Tag Archives: Veterans

Stepping Up for Veterans

13 Dec

Between 2011 and 2017, some 24,400 veterans will return from Iraq and Afghanistan. That has many groups asking what we can do to support our soldiers when they return home. Unfortunately, the employment landscape for veterans isn’t looking great.  Continue reading

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Housing the Homeless and Saving Money

15 Jun

In 2007, Community Solutions, working closely with County officials, launched a pilot program called Project 50. The goal of the project was to identify and house the most vulnerable homeless individuals in the county and provide them with housing and services. The goal was twofold: (1) get chronically homeless folks off the streets and into supportive housing, and (2) save taxpayer dollars. Thus far, the program has proved to be just as successful as its creators had hoped. Continue reading