comprehensive medical, psychological and rehabilitation treatment for eligible homeless veterans and conducts homeless outreach
such as community-based “stand downs” to help homeless veterans. Many VA benefits, including
disability comprehension, pension and education can help at-risk veterans avoid homelessness.
Other programs for homeless
veterans include residential rehabilitation services at VA domiciliaries, therapeutic group homes, and contract residential
care. For assistance, contact the nearest VA medical facility.
VA also provides grant and per
diem funds to community agencies providing services to homeless veterans. The grant program pays up to
65 percent of the cost of construction, renovation, or acquisition of a building for use as service center or transitional
housing for homeless veterans, or for the purchase of vans for transporting homeless veterans. The per
diem provides funding for operational costs. Call 877.332.0334 for more assistance.
of Labor provides employment and training services, as well as grants to community organizations that provide counseling, job search and placement assistance, remedial education and on-the-job training for homeless veterans. Call
202.693.4700 for more assistance.