The National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans. …. to promote recovery oriented care for Veterans who are homeless or at-risk for homelessness.
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From NSHAPC, 2000 and CPS, 1996
1. Community sample from NSHAPC; CPS, 1996
SSA-VA Joint Outreach: Rates of Award Among All Outreach Veterans (N=34,431)
In order to determine the best match of Veterans housing and housing services, this study will:
Demographic Data of Homeless Veterans with TBI:
The study is integral to the Center’s goal of examining the homeless Veteran population to:
15-16% of jail inmates are homeless, including significant numbers of Veterans
30-39% of homeless inmates have a mental health disorder
78% of this group have substance use disorders
More likely to have violent charges, held in jail longer, rapid cycling, high utilizers of services
Early identification/screening in justice settings
Training (law enforcement, courts, jail, probation)
Triage and diversion
Coordination and linkage with VA services