Veteran’s Day – info for the US Hero in need

In danger of losing your home?

There are several different programs available to assist to veteran facing foreclosure. Please contact the United States Department of Veterans Affairs at 1 (800) 827-1000 for more information about eligibility.

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I am a homeless veteran in need of help, who can I call?

You can call the VA’s National Resource Call Center (for homeless veterans) at: 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838)

Where can I find rental assistance?

You can find organizations that provide rental assistance at: www.rentalassistance.us, or by calling The National Resource Directory at: Call 1-877-4AID VET (1-877-424-3838).

Where can I find emergency shelters?

Local churches and faith-based organizations such as Catholic Charities, Salvation Army and Volunteers of America may have a variety of programs to assist you. Find these organizations by calling your county or city Department of Social Services. Check the phone book blue pages for the number. Or dial 2-1-1.

How do I find out about all the benefits that I may be entitled to?

The best way to find out about all benefits that you might be entitled to is to register with the Reintegration Program. You can do so online at: https://my.calvet.ca.gov/Pages/Intake/ReintegrationForm.aspx or by going to your local County Veterans Service Office. By completing the form, we will instantly email you the requested information, and it can also allow for someone to contact you to assist you every step of the way.

♥♥♥♥♥♥  information from www.calvet.ca.gov .

—————————-There are 8,000 homeless veterans in the city of Los Angeles, 11 percent of whom live in San Gabriel Valley. —————————-

A Study on the Status of Homeless Veterans in California 
Author(s): State of California, Department of Veterans Affairs 
Geographic Scope: California 
Keywords: Veterans;#Housing and Homelessness 
Web Address: http://www.cdva.ca.gov/board/report.pdf 
Abstract:

This report explains homeless veteran issues in California, presents an updated demographic breakdown of homeless veterans, evaluates recovery services, and gives recommendations.  appendices include a bibliography and related websites.

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