Veterans a focus of Homeless Coalition efforts

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The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans was founded in 1990 by a group of veteran service providers in response to the growing number of homeless veterans who were coming into their facilities and the lack of resources to adequately provide services for them.

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Houston is a model of success in finding permanent housing for homeless veterans. the coalition turned its focus to chronic homelessness. But in the years that followed, even with improvements, the.

The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans estimates that the VA serves about 25% of veterans in need – a figure that would leave approximately 300,000 veterans each year to seek assistance from local government agencies and voluntary organizations. In general, the needs of homeless veterans do not differ from those of other homeless people.

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And through efforts like opening their first Veteran’s Home in Lynchburg, and coordinating with Miriam’s House, they hope to.

For instance, the organization reviews the Homeless Veterans Assistance Act and tries to evaluate if the government is taking giant efforts to see to it the act is fully implemented, thus, leading to an efficient distribution of benefits and grants to the homeless veteran population (National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, 2010c).

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Background & Statistics. Homeless veterans are younger on average than the total veteran population. Approximately 9% are between the ages of 18 and 30, and 41% are between the ages of 31 and 50. Conversely, only 5% of all veterans are between the ages of 18 and 30, and less than 23% are between 31 and 50.