Veterans Village of San Diego
Serves America's Veterans
in overcoming homelessness and related challenges
CBS' 60 Minutes
in 2010 and 2011
Recognized as the “most valuable outreach tool for homeless veterans” by the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Stand Down offers respite from the daily combat of living on the streets. Veterans are met with a handshake, coffee and breakfast. Animals and possessions are stored under 24/7 protection while men, women and families are assigned to a bunker. Volunteers then escort participants to clothing tents, showers, barbers, makeovers, medical, dental and optical services.
Continuum Of Care For
This includes care for substance use, PTS, and TBI with a full range of comprehensive and innovative services for military veterans for: