“Stand Down” Event - VA Western New York Healthcare System
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VA Western New York Healthcare System


“Stand Down” Event

August 12, 2013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                             August 8, 2013
Contact: Evangeline Conley, Public Affairs Officer
Phone: (716) 862-8753  Cell:  (716) 512-9338
Fax: (716) 862-8755
E-mail: Evangeline.Conley@va.gov 

“Stand Down” Event
To Be Held For Homeless and at Risk Veterans

Reminiscent of safe-havens for soldiers in the Vietnam War, a “Stand Down” will be held on Wednesday, August 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Connecticut Street Armory, 184 Connecticut Street in Buffalo. 

This event will provide homeless and Veterans at risk of becoming homeless with information regarding: VA health care and other Veterans benefits information, education and employment opportunities, housing, health screening, social and family services, women Veterans information and more. 

Transportation is available and lunch will be provided.  This event is sponsored by: VA Western New York Healthcare System, Goodwill of WNY, WNY Veterans Housing Coalition, Veterans One-Stop Center of Western New York and VA Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program.

For more information please contact (716) 862-8885 or email VeteranStandDown@yahoo.com.