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Portland RO will be attending the Astoria/Seaside Project Homeless Connect event 1/30/2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This event is being hosted by Clatsop Community Action (CCA), a non-profit organization whose mission is to help people meet housing, food, and other basic living needs. Numerous agencies will be attending to provide a variety of services to homeless and near homeless families and individuals. Our staff will be available to answer questions and assist Veterans with VA benefits claims processing and enrollment in e-Benefits. Location: Seaside Convention Center 415 First Ave. Seaside OR. 97138 For more information contact CCA at (503) 325-1400.
On 2/1/2014, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Portland RO will be attending a Homeless Veterans Stand Down at the Columbia County Fair Grounds located at 58892 Saulser Rd, St Helens, OR. This event will serve Veterans and their families by providing emergency support such as medical, dental, hearing and vision assistance, hygiene, alcohol and drug counseling, housing and job search assistance, and more. Our staff will be available to answer questions and assist Veterans with VA benefits claims processing and enrollment in e-Benefits.
Veterans and organizations serving Veterans can now find information on VA grant programs in one location, on the redesigned VA grant website.
Equating PTSD with aggressive behavior is not only inaccurate but it perpetuates a stigma that can prevent Servicemembers and Veterans from seeking help.
Research shows that Veterans graduate at significantly higher rates than other nontraditional students, while performing at a level comparable to traditional students.
In March the unemployment rate for all Veterans was 6.0%, which was lower than the national average of 6.7%. The rate for Post-9/11 Veterans was 6.9%.