VA Western New York Healthcare System
Rent to a Vet!
December 2, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (716) 862-8753 Cell: (716) 512-9338
Fax: (716) 862-8755
VA Western New York Healthcare System Announces “Rent to a Vet!”
VA Western New York Healthcare System, in partnership with Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York, Inc. and Belmont Housing Resources for Western New York, will present a landlord seminar, “Rent to a Vet” on Monday, December 9 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Leonard Post VFW, 2450 Walden Avenue, Cheektowaga. Landlords will learn the benefits of renting to Veterans and resources available to Veterans, including cash security deposit and rental assistance.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program will give a presentation at 5:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., an Ask the Experts will take place with housing inspectors and legal resources. An opportunity to network with service agencies and representatives will begin at 7 p.m. Anyone interested in attending should register at (716)884-2358, ext. 134.
The central goal of VA’s Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program is to end homelessness among Veterans through outreach efforts and community partnerships. Veterans may call 877-4AID-VET (424-3838) to be connected 24/7 with VA's services to overcome or prevent homelessness.