United States Department of Veterans Affairs - Information and Referral Hotlines
National Call Center for Homeless Veterans and Project CHALENG
Serves as the National Call Center for homeless veterans or veterans at-risk of homelessness. Services includes compensated work therapy (CWT), homeless veteran supported employment program (HVSEP), homeless providers grant and per diem program, HUD-VA supportive housing (VASH) program, acquired property sales for homeless providers program, supportive services for veterans families program (SSVF), health care for homeless veterans (HCHV) program, homeless patient aligned care teams (H-PACTS) program, homeless veterans dental program, project chaleng (community homelessness assessment, local educational and networking groups), veteran justice outreach, substance use disorder treatment enhancement initiative, health care for re-entry veterans program, and readjustment counseling service's vet center program.
Eligibility: Veteran, veteran's dependent, surviving spouse, child or parent of a deceased veteran, uniformed service member, and present or former reservist or National Guard member
Hours: 24/7
Intake Procedure: Apply for your VA benefits at your Local Regional Offices: VA regional offices can assist you with filing the appropriate VA forms.Also, to apply for a specific benefit, visit Applying for Benefits. In addition, VSO's (Veteran Service Organizations) can assist you as well by answering general questions and even petitioning on your behalf for services they believe you are qualified to receive.

Text Get Help NOW to 838255.
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Callers will be connected to trained hotline staff who will conduct a brief screening to assess needs; homeless veterans will be connected with the Homeless Point of Contact at the nearest VA facility; family members and non-VA providers calling on behalf of a homeless Veteran will be provided with information regarding the homeless programs and services available; contact information will be requested so staff may follow-up.
Fee Amounts: None
Services:
  • Homelessness Prevention Programs * Veterans
  • Specialized Information and Referral * Homelessness Issues
  • Veteran/Military Hotlines
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