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Homeless Veterans

No man or woman who served their country should be without a safe place to rest his or her head, and yet, veteran homelessness remains a persistent problem throughout the U.S.

It is estimated that there are over 1,300 homeless veterans in Oregon on any given night, and many more who are at risk of homelessness due to poverty, lack of support networks and dismal living conditions.

Although these numbers have trended downward over the past decade, this still represents more than 10 percent of all homeless Oregonians. This means that those who have served in the military, men and women, are significantly more likely to be homeless than the general public.

Explore below for more information about benefits and programs available to homeless veterans or those facing financial crises. If you need help, contact ODVA or one of the following resources today.

Resources and Information


National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness — and their family members, friends and supporters — can call or chat online with the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans, where trained counselors are ready to talk confidentially 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

(877) - 4AID - VET

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Stand DownS

The federal VA maintains a schedule: 
www.va.gov
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