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2017 Veterans Stand Down Events

Stand Downs are one part of the Department of Veterans Affairs' efforts to provide services to homeless veterans.  Stand Downs are typically one to three day events providing services to homeless Veterans such as food, shelter, clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling, and referrals to a variety of other necessary services, such as housing, employment and substance abuse treatment.  Stand Downs are collaborative events, coordinated between local VAs, other government agencies, and community agencies who serve the homeless.

The first Stand Down was organized in 1988 by a group of Vietnam Veterans in San Diego.  Since then, Stand Downs have been used as an effective tool in reaching out to homeless Veterans, reaching more than 200,000 Veterans and their family members between 1994-2000.

You can find a list of the upcoming Stand Down Events below:

1/27/2017 Vista, CA n/a n/a https://ncstanddown.org/our-event/
2/7/2017 Jacksonville, NC Kelley Hamilton n/a http://ncvetslegal.org/standdown/jacksonville-nc-020717-7th-annual-veterans-stand-down-onslow-county/
2/9/2017 Phoenix, AZ     http://www.arizonastanddown.org/maricopa
2/18/2017 Milwaukee, WI Kathy Hawkins 414.288.5500 http://www.war-veterans.org/Stddwn.htm
3/3/2017 Bullhead City, AZ n/a n/a http://www.arizonastanddown.org/event-2303413?CalendarViewType=0&SelectedDate=10/18/2017
3/17/2017 tba n/a n/a http://www.arizonastanddown.org/event-2303430?CalendarViewType=0&SelectedDate=10/18/2017
3/30/2017 Citrus Heights, CA Katherine cooley 916.725.2448 https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Documents/2016-2017%20Stand%20Down%20Schedule%20_as%20of%207.12.2016.pdf
4/08/2017 Los Angeles, CA LGBT Center 112 N. McCadden Pl. seniors@lalgbtcenter.org 323 860 5830 http://www.lalgbtcenter.org
4/17/2017 Killeen, TX Joann Courtland 254.681.8522 http://www.osdct.org/events
4/21/2017 Tallahassee, Fl Denna Green-Corbett 850.521.5767 x1217 https://floridaveteransfoundation.org/2017-north-florida-homeless-and-at-risk-veterans-stand-down-north-florida-fairgrounds/
4/21/2017 March Air Reserve Base, CA Mark M. Earley (951)955-3060 View Flyer
5/13/2017 Coeur d'Alene, ID Eric Swanbeck 208.664.3095 http://stvincentdepaulcda.org/social-services/veterans-services/
5/16/2017 Roseville, CA Ellie Ramsey 916.485.7600 https://www.calvet.ca.gov/VetServices/Documents/2016-2017%20Stand%20Down%20Schedule%20_as%20of%207.12.2016.pdf
8/11/2017 Antioch, CA J.R Wilson n/a http://www.deltaveteransgroup.org/stand-down-on-the-delta#
8/24/2017 Marysville, CA   530.749.1036 http://www.yubasutterveteransstanddown.org/
10/18/2017 Coumbus, OH n/a n/a http://www.centralohiostanddown.org/event-info

 

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