HERE AT OUR LAS VEGAS LOCATION

U.S.VETS — Las Vegas opened in 2001 and operates three residential facilities and a community support office.

The Las Vegas location operates over 330 beds of transitional and permanent housing. In addition, it is the lead partner of the BETterment Community, a short-term, rapid rehousing project supported by Clark County. Employment services are provided through a workforce program that helps over 110 veterans return to employment each year. Additionally, over 400 veteran households are provided rapid re-housing and homeless prevention services annually.

SERVICES

HOUSING

We understand that housing is a fundamental need and a critical component of a stable and fulfilling life. That’s why we offer a range of programs to assist veterans and their families in finding housing solutions.

For veterans who need transitional housing, we offer the Transition in Place program, designed to help veterans move into permanent housing as quickly as possible. Our Supportive Housing Program (SHP) provides permanent housing opportunities for veterans who need ongoing support.

Additionally, we offer the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, which assists low-income families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in finding safe and affordable transitional or permanent housing.

Our dedicated team is committed to helping veterans and their families achieve housing stability and independence. If you’re a veteran in need of housing assistance or know someone who is, please get in touch with Louie Borrayo, our Outreach Coordinator, to learn more about our programs and how we can help.

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Louie Borrayo, MBA, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Outreach Coordinator
702.947.4446
[email protected]

 

Michael Thwing, U.S. Navy (Retired)
SSVF Program Coordinator
702.947.4471
[email protected]

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

The Workforce Department is dedicated to helping veterans transition from military service to civilian employment. Our Career Center provides a range of services, including career counseling, job placement assistance, and resume building, to assist veterans in their job search. Our program is designed to help veterans translate their military experience into marketable skills that employers seek. We also work closely with local employers to promote job opportunities and host job fairs, providing veterans with valuable networking opportunities. If you are a veteran needing employment assistance or an employer looking to hire veterans, please contact the Workforce Department today to see how we can help.

Derrick Maxon, BSc (CSIS), U.S. Army (Retired)
Workforce Development Coordinator
725.230.7956
[email protected]

BETTERMENT COMMUNITY

BETterment Community is a collaborative bridge housing, employment and training program dedicated to helping individuals transition out of homelessness and into permanent housing quickly and efficiently. Our program is designed to provide a safe and supportive environment for individuals experiencing homelessness while also offering the resources and support they need to become self-sufficient. With a focus on rapid rehousing, we aim to help individuals secure permanent housing within 90 days or less. In addition to providing safe and stable housing, we offer comprehensive employment and training services to help individuals gain the skills they need to secure and maintain employment. Our experienced team works closely with program participants to identify job opportunities, provide training and support, and connect them with local employers. At BETterment Community, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to live a stable and fulfilling life. If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness and would benefit from our program, please reach out to learn more about how we can help.

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Haley Exon, MS
Project Director, BETterment Community
702.423.6349
[email protected]

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

U.S.VETS—Las Vegas is pleased to offer free mental health services such as individual and group counseling as well as substance use treatment to eligible veterans who need it.

Louie Borrayo, MBA, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Outreach Coordinator
702.947.4446
[email protected]

INDIVIDUALIZED SUPPORT

U.S.VETS—Las Vegas provides wraparound services structured to fit the needs of each person who needs them. Those services include but are not limited to case management and aftercare services.

Louie Borrayo, MBA, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Outreach Coordinator
702.947.4446
[email protected]

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Crisis feels different for each of us. Veterans may be coping with anger, anxiety, chronic pain, depression or lingering memories of combat, which can be exacerbated by difficulties with their relationships or transitioning back to civilian life. Feelings of hopelessness turn to thoughts of suicide. We aim to create a lifeline and connect veterans to resources that can help put them on the road to recovery. We can help determine a client’s risk for suicide and identify those who may benefit from treatment options or tools to manage crises, including coping strategies and sources of support.

Louie Borrayo, MBA, U.S. Air Force (Retired)
Outreach Coordinator
702.947.4446
[email protected]

PREVENTING VETERAN SUICIDE

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Suicide is a public health crisis among veterans and their families. Seventeen veterans lose their lives to suicide every day. The factors that contribute to suicide deaths are multiple and complex. Preventing these deaths requires that support systems, services and resources work together to promote wellness and help veterans successfully navigate these challenges. As a recipient of the Staff Sergeant Gordon Fox Suicide Prevention Grant, funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S.VETS provides Las Vegas veterans and their families case management, crisis intervention and referrals to mental health-related services. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach for prevention, our goal focuses on mitigating risk and promoting resilience.

Register today to take steps for vets with U.S.VETS – Las Vegas at the 2nd annual Steps for Vets – Walk, Run, Roll 5K at Sandstone Ridge Park on Saturday, May 11th, 2024 at 8AM.

 

All proceeds fund the programs and services provided to homeless and at-risk veterans and their families served by U.S.VETS – Las Vegas!

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VETERANS SERVED
bed nights
47,984
meals
88,433
placed into jobs
122
homeless prevention (rapid re-housing)
323
engaged by outreach
821
Budget
U.S.VETS - Las Vegas
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Permanent Housing
14%
• 
Transitional Housing
34%
• 
Long-term Supportive housing
1%
• 
Employment/Career
4%
• 
SSVF
30%
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Aftercare
2%
• 
Administration
13%
• 
Fundraising
2%

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525 East Bonanza Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101
702.308.0583

To donate, please contact:

Shaundra Higgins Development and Communications Manager
[email protected]
702.283.0014

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