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Advocates: Connecticut working to end veteran homelessness

Date Posted: Sunday, January 17, 2016

Category: Housing/Experiencing Homelessness - Connecticut

In January 2015, it was estimated that 47,725 veterans were homeless nationwide on a single night with about 34 percent unsheltered. While most were men, 4,338 were women. According to the same study, between 2009 and 2015, there was a 35 percent decrease in the homeless veteran population. "Homes for the Brave" provides transitional housing and support services for veterans. Forgotten Heroes, a partner of Homes for the Brave, is the only facility specifically for female veterans in Connecticut.

Read the full article at: New Jersey Herald