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Homeless Veterans

Sally Trautwein. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Committed To Helping East Bay Homeless Veterans

The most recent homeless count in Alameda County shows 12 percent of the homeless are veterans. It’s a troubling statistic, and one that this week’s Jefferson Award winner is committed to changing.

01/08/2014

An Army veteran gets fitted for a suit at St. Anthony's Foundation in San Francisco as photographers look on. (CBS)

Homeless, Low-Income Veterans Receive Free Suits At SF St. Anthony’s Foundation

In honor of Veteran’s Day Monday, St. Anthony’s Foundation of San Francisco organized a free suit giveaway for the homeless and low-income veterans.

11/08/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Efforts To House Homeless Veterans Making Headway

According to San Francisco’s director of housing opportunity, 110 chronically homeless veterans have been found a place to stay through the program in the past 100 days.

10/09/2013

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

Rep. Pelosi, Mayor Lee Meet With SF Homeless Vets At Outreach Event

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee attended a homeless veterans outreach event in the city Wednesday as part of a nationwide initiative to help raise awareness about the services available to them.

10/19/2011

Homeless Vietnam veteran with cardboard sign begs on the street in San Francisco (AP)

Housing Help On The Way For Bay Area’s Homeless Veterans

A new grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development will help the Bay Area take hundreds of homeless veterans off the street. The $4 million will be used towards helping those who served their country find permanent housing.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/20/2011

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