AURORA, Colo. (AP) - It's the "invisible population" that officials from an Aurora shelter want to see more often. As the last remaining days pass before final approval from Department of Veterans Affairs comes in for the Aurora program, Comitis Crisis Center spokesman James Gillespie says getting the word out... more »
The 13th Annual Homeless Veterans Stand Down event took place in the Colorado Springs City Auditorium on Thursday.
Around twenty-two different types of stations including flu shots, dental exams, employment and housing services were present to help homeless Veterans get back on their feet.
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"It adds up," says Ron Winning, as some fellow veterans in the Warrior Brotherhood cook hot dogs for homeless veterans in the area.
The plan wasn't originally for helping homeless veterans with the barbeque they held Saturday in Colorado Springs, but the Warrior Brotherhood -- a veterans motorcycle club... more »
The National Coalition for Homeless Veterans reports that 5-percent of homeless vets are women.
The women provide a challenge to homeless advocates, since most programs are geared to men.
In Colorado, that could be changing. more »
Homeless veterans will receive basic car at a Stand Down event on October 14 at City Auditorium.
Stand Down events are held across the country, generally close to Veterans Day.
221 E. Kiowa Street, Colorado Springs
Thursday, October 14
9 a.m. -... more »
A man who brought attention to homeless veterans in Colorado Springs has pleaded not guilty to charges of lying about being a decorated veteran. Richard Glen Strandlof faces five federal misdemeanor counts under the Stolen Valor Act, which makes it illegal to make false claims of having military decorations. He... more »
The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is starting a new fund to help homeless veterans get housing. The coalition estimated this week that about 3,000 veterans are homeless in Colorado on any given night, including about 1,800 in the Denver area.
The fund is designed to get veterans into... more »