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VHA Homeless Programs – Ending Veteran Homelessness

  • S1EP26: Using MMUs to Bring Health Care to Homeless Veterans

    10 JUN. 2024 · This month, we’re joined by Dr. Jillian Weber, National Homeless Patient Aligned Care Team (HPACT) Program Manager, and Dr. Aayshah Muneerah from the VA Oklahoma City Healthcare System to learn more about VA’s new mobile medical units (MMU) for Veterans.   Our guests talk about what HPACT does, what MMUs are, and how both help bring medical care services directly to homeless Veterans living out on the street. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_S1EP26.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Listen to our very first episode of Ending Veteran Homelessness featuring Dr. Jillian Weber: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/s1ep1-caring-for-the-health-of-homeless-veterans-during-covid-19--49740594 Read our press release announcing the launch of VA’s new mobile medical units: https://news.va.gov/press-room/va-launches-mobile-medical-units-to-increase-access-to-health-care-for-homeless-veterans/ Read about, and view pictures of, the MMU Oklahoma City, OK: https://www.va.gov/oklahoma-city-health-care/stories/oklahoma-city-vas-big-blue-van-hits-the-road-delivering-care-to-unhoused-veterans/ Read about, and view pictures of, the MMU Birmingham, AL: https://news.va.gov/128877/birmingham-va-launches-mobile-medical-unit/
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  • NEWS UPDATE: Innovations in Serving Unsheltered Veterans: The First Year of ALL INside

    29 MAY. 2024 · News update! Jeff Olivet, executive director of the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, provides an update on ALL INside, a first-of-its-kind initiative to address unsheltered homelessness across the country. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance.  Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_NewsUpdate_5-29-24.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Listen to our episode on All In: The Federal Strategic Plan to Prevent and End Homelessness: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/s1ep9-what-the-new-federal-strategic-plan-to-prevent-and-end-homelessness-means-for-veterans--52344616 Listen to our episode on unsheltered homeless: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/s1ep13-how-va-helps-unsheltered-veterans-come-inside--53754756 Learn more ALL INside: https://www.usich.gov/federal-strategic-plan/all-inside  
    Escuchado 15m 35s
  • S1EP25: Reducing the Risk of Harm from Drug and Alcohol Use

    13 MAY. 2024 · This month, we’re joined by Meredith Malpass, Regional Coordinator for the HUD-VASH to learn about Harm Reduction. Ms. Malpass talks about what Harm Reduction is, how you may already be using Harm Reduction in your daily life, and how it can help Veterans experiencing homelessness and housing instability better engage in their care. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at:  https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_S1EP25.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Listen to our episode on Housing First: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/s1ep21-what-s-the-big-deal-with-housing-first--58200313 Learn more about risk factors for Veteran homelessness: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25595171 Read the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s 2022 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: https://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/press-announcements/20231113/hhs-samhsa-release-2022-nsduh-data Read the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Harm Reduction resources: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/harm-reduction ===============================  VA does not endorse the University of California and is not responsible for the content of the following linked websites: Read the University of California San Francisco’s Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative’s California Statewide Study of People Experiencing Homelessness: https://homelessness.ucsf.edu/our-impact/studies/california-statewide-study-people-experiencing-homelessness
    Escuchado 42m 46s
  • S1EP24: How Understanding Trauma Helps VA Better Serve Homeless Veterans

    8 ABR. 2024 · This month, we’re joined by Karen Guthrie, David Martino, and Dave Chesley from the VA Boston Healthcare System’s Care Coordination, Advocacy, Treatment, and Connections to Housing, or CATCH, program to learn more about trauma-informed care. Our guest talked about what trauma-informed care is, how the CATCH program lives out trauma-informed values, and how all of this helps Veterans keep their power and personal voice. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_S1EP24.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Read research on the health impacts of trauma: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK207191/ Download the Practical Guide for Implementing a Trauma-Informed Approach from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: https://store.samhsa.gov/sites/default/files/pep23-06-05-005.pdf
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  • NEWS UPDATE - Announcing VA's FY 2024 Homelessness Goals

    14 MAR. 2024 · News update! Jill Albanese, director of clinical operations for the VA Homeless Programs Office joins us with more exciting news about VA’s fiscal year 2024 Homelessness Goals! Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at:  https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_NewsUpdate_3-14-24.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Hear the results of VA’s 2023 Homelessness Goals: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/news-update-va-housed-46-000-homeless-veterans-in-2023--58461159 Learn more about renting to homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/landlords.asp Learn more about hiring homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/cec-contacts.asp
    Escuchado 13m 18s
  • S1EP23: We Want YOU(r Feedback about Homeless Services)!

    11 MAR. 2024 · This month, we’re joined by Jessica Blue-Howells, Deputy Director of Veterans Justice Programs to learn about Project CHALENG (Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups). Ms. Blue-Howells talked about what CHALENG is, how feedback submitted through CHALENG improves coordination and services, and how you… yes YOU… can participate! Take the 2024 CHALENG Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CHALENG2024 Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_S1EP23.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Learn more about Project CHALENG: https://www.va.gov/homeless/chaleng.asp Watch our presentation on the legal and policy foundations of VA Homeless Programs: https://players.brightcove.net/2851863979001/default_default/index.html?videoId=5989356062001 Read our white paper on effective implementations of Project CHALENG: https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/docs/White-Paper-Effective-Implementations-of-Project-CHALENG-508.pdf Read our white paper on permanent supportive housing for Veterans with a history of sexual offense: https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/docs/White-Paper-Palo-Alto-HCS-PSH-for-Veterans-with-Hx-of-Sexual-Offense-FINAL.pdf Learn more about the Homeless Veterans Dental Program: https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/dental.asp Learn more about Legal Services for Veterans Programs: https://www.va.gov/HOMELESS/LSV.asp Learn more about Supportive Services for Veteran Families: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ssvf/index.html
    Escuchado 39m 5s
  • S1EP22: Why Racial Equity is Critical to Ending Veteran Homelessness

    12 FEB. 2024 · This month, we’re joined by Anthony Love, Principal Advisor to the Executive Director for Intra/Inter-Agency Collaboration and Director of Community Engagement; Dr. Carmela Daniels, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program Specialist; and Dr. Matthew Stimmel, National Training Director for the Veteran Justice Programs to learn more about racial equity in homeless programs. Our guests talked about what equity is, what some of the unique challenges that minority Veterans face, and why it’s both critical (and okay) to center equity when providing housing and supportive services. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_S1EP22.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Listen to the episode with Mr. Anthony Love on unsheltered homelessness: https://www.spreaker.com/episode/s1ep13-how-va-helps-unsheltered-veterans-come-inside--53754756 Let us know your feedback: mailto:HomelessVets@va.gov
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  • BONUS: She Wears the Boots: Veterans Justice Programs

    8 FEB. 2024 · We’ve got a special bonus for you today from our sister podcast, She Wears the Boots. She Wears the Boots is a VA podcast sponsored by the Office of Women’s Health in the Veterans Health Administration. Women Veterans are a growing and diverse group featuring professionals, mothers, and retirees of varying ages, racial and ethnic backgrounds, gender identities, and sexual orientations. She Wears the Boots highlights how VA partners with women Veterans and their health by interviewing experts from VA on numerous topics, representing a broad range of VA programs. Their February 2024 episode featured Sean Clark, national director for Veterans Justice Programs in the Homeless Programs Office. During the episode, Sean talks about the VA programs available to justice-involved Veterans, the pathways to access those programs, and what Veterans can expect if they decide to enroll. We’re bringing you the episode in its entirety to you here. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_Bonus_SWTB.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Subscribe to She Wears the Boots: https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/she-wears-the-boots-a-podcast-for-women-veterans--4604047 Learn more about Veterans Justice Outreach Programs https://www.va.gov/homeless/vjo.asp
    Escuchado 20m 43s
  • News Update: VA Housed 46,000 Homeless Veterans in 2023

    30 ENE. 2024 · News update! Jill Albanese, director of clinical operations for the VA Homeless Programs Office joins us with more exciting news about VA’s 2023 Homelessness Goals! Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_NewsUpdate.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Learn more about VA’s 2023 Homelessness Goals: https://news.va.gov/118026/vas-goal-to-prevent-end-veteran-homelessness/ Watch our press conference announcement of the results: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmDC-AtFkp0
    Escuchado 14m 34s
  • Bonus Episode: Human Trafficking and Veteran Homelessness

    11 ENE. 2024 · Bonus episode! In observance of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, we’re joined by Amy Ashcraft and Katie Papke, the co-leads for VA’s National Human Trafficking Prevention and Education Committee. Our guests talk about what human trafficking is, why Veterans experiencing homelessness may be at greater risk of being trafficked, and what VA is doing about it. Veterans who are homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness are strongly encouraged to contact the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans at (877) 4AID-VET (877-424-3838) for assistance. Closed Caption Transcript is available at: https://www.sharedfedtraining.org/Podcasts/EVH_Bonus_Jan24.pdf =============================== Find your nearest VA: https://www.va.gov/find-locations Learn more about VA resources to help homeless Veterans: https://www.va.gov/homeless/ Learn more about National Human Trafficking Awareness Day and the #WearBlueDay campaign: https://www.dhs.gov/blue-campaign/wearblueday If you or someone you know is a victim of human trafficking, call the National Human Trafficking Hotline at 888-373-7888, text HELP to 23373, or visit https://humantraffickinghotline.org/en Learn more about federal legislation on human trafficking: https://www.justice.gov/humantrafficking/key-legislation
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Want to know what the Department of Veterans Affairs is doing to end Veteran homelessness? Join us each month as we explore all the ways our country is working to...

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Want to know what the Department of Veterans Affairs is doing to end Veteran homelessness? Join us each month as we explore all the ways our country is working to ensure that every Veteran has a safe and stable place to call home.

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