Good Shepherd Center and the Tri-County Homeless Interagency Council announced the Landlord Incentive Pilot Program to back up leases to homeless people.
They answered a call to duty. Then life happened. And some lost their way.
SIOUX CITY -- Roland McKee doesn't know where he'll sleep tonight.
It could be in a parking garage. Or huddled in an elevator. Maybe tucked beneath a bridge.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Maryann Lavender was looking for a building to turn into a shelter for homeless Veterans, but when she was referred to a blighted drug house her first thought was to light a match and put it "out of its misery."
VA Nurse and formerly homeless Veteran: ‘For every bad thing you hear that goes on at the VA, there’s a thousand great things that go on there that you will never hear about’
Today Little Rock’s Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System nurse and Veteran David Hathcock works in the same hospital that helped him pull his life together after becoming addicted to drugs and losing “everything” including his home and car.
Army Veteran Bill Bruick spent his last night homeless lying on a tiny patch of dirt, now festooned with a pink flowering shrub behind a Food 4 Less grocery store in Riverside.
Today, the Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention (VHHP) program announced the availability of $75 million in funding to assist in developing housing opportunities for our Veterans, especially those at risk of homelessness or experiencing temporary or chronic homelessness.
There’s a Superman poster on the wall just inside Mark Rodriguez’s studio apartment at March Veterans Village. A mirror covers the superhero’s face.
A research team led by Dr. Keri L. Rodriguez with the Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System examined the use of photography to help homeless or marginally housed Veterans express their feelings about their health. Most study participants said they felt positive about their experiences taking photographs.
While Veteran homelessness declined nationally by 46 percent since 2010, there was nearly a 2 percent increase in 2017. That has led VA leaders to call on Americans for help in ending veteran homelessness in their communities.