National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

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The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) is dedicated to providing housing, employment opportunities and a wide range of supportive services to help veterans in crisis achieve an optimum level of self sufficiency and emotional well-being. NCHV works closely with the nation's service providers, local governments, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Labor, and the U.S. Congress to develop and support effective programs to help homeless veterans re-enter society as productive citizens.


To end homelessness among veterans by shaping public policy; promoting collaboration between government, corporate and private stakeholders to implement effective intervention strategies; and building the capacity of service providers assisting homeless and at-risk veterans.


NCHV is the resource and technical assistance center for a national network of 250 community-based service and care agencies that provide emergency and supportive housing, food, health services, job training and placement assistance, legal aid and case management support for more than 150,000 homeless veterans and their families each year. The organization provides technical assistance and resource informartion to another 2,400 organizations that offer assistance to veterans in crisis.

NCHV also serves as the primary liaison between these care providers, Congress and the Executive Branch agencies charged with helping them succeed in their work. NCHV offers service providers assistance with administrative organization, program development, applications for grants, ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations, and communications with the nation’s service provider network. NCHV operates a toll-free homeless veterans assistance phone line and a comprehensive website to direct veterans who need help to the people who can provide it.


Through its programs and partnerships with federal agencies and local service provider networks, NCHV has helped reduce the number of homeless veterans by 25% in the last five years. NCHV is currently engaged in developing early intervention strategies and homelessness prevention policies to better serve a new generation of wartime veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.


United States


333 1/2 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
Phone: (202) 546-1969
EIN: 52-1826860

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Program supervision

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans

Regular price $50.00

This gift will provide supervision of the National Stand Down program for one day. NCHV is the national coordinator of the Stand Down program. The staff monitors programs nationwide, maintains the Stand Down Registry so veterans and service providers can connect with programs in their communities, advocates for federal and corporate funding support and in-kind donations, and publishes the Stand Down Manual -- a tool...