WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $57 million in grants to support programs that help veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness overcome barriers to the workforce and find meaningful employment.Administered by the Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program awarded more than $15 million to fund 34 new three-year grants, and $42 million to 123 organizations now in their second or third years in the program. These organizations provide participating veterans with occupational skills, connect them with Registered Apprenticeships or other on-the-job training, and deliver job search and placement services.“Homeless veterans face a complex set of problems and require multiple approaches to deliver needed services,” explained Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training James D. Rodriguez. “The Department of Labor understands that access to a good job is an important part of reducing or preventing veteran homelessness. The grants announced today will assist veterans in overcoming obstacles to finding and retaining meaningful employment.”HVRP awards grants competitively to nonprofit and for-profit organizations, Native American Tribal governments, state and local workforce development boards, state and local government agencies, higher education institutions and faith-based and community organizations. Through the program’s services, veterans experiencing or at risk of homelessness can learn occupational skills, participate in apprenticeships or on-the-job training opportunities, and receive job search and placement assistance.Learn more about VETS’ Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program.A full listing of award recipients follows this release.The recipients of new HVRP grants are as follows:RecipientCityStateAmountAletheia House Inc.BirminghamAL$600,000 Volunteers of America of Los AngelesLos AngelesCA$600,000 PATHLos AngelesCA$600,000 PATHLos AngelesCA$600,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.MarinaCA$600,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist Inc.MarinaCA$600,000 Volunteers of America Northern California & Northern NevadaSacramentoCA$599,489 Vietnam Veterans of San DiegoSan DiegoCA$370,412 Vietnam Veterans of San DiegoSan DiegoCA$600,000 Volunteers of America ColoradoDenverCO$437,529 Friendship PlaceWashingtonDC$575,710 City of JacksonvilleJacksonvilleFL$271,457 Hire Heroes USAAlpharettaGA$134,244 City and County of Honolulu Department of Community ServicesHonoluluHI$427,000 United States Veterans InitiativeKapoleiHI$490,372 Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana Inc.New OrleansLA$600,000 Troubled Waters Inc., operating as Bridge Club of Greater LowellLowellMA$600,000 Veterans Inc.WorcesterMA$233,150 Community RebuildersGrand RapidsMI$250,000 Volunteers of America Michigan Inc.SouthfieldMI$133,332 Hancock Resource CenterWavelandMS$227,210 Goodwill Industries of New MexicoAlbuquerqueNM$521,116 ICD-International Center For The DisabledNew YorkNY$599,428 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaColumbusOH$272,863 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaColumbusOH$276,821 Muscogee (Creek) NationOkmulgeeOK$438,870 Easter Seals OregonPortlandOR$533,280 Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania Inc.PittsburghPA$249,409 CLC Inc.Fort WorthTX$235,800 American GI Forum – National Veterans’ Outreach Program Inc.San AntonioTX$600,000 Family Endeavors, Inc., operating as EndeavorsSan AntonioTX$599,665 Family Endeavors Inc., operating as EndeavorsSan AntonioTX$599,665 Total Action Against Poverty in Roanoke ValleyRoanokeVA$274,614 Workforce Resource Inc.MenomonieWI$600,000 . The following grants were awarded in fiscal year 2023 and have received the requested funding for the second year of their grant period:RecipientCityStateAmountVolunteers of America Southeast Inc.MobileAL$214,654 United States Veterans InitiativePhoenixAZ$300,000 Insights HousingBerkeleyCA$500,000 America Works of California Inc.FresnoCA$500,000 America Works of California Inc.FresnoCA$400,000 JVS SoCalLos AngelesCA$498,000 Volunteers of America of Los AngelesLos AngelesCA$480,000 United State Veterans InitiativeMarch ARBCA$427,794 Veteran Employment ServicesMontereyCA$347,000 Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights OrganizationOaklandCA$500,000 Able-Disabled Advocacy Inc.San DiegoCA$476,000 Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights OrganizationSan FranciscoCA$500,000 Colorado Coalition for the HomelessDenverCO$500,000 Boley Centers Inc.St. PetersburgFL$412,327 Tampa Bay Academy of HopeTampaFL$500,000 Treasure Coast Homeless Services Council Inc.Vero BeachFL$429,543 Get to Work Foundation Inc.DouglasvilleGA$500,000 Of Color Inc.ChicagoIL$475,431 Transitional Living Services Inc.Crystal LakeIL$300,000 ECHO Housing Corp.EvansvilleIN$245,598 Crossroads Rehabilitation Center Inc.IndianapolisIN$366,550 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaIndianapolisIN$364,035 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.Des MoinesIA$500,000 USA Cares Inc.LouisvilleKY$491,147 Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Inc.PrestonsburgKY$238,112 Veterans Inc.LewistonME$105,000 Volunteers of America MassachusettsJamaica PlainMA$443,832 Volunteers of America MassachusettsJamaica PlainMA$461,154 Troubled Waters Inc., operating as Bridge Club of Greater LowellLowellMA$499,970 Veterans Inc.WorcesterMA$345,600 St. James A.M.E. Zion ChurchSalisburyMD$310,000 Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA Inc.Silver SpringMD$500,000 Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA Inc.Silver SpringMD$500,000 Mosaic Community Services Inc.TimoniumMD$500,000 Michigan Ability PartnersAnn ArborMI$221,957 Southwest Economic Solutions Corp.DetroitMI$350,000 Minnesota Assistance Council for VeteransSt. PaulMN$440,000 Veterans Inc.BillingsMT$500,000 Veterans Multi-Service Center, Inc.VinelandNJ$270,698 United Veterans Beacon House Inc.Bay ShoreNY$120,000 America Works of New York Inc.New YorkNY$500,000 America Works of New York Inc.New YorkNY$300,000 Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry Inc.AshevilleNC$500,000 Easter Seals TriState LLCCincinnatiOH$316,662 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaCincinnatiOH$410,019 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaClevelandOH$457,773 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaColumbusOH$365,822 Volunteers of America Oklahoma Inc.TulsaOK$402,251 Goodwill Industries of Lane and South Coast CountiesEugeneOR$225,311 Easter Seals OregonPortlandOR$413,400 Easter Seals OregonPortlandOR$335,330 Veterans Multi-Service Center Inc.PhiladelphiaPA$495,951 Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania Inc.PittsburghPA$408,032 Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard Inc.PittsburghPA$427,000 Commission on Economic OpportunityWilkes-BarrePA$200,000 Veterans Inc.ProvidenceRI$360,000 Fast ForwardColumbiaSC$400,000 Goodwill Industries of Upstate/Midlands South Carolina Inc.GreenvilleSC$209,622 Unity Partners, operating as Project UnityBryanTX$419,870 Citizens Development CenterDallasTX$320,000 Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc.HoustonTX$500,000 Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc.HoustonTX$500,000 The Houston Launch PadHoustonTX$500,000 American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program Inc.San AntonioTX$500,000 American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program Inc.San AntonioTX$450,000 Castle Cares Community Ministry Inc.West ColumbiaTX$488,829 Focused Outreach Richmond Inc.RichmondVA$442,862 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.Eau ClaireWI$270,000 Center for Veterans Issues Inc.MilwaukeeWI$500,000 Great Lakes Community Conservation CorpsMilwaukeeWI$119,900 The following grants were awarded in fiscal year 2022 and have received the requested funding for the third year of their grant period:RecipientCityStateAmountAletheia House Inc.BirminghamAL$251,329 St. Francis HouseLittle RockAR$167,000 A New Leaf Inc.MesaAZ$127,506 United States Veterans InitiativePrescottAZ$240,000 The Salvation Army, a California corporationCarsonCA$500,000 SHELTER Inc.ConcordCA$0 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.FresnoCA$366,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.MarinaCA$455,000 Hire Heroes USAColorado SpringsCO$200,213 Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut Inc.BridgeportCT$139,392 United States Veterans InitiativeWashingtonDC$402,000 United Way of Broward CountyFt. LauderdaleFL$0 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.St. PetersburgFL$295,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.TampaFL$340,000 Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency Inc.AtlantaGA$375,000 WestCare Pacific Islands Inc.HagatnaGU$500,000 Executive Office of the State of Idaho, Idaho Dept. of LaborBoiseID$0 America Works of Illinois Inc.ChicagoIL$435,000 Goodwill Industries of the HeartlandIowa CityIA$204,817 WestCare Kentucky Inc.IrvineKY$500,000 Volunteers of America Mid-States Inc.LouisvilleKY$230,544 Fedcap Inc.PortlandME$500,000 Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc.BostonMA$500,000 New Vision House of HopeBaltimoreMD$400,000 Volunteers of America Michigan Inc. SouthfieldMI$217,800 Community Partnership of Southeast MissouriCape GirardeauMO$200,562 reStart Inc.Kansas CityMO$500,000 Volunteers of America Northern RockiesHelenaMT$405,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.OmahaNE$284,000 Harbor Homes Inc.NashuaNH$200,000 Black Veterans for Social JusticeBrooklynNY$460,000 Veterans Outreach Center Inc.RochesterNY$500,000 Asheville Buncombe Community Christian MinistryAshevilleNC$500,000 Volunteers of America Ohio & IndianaDaytonOH$375,000 Operation Rebuild HopeNorth BendOR$0 County of Clackamas OregonOregon CityOR$0 Easter Seals OregonPortlandOR$367,120 WestCare Oregon Inc.SalemOR$39,460 YWCA Greater HarrisburgHarrisburgPA$275,000 Alianza Municipal de Servicios Integrados Inc.CaguasPR$0 Family Endeavors Inc. dba EndeavorsSan JuanPR$200,015 Second Chance JobsCharlestonSC$0 Volunteers of America Northern RockiesRapid CitySD$500,000 Volunteers of America DakotasSioux FallsSD$220,182 America Works of Tennessee Inc.MemphisTN$250,000 Volunteers of America TexasEulessTX$400,000 SER Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast Inc.HoustonTX$0 American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program Inc.San AntonioTX$500,000 River City Comprehensive Counseling ServicesRichmondVA$339,876 Veterans, Inc.BradfordVT$295,000 Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.Green BayWI$298,000 Telamon Corp.MartinsburgWV$149,757 

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