United States Department of Veterans Affairs
Resources for Homeless Veterans
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420
Distance: 1527 Miles
Offers a variety of resources, programs, services and benefits for Veterans at risk for homelessness or attempting to exit homelessness
* Health Care
* Housing Assistance
* Employment Assistance
* Foreclosure Assistance
The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans offers homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. Call (877) 424-3838.
|Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention||988|
|Toll Free||(800) 827-1000|
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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FT-1000.9000Veteran Benefits Assistance Definition
Programs that provide assistance for veterans who are having difficulty understanding and/or obtaining the full benefits and services to which they are entitled by law based on service to their country. The programs may help veterans understand the eligibility criteria for benefits, the benefits provided by the program, the payment process and the rights of beneficiaries; provide consultation and advice; help them complete benefits application forms; negotiate on their behalf with U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs staff; and/or represent them in administrative processes or judicial litigation. Included are Veteran Services Officers (VSOs) who are trained and accredited by the Veteran's Administration (VA) and can be found in offices specific to each state, the county courthouse, the local VA office and local veteran's rights organizations; as well as legal aid programs that offer more formalized legal assistance.
PH-8000Street Outreach Programs Definition
Programs that are staffed by outreach workers who spend time with people who live on the street, build relationships with them, identify and address their immediate needs (e.g., crisis intervention, food, clean clothing, hygiene kits, blankets, someone to listen) and provide information about and linkage to longer-term forms of support such as shelter, counseling, drug and alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation, care/case management and, where applicable, family reunification services. Street outreach programs may be staffed by volunteers or peers who were formerly homeless; and may target special populations such as homeless youth at risk for sexual abuse or exploitation, veterans, or people with specific medical or mental health conditions, or be available to the larger homeless population.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YJ-2050Families of Military Personnel/Veterans Definition
The parents, children or spouses of people who are on active duty with one of the branches of the armed forces, who have retired from the armed forces following a military career, or who have been honorably discharged as veterans of military service. Included are families of deceased veterans.
Groups of people, usually consisting of parents (mothers and fathers) and children, who live together in a common dwelling and depend on one another for support.
YM-2800Homeless Shelter Residents Definition
Individuals and/or families who are currently staying in a temporary shelter for people who have no permanent housing.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.