H.R. 4554, Support Safe and Welcoming Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities for All Veterans

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H.R. 4554 would require the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and implement a comprehensive anti-harassment and anti-sexual assault policy for the Department. Please do your part to support ending harassment at VA facilities and ensuring a safe and welcoming environment for all veterans to obtain the care they need and have earned. Use the prepared letter (or your own) to ask your Representative to cosponsor H.R. 4554 and support its final passage. Read more [...]

CBS 2 News Story “VA Crisis Hotline Puts Suicidal Chicago Vet On Hold”

Every day 22 veterans kill themselves, and every day some of them reach out for help. CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, that help wasn’t there when they needed it most. Dr. Bruce E. Parry on CBS 2 Chicago News talks about the problems of the VA Crisis Hotline. Read more [...]

VA Announces $12.8 Million in funding to Help the Homeless

Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald today announced $12.8 million in renewal funding through the Grant and Per Diem (GPD) program to 20 community agencies that currently provide transitional housing with supportive services for homeless Veterans under the Transition in Place (TIP) model. Read more [...]