REP. TED LIEU ANNOUNCES VETERANS AFFAIRS GRANTS TO HELP END VETERAN HOMELESSNESS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington - Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D | Los Angeles County) announced that seven organizations serving Los Angeles City and County received more than $13 million in grants from the Department of Veterans Affairs to fund programs to help end veteran homelessness. The grants will fund support programs for veterans facing homelessness in Los Angeles City and County through the following organizations: New Directions, Inc., Mental Health America of Los Angeles, 1736 Family Crisis Center, People Assisting the Homeless (PATH), Salvation Army – a California Corporation, United Veterans Initiative and Volunteers of America of Los Angeles, Inc.
Mr. Lieu also made the following statement regarding the grants:
“We can’t end Veteran homelessness in the United States without ending it in Los Angeles County. This latest round of VA grants to seven organizations in L.A. County is a strong step forward in our collective mission to ensure that no man or woman who has served the United States in uniform has to fight for a roof over their heads when their tour of duty is complete. I look forward to working with these seven organizations to honor and care for our community of Veteran heroes.”