CVA Homeless veterans announcement.
During the past couple of days, there has been an opportunity to personally engage Minister Blaney and members of his staff about the current issues confronting the veterans community and one of the issues addressed was the homeless veterans issue.
The CVA strives for a comprehensive, nation wide standard/policy on this issue and believes various organizations, VAC and the VAC stakeholders addressing this issue can be united, a mechanism capable sharing resources when necessary can be implemented to overcome geographical remoteness or lack of suitable funding for the outreach elements. VETS Canada is a prime example, an organization strong on outreach potential but lacking in financial resources required to effectively deal with the situation. The Legion, conversely, is flush with Poppy Fund moneys, funds which, under the circumstances, be directly to resolving critical issues of homelessness, addiction, subs...Continue Reading
Homelessness Partnering Strategy
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The Canadian Veterans Advocacy Team.