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Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:45:00 EDT

Veterans experience adaptive sports and fitness instruction at National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic
The Department of Veterans Affairs modifies its National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic to offer more opportunities for Veterans to participate virtually and in select cities across the nation. More...

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 11:18:00 EDT

VA VETSmile pilot program to improve affordable dental care access for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a new initiative with community dental care providers to help improve dental care access for Veterans enrolled in VA health care who are currently ineligible for VA dental services. More...

Thu, 9 Sep 2021 10:13:00 EDT

VA assembles Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention Workgroup
The Department of Veterans Affairs names members to the Sexual Assault and Harassment Prevention Workgroup who will begin serving their one-year appointment this September. More...

Wed, 8 Sep 2021 15:31:00 EDT

VA annual report shows decrease in Veteran suicides
New data included in the Department of Veterans Affairs 2021 National Veteran Suicide Prevention Annual Report notably shows a decrease from 2018 to 2019 in the total number of Veteran suicide deaths, and a decrease in the rate of Veteran suicides per 100 More...

Wed, 8 Sep 2021 14:22:00 EDT

VA enhances geriatric emergency care for older Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs launched a Geriatric Emergency Department initiative within all of VA's 18 Veterans Integrated Service Networks through a standardized, comprehensive care model, becoming the nation's largest integrated health network wi More...

Tue, 7 Sep 2021 10:44:00 EDT

VA honors lives lost, American heroism on 20th anniversary of 9/11
In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks against the U.S., the Department of Veterans Affairs will host several tributes throughout its enterprise to recognize loved ones lost, loved ones injured and those forever More...

Thu, 2 Sep 2021 16:02:00 EDT

‘Reach Out' campaign highlights programs and assistance for Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month
In conjunction with Suicide Prevention Month this September, the Department of Veterans Affairs is launching Reach Out, a new campaign that raises awareness of its mental health resources available for Veterans. More...

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 09:11:00 EDT

VA expands rental support, increasing housing options for Veterans
The Department of Veterans Affairs has expanded the Shallow Subsidy initiative and will grant $200 million to 238 nonprofit organizations across the country and territories to provide housing rental assistance to extremely and very low-income Veteran hou More...

Tue, 24 Aug 2021 11:00:00 EDT

VA grants improve transitional housing, prevent Veteran homelessness
The Department of Veterans Affairs will begin awarding $116.4 million in grants Sept. 30 to more than 200 community organizations under VA's Grant and Per Diem program. More...



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