The VA announced that it would award an additional “surge” of $207M in funding for a program that serves homeless and at-risk veterans and families.
The Freeholders announced Middlesex County’s official resolution to join First Lady Michelle Obama’s ‘Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.’
The number of homeless female veterans has doubled from 2006 to 2010 due to high unemployment, disabilities, sexual assault, and PTSD.
These four NJ mayors to sign on join more than 200 mayors and other elected officials working to ensure that every Veteran has a place to call home.
The key to the decline is the widespread adoption of evidence-based practices under the Housing First approach as well as SSVF and HUD-VASH.