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Center Fellowship Program

The fellowship is for clinicians or non-clinicians with, or soon to have a doctoral degree from an accredited institution.

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Upcoming Educational Offerings

Webinars for VA and non-VA employees working with homeless Veterans.

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Resource Center

Provides research, education and training, and other resources on topics related to the experience of homelessness. 

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National Center on Homelessness among Veterans

NCHAV BrochureMission: The National Center on Homelessness among Veterans (the Center) promotes recovery-oriented care for Veterans who are homeless or at risk for homelessness.  The Center conducts and supports research; assesses the effectiveness of programs; identifies and disseminates best practices and integrates these practices into polices, programs, and services for homeless or at-risk Veterans; and serves as a resource center for all research and training activities carried out by the Department and by other Federal and non-Federal entities with respect to Veteran homelessness.

Legislative Authority:  The Center is established by section 713 of the Jeff Miller and Richard Blumenthal Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2016, Public Law 114-315.   The Center operates within an integrated organizational model, comprised of the following cores:

  • Model Development & Implementation Core
  • Policy/Program Integration Core
  • Education & Dissemination Core
  • Research & Methodology Core

Check out our site to get more information about the Center’s work, activities, research and projects, and check back often for updates. 

What's New? 

Watch a YouTube video with the Center Director, Dr. Dina Hooshyar, MD, MPH.

For Free Help for Homeless Veterans, please call the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans:

Please note:
 this website is currently being updated.

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