U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Award of $48.1 Million In Grants for Workforce Reintegration of Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, DC U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta today announced the awarding of 149 Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grants totaling $48.1 million. This funding will provide workforce reintegration services for more than over 18,000 homeless veterans.

 

The Department will award funds on a competitive basis to state and local workforce investment boards, local public agencies and nonprofit organizations, tribal governments, and faith-based and community organizations. Homeless veterans may receive occupational skills, apprenticeship opportunities, and on-the-job training as well as job search and placement assistance.

 

This year’s HRVP awards provide 51 first-year grants totaling $16.9 million. Previous awardees will receive first- and second-option year grants totaling $31.2 million.

 

Grantees in the HVRP program will network and coordinate their efforts with other federal programs such as the Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veteran Families program, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care program.

 

More information on the Department’s unemployment and re-employment programs for veterans is available at www.dol.gov/vets. For questions about these grant awards, please contact the Department’s Kia Mason at (202) 693-2606 and for more information about the Department’s Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) please visit www.veterans.gov or follow on twitter @VETS_DOL.

 

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A full list of HVRP grant recipients follows:

Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Program Year 2019 Grant Awards

 

Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program : 2019 Award Recipients
Organization Name State Amount
Aletheia House Inc. AL $251,329
St. Francis House AR $159,090
U.S. Veterans Initiative AZ $216,000
Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County Inc. CA $273,758
The Salvation Army, a California corporation CA $445,000
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. CA $350,000
Volunteers of America of Los Angeles CA $500,000
Working Wardrobe for a New Start CA $400,000
Columbus House Inc. CT $259,037
Easterseals Capital Region & Eastern Connecticut Inc. CT $499,546
Easter Seals Serving DC|MD|VA DC/MD/VA $500,000
United States Veterans Initiative DC/MD/VA $309,000
Volunteers of America of Florida Inc. FL $407,458
Atlanta Center for Self Sufficiency Inc. GA $375,000
U.S. Veterans Initiative HI $275,000
Goodwill Industries of the Heartland IA/IL $242,000
America Works of Illinois Inc. IL $400,000
National Able Network Inc. IL $370,950
The Inner Voice Inc. IL $500,000
South Central Region 8 Workforce Board Inc. IN $125,000
Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana IN $215,000
Volunteers of America Mid-States KY $252,146
Elle Foundation LA $203,500
Easter Seals Massachusetts MA $125,598
Veterans Inc. MA $370,000
Veterans Inc. MA/RI $322,000
Way Station, Inc. MD/WV $396,639
Easter Seals Maine Inc. ME $285,823
Mid Michigan Community Action Agency Inc. MI $221,920
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans MN $447,613
Region XII Commission on Mental Health & Retardation MS $285,815
Rocky Boy Veterans Center MT $200,000
Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry NC $500,000
Asheville Buncombe Community Christian Ministry NC $500,000
Harbor Homes Inc. NH $200,000
Veterans Inc. NH/VT $236,000
Real House Recovery Inc. NJ $483,200
Mental Health America of Dutchess County Inc. NY $150,000
Veterans Outreach Center Inc. NY $500,000
Volunteers of America Ohio & Indiana OH $320,000
Muscogee (Creek) Nation OK $348,878
Easterseals Oregon OR $400,000
Easterseals Oregon OR $325,000
YWCA of Greater Harrisburg PA $230,000
Volunteers of America Dakotas SD $216,372
Adaptive Construction Solutions Inc. TX $500,000
Volunteers of America Texas TX $500,000
Volunteers of America Texas TX $385,710
River City Comprehensive Counseling Services VA $320,000
Partners in Careers WA $208,455
Volunteers of America Northern Rockies WY $405,000
Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program: Option-Year Awards
Organization Name State Amount
Aletheia House Inc. AL $500,000
Pima County AZ $236,664
United States Veterans Initiative AZ $325,000
Able-Disabled Advocacy Inc. CA $355,050
America Works of California Inc. CA $500,000
Berkeley Food and Housing Project CA $220,000
Community Catalysts of California CA $207,231
Goodwill of Santa Clara County CA $300,000
Interfaith Community Services CA $120,000
Interfaith Community Services CA $229,000
People Assist the Homeless CA $300,000
Swords to Plowshares CA $377,080
Swords to Plowshares CA $300,000
Swords to Plowshares – West Bay CA $437,070
The Salvation Army – a California corporation CA $440,000
U.S. Veterans Initiative CA $400,000
Vietnam Veterans of San Diego CA $500,000
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. CA $110,000
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. CA $240,000
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. CA $250,000
Volunteers of America of Los Angeles CA $509,000
Volunteers of America of Los Angeles CA $500,000
Volunteers of America of Los Angeles CA $500,000
Volunteers of America of Los Angeles CA $500,000
Volunteers of America Inc. CA $230,000
Volunteers of America-Northern California/Northern Nevada CA $167,126
Volunteers of America-Northern California/Northern Nevada CA $386,250
WestCare California Inc. CA $497,850
Colorado Coalition for the Homeless CO $500,000
Boley Centers Inc. FL $420,240
Boley Centers Inc. FL $317,240
City of Jacksonville, Florida Military Affairs & Veterans Department FL $231,750
Faith Hope Love Charity Inc. FL $282,932
Volunteers of America of Florida Inc. FL $192,898
Mary Hall Freedom House Inc. GA $340,000
Recovery Consultants of Atlanta GA $310,000
Travelers Aid of Metropolitan Atlanta Inc. GA $500,000
Catholic Charities Hawaii HI $250,000
U.S. Veterans Initiative-Hawaii HI $200,000
Idaho Department of Labor ID $114,500
Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois Inc. IL $231,312
Transitional Living Services Inc. IL $300,000
Crossroads Rehabilitation Center Inc. IN $337,840
ECHO Housing Corp. IN $173,739
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center KY $190,820
Pennyroyal Regional MH-MR Board Inc. KY $172,231
Volunteers of America, Mid States Inc. KY $325,804
Volunteers of America, Mid States Inc. KY $288,171
Veterans Inc. MA $146,895
Veterans North East Outreach Center MA $499,220
Volunteers of America Massachusetts MA $216,700
Alliance Inc. MD $500,000
Easter Seals Serving DC/MD/VA Inc. MD $500,000
ST. James A.M.E. Zion Church – Zion House MD $285,912
Volunteers of America Michigan MI $256,139
Volunteers of America Michigan MI $214,741
Volunteers of America Michigan MI $234,559
Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans MN $500,000
St. Patrick Center MO $225,088
Hancock Resource Center MS $239,593
Asheville-Buncombe Community Christian Ministry NC $403,635
Volunteers of America of the Carolinas NC $298,242
Goodwill Industries of New Mexico NM $493,867
United States Veterans Initiative NV $250,000
America Works of New York Inc. NY $500,000
Black Veterans for Social Justice Inc. NY $185,020
Black Veterans for Social Justice Inc. NY $248,000
Black Veterans for Social Justice Inc. NY $275,050
Easter Seals New York Inc. NY $426,060
Easter Seals New York Inc. NY $299,860
NY State Department of Corrections & Community Supervision NY $234,041
Services for the Underserved Inc. NY $142,020
United Veterans Beacon House Inc. NY $104,125
Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries Rehabilitation Center Inc. OH $395,903
Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio Inc. OH $350,000
Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio Inc. OH $300,000
Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio Inc. OH $100,000
Volunteers of America of Greater Ohio Inc. OH $205,000
Volunteers of America of Oklahoma OK $388,439
Easter Seals Oregon OR $500,000
Commission on Economic Opportunity PA $100,000
Impact Services Corp. PA $400,000
Impact Services Corp. PA $500,000
Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania Inc. PA $191,103
Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard PA $220,500
Operation Stand Down Rhode Island RI $300,000
Fast Forward SC $400,000
American GI Forum National Veterans Outreach Program Inc. TX $500,000
BakerRipley TX $300,000
Front Steps Inc. TX $300,000
The Houston Launch Pad TX $500,000
U.S. Veterans Initiative TX $250,000
STOP Inc. VA $355,050
Total Action Against Poverty VA $227,263
Snohomish County Workforce Development Council WA $283,142
Washington Department of Veterans Affairs WA $480,000
Center for Veterans Issues Ltd. WI $500,000
Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists Inc. WI $240,000

 

 

 

 

Media Contacts:

 

Bennett Gamble, 202-683-6587, Gamble.Bennett@dol.gov

Grant Vaught, 202-693-4672, Vaught.Grant.E@dol.gov

 

 

Release Number:  19-1135-NAT

 

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