Veteran Homelessness News

January 2019



Udall, Tester, Hoeven, Isakson Fight to Curb Veteran Homelessness in Indian Country (01/30)

How Houston has Virtually Ended Homelessness among Veterans (01/30)

Claremore man building shelters for homeless veterans (01/30)

HUD awards nearly $15 million in homelessness assistance for 37 programs in Nevada (01/30)

Boston's Annual Homeless Census Held On Bitter Cold Night (01/30)

As freezing cold grips Boston, city to survey homeless for 2019 ‘Homeless Census’ (01/30)


‘Wake up – homelessness is an extremely serious issue here’ - says army veteran sleeping rough in Wisbech (01/30)

Minneapolis police join efforts to hand out cold weather gear to homeless (01/30)

Minn. LEO hands out cold weather gear to homeless during big freeze (01/30)

Peoria agencies work to keep homeless safe (01/29)

Point In Time Count assesses local homeless population (01/29)

HUD renews funding for local homeless programs in Kansas (01/29)

Chicago Pedway Offers Shelter From Extreme Cold To Those Most At Risk; ‘I Just Got To Do It, Because I Need My Rent Money’ 🎥 (01/29)

90Works – helping local veterans (01/29)

Motor City Mitten works to help homeless survive bitter cold 🎥 (01/29)


West Covina, neighboring cities to receive funding for homeless case managers (01/28-29)

Thousands gather for funeral of Texas veteran who was expected to be buried alone (01/28)

Hobart throws financial lifeline to veteran apartment project (01/28)

Headcount conducted on Brevard's homeless population (01/28)

Volunteers come out for annual homeless count (01/28)


'Stand Down' in Phoenix provides comprehensive service for veterans 🎥 (01/24)

Public invited to funeral for homeless veteran who died in frigid Tulsa temps (01/24)

Operation Stand Down offers help, services to homeless veterans, other vets 🎥 (01/24)

Volunteers seek out homeless for Point-in-Time count (01/24)

Pre-dawn tally counts homeless (01/24)

What a one-day count can tell us about homelessness — and what it can’t (01/24)

Redding Census Gathers Data on Homeless Population 🎥 (01/24)

Annual survey aims to measure Tyler's homeless population (01/24)


Community groups conduct homeless population count (01/24)

Operation Stand Down offers help, services to homeless veterans, other vets (01/23-24)

Doris Miller VA announces plans for homeless veteran housing 🎥 (01/23-24)

Project Homeless Connect offers free services to veterans 🎥 (01/23)

Longview event offers free healthcare, other services for homeless veterans 🎥 (01/23)

Census of Hawaii’s homeless begins 🎥 (01/23)

Willie York, Peoria’s most famous homeless person, passes away 🎥🎥 (01/23)


Martinsburg VA to participate in national homelessness survey (01/22)

Group helps homeless vets survive and thrive in society (01/22)

Volunteers of America Colorado’s “Dinner for Those Who Hunger” honors Martin Luther King Jr. (01/22)

Stand Down Returns (01/22)

Director looks back at success of veterans program as she prepares to step down 🎥 (01/21-22)

Rockford aims to end homelessness by 2020 🎥 (01/21)


Tulsa Man Dies In Freezing Temps, Says Day Center For Homeless 🎥 (01/21-22)

Veteran says GoFundMe donations gives him hope during shutdown 🎥 (01/21)

Veteran who died alone will get proper burial 🎥 (01/21)

Florence’s Schulman named Elks Veteran Volunteer of the Year for state (01/21)

U.S. VETS celebrates anniversary, moving, expanding (01/21)


Homeless Navy Veteran Gets New Lease On Life Due To 2 Officers, Hollywood Star 🎥 (01/21)

Suicide prevention is the focus of upcoming OBVAMC programs (01/21)

Veterans Corner: Outpatient clinic moving along 1/21/19 (01/21)

Kent Gallagher: Help the homeless; lessen our fire danger (01/20)

Level Green veteran with multiple sclerosis enjoys new all-terrain wheelchair 🎥 (01/20)

Message of endurance, hope shared in ‘A Dog’s Way Home’ (01/20)


Veteran homelessness: Is it really over in Virginia? 🎥 (01/17)

News Digest: Veteran support event, Jewish music showcase & Help the homeless (01/17)

11-Year-Old's Gift Connects Homeless With Resources 🎥 (01/17)

State approves metering request for CNY Veteran’s Outreach Center (01/17)

'Homes for Heroes' program wants to help homeless veterans in Halifax (01/17)

America’s Heroes Group advocates—Veterans helping Veterans (01/17)

CM athlete from Stoughton a pallbearer for vet with no family (01/17)

Everyone deserves warmth (01/17)

Dysfunctional Veterans isn't just funny, it saves veterans lives (01/16)



Despite decline, US military veteran homelessness persists in California (01/11)

Veterans benefit from generosity of Giovanni Folcarelli DAV Chapter 1 (01/11)

Norwell church concert benefits two veterans groups 🎥 (01/11)

Anchorage homeless get help as cold snap overflows shelters 🎥 (01/10-11)

Advocates push to turn English Elementary School into shelter for homeless veterans 🎥 (01/10)

Homelessness Coordinator Touts Progress As Lawmakers Criticize Pace Of Work (01/10)

New Gary Sinise Film Will Donate Big Portion of Profits to Veterans Groups 🎥 (01/10)


Overcoming adversity, she's still serving our country | Opinion (01/10)

Proposed plan calls for renovation of former dorm into supportive apartments for veterans (01/10)

EVENT [01/29]: Resource fair and census to count and assist the homelessness (01/10)

Althea Garrison sworn in to Boston City Council (01/09-10)

EVENT [01/23-25]: Annual 'Point in Time' count of C.O. homeless set (01/09)

VA to build primary care center, expand its Great Falls clinic, in 2019 (01/09)

CM athlete from Stoughton a pallbearer at homeless vet funeral (01/09)


HVAF Receives $5M From Lilly Endowment Inc. (01/09)

Hampton Roads Community Action Program working to meet the growing needs of the community 🎥 (01/09)

New OC project will provide housing for homeless veterans 🎥 (01/08)

Santa Ana development will house and support low-income veterans (01/08)

Montana VA director provides updates during address in Helena (01/08)


AMB Group Joins Forces with VEO to Benefit Georgia's Homeless Veterans (01/08)

Little Rock and Other Communities Eliminating Veteran Homelessness (01/07)

Veterans Affairs: Blue Coats helping homeless vets (01/07)

Santa Ana Veterans Village will provide affordable housing and other services for homeless military veterans (01/07)

Vietnam Veterans donate to homeless veterans project (01/07)

Max Martini Pays Tribute to (and Raises Cash for) the Veteran Community With 'SGT. Will Gardner' (01/07)

Department of Housing and Urban Development News Briefs – January 2019 (01/07)

Companions, human and canine, featured in new movies (01/07)


Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association helps homeless Army Veteran move into new housing (01/07)

OPINION: NC Serves makes key connections for military personnel and families (01/07)

REVEALED: Empty armed forces homes could house half of Norfolk’s hidden homeless (01/07)

Couple helps homeless veteran reunite with the family he hadn't seen in 40 years 🎥 (01/06)

More than 100 homeless people died in San Diego County in 2018, down 10 percent from 2017 (01/06)

Blue Coats help people stay warm (01/06)


Heart warming (01/04)

Green Valor stands by island vets during the holidays 🎄 (01/03-04)

Homeless Veterans Find New Homes and Hope on Blue Butterfly Way 🎥 (01/03)

Greenville organization adds beds for homeless veterans (01/03)

Laundry service helps homeless veterans get clean start 🎥 (01/03)

Army veteran shares story of homelessness (01/03)

Steven R. Pietro explores the struggle of veteran homelessness (01/03)

Nonprofit turning foothill property into veteran recovery program (01/02)

Veterans house project moves forward (01/02)


Potential candidates for Colorado Springs mayor, at-large council seats growing (01/03)

NC Works gathering donations again for homeless veterans 🎥 (01/02)

Salt Lake Veterans Affairs Denied Vets With Substance Abuse Issues, Housing Authority Says (01/02)

Homeless for the holidays: Hibben Hospitality Shelter bundles up 2018 🎄 (01/02)

Winter Sanctuary gives homeless overnight shelter, hope (01/02)

Orange County looking for volunteers to help with homeless census (01/02)


Detroit Veteran Finds His Voice in Prolific Anthology of Poems (01/02)

Response to ‘Pleased with Barrington kids’ (01/02)

No residents yet but veteran's Long Valley tiny house is finally in place (01/02)

Volunteers, nonprofits prepare for annual homeless count (01/02)

Camp NORA gives homeless veterans a place to put their lives back on track (01/01)

Utah agency claims VA 'overscreens' homeless applicants' addiction histories, leading to vacant beds (01/01)


A few thoughts and best wishes for the New Year (01/01)

Kline Veterans Fund Names Executive Director (12/31)

Hudson Valley Comedian Helps Homeless Vets (12/31)