PAST NEWS AND EVENTS

News 2012

Funding Availability Under Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
The VA Continues its Commitment to Reduce the Risk of Veteran and Veteran and Family Homelessness:
More information and application procedure

How Social Innovation Is Helping Homeless Veterans - Boot Camps set, achieve "unreasonable" 100-day goals
article from the Harvard Business Review.

IVMF Research Brief: Impact of the Seeking Safety Program on Clinical Outcomes Among Homeless Female Veterans With Psychiatric Disorders
More information and report

IVMF, Griffin-Hammis produce government benefits guidebook for veterans with disabilities
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF), in collaboration with Griffin-Hammis Associates LLC, has released the publication “Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities.”
More information, summary, and report

NCHV Releases Best Practices Publication for HVRP Grantees
Latest edition includes 20 top-performing HVRP programs

Announcement and More Information
Download Best Practices: Profiles of Promising Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program Grantees

VA Calls for Letters of Intent from Organizations Interested in Applying for SSVF Funding
Announcement and More Information
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Letter of Intent

Housing and Services for Homeless Veterans Report
Volunteers of America/Wilder Research Report
More information, summary, and report

HVRP/IVTP/HFVP Best Practices Spotlight Guide
More Information and Guide

IVMF issues guide supporting employment of veterans, military families
View SU News release
Download a copy of IVMF’s “Guide to Leading Practices”

Veterans Retraining Assistance Program Toolkit - US Department of Labor Veterans Employment and Training Service
View Toolkit

Trauma Informed Care Web-Based Training
More Information and Download

August 14th & 21st: NVTAC & NCHV Webinar
Regional Training for Technical Assistance for HVRPs

More Information and Materials

May 23: NVTAC Webinar
Coordinating Employment Services for Homeless Veterans: HVRP and HVSEP

More Information and Archive

NCHV Teleconferences on Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program SGA
More Information

Department Grant Helps Navy Veteran Land Security Career
DOL Newsletter - April 12, 2012

White House Champions of Change: Vietnam Veterans

Department of Labor Announces Availability of HVRP Funding
$15 million in grants to assist approximately 9,000 homeless veterans
Vets News Release from DOL

VA Announces Funding Availability for the Grant and Per Diem Program
Expects to fund 600 beds across four priority areas; applications due May 30
View the full NOFA

Executive director of ABCCM to speak in D.C. about local success with helping homeless veterans

The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran
pdf Article from the Institute for Veterans and Military Families

New Law - VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 Increases Tax Credits for Employers Who Hire Veterans
pdfVeterans Fact Sheet from the Department of Labor

Secretary of Labor announces grant competition to help former offenders gain career skills and rejoin community life
DOL News Release & More Information

Fund Availability Under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program
Application & More Information

Homeless Veteran Counts Down by 12%
Source: Homelessness Resource Exchange

News 2011

A Veteran can obtain his/her DD 214 and other official military records via the internet, mail or fax from the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration
Learn more about requesting military service records

Accelerating Veterans and Transitioning Military Personnel towards Job Readiness, Employment, and Successful Reintegration - By John C. Koontz

IVTP Client Success - Hugo Estrada

TIME Magazine Cover: The New Greatest Generation How Veterans are Redefining Leadership at Home

Los Angeles, California Regional Conference
LA Times columnist Steve Lopez, Keynote Highlight
Archived Materials and presentations

Veterans Virtual Career Fair
Start Date: September 12, 2011
More Information and Registration

The latest latest VETS NET focuses on Homeless Veterans' Initiatives

New Release: How to Leverage and Apply Battlefield Skills for Success in A Veteran's Post Military Career and Education

VA Launches New Prevention Initiative to Serve 22,000 Veteran Families at Risk of Homelessness
VA News Release & More information

Funds Available for DOL-VETS Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program
Dept. VA News Release

Archived Webinar: Knocking on an Employer’s Door: What You Need to Know Before They Answer
More Information and Archive

17,000 homeless and at risk veterans to benefit from more than $28 million in US Department of Labor job training grants to continue existing programs
Dept. VA News Release

New NGO Grant Program
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program - designed to enhance services to low-income Veterans and their families who are at risk of homelessness
Dept. VA News Release
Overview and More Information about the grant
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program Website

The National Center on Family Homelessness’s “Engaging Veterans and Families to Enhance Service Delivery: A Tool Kit for Community-Based Organization”
Business Wire Review
Download Toolkit

NCHV Hosts Teleconference for Developing Homeless Courts
Presenter: Steve Binder, San Diego, CA
Audio and materials available

Serving Justice-Involved Veterans Conference
Hosted by: VHA in the Veterans Integrated Service Network 17
Business Wire Review | Download an electronic copy