The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that the VA would begin the process to grant presumptive disability status to veterans of service at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina who have certain cancers and conditions known to be associated with long term exposure to the chemicals that contaminated the base water system from 1953-1987. VA is conceding that it will no longer deny benefits to eligible veterans based on VA’s faulty and selective interpretations of science
John Turner, Executive Director of the Veterans today expressed the gratitude of the organization for the many North Carolina leaders whohelped sustain the effort to make the grant a reality
The Butner facility will provide vital services to state's homeless veterans May 26, 2014 • Military and Veterans Affairs Raleigh, N.C. – Governor Pat McCrory announced one of the largest federal community development block grants in the state's history today, a $4.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to create a facility for homeless veterans
ASHINGTON, D.C. - November 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Last night, the United States Senate passed S. 287, the Helping Homeless Veterans Act of 2013 which contained several provisions cosponsored by Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. This important legislation will help the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) meet its goal to eliminate veteran homelessness by 2015 and address barriers homeless veterans face accessing VA’s homeless programs and becoming permanently housed.
October 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today joined local officials at the opening of the new N.C. State Veterans Home in Black Mountain. The facility provides long-term health care for U.S. military veterans.
Washington, D.C. - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Representative David Price (NC-04) announced that Raleigh-based Passage Home Inc., has received a Department of Veterans Affairs grant worth $153,437 to fight homelessness among low-income veterans. The faith-based nonprofit has been working to fight poverty and homelessness in the Raleigh region since 1991. The grant is one of 151 VA grants being announced this week in 49 states across the country