No honorable discharged veteran should be homeless regardless of their situation. We help those who need help and give them a comfortable warm place to stay. Rehabilitation is in our hands through the work of God and through him we are blessing those who need blessed. By providing a safe warm place to live and showing that there are people who care we are able to help those veterans back on their feet in time of need. After all, they were there for us when we were in need and this is just our way of giving back to those who need us and maintain a mainstay in our community.
∙ Total veteran population: 22,658,000 (Per the U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs)
∙ 23% of the homeless population are veterans
∙ 67% have served 3-7 years
∙ 89% have received an Honorable Discharge
By operating and maintaining a facility to help fallen heros get back up on their feet we are able to help do our part in maintaining a stable society by people who can contribute to society as a whole. Statistics show by using our facility that 83% of people who have been in Shepherds House have successfully completed the program and have become ...
Shepherd’s House is like a giant home with a lot of structure for a multitude of people who find themselves feeling hopeless because they’re addicted to drugs or have alcohol problems; 99 percent of them are veterans.
We have an intake process and a lot of rules and a lot of surveillance cameras, and we have a beautiful facility for them to live in with one major hitch: They must stay sober. We have social workers and a lot of recovery meetings and classes and we work in collaboration with the Veterans Affairs, WorkOne and veterans centers. The minimum stay here is ...