VA announces $200M in funding for Grant and Per Diem Program to support homeless Veterans programs nationwide – WASHINGTON — Today the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it plans to provide approximately $200 million in fiscal year 2019 funding to support more than 13,000 transitional housing beds for its Grant and Per Diem (GPD) Program. (8/30/18)
VA expands Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program to improve service to Veterans: Hiring effort underway to reduce counselor-to-caseload ratio – WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E) recently began the process of reducing the average counselor-to-caseload ratio, to one to 125 or below, through the hiring of 172 vocational rehabilitation counselors (VRCs). (8/29/18)
Fayetteville, NC — Retired CSM Alonzo Smith joined the board in January.