2023 Point In Time Count

2023-12-15T18:17:41+00:00

PIT Count highlights what needs to be done to End Veteran HomelessnessThese numbers reflect what many have long known, we are facing a crisis of housing affordability. NCHV, our members across the country, and our national partners have long sounded the alarm regarding the seriousness of this crisis and the need for further and deeper federal investment in solutions. The Public Health Emergency showed what was possible when the nationwide housing crisis is treated like an emergency. Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) announced [...]

2023 Point In Time Count2023-12-15T18:17:41+00:00

The Road Home Podcast Season 4: Collective Action & Solidarity

2024-01-04T17:17:00+00:00

Our focus for this season? Solidarity as a critical piece of the puzzle in our effort to end veteran homelessness. Throughout history, individuals facing mutual challenges have come together, pooling their resources to find solutions that strengthen their communities and empower them to overcome obstacles. This spirit of togetherness is vividly reflected in the housing space, where communities unite under the principles of preserving affordable homes for generations, and tenants build connections to support one another. The key message is clear: Ending veteran homelessness is a collective effort. It’s time for all of us, to identify common goals, and create [...]

The Road Home Podcast Season 4: Collective Action & Solidarity2024-01-04T17:17:00+00:00

USICH Unveils New Strategic Plan

2022-12-22T16:18:09+00:00

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is thankful for the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness' (USICH) recent release of the USICH Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness, and for the work of the administration on ending veteran homelessness. We are encouraged by the inclusion of most of NCHV's top priorities for preventing and ending veteran homelessness. This strategic plan is key in coordinating not only the homelessness efforts of over twenty Federal agencies but also guides the efforts of state and local communities work to enable them to proactively fill in any gaps [...]

USICH Unveils New Strategic Plan2022-12-22T16:18:09+00:00

NCHV Releases GDP Focus Group Results

2022-12-06T19:07:45+00:00

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) conducted a series of focus groups in 2021, to discuss the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program with both participants, and those who were offered but declined. The results of this focus group series was compiled into a report called "The Veterans' Perspective: The Grant and Per Diem Program." With more conversation surrounding GPD participation, the opportunities and challenges, barriers to utilization, and ongoing program modernization, it is critical to understand the perspectives of veterans with lived expertise in housing instability. In recent years, changes to the program, reductions in veteran homelessness, and [...]

NCHV Releases GDP Focus Group Results2022-12-06T19:07:45+00:00

2022 PIT Count Shows Largest Drop in veteran homelessness in 5 years

2022-11-03T19:31:00+00:00

2022 PIT Count Shows Largest Drop in veteran homelessness in 5 years Nov. 2. 2022 Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) announced preliminary results for veterans of the 2022 Point-in-Time Count (PIT). Results of the report showed an 11% decrease in veteran homelessness since 2020. (The 2022 PIT Count is the first full PIT Count since 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began. In 2021, many communities did not conduct unsheltered counts in order to stop/slow the spread of COVID-19, resulting in an incomplete [...]

2022 PIT Count Shows Largest Drop in veteran homelessness in 5 years2022-11-03T19:31:00+00:00

Development Associate

2022-08-18T21:07:47+00:00

Position: Development Associate NCHV is seeking a Development Associate. This hard working, energetic individual will be an active member of the NCHV team, focused in on strategically strengthening financial support to advance the organization and our network’s goals and objectives. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. The Development Associate will be responsible for the following essential activities: Create and implement a targeted fundraising strategy and development calendar in collaboration with CEO; Manage and audit data within the Donor Perfect database to track all donations, in-kind, and contract revenue; and keep donor email listserv up to date; Database notes [...]

Development Associate2022-08-18T21:07:47+00:00

NCHV Partners with Image Comics

2022-07-15T20:17:06+00:00

Gary Frank and writer Geoff Johns (the bestselling team behind Geiger, Superman: Secret Origin, Batman: Earth One, Doomsday Clock, and more) – are hard at work on their next event-limited series for Mad Ghost Comics and Image Comics – Junkyard Joe. Proceeds Will Go to National Coalition for Homeless Veterans and Veterans Aid In Memory of Johns and Frank’s Grandparents Who Served in WWII. Bestselling Geiger creative team Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, and Brad Anderson reteam for an all-new series in the upcoming Junkyard Joe, telling the story of a mysterious robot soldier and the cartoonist [...]

NCHV Partners with Image Comics2022-07-15T20:17:06+00:00

PAID survey opportunity for veterans who are, or have recently experienced homelessness

2021-07-07T17:37:58+00:00

PAID survey opportunity for veterans who are, or have recently experienced homelessness. The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is conducting a series of focus groups to discuss the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program with both participants, and those who were offered, but declined this intervention. With more conversation surrounding GPD participation, the opportunities and challenges, barriers to utilization, and ongoing program modernization, it is critical to understand the perspectives of veterans with lived expertise in housing instability. Round 2 of our focus groups will be conducted throughout July, and we plan to include veterans in all regions of the country, [...]

PAID survey opportunity for veterans who are, or have recently experienced homelessness2021-07-07T17:37:58+00:00

Submit Your Nominations Today!

2021-05-16T02:16:47+00:00

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, partnerships, and people combine to create extraordinary results. Partnership Award - to an organization or individual whose work building effective partnerships exemplifies creativity and collaboration. Public Policy Award - to an elected official whose record shows strong commitment and action in measures to help homeless veterans. Unsung Hero Award - to an individual whose efforts go above [...]

Submit Your Nominations Today!2021-05-16T02:16:47+00:00

Resource: Veteran Rapid Retraining Program

2021-05-16T02:17:59+00:00

The Veteran Rapid Retraining Assistance Program (VRRAP) offers education and training for high-demand jobs to Veterans who are unemployed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. VRRAP covers education and training programs approved under the GI Bill and Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) that lead to high-demand jobs. These include associate degrees, non-college degrees, and certificate programs. The Department of Labor determines what’s considered a high-demand job for VRRAP. Click here to learn more about this program

Resource: Veteran Rapid Retraining Program2021-05-16T02:17:59+00:00
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