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Success Stories in Ending Veteran Homelessness

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Success in ending homelessness among Veterans involves many people, partners and programs, and here we share a few of these stories. Browse these pages and check back often for new stories, which are added on a regular basis. And if you have a success story you'd like to see featured, drop us a line at this email address and we'll be in touch to get the information we need to share your story.

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Temple veteran gets new house after family home demolished in 2014
Read About Veteran's New Home  |  Oct. 28, 2016

Kids of homeless veterans gifted school supplies through backpack drive
Read About Backpack Drive  |  Oct. 19, 2016

Journeys Through Homelessness and Housing Instability End Positively for Three Beckley Veterans
Read About West Virginia Veterans  |  Sept. 9, 2016

At 60, Chicago Veteran Proves It’s Never Too Late to Start Again
Read About Mr. Mims |  May 5, 2016

NY Veteran Secures a Home for Her Family, and an Opportunity to Serve Others
Read Ms. Evelyn’s Story |  April 15, 2016

After 30 Years, Homeless No More
Read A Tucson Veteran's Story  |  Dec. 10, 2015

Peer Support Opens Doors to Housing and Treatment
Read A New York Veteran's Story  |  Oct. 23, 2015

Reluctant Veteran Embraces Help to End His Homelessness
Read Michael’s Story  |  July 7, 2015

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Laptops Help Florida Veterans Seize Job Opportunities
Read the Orlando VA and Lockheed Martin’s Story  |  May 13, 2016

Salute Connects Veterans With High-Demand Employment in the Data-Center Industry
Read Salute's Story |  March 18, 2016

California-Based Organization Provides Formerly Homeless Veterans With Furniture, Appliances and More
Read Team AMVETS' Story  |  Jan. 8, 2016

VA Community Employment Coordinator Organizes Career Expo for Veterans Exiting Homelessness
New Hampshire Governor and Senator Attend
Read Amy's Story  |  Dec. 10, 2015

Landlord Provides a Window Into the Ways to House a Veteran
Read A Tennessee Veteran's Story  |  Nov. 9, 2015

Leading the Way to End Veteran Homelessness
Read Housing Partnership Network’s Story  |  July 7, 2015

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VA’s Flexible Housing Support Brightens Futures of Phoenix-Area Veteran Families
Read Phoenix Veterans Story  |  Sept. 27, 2016

With Help from VA and Its Partners, Houston Veteran Finds Keys to Success
Read Tracey Staff Success Story  |  Sept. 20, 2016

Reaching Beyond the Border to Bring a Veteran Home
Read Western New York Health Care for Homeless Veterans Team’s Story  |  Feb. 24, 2016

VA Programs Help NYC Veteran Find Housing, Recovery and Employment
Read An ACTion Story  |  Oct. 23, 2015

VA Programs Help Army Veteran “Move” From Homelessness to Business Owner
Read Greg’s Story  |  July 7, 2015



Other Success Stories of Interest

Tohono O’odham Vets Get Housing |  Indian Country Today Media Network.Com  | Posted Sept. 27, 2016

Chicago Citywide Efforts Aim to Help Homeless Vets | Chicago NBC 5 Blog  | Posted June 24, 2016

I Was Addicted. I Was Homeless. The VA Took Me In. | VHA Blog By Tom Cramer | Posted June 6, 2016

Not All Beds are For Vets | Military Outreach USA Blog by Joe Palmer | Posted June 6, 2016

Meaningful Gift: Donated Socks Get Veterans Back on Their Feet | VA NY Harbor Healthcare System Blog | Posted May 20, 2016

Padre Pio Inspires Help for Homeless Veterans in Maryland | Catholic News Agency Story dated March 31, 2016 | Posted April 14, 2016

Homeless Alabama Veteran Home At Last | Reprinted from the Fall/Winter 2015 issue of VANGUARD magazine (page 8) | Posted Dec. 10, 2015

Elks Pledge Four Million Dollars to End Veteran Homelessness | VA Press Release | Posted Oct. 16, 2015

Mobile, Ala., and Troy, N.Y., Latest Cities to End Veteran Homelessness | USICH Newsletter | Posted Oct. 21, 2015

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