Resources for the Military Family - Homelessness


The following pages include resources that may prove helpful to you and your family as you navigate the military lifestyle (active, retired & veterans) and experience deployment and reintegration to the civilian life. If you know of anybody else that could use this resources, please feel free to share it, so they can get the help that they need. 
We will continuously expand this glossary of valuable tools and organizations, so if you have recommendations for organizations, online communities, or tools that we should include, we welcome your ideas here.
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 Homelessness Prevention & Support

Department of Veterans Affairs: Homeless Veterans: Explore ways the Federal government can offer early intervention homelessness prevention. Learn more:
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National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

VA has founded a National Call Center for Homeless Veterans to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors. The hotline is intended to assist homeless Veterans and their families, VA Medical Centers, federal, state and local partners, community agencies, service providers and others in the community. To be connected with trained VA staff member call 1-877-4AID VET (877-424-3838). National Call Center Webpage

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National Coalition for Homeless Veterans: the leading authority on homeless veterans’ issues and the only national organization solely focused on ending veteran homelessness. We work to achieve our mission by promoting collaboration, shaping policy, building service capacity, ensuring accountability, and managing a referral helpline for veterans experiencing and at-risk of homelessness. We are the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of community-based service providers and local, state, and federal agencies that provide housing, employment services, case management, legal aid, and other supportive services to thousands of veterans experiencing or at-risk of homelessness each year. learn more: NCHV
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Local Support program for DC metropolitan area.
ORHF helps over 100 Veterans and their families in the DC metro area who are experiencing homelessness. They help by paying for application fees and security deposits, covering transportation to look at apartments, and helping out with utility bills. Together we can end Veteran homelessness in the DC metropolitan region. Learn more: Operation Renewed Hope Foundation
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Veterans Homelessness Prevention Demonstration Program (VHPD)
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Local Support program for Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.
Carrfour Supportive Housing is Florida’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer – Operation Sacred Trust (OST) a collaborative initiative between four Miami nonprofit groups Carrfour Supportive Housing, PAIRS Foundation, Henderson Behavioral Health, and Neighborhood Housing Services of South Florida is leading the effort to provide housing assistance and supportive services for thousands of struggling veterans in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. Their goal is to end homelessness among at-risk veterans and their families living in South Florida by helping them move into stable, affordable housing. They provide veteran families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits including, health care services, daily living services, personal financial planning services, transportation services, child care services, and housing counseling services. In addition, OST may also provide time-limited payments to third parties (i.e. landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help veterans stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis. Learn more: Carrfour Supportive Housing
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Addition Center provides information regarding drug and alcohol addiction and connects veterans to treatment centers. Veterans may have a co-occurring disorder, such as PTSD, and their guide allows them to choose the treatment option that will address all aspects of their mental health.  Learn more: www.AddictionCenter.com/Addiction/Veterans

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If you know of other services or offer services to help veteran businesses for FREE or low cost please Contact Us or call 1-833-599-9944 so we may add your information to the list.