DOL funding opportunity to help veterans at risk of, or experiencing homelessness to return to workforce

2022-01-13T15:18:13+00:00

US Department of Labor announces funding opportunity to help veterans at risk of /experiencing homelessness to return to the workforce On January 12, 2022, The U.S. Department of Labor announced a funding opportunity for organizations to provide training and employing services to veterans combating homelessness. Administered by the department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, the grants will fund projects across the country at a maximum of $500,000 annually, for a total of up to $1.5 million over a three-year performance period of performance. The awards are part of the VETS’ Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program that [...]

DOL funding opportunity to help veterans at risk of, or experiencing homelessness to return to workforce2022-01-13T15:18:13+00:00

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GRANT AND PER DIEM PROGRAM

2021-09-23T20:22:10+00:00

An opportunity to seize the moment to end veteran homelessness Our nation has made tremendous progress in reducing and ending veteran homelessness. In the next few years, we have an opportunity to finish the job. Numerous communities across the country have already demonstrated that it is possible to end veteran homelessness across a region. To date, 12 US communities participating in Built for Zero have achieved functional zero, and 82 communities and 3 states have achieved the Federal Benchmarks and Criteria on Ending Veteran Homelessness. Support from the federal government was critical to [...]

RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GRANT AND PER DIEM PROGRAM2021-09-23T20:22:10+00:00

Policing- and punishment-based approaches: A really expensive way to make homelessness worse

2021-09-28T14:39:38+00:00

Policing- and punishment-based approaches: A really expensive way to make homelessness worse The National Coalition for Housing Justice (NCHJ) is aligned behind seeking housing justice in order to end homelessness, including youth homelessness. The national organizations that make up the NCHJ represent advocates and leaders in national efforts to end homelessness. Today, the coalition released the following statement, condemning the ongoing use of law enforcement in response to visible homelessness and calling on the federal government to take steps to stop this harmful approach. Background: We can all agree that no one should be sleeping on sidewalks. So we [...]

Policing- and punishment-based approaches: A really expensive way to make homelessness worse2021-09-28T14:39:38+00:00
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