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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - Homeless Services

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1.  How do I contact a coordinator for options for women Veterans who are homeless with children?

Contact the local VA homeless coordinator (or point of contact), Social Work Services department, or Women Veterans Program Manager (WVPM) at your local VA medical center or regional office.  A listing of Homeless Veteran Coordinator offices, by state, on the VA Homeless Veterans website. There is also a hotline to provide emergency support and resources to homeless Veterans and Veterans facing the possibility of homelessness. The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans is 1-877-4AIDVET (1-877-424-3838).

Each VA Benefits Office has a Homeless Veterans Outreach Coordinator (HVOC), a direct point of contact for you to learn more about what benefits you qualify for, assist with applying for those benefits, and refer you to other organizations and resources that will help you get back on your feet.

You may also be eligible for expedite claim processing if you meet the homeless criteria.  To find your local Homeless Veterans Outreach Coordinator, please visit the nearest VA Benefits Office or call VA’s National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at 1-877-4AIDVET (1-877-424-3838).