• South Texas VA assists in annual San Antonio homeless count

    In San Antonio, volunteers prep before dawn for the annual Point-In-Time Count. They also provided food and resources to homeless Veterans.

  • VA social workers: More than advocates for Veterans

    Social workers are important to VA health care, providing support to and advocacy for Veterans and their families.

  • Why I get my health care at VA: Navy Veteran Kenneth

    Homeless, Kenneth came to VA for help. His journey of recovery began with a VA residential treatment program for drug and alcohol abuse.

  • 2021 PIT Count data, updates on Veteran homelessness

    Results of 2021 PIT Count, the annual effort to estimate the number of Americans, including Veterans, without permanent housing.

  • Sponsorship program has positive impact for transitioning service members

    An Army Veteran says the ETS Sponsorship Program “fills a gap for service members transitioning back into civilian life. We're all working together.”

  • From living in a tent to securing stable housing: Veteran thrives with VA assistance

    On an ordinary day in 2010, Marine Corps Veteran Robert McMahon returned from a fishing trip to find his house completely boarded up and already in foreclosure. The next thing he knew, he was living in a tent near the Chicago River, where he remained for close to three years. At the time, McMahon was coping with various medical conditions, but he was determined to get back on his feet. After a fellow Marine Veteran recommended he visit the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital for assistance, McMahon quickly went to the VA medical center for help.

  • Shreveport VA homeless program delivers camaraderie and food

    The Healthcare for Homeless Veterans program at Shreveport VA provides more than just housing or shelter to Veterans experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Hardship comes in many forms.

  • VA takes next step in reset of GI Bill housing payment implementation

    Department of Veterans Affairs selected Accenture Federal Services, LLC to assist with the benefit payment changes required by the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

  • VA’s Office of Transition and Economic Development engages Puerto Rico’s Veteran community

    VA recently hosted and participated in a series of partnership events in Puerto Rico to advance the economic success of service members, Veterans and families living on the island.

  • Fisher House: a “home away from home” for Veterans’ families

    VA is proud to work with a variety of charities […]

  • Native American Veterans find a pathway from homelessness with HUD-VA program

    After her military service, Alvina White Bull struggled to maintain […]

  • Formerly homeless Veteran now scours the streets hoping to help others

    As someone who previously experienced homelessness, this Army Veteran can relate to the difficulty some have after leaving the military: “I understand that transitioning to civilian life can be a challenge. Many homeless Veterans are isolated and vulnerable.”

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