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Supportive Services for Veteran Families Successful Despite Covid-19 Interruptions

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Successful Despite Covid-19 Interruptions

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Director, Rose Ortiz and her team of case managers, housing specialist, intake coordinators, and program…
CBS8: Veterans Village of San Diego hosts 'Stand Down' event

CBS8: Veterans Village of San Diego hosts 'Stand Down' event

Excerpt Via CBS8: SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Veterans Village of San Diego will begin its annual Stand Down event…
Mental health clinic for active-duty, veterans coming to North County

Mental health clinic for active-duty, veterans coming to North County

OCEANSIDE — Later this year, a new Oceanside clinic will provide mental health services for veterans, active-duty service members and…
San Diego Tribune: Scaled-back Stand Down resumes to help homeless veterans

San Diego Tribune: Scaled-back Stand Down resumes to help homeless veterans

SAN DIEGO —  It’s not quite back to its original size, but the annual Operation Stand Down returned as a walk-in…
CBS8: Stand Down helps at risk veterans experiencing homelessness

CBS8: Stand Down helps at risk veterans experiencing homelessness

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — An all day event aimed at helping homeless veterans is back again. Stand Down 2021 is an…
KPBS: Veterans Village of San Diego hosts its 33rd annual Stand Down event

KPBS: Veterans Village of San Diego hosts its 33rd annual Stand Down event

The 33rd Stand Down event took place Wednesday at the Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD). “It’s an opportunity to literally stand down. So,…
KUSI: Veterans Village of San Diego holds one-day Stand Down 2021

KUSI: Veterans Village of San Diego holds one-day Stand Down 2021

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Stand Down 2021 is an annual event for homeless veterans, veterans at risk of homelessness, or…
VVSD Distribute Food to Hundreds of Military Families

VVSD Distribute Food to Hundreds of Military Families

Feeding San Diego and the Veterans Village of San Diego teamed up for a Memorial Day weekend benefit. Excerpt via…
Veterans Helping Veterans: A Feeding Heroes Distribution

Veterans Helping Veterans: A Feeding Heroes Distribution

Veterans and military families are invited to join us on Thursday, May 27 for a special free food distribution that…
Stand Down 2020 Press Release

Stand Down 2020 Press Release

Contact: Caroline Nazareno, Development and Communications Manager Veterans Village of San Diego nazarenoc@vvsd.net (619) 507-1549 Stand Down 2020 finds solutions…
Video: NBC San Diego features VVSD's 50 Mile Kayak Journey to Catalina

Video: NBC San Diego features VVSD's 50 Mile Kayak Journey to Catalina

Veterans Village of San Diego has six kayaks making several stops on their way to Catalina Island to help raise…
Veterans and Volunteers Set to Kayak 50 miles from San Pedro to Catalina in Support of Homeless Veterans Impacted by COVID-19

Veterans and Volunteers Set to Kayak 50 miles from San Pedro to Catalina in Support of Homeless Veterans Impacted by COVID-19

For Immediate Release 10-06-20 Contact: Caroline Nazareno, Community Projects Coordinator Veterans Village of San Diego nazarenoc@vvsd.net or 619-507-1549. Concerned Citizens, Veterans…
Retired From Navy, Now Serving Veterans

Retired From Navy, Now Serving Veterans

Our staff member Will retired from the Navy at the rank of Chief Petty Officer after 22 years of service.…
Lead Case Manager Talks About Homelessness Stigma

Lead Case Manager Talks About Homelessness Stigma

We asked Melissa, Lead Case Manager at our Veterans Village of San Diego (VVSD) Temporary Bridge Shelter, what she wants…
USMC Veteran Goes From Shelter to College

USMC Veteran Goes From Shelter to College

USMC veteran James D. spent six months at our Temporary Bridge Shelter before coming into our Bridge Transitional Housing program.…
Army Veteran Clay Working on Finding Housing

Army Veteran Clay Working on Finding Housing

“Since being with the Bridge program, I’ve been able to take my time in finding housing and get myself on…
From Rehab Patient to Case Manager

From Rehab Patient to Case Manager

VVSD alum Michael M. graduated our program in 2000 and went on to get his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. He…
Greg - VVSD's Community Garden Tender

Greg - VVSD's Community Garden Tender

“The garden has really helped keep me sober.” Greg has tended our community garden at VVSD for years. He has…

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