VA awards $2.6 million for programs to help homeless veterans in West Virginia


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CHARLESTON, West Virginia — More than $2.6 million in federal funding has been approved to help homeless military veterans and their families in West Virginia.

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller and Congressman Nick Rahall announced the funding Monday from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

The program will provide outreach, case management and assistance in obtaining VA and other public benefits. It also will provide rental, utility and moving assistance.

The nonprofit West Virginia Community Action Partnerships will receive $2 million in funding for statewide use.

Nearly $300,000 was awarded to the Roark-Sullivan Lifeway Center serving Cabell, Kanawha and Wayne counties.

Helping Heroes will receive $189,000 and the Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless will receive $133,000. Both serve Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio and Wetzel counties.

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