One of the major challenges facing veterans is homelessness, who are twice as likely to become chronically homeless as other Americans. This is due, in part, to veterans’ heightened risk of unemployment, foreclosure and poverty.
According to the US Department of Veteran Affairs, more than of homeless adults are veterans. A disturbing reality faced by the men and women who risked their lives to grant us with the freedoms we enjoy everyday.
Help for Homeless Veterans-Explore va.gov/homeless to learn about VA's programs for Veterans and to find out what you, your neighbors, and your community can do to help Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless.