Showing posts from October 29, 2015

Senate Passes Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act

Senate Passes Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act NCHV works to protect eligibility of OTH veterans for services Just now, the United States Senate passed S.1731, the “Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act” which will protect the eligibility for VA homeless services of homeless veterans with “Other Than Honorable” (OTH) discharges. These veterans have been served through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) programs since these programs were created. However, recently a legal review conducted within VA called that eligibility into question. S.1731 would clarify the intent of Congress that the GPD, SSVF, and GPD Special Needs programs be allowed to serve these OTH veterans. NCHV applauds the work of the Senate in its passage of this crucial bill, and thanks in particular the original cosponsors of t

L.A. Ends Arrests of Youth Involved in Sex Trafficking

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