"Western Carolina Rescue Ministry has been serving the underprivileged in our area for 35 years now," said Congressman McHenry. "Reverend Woods and his staff do amazing work helping those facing poverty, homelessness, and addiction throughout western North Carolina. I'm hopeful this donation will help advance those efforts."
Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Homeless Veterans Prevention Act of 2015. This legislation would build on existing homeless veterans programs at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by investing in established programs that are proven to be effective and removing any residual barriers to housing for veterans.
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
Washington, DC - November 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kay Hagan announced today three federal transportation grants that will be used to aid homeless veterans in North Carolina. Three organizations in North Carolina were awarded grants to purchase a van to provide outreach to homeless veterans and to assist with transportation to medical appointments and employment opportunities.
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.
Durham, NC - September 20, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Pat McCrory and the Commerce Department's Division of Workforce Solutions are participating in a Stand Down event in Durham today to help homeless veterans find employment and obtain needed medical, dental, and other services
Durham, N.C. - September 19, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The N.C. Division of Workforce Solutions will participate in a Stand Down in Durham on Friday, September 20, 2013 to help homeless veterans find employment and obtain needed medical, dental, lifestyle services.
Washington, DC - July 22, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senator Kay Hagan announced today that vital financial support is coming to North Carolina to tackle the homeless veterans crisis. Organizations across the state will receive nearly $6 million in homeless prevention grants to serve nearly 2,400 North Carolina homeless or at-risk veteran families
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The chairman and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs today proposed legislation to help the Department of Veterans Affairs meet its goal to eliminate veteran homelessness by 2015.
December 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today announced her proposed solution for the consequences of a change in the way residents in group homes qualify for Medicaid-funded personal care services (PCS). The change is a result of the General Assembly’s budget and will lead to a significant number of group home residents seeing their PCS funding eliminated. Without that funding, which makes up a significant part of group homes’ operating income, they will be forced to close, leaving countless homeless.
DURHAM, N.C. - November 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Durham affordable housing nonprofits serving chronically homeless individuals should take note that additional federal funding is available and that the City of Durham is seeking applicants for it
DURHAM, N.C. - September 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- This year’s Project Homeless Connect is right around the corner and event organizers need Durham’s support to serve the more than 500 people who will be seeking help.
September 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- An Oakwood home that for 26 years has given formerly homeless men recovering from substance dependency a place to restart their lives has just received a major rebuilding of its own. The renovation of Emmaus House, near downtown Raleigh, was undertaken by the N.C. Housing Finance Agency this summer to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the N.C. Housing Trust Fund. Emmaus House is supported by a coalition of several local churches
September 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Bev Perdue today announced that national service programs will participate in community service activities for September 11 National Day of Service and Remembrance. Members will honor veterans and military families by writing thank you notes, collecting coats for the homeless and building a house.
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