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U.S.VETS — Washington D.C. has provided permanent housing to veterans since 2003. In February 2015, our renovated facility opened and allows us to provide employment assistance and housing support to 85 veterans each day.
U.S.VETS — Washington D.C. was awarded the prestigious Peter Dougherty Award for Excellence in Supportive Housing for Homeless Veterans at the 2015 National Coalition for Homeless Veterans annual conference.

SERVICES

HOUSING

U.S.VETS understands housing is a fundamental need and a critical component of a stable and fulfilling life. If you are a veteran experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless or know someone, please reach out to us about emergency, transitional and permanent housing options.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Through one-on-one career counseling, resume development, skills training and networking with employers, we help veterans translate their military experience to meaningful civilian employment.

Ricardo Washington
202.578.1046
[email protected]

 

MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS

U.S.VETS offers veterans free mental health services such as individual and group counseling, as well as substance use treatment, in a safe, confidential environment.

INDIVIDUALIZED SUPPORT

Wraparound services provide our veterans with a more comprehensive and personalized portfolio of resources that can facilitate a more successful transition to civilian life, including access to care planning, case management and aftercare services.

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.

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 DC-area 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.

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152 Wayne PL SE

Washington, D.C. 20032

202.683.8357

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202.451.0381

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