The annual Point-in-Time Count shows the number of homeless people in DC fell for the fifth consecutive year. But experts warn the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic will likely cause an increase in homelessness.
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Volunteers distributed more than 300 personal care kits to veterans and civilians experiencing homelessness during this “Search and Rescue” effort.
D.C. is close to its goal to end veteran homelessness. It may pave the way for ending other types of homelessness as well.
Abrams Hall is the first completed part of the Walter Reed Medical campus redevelopment in Northwest D.C.
Xavier Justice shares his road to recovery from addiction with the help of Veterans on the Rise’s flexible program.
On Jan. 26, the Washington D.C. Veterans Affairs Medical Center hosted its 25th Winterhaven Stand Down, a resource event for homeless and at-risk veterans. The day included on-the-spot hiring, legal aid, warm meals and more.
More veterans housing is being built in Maryland by Bowman Community Development Corporation, a project of the First Baptist Church in Annapolis. Bowman was issued permits… Read more »
Artist/Vendor Robert Williams asks how the problem of veteran homelessness can be solved.
Artist/Vendor Gwynette Smith encourages recognition of veterans on Memorial Day.
A poem about war and conflict
The VA Medical Center offered resources ranging from health care to employment counseling for more than 400 participants that registered for the annual Winterhaven Homeless Veterans Stand Down event.
A cry from the heart to bring the soldiers home.
It’s not about the song. Which it could be. It’s not about the taking a knee. Not making a big to-do about a man’s right… Read more »
Wisconsin man Dennis Schulze brings a personal touch to his fundraising efforts for police and military. After spending a month traveling from Delaware to the White House by wheelchair, Schulze finds himself so touched by the stories in Franklin Park that he spends a week sleeping there.
D.C. is still on track to end veteran homelessness but housing affordability and availability remains a big issue.
Mayor Bowser and Obama administration officials spoke at the opening of the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence, which provides housing to homeless veterans in D.C. and includes other affordable units for low-income tenants.
In a new HUD report, D.C. tied with Idaho for the highest percentage increase in homelessness.
Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown is “baking a difference” by providing job training for disabled veterans.
The 21 bikers rode to raise awareness of the struggles veterans face after they return home and collected $25,000 to support them
Vendor artist expresses views on equality and being a veteran on Independence Day.