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Due to COVID-19, Stand Down events may be cancelled or postponed until further notice. To verify, check with your local VAMC or Stand Down POCs.

Upcoming Events

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Stand Downs

Stand Downs are typically one- to three-day events during which VA staff and volunteers provide food, clothing and health screenings to homeless and at-risk Veterans. In addition, Veterans also receive referrals for health care, housing solutions, employment, substance use treatment, mental health counseling and other essential services.

Below are upcoming Stand Downs. New events are added regularly, so check this page often for updates. To add upcoming Stand Downs not listed below, please submit a notice of proposed event form to the VA Homeless Coordinator or VA Stand Down point of contact (POC) at your local VA Medical Center.

To participate in an upcoming Stand Down, please contact the VA primary POC listed below.

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Date/LocationVA Primary POCAlternate POC
January 2021
January 15, 2021
Kingman, AZ
Jolene Cook
(928) 605-2468
Jolene.Cook@va.gov
Thomas Casados
(928) 718-7396
Thomas.Casados@va.gov
January 23, 2021
Racine, WI
Zachary Zdroik
(262) 638-6702
Zachary.Zdroik@racinecounty.com
Shawn Rivers
(262) 638-6702
Shawn.Rivers@racinecounty.com
February 2021
February 13, 2021
Cleveland, OH
Reaver Nelson
(216) 391-0264, x48627
Reaver.Nelson@va.gov
Denise Smith
(216) 471-7411
Denise.Smith26071d@va.gov
March 2021
March 5, 2021
Tuscaloosa, AL
Cristina Rice
(205) 554-2000, x4403
Cristina.Rice@va.gov
Kenneth Turner
(205) 554-2000, x4400
Kenneth.Turner3@va.gov
March 6, 2021
Harrisburg, PA
Keisha Kerr
(717) 926-0894
Keisha.Kerr@va.gov
Deborah Benner
(717) 272-6621, x5779
Deborah.Benner@va.gov
March 12, 2021
San Angelo, TX
Laura Ozuna
(432) 213-5796
Laura.Ozuna@va.gov
Amy De Los Santos
(432) 214-7860
Amy.DeLosSantos@va.gov
March 26, 2021
Augusta, GA
Sabrina Faircloth
(706) 733-0188, x6375
Sabrina.Faircloth@va.gov
Sherron "Tony" Bostic
(706) 733-0188, x6391
Sherron.Bostic@va.gov
April 2021
April 9, 2021
Glassboro, NJ
Bob Looby
(908) 894-0746
boblooby@embarqmail.com
Mae Delguercio
(302) 932-0734
Mae.Delguercio@va.gov
April 12 - 16, 2021
Springfield, IL
Heather Schmid
(217) 474-4238
HEATHER.SCHMID@va.gov
Archie Ford
(217) 493-6386
Archie.Ford@usc.salvationarmy.org
April 15 - 18, 2021
Vista, CA
Robert West
(858) 336-6098
Robert.West3@va.gov
Matthew Foster
(760) 208-7246
matt.foster@ncvsd.org
April 16, 2021
Hickory, NC
Cole Drewes
(828) 575-7835
Russell.Drewes@va.gov
Howard Anderson
(828) 298-7911, x5335
Howard.Anderson@va.gov
April 29, 2021
Franklin, NC
Cole Drewes
(828) 575-7835
Russell.Drewes@va.gov
Howard Anderson
(828) 298-7911, x5335
Howard.Anderson@va.gov
May 2021
May 8, 2021
Racine, WI
Zachary Zdroik
(262) 638-6702
Zachary.Zdroik@racinecounty.com
Shawn Rivers
(262) 638-6702
Shawn.Rivers@racinecounty.com
May 14, 2021
Decatur, IL
Thomas Nguyen
(217) 516-1875
Thomas.Nguyen7@va.gov
John Buckles
(217) 372-6629
John.Buckles@usc.salvationarmy.org
May 14, 2021
Elkhart, IN
Amy Sczerbowicz
(800) 360-8387, x71622
Amy.Sczerbowicz@va.gov
Jill Powers
(574) 400-5487
jpowers@goodwill-ni.org
May 14, 2021
Port Arthur, TX
Belinda Richard
(409) 347-0124
Belinda.Richard@va.gov
Lewis Harris
(409) 347-0124
Lewis.Harris2@va.gov
May 22, 2021
Kalispell, MT
Dennis Hanson
(406) 447-6045
Dennis.Hanson2@va.gov
Allen Erickson
(406) 756-7304
allen@veteransfoodpantry.org
June 2021
June 4, 2021
South Bend, IN
Amy Sczerbowicz
(800) 360-8387, x71622
Amy.Sczerbowicz@va.gov
Jill Powers
(574) 400-5487
jpowers@goodwill-ni.org
June 18, 2021
Worcester, MA
Stephen Gagnon
(413) 588-8820
Stephen.Gagnon@va.gov
Sherry Callahan
(508) 791-1213, x1154
sherrycallahan@veteransinc.org
July 2021
July 17, 2021
Newport, WA
Charlie Duranona
(509) 319-7067
Charles.Duranona@va.gov
Brad Hanson
(509) 447-3812
hhseniorcenter@gmail.com
July 23, 2021
Orange, TX
Belinda Richard
(409) 347-0124
Belinda.Richard@va.gov
Lewis Harris
(409) 347-0124
Lewis.Harris2@va.gov
July 23, 2021
Warsaw, IN
Amy Sczerbowicz
(800) 360-8387, x71622
Amy.Sczerbowicz@va.gov
Jill Powers
(574) 400-5487
jpowers@goodwill-ni.org
August 2021
August 20, 2021
LaPorte, IN
Amy Sczerbowicz
(800) 360-8387, x71622
Amy.Sczerbowicz@va.gov
Jill Powers
(574) 400-5487
jpowers@goodwill-ni.org
August 26 - 27, 2021
Chicago, IL
Donald Donahue
(708) 202-4952
Donald.Donahue@va.gov
Brian McLaughlin
(708) 457-8805
Brian.McLaughlin2@va.gov
September 2021
September 9 - 11, 2021
Marysville, CA
Tristan Ring
(925) 372-2455
Tristan.Ring@va.gov
Michael Nichols
(530) 749-1036
nichols.mikea@comcast.net
September 10 - 13, 2021
Antioch, CA
Tristan Ring
(925) 372-2455
Tristan.Ring@va.gov
Gerald "J.R." Wilson
(925) 222-7596
geraldwilson1971@gmail.com
September 10, 2021
Rapid City, SD
Jamison Hild
(605) 490-8587
Jamison.Hild@va.gov
Christy Kitzelman
(605) 490-0029
Christel.Kitzelman@va.gov
September 14, 2021
Savannah, GA
Ruth Keith
(912) 920-0214, x2100
Ruth.Keith@va.gov
Ukia Sims
(912) 920-0214, x2086
Ukia.Sims@va.gov
September 17 - 19, 2021
Des Moines, IA
David Rowell
(515) 242-4666
David.Rowell2@va.gov
Paulette Anderson
(515) 783-9741
Panderson515@aol.com
September 17 - 18, 2021
Johnston, RI
Elizabeth Johnson
(401) 255-0859
Elizabeth.Johnson6@va.gov
William Jamieson
(401) 383-4730
WJamieson@osdri.org
September 24, 2021
Beaumont, TX
Belinda Richard
(409) 347-0124
Belinda.Richard@va.gov
Lewis Harris
(409) 347-0124
Lewis.Harris2@va.gov
September 24, 2021
Myrtle Beach, SC
Scott Perez
(843) 940-0850
Scott.Perez@va.gov
Walter Gibbins
(843) 952-4262
Walter.Gibbins@va.gov
September 25, 2021
Moses Lake, WA
Kevin Copelin
(509) 319-5332
Kevin.Copelin@va.gov
Jerry Gingrich
(509) 754-2011, x2931
jtgingrich@grantcountywa.gov
October 2021
October 2 - 3, 2021
Libby, MT
Kevin Copelin
(509) 319-5332
Kevin.Copelin@va.gov
Allen Erickson
(406) 756-7304
allen@veteransfoodpantry.org
October 16, 2021
Santa Maria, CA
George Moran
(805) 782-9101
George.Moran@va.gov
Sandy Agalos
(805) 346-8402
sandy.agalos@gmail.com
October 21, 2021
Allegan, MI
John Koch
(616) 356-1746
John.Koch3@va.gov
Amanda Briggs
(616) 356-1746
Amanda.Briggs@va.gov
October 21 - 23, 2021
Anderson, CA
Joshua Roberts
(530) 515-9670
Joshua.Roberts@va.gov
Terry Mikesell
(530) 221-62486
stevebow@c-zone.net