WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $57 million in grants to organizations that help veterans experiencing homelessness find meaningful employment and assist them in overcoming barriers to transition back successfully into the workforce.

Ending homelessness among veterans is a priority for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, which is chaired by U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge and vice-chaired by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Denis McDonough. Upholding our sacred obligation to our veterans is also a key part of the Unity Agenda President Biden laid out in his State of the Union address.

“The pandemic further exposed the difficulties faced by our nation’s homeless veterans,” said U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh. “The Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program grants announced today will fund initiatives that help our veterans – particularly those in underserved communities – get the training and support they need return to the workforce and use their skills to make valuable contributions to our society.”

Administered by the department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, HVRP funding will support 112 continuation grants totaling more than $37 million, and fund 56 new three-year grants totaling more than $20 million. These awards will enable recipients to provide a wide range of services to homeless veterans and those at risk of homelessness.

The HVRP awards grants on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, local public agencies and nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and faith-based and community organizations.

Through the services provided, veterans experiencing homelessness may learn occupational skills, attain apprenticeships or on-the-job training opportunities, and receive job search and placement assistance.

Learn more about VETS’ Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs.

A list of HVRP grant recipients follows this release.

The recipients of continuing grants for Program Year 2022 are as follows:

Recipient

City

State

Amount

Aletheia House Inc.

Birmingham

AL

$500,000

Volunteers of America Southeast

Mobile

AL

$248,358

Berkeley Food and Housing Project

Berkeley

CA

$500,000

Salvation Army, California South Division

Long Beach

CA

$440,000

Goodwill Industries of Southern California

Los Angeles

CA

$457,307

JVS SoCal

Los Angeles

CA

$466,800

Volunteers of America of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

CA

$396,780

Volunteers of America of Los Angeles

Los Angeles

CA

$361,770

United States Veterans Initiative

March ARB

CA

$194,536

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$104,000

Swords to Plowshares Veterans Rights Organization

Oakland

CA

$500,000

Volunteers of America-Northern California/Northern Nevada

Sacramento

CA

$499,476

Able-Disabled Advocacy Inc.

San Diego

CA

$360,396

Vietnam Veterans of San Diego

San Diego

CA

$233,000

America Works of California Inc.

San Francisco

CA

$375,000

Nations Finest

Santa Rosa

CA

$8,000

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

Denver

CO

$500,000

Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans Inc

Wilmington

DE

$366,008

Gang Alternative Inc.

North Miami

FL

$0

Boley Centers Inc

St. Petersburg

FL

$345,381

Veterans Empowerment Organization of Georgia Inc.

Atlanta

GA

$468,091

Recovery Consultants of Atlanta Inc.

Decatur

GA

$500,000

Mary Hall Freedom House Inc.

Sandy Springs

GA

$400,000

Catholic Charities Hawaii

Honolulu

HI

$270,000

Of Color Inc.

Chicago

IL

$499,759

Transitional Living Services

McHenry

IL

$300,000

ECHO Housing Corp.

Evansville

IN

$149,419

Crossroads Rehabilitation Center Inc.

Indianapolis

IN

$297,440

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Indianapolis

IN

$320,000

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Indianapolis

IN

$255,000

Mountain Comprehensive Care Center Inc.

Prestonsburg

KY

$210,960

Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana Inc.

New Orleans

LA

$210,960

Volunteers of America Southeast Louisiana Inc.

New Orleans

LA

$322,205

Volunteers of America Massachusetts

Jamaica Plain

MA

$265,049

Volunteers of America Massachusetts

Jamaica Plain

MA

$236,785

Massachusetts Military Support Foundation Incorporated

West Barnstable

MA

$184,489

Veterans Inc.

Worcester

MA

$170,000

Veterans Inc.

Worcester

MA

$150,000

Veterans Inc.

Worchester

MA

$500,000

St. James A.M.E. Zion Church – Zion House

Salisbury

MD

$300,000

Easterseals Serving DC|MD|VA Inc.

Silver Spring

MD

$500,000

Mosaic Community Services Inc.

Timonium

MD

$500,000

Michigan Ability Partners

Ann Arbor

MI

$158,204

St. Patrick Center

St. Louis

MO

$308,911

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry Inc.

Asheville

NC

$500,000

Volunteers of America of the Carolinas Inc.

Durham

NC

$310,802

United Veterans Beacon House Inc.

Bay Shore

NY

$104,125

Puerto Rican Organization to Motivate, Enlighten and Serve

Bronx

NY

$401,064

America Works of New York Inc.

New York

NY

$500,000

Services for the UnderServed Inc.

New York

NY

$142,020

Easter Seals TriState LLC

Cincinnati

OH

$168,048

Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center Inc.

Cincinnati

OH

$472,151

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Columbus

OH

$360,000

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Columbus

OH

$320,000

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Columbus

OH

$315,000

Volunteers of America Oklahoma Inc.

Tulsa

OK

$420,208

Goodwill Industries of Lane and South Coast Counties

Eugene

OR

$173,074

Easterseals Oregon

Portland

OR

$500,000

Impact Services Corp.

Philadelphia

PA

$500,000

Veterans Multi-Service Center Inc.

Philadelphia

PA

$277,456

Veterans Multi-Service Center Inc.

Philadelphia

PA

$388,939

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania Inc.

Pittsburgh

PA

$217,918

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania Inc.

Pittsburgh

PA

$347,767

Veterans Place of Washington Blvd.

Pittsburgh

PA

$364,000

Commission on Economic Opportunity

Wilkes-Barre

PA

$200,000

Fast Forward

Columbia

SC

$400,000

Unity Partners dba Project Unity

Bryan

TX

$263,565

Castle Cares Community Ministries

Columbia

TX

$325,526

Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc.

Houston

TX

$450,000

The Houston Launch Pad

Houston

TX

$500,000

Focused Outreach Richmond Inc.

Richmond

VA

$320,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

WI

$250,000

Great Lakes Community Conservation Corps Inc.

Milwaukee

WI

$0

Center for Veterans Issues Ltd.

Milwaukee

WI

$500,000

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies

Sheridan

WY

$500,000

 *No additional funding requested in PY22.

The recipients of new, three-year grants are as follows:

Recipient

City

State

Amount

Aletheia House Inc.

Birmingham

AL

$251,329

Coheir Development LLC

Chickasaw

AL

$500,000

St. Francis House

Little Rock

AR

$167,000

A New Leaf Inc.

Mesa

AZ

$496,820

United States Veterans Initiative

Prescott

AZ

$240,000

The Salvation Army, a California corporation

Carson

CA

$500,000

SHELTER Inc.

Concord

CA

$500,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$366,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$295,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$298,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$284,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$415,000

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc.

Marina

CA

$455,000

Goodwill of Western and Northern Connecticut Inc.

Bridgeport

CT

$139,392

United States Veterans Initiative

Washington

DC

$402,000

United Way of Broward County

Ft. Lauderdale

FL

$500,000

Hire Heroes USA

Alpharetta

GA

$200,213

Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency Inc.

Atlanta

GA

$375,000

WestCare Pacific Islands Inc.

Hagatna

GU

$500,000

Goodwill Industries of the Heartland

Iowa City

IA

$216,441

Executive Office of the State of Idaho, Idaho Dept. of Labor

Boise

ID

$75,000

WestCare Kentucky Inc.

Irvine

KY

$493,257

Volunteers of America Mid-States Inc.

Louisville

KY

$230,544

Elle Foundation

Shreveport

LA

$203,500

Vietnam Veterans Workshop Inc.

Boston

MA

$500,000

Veterans Inc.

Worcester

MA

$500,000

New Vision House of Hope Incorporated

Baltimore

MD

$448,716

Volunteers of America Michigan Inc.

Southfield

MI

$217,800

Community Partnership of Southeast Missouri

Cape Girardeau

MO

$232,813

reStart Inc.

Kansas City

MO

$500,000

Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry

Asheville

NC

$500,000

Telamon Corp.

Raleigh

NC

$155,257

Harbor Homes Inc.

Nashua

NH

$200,000

Education and Health Centers of America Inc.

Wall Township

NJ

$453,796

Black Veterans for Social Justice

Brooklyn

NY

$500,000

America Works of Illinois Inc.

New York

NY

$435,000

America Works of Tennessee Inc.

New York

NY

$250,000

Fedcap Inc.

New York

NY

$500,000

Veterans Outreach Center Inc.

Rochester

NY

$295,000

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Columbus

OH

$265,526

Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana

Columbus

OH

$375,000

Operation Rebuild Hope

North Bend

OR

$250,000

County of Clackamas Oregon

Oregon City

OR

$851,055

Easter Seals Oregon

Portland

OR

$385,000

WestCare Oregon Inc.

Salem

OR

$373,439

YWCA Greater Harrisburg

Harrisburg

PA

$275,000

Alianza Municipal de Servicios Integrados Inc.

Caguas

PR

$499,949

Second Chance Jobs

Mount Pleasant

SC

$484,838

Volunteers of America Dakotas

Sioux Falls

SD

$260,218

Volunteers of America Texas

Euless

TX

$400,000

SER Jobs for Progress of the Texas Gulf Coast Inc.

Houston

TX

$500,000

American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program Inc.

San Antonio

TX

$500,000

Family Endeavors Inc. operating as Endeavors

San Antonio

TX

$498,326

River City Comprehensive Counseling Services

Richmond

VA

$342,539

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies

Sheridan

WY

$500,000

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies

Sheridan

WY

$405,000

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