Program Description

The Department of Veteran's Affairs (VA) offers the following special programs to help homeless Veterans:

  • Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Programs
  • Homeless Grant and Per Diem Program
  • Substance Use Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Program
  • Compensated Work Therapy/Transitional Residence Programs

Go to "Domiciliary Care" for more information on Domiciliary Residential Rehabilitation and Treatment Programs.

General Program Requirements

You must be enrolled in the VA health care system (or qualify based on one of the exceptions in the law). Go to "Medical Benefits Package" to see the program requirements.

Generally, in order to receive VA benefits and services, your character of discharge or service must be under conditions other than dishonorable (e.g., honorable, under honorable conditions, general). However, individuals receiving undesirable, bad conduct, and other types of dishonorable discharges may qualify for VA benefits depending on a determination made by VA.

For more information, visit our Homeless Veterans website.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For information on how to apply for these programs, please call 1-877-222-8387.

Program Contact Information

For more information, visit the Contact Us page to ask a question on-line or search the Frequently Asked Questions.

You may also call us at:
1-877-222-8387

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