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Our Progress So Far

Thanks to the ongoing efforts of VA and partners across the country, Veteran homelessness has been cut nearly in half since 2010. Learn more about our collective progress towards ending Veteran homelessness nationwide.

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Roberto Alvarez

Helping those that have served our country is an honor.

Once a homeless Veteran himself, Roberto Alvarez is now a community employment coordinator (CEC) who connects Veterans with VA resources, community support and employment opportunities.

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Communities across the country are ending Veteran homelessness. Learn how you can help. View Upcoming Events/Stand Downs and get the tools you need to get involved.

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Interested in hiring a Veteran? The Homeless Veterans Community Employment Services program is here to help. To learn more, contact a VA Community Employment Coordinator in your city.

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No Veteran Should Be Without a Place to Call Home

VA is committed to ending homelessness among Veterans. Our focus is threefold:

  • Conducting coordinated outreach to proactively seek out Veterans in need of assistance.
  • Connecting homeless and at-risk Veterans with housing solutions, health care, community employment services and other required supports.
  • Collaborating with federal, state and local agencies; employers; housing providers, faith-based and community nonprofits; and others to expand employment and affordable housing options for Veterans exiting homelessness.

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