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Lynchburg, Virginia area reaches functional zero for veteran homelessness | Posted August 11, 2020

VA to award more than $400 million in grants to end Veteran homelessness | Posted August 7, 2020

CBS Eye on Veterans | Meet Evan Williams Bourbon 'American Made Heroes'
Eye on Veterans | Posted July 31, 2020

Congratulations to the Community Solutions for being selected as a finalist for The MacArthur’s Foundation 100&Change Award! | Posted July 24, 2020

Congress approves bill giving federal support to veterans treatment courts | Posted July 21, 2020

VA expands funding for emergency response for Veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic | Posted July 16, 2020

VA Center for Faith Webinar
Posted July 16, 2020

HUD-VASH Voucher Announcement
Posted July 8, 2020

Drive Thru Job Fair | Posted July 23, 2020

Federal Funding Priority Order for Non-Congregate Shelter During COVID-19 | Posted June 23, 2020

Veterans Treatment Courts go online to support Veterans during COVID-19 pandemic
VAntage Point | Posted June 5, 2020

Help feed Veterans during COVID-19
La Mesa Courier | Posted May 22, 2020

Salvation Army and VA deliver goods to Veterans | Posted May 22, 2020

Op-Ed: Uniting to Help Feed Hudson Valley Veterans During COVID-19 | Posted May 20, 2020

VA encourages donations to help homeless Veterans or those at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 pandemic | Posted May 18, 2020

HUD Funding Opportunity: Estimating the Prevalence and Probability of Homeless Youth | Posted May 15, 2020

HUD’s Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFA) | Posted May 15, 2020

VA gets boost from CARES Act to provide emergency assistance to Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness during COVID-19 crisis | Posted May 6, 2020

VA Nurses, Social Workers Ensure At-Risk Veteranss
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs | Posted April 22, 2020

Brockton-area veterans receive food deliveries
The Enterprise | Posted April 15, 2020

Coronavirus: New York VA hospital opens to civilians for first time, issues 'virtual' services for homeless veterans
Fox News | Posted April 15, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor: Home| Posted March 30, 2020

Vets Find Community, Resources at Wisconsin Veterans Village
U.S. News & World Report | Posted March 16, 2020

New homes for veterans in need
CBS News | Posted March 12, 2020

Lori Calderon of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas: “Why it is ok to start small”
Medium | Posted March 8, 2020

From homeless to hopeful: Veterans thrive with peer specialists’ support
VAntage Point | Posted February 18, 2020

High school student collects 100 gift bags for homeless Veterans
VAntage Point | Posted January 20, 2020

Local count to pinpoint area homeless population
Tahlequah Daily Press | Posted January 17, 2020

Formerly homeless Navy Veteran pursues a degree with help from a VA partner
VAntage Point | Posted November 22, 2019

Trump Administration Announces Continued Decline In Veteran Homelessness | Posted November 13, 2019

VA provides Veterans fleeing domestic violence with housing and supportive services | Posted October 1, 2019

VA, local construction firms improve D.C. area Veterans’ homes
VAntage Point | Posted September 20, 2019

Advisory Committee Assesses VA Homeless Veteran Programs
VAntage Point | Posted August 22, 2019


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HUD-VASH program changing strategy to house homeless veterans because of COVID-19 pandemic
News 5 Cleveland | Posted April 15, 2020

VA joins local officials in celebrating effective end of Veteran homelessness in Lexington, Kentucky
VA News Release | Posted May 3, 2019

VA recognizes elementary school students for role in ending Veteran homelessness
VA News Release | Posted May 2, 2019

Season 1 Ep 3: The Federal Role in Reducing Homelessness | Posted February 11, 2019

The End Veteran Homelessness Challenge Draws to Successful Conclusion With Support From Elementary Schools Across the Country
VAntage Point | Posted February 7, 2019


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A 96-Year-Old Veteran Was Near Death. Then He Met an Army Reservist, And Full-Time VA Veterans Justice Outreach Program Specialist, Who Was Deployed To Counsel Coronavirus Patients.
The New York Times | Posted May 25 2020

VASNHS Delivers Food to Veterans
U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs | Posted May 15, 2020

Michigan nonprofit bridges gap between Veterans, potential employers
VAntage Point | Posted May 4, 2020

Homeless Heroes – Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Programs
The Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center | Posted April 29, 2020

New VA pilot program helps educate vets with housing issues
The Daily Sentinel | Posted January 15, 2020

HACN helping house homeless Native veterans via Tribal HUD-VASH
Cherokee Phoenix | Posted December 12, 2019

ABC7 Salutes: Special lunch honors veterans before Veterans Day in DC
Sam Ford/ABC7 | Posted November 7, 2019

Program Connects Homeless Veterans to Employment Initiatives
VAntage Point | Posted August 31, 2019

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA programs to end homelessness
VAntage Point | Posted February 20, 2019


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