Call 1-877-4AID VET
Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) has founded a National Call Center for
Homeless Veterans hotline to ensure that homeless Veterans or Veterans at-risk
for homelessness have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors.
on the VA's Help Line web page is their National VA Homeless Resource Guide in
Word and PDF formats.
Specially Adapted Homes for Disabled
Veterans – Grants from the Veterans Administration
Severely disabled veterans or service members may be
entitled to a home especially adapted to their needs. Grants are available from
the Veterans Administration to assist in either building a new specially
adapted home or in purchasing an existing home to modify and remodel to meet
their disability-related requirements.
Contact the St. Petersburg Regional Benefit Office for the
Specially Adapted Housing program. Phone 888-611-5916.
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Web Resources for Veterans
Florida Dept. of Veterans Affairs
Department of Veterans Affairs is a resource center for services and
information on issues concerning Florida
Department of Veterans
The U.S. Dept.
of Veterans offers programs to help veterans get the services they have earned.
Veterans Employment Information
fedshirevets.gov website contains information for job-seeking veterans,
veterans currently employed by the Federal Government, and Federal human
resources specialists. This site will assist individuals when determining a
veteran's special rights and privileges for Federal civil service employment.
The link above contains the most recent information and developments regarding
HUD Veteran Resource Center - (HUDVET) - CPD - HUD
Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD), in consultation with national
veteran service organizations, has established a Veteran Resource Center
(HUDVET). The goal is to provide veterans and their family members with
information on HUD's community-based programs and services. Veterans can find a
range of resources on this site, including:
§ Vet Preference Policy
§ Information on the Service
Members Civil Relief Act
§ Social Security
HudVet is also a source of
information on HUD programs to combat homelessness, domestic violence,
community and economic development, and affordable housing.
Coalition for Homeless Veterans
Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is a nonprofit organization that serves
as the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of
community-based service providers and local, state and federal agencies that
provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training
and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for hundreds of
thousands of homeless veterans each year.
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