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HOMELESS VETERANS IN DETROIT
Veterans are two to three times more likely to experience homelessness than the general population. But hope is on the horizon in the Motor City. Detroit has reduced veteran homelessness by nearly 50% since 2020 — almost five times the national average reduction of 11% in the same time period — and by 70% since 2017.
The city is working to reach “functional zero” — when the community can house the number of veterans routinely entering homelessness within one month — thereby ending veteran homelessness completely. Several factors are helping Detroit make significant progress:
Diandra Gourlay, Vice President of Social Services at Volunteers of America Michigan, talks to our host Dale Throneberry about the specifics of the program in Detroit that aims to eliminate homelessness for our veterans.
For more information: functional zero
HOMES FOR OUR TROOPS USA – “BUILDING HOMES AND REBUILDING LIVES”
Mission – TO BUILD AND DONATE SPECIALLY ADAPTED CUSTOM HOMES NATIONWIDE FOR SEVERELY INJURED POST-9/11 VETERANS, TO ENABLE THEM TO REBUILD THEIR LIVES.
President and CEO Tom Landwermeyer of Homes for Our Troops is our guest.
To donate, volunteer, and learn more about this non-profit organization – hfotusa.org