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National Veterans Golden Age Games, MISSION Act, Borne The Battle 149, and other top VA Stories - June 14, 2019

"This Week at VA" is a digital newsletter with top news and stories from across the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs TOP PHOTO:  Veteran athlete Douglas Goodfellow takes an early lead in the men's 1,500-meter race during the National Veterans Golden Age Games in Anchorage, Alaska. The National Veterans Golden Age Games is the premier senior adaptive rehabilitation program in the United States, and the only national multi-event sports and recreational seniors' competition program designed to improve the quality of life for all older Veterans, including those with a wide range of abilities and disabilities. Click here for more photos from VA's National Veterans Golden Age Games TOP STORIES ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live Event on the MISSION Act Representatives from VA and the Veteran Community went LIVE to discuss this month's changes to Vetera

LSA Export Update

LSA Export Update Our development team continues to review Flag Files provided by customers and customer submitted issues.  In yesterday's HUD Office Hours call, Abt made it clear to vendors that they do not expect vendors to resolve all Flag File errors marked as vendor issues before the submission deadline. We will continue to investigate and resolve as many issues as possible between now and the customer submission deadline. We will send out announcements when we update the LSA export before the customer submission deadline. As a reminder, if after receiving your new Flag File from Abt you have questions about specific rows, please provide us with the below information: A copy of the full Flag File attached to the case. In the Case Description, please note the specific ID or IDs from the Flag File that you would like reviewed. In the Case Description; if possible; please pr

SSVF Program Update Friday June 14, 2019

From: Supportive Services for Veteran Families < > Date: June 14, 2019 at 7:35:46 AM EDT Subject: SSVF Program Update Friday June 14, 2019 Reply-To: Supportive Services for Veteran Families < > Topics: 1.    Announcement: Proposed Amendment to 38 CFR 62 2.    Register Now: Rapid Resolution Office Hours Call, June 19, 2019, at 12:00 EDT 3.    Reminder:  Mandatory Return of Funds for 3rd Quarter FY 2019 4.    Update: USICH Criteria and Benchmarks for Achieving the Goal of Ending Veteran                       Homelessness Announcement: Proposed Amendment to 38 CFR 62 On May 17, 2019, a proposed rule was published in the Federal Register that would offer the option of a new SSVF rental subsidy in targeted communities. This rental subsidy would potentially become available starting October 1, 2019, in communities designated under Priority 3 in the last NOFA, which included the following CoCs: CA-500, CA-501, CA-

It's Time to Collect SOAR Outcomes!

2019 SOAR Outcomes Collection Data Submission Deadline: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 It's that time of year again! The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center is collecting outcomes on SOAR-assisted adult SSI/SSDI cases and SOAR-assisted child SSI cases (initials and appeals) that were decided between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019. Please check your SOAR Online Application Tracking (OAT) account ( and ensure that you have entered all of your SOAR-assisted SSI/SSDI cases, both approvals and denials. If you are not sure which method your state uses to collect outcomes, please contact your State Team Lead. Remember that every approval is a life transformed. Thank you for all the amazing work that you do!  Please do not hesitate to reach out to the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center at if you have any questions.

NHSDC Fall 2019 Conference Registration Is Now Open!

The NHSDC Fall Conference Registration is Open, Hotel Reservations are Available, and the Call for Presentations is Open! Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser .

From Our Partners: Submit Concept Papers for AmeriCorps VISTA by July 1, 2019

Resources and assistance to support HUD's community partners Home Programs Resources Training From Our Partners: Submit Concept Papers for AmeriCorps VISTA by July 1, 2019 The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) requests concept papers for the AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. Concept papers are due

$85 Million Available for Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for Young People

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