study sponsored by HUD. The objective of the Family Options Study is to provide research evidence to help federal...continue

Vocational and Education Services for Transitioning Veterans

June 19, 2013

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can provide free vocational and educational counseling services for transitioning service members and individuals eligible for GI Bill benefits (Montgomery, VR&E, Post-9/11, etc.). Counseling can take place at a Veterans Benefits...continue

Understanding Your Employment Rights Under the ADA: A Guide for Veterans

June 19, 2013

In recent years, the percentage of veterans who report having service-connected disabilities (i.e., disabilities that were incurred in, or aggravated during, military service) has risen. About twenty-five percent of recent veterans report having a...continue

HUD and VA Announce 9,000 New HUD-VASH Vouchers to House Homeless Vets

June 11, 2013

WASHINGTON – Approximately 9,000 homeless veterans living on the streets and in the nation’s shelter system will soon find a permanent place to call home. U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs...continue

HAC Symposium: Housing Seniors and Veterans in Rural America

June 11, 2013

The Housing Assistance Council (HAC) is hosting a symposium, Housing Seniors and Veterans in Rural America: Preservation, Development and Services, on Aug. 28-29 in Council Bluffs, IA. The symposium will provide training and information on housing for these vulnerable...continue

DOL Hosts Women Veterans Employment Listening Session

June 11, 2013

The Department of Labor (DOL) is hosting a Women Veterans Employment Listening Session on June 19, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET at the DOL office in Washington, D.C.

This facilitated listening session will discuss different topics surrounding women veterans employment...continue

HUD Property Available for Homeless Services

May 24, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the May 24, 2013, 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

Definition of Chronic Homelessness Proposed Rule: Comments Due May 28

May 22, 2013

The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH Act), enacted into law on May 20, 2009, consolidates three of the separate homeless assistance programs administered by HUD under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act...continue

NCHV TA Center Trainings on HFVVWF SGA

May 20, 2013

The Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) has announced the availability of funds for the Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP) Homeless Female Veterans and Veterans with Families Reintegration Program (HFVVWF) for Program Year (PY) 2013....continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

May 17, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the May 17, 2013, 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

Conference Call: What Can a Housing Counseling Agency Do for You?

May 16, 2013

The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships is hosting a conference call with HUD Development Deputy Secretary Maurice Jones, Assistant Secretary Carol Galante, and Deputy Assistant Secretary Sarah Gerecke from the...continue

NCHV Hosts Training on Legal Services through the VA Medical Center

Level II Training: May 14, 2013, at 3 p.m. EDT

Earlier this year, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) Technical Assistance (TA) Center hosted a training webinar on best practices for meeting the legal needs of homeless veterans to remove barriers to...continue

NCHV Publishes Overview of Transition in Place Questionnaire

May 10, 2013

WASHINGTON— In early 2013, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) conducted a survey of current Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program recipients in order to assess their capacity to implement the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Transition in Place housing...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

May 10, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the May 19, 2013, 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

Military Families and Coping with Reintegration Challenges Webinar

April 22, 2013

Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) will host its next webinar, “Military Families and Coping with Reintegration Challenges,” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EDT, on Thursday, April 25. 

Since the onset of Operations...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

April 19, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the April 19, 2013, 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

National Veteran Employment Summit Report Released

April 16, 2013

In December 2012, Monster.com and Military.com hosted the first National Veteran Employment Summit. The Summit brought senior human resource professionals, military and government officials, academic leaders and military veterans together to address the best practices for...continue

HUD Properties Available for Homeless Services

April 15, 2013

In accordance with the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, HUD published a Notice in the April 12, 2013, 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

President’s FY 2014 Budget Includes Record Funding for Homeless Veteran Programs

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2013— Yesterday, President Barack Obama released his administration’s budget proposal for fiscal year (FY) 2014, which will begin on Oct. 1, 2013. If passed by the U.S. Congress and signed into law, this budget would make the largest...continue

NCHV TA Center Schedules Repeat Trainings on HVRP SGA

April 11 (New Applicants) and April 12 (Returning Applicants and HVRP Staff)

On April 3, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) announced the availability of up to $5 million to fund 16 or more Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program (HVRP)...continue

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DOL-VETS Announces Availability of Funding for Stand Down Events

Jan. 28, 2014

The Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL-VETS) supports local Stand Down events that help homeless veterans attain meaningful civilian employment.

Stand Down funding is provided in the form of non-competitive grants that are awarded...continue

Top Picks of the Week

April 10, 2014

The Irwin Andrew Porter Foundation funds in a broad range of focus areas and is most interested in projects that require or inspire those directly benefiting from the project to give back to their communities both during the project and into the future. When making domestic grants, the Foundation seeks to...continue

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