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Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)


Health Care for Homeless Veterans (HCHV)

HCHV provides outreach and case management which targets homeless Veterans transitioning from literal street homelessness, those being discharged from institutions, and Veterans who recently became homeless and require safe and stable living arrangements while they seek permanent housing. 

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Cusack, M. & Montgomery, A.E. (March 2021). Assessing Healthcare for Homeless Veterans (HCHV) Employment Specialist Services, Outcomes, and Implementation Strategies.

National dissemination of supported housing in the VA: model adherence versus model modification.
O'Connell M, Kasprow W, Rosenheck RA. Psychiatr Rehabil J. 2010 Spring;33(4):308-19. doi: 10.2975/33.4.2010.308.319.

Outcomes of supported housing for homeless veterans with psychiatric and substance abuse problems. Mares AS, Kasprow WJ, Rosenheck RA. Ment Health Serv Res. 2004 Dec;6(4):199-211.

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1987: HCMI-HCHV: Established by the Community-based psychiatric residential treatment for chronically mentally ill Veterans, PL 100-6

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HCHV frequently asked questions: HCHV FAQS

For more information on the HCHV program contact Eileen F. Devine, National Coordinator, Health Care for Homeless Veterans, at

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