The causes of homelessness among female veterans are often different than the causes of homelessness among their male counterparts.
On Dec. 11th the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee will hold a hearing, “Evaluating Federal and Community Efforts to Eliminate Veteran Homelessness.”
There are 2,400 homeless veterans in NJ – a stark reminder that much work remains to ensure that those who served have a place to call home.
People overlook homeless vets because they assume that there is a safety net and there’s really not. Backpacks for Life is making the difference!
What works to end veteran homelessness is the same as what will work to end other kinds of homelessness– a connection to permanent housing.