Outreach program for veterans and seniors

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Chicanos Por La Causa's Henry Wade highlights successful programs for veteran and senior homeowners in rural Arizona.

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Outreach program for veterans and seniors

  1. 1. Bridge 2 Home “Inspired By Hero's” Proudly serving our nations’ returning heroes. Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc. A 501c (3) non-profit community development corporation
  2. 2. Bridge 2 Home • Veterans Deserve our Respect and Gratitude • They have stood in the gap providing security and safety for us at home and abroad. • As Ambassadors' of the United States, our Veterans carry the burdens of being disciplinarians and role models. • Fortunately, today's Veteran is returning home to a grateful nation.
  3. 3. Bridge 2 Home • “ VA and HUD data show that veterans are over- represented in our homeless population. While veterans make up ten percent of the adult population in the U.S., they make up 17 percent of the adult homeless. We've got 32,000 or maybe more returning veterans, men and women, heading our way. It's time to think about how these returning veterans will reintegrate into society.” • ShadMeshad Founder and co-author, Vet Center Program; founder, National Veterans Foundation
  4. 4. Bridge 2 Home CPLC is committed to supporting Veteran’s, specially by assisting them in finding affordable, safe and decent housing for: - Veterans Honorably Discharged from Armed Forces -Disabled Veteran’s -Active Military-to include Reservist -Military Families-to include surviving spouses
  5. 5. Bridge 2 Home Services Offered Properties donated to CPLC by lender partners are renovated and made available to Veterans and their families with first right of refusal. Provide referral service for Veteran to Tiempo Multi-family housing with and without subsidy. CPLC provides personnel to assist Annual Arizona Stand Down outreach to Homeless Veterans. Continually researching and submitting proposals for funding to support opportunities for short and long term leased housing for Veterans transitioning back into civilian life.
  6. 6. Bridge 2 Home Organizations Veteran’s Initiative Staff have established a relationship with USA Cares Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) Arizona Department of Veterans Affairs Disability Empowerment Center Arizona Stand down American Legion Department of Arizona Arizona Association of Real Estate Brokers Hispanic Association of Real Estate Professionals National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals
  7. 7. Bridge 2 Home Organizations Veteran’s Initiative Staff have established a relationship with (con’t) AMVETS Post 15 AMVETS Post 66 AMVETS Post 65 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1710 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8053 Mana House 301st Military Battalion
  8. 8. Bridge 2 Home For more information regarding CPLC’s Veteran’s Program CONTACT Henry M. Wade Jr. Director Single Family Residential/Commercial Property Management /Veteran Initiatives Henry.wade@tiempoinc.com 602-282-8494 Tom Wilson Director Single Family Development Tom.wilson@cplc.org 602-282-2176

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