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Collateral damage: The mental health issues facing children of veterans

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Collateral damage: The mental health issues facing children of veterans CBS News "Before his deployment, he was always kind of the fun parent," said 15-year-old Abigail Barton, who lives in Newburgh, Ind., Her father, Aaron Barton, is a veteran of...

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This story highlights the challenges facing many children of veterans suffering from PTSD and TBI. Do you know of any AmeriCorps programs that are helping military kids and families to work through these issues?

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Face of Defense: Marine Uses Life Experience to Succeed

Face of Defense: Marine Uses Life Experience to Succeed | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
Marine Corps Cpl. Abigail V. Reynolds is serving with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit as an interpreter between U.S. Marines and Japanese soldiers during Exercise Iron Fist 2014.

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Celebrate a great career in the US Marine Corps with Personalized custom Military rings: #USMC #USMarines #USMilitary

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D.C. mayor to ask for emergency powers to stanch flow of families into D.C. shelters

D.C. mayor to ask for emergency powers to stanch flow of families into D.C. shelters | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

Measure would give city 14 days to determine whether families need taxpayer-funded shelter. (D.C.


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Dorothy Retha Cook's curator insight, May 25, 2015 8:54 AM

FROM MILITARY SLEEPING BAG! TO SLEEPING IN WHAT COULD BE A BAG LIKE TYPE SLEEPING ARRANGEMENT HOMELESS ON THE STREET!

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Seeing Potential Solutions to Chronic Homelessness - ideastream

Seeing Potential Solutions to Chronic Homelessness - ideastream | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

Seeing Potential Solutions to Chronic Homelessness ideastream It isn't clear how many homeless there are in Ohio. Counts are hard to come by, and often count different things when they are done.


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Our Home Transitional

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"A Home for Female Veterans in Need" LAUNCHES 1/31
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Help us help those who have served our country and find themselves in need!

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DAR presents flag pole to women veteran's home - Minuteman News Center

DAR presents flag pole to women veteran's home - Minuteman News Center | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
Minuteman News Center DAR presents flag pole to women veteran's home Minuteman News Center ABRI currently operates three programs, Homes for the Brave, a 42 bed transitional living facility for male Veterans and non-veterans who are homeless, the...
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Veterans Helping Veterans: VA Women Veteran Programs Update

Veterans Helping Veterans: VA Women Veteran Programs Update | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

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National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

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The National Call Center for Homeless Veterans

1-877-4AID VET

provides access to trained counselors. VA staff will connect Vets, those at-risk of becoming homeless, and loved ones with VA resources and federal, state, and local programs.


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Female vets coming home: Is the U.S. ready?

Female vets coming home: Is the U.S. ready? | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
Julie Weckerlein vividly recalls the horrid sounds that filled her base - and her head - after the incoming shell exploded: the radio call summoning the chaplain, the whirling blades of the chopper evacuating the burned remains of the Army sergeant...

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Why Are So Many Women Veterans Going Homeless? | The Sexy ...

It follows the crusade of two women working to open the first transitional housing for female veterans in Connecticut, and chronicles the lives of several female servicewomen from their discharge to homeless life.
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Why Are So Many Female Vets Homeless? - Huffington Post

Why Are So Many Female Vets Homeless? - Huffington Post | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
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“War Zone/Comfort Zone” follows female veterans | News21 Back ...

Filmmaker Lizzie Warren with Connecticut Public Television follows two women who are attempting to begin a transitional housing shelter for female veterans, but it also tells the story of four women adjusting to life after the ...
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Soldier's new mission: Find homes for female vets - CNN

Soldier's new mission: Find homes for female vets
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Boothe, 35, considers it her mission to help her female comrades who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
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VA to Cover Remaining 2014 Semester for VRAP Students

VA to Cover Remaining 2014 Semester for VRAP Students | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
The VA announced this week that they have taken steps to extend payments for participants in the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program (VRAP).  Currently enrolled participants will now receive pay...

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Tiny Houses for the Homeless: An Affordable Solution Catches On - Truth-Out

Tiny Houses for the Homeless: An Affordable Solution Catches On - Truth-Out | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

Tiny Houses for the Homeless: An Affordable Solution Catches On Truth-Out For many years, it has been tough to find a way to house the homeless.


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Survey finds increase in homeless children - Bakersfield Californian

Survey finds increase in homeless children - Bakersfield Californian | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

Bakersfield Now Survey finds increase in homeless children Bakersfield Californian The number of homeless children in emergency shelters and transitional housing rose by more than one-third since last year, but the total of homeless people in...


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Here's Why Homelessness Is Going to Get Worse in 2014

Here's Why Homelessness Is Going to Get Worse in 2014 | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

Stubborn homelessness shows economic recovery only benefits some.


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Flint female veterans waiting to come home

Flint female veterans waiting to come home | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
Carrie Miller’s life work and passion started with a click.
One night when, as a new student at the University of Michigan-Flint, Carrie was browsing the univer
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U.S. News - Number of homeless female veterans more than doubles

U.S. News - Number of homeless female veterans more than doubles | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it

The number of homeless female military veterans more than doubled from 2006 to 2010, according to new government estimates.

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IAVA Unveils New GI Bill Calculator to Help Post-9/11 Veterans Prep for College

IAVA Unveils New GI Bill Calculator to Help Post-9/11 Veterans Prep for College | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
Useful tool from @IAVA - HT @craignewmark : New GI Bill Calculator to Help Post-9/11 Veterans Prep for College http://t.co/zfwgR4dp...

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Veterans speak out about PTSD, suicide

"These are our sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, everybody and we have to take care of them," McNaughton said.


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“War Zone/Comfort Zone” Shows Rising Homelessness for Women Vets - The Nonprofit Quarterly

“War Zone/Comfort Zone” Shows Rising Homelessness for Women Vets The Nonprofit Quarterly Part of Warren's story examines a proposed transitional housing facility for women veterans, a 15-bed facility in Connecticut that took four years to get...
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No Holidays or Parades for Homeless Women Veterans | Swords to ...

... of a documentary, War Zone / Comfort Zone, in which I followed the story of two women — one of them a Gold Star mother — who fight to establish Connecticut's first transitional, supportive house for women veterans.
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Women's Club supports female veterans in transition | Monroe Courier

Women's Club supports female veterans in transition | Monroe Courier | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
The Nicholas A. Madaras Home is the first community-based transitional housing program in Connecticut dedicated to homeless female Veterans and their children under age five. The home, located at the west end of ...
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Helping people one on one, one at a time - Journalscene.com

Helping people one on one, one at a time - Journalscene.com | Homeless Female Veterans | Scoop.it
Helping people one on one, one at a time Journalscene.com A long-term goal of theirs is to have a transitional house, where people recovering from addiction can make their way back into the world as contributing, self-sufficient members of the...
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