Veteran Integration Program
In early 2006, Longview Housing Authority (LHA,) began to meet with local veteran representatives to establish a plan to assist homeless veterans with housing, supportive services and employment services.
Veteran TBRA currently houses 20 homeless veterans and their families in scattered units throughout Cowlitz County. Participants include individual veterans (both male and female), single parents with children and two parent families. Participant ages range from those in their mid-
LHA has VASH vouchers available to help homeless veterans find affordable housing. A Veteran Affairs Casemanger is available by appointment to help veterans with paperwork for the VASH program.
Veteran Integration Program (VIP) was developed to help break the cycle of homelessness among veterans throughout our region. By partnering with several other agencies, LHA is making this possible. Such partnerships include the local VFW’s, Disabled American Vets, WorkSource, Veterans Affairs, Partners in Careers, Americorps and many others.