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RGV Stand Down
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV), Family Endeavors, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are scheduled to host the Rio Grande Valley Stand Down on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the UTRGV Veterans Business Outreach Center located at:
This event is scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The stand down is designed for disadvantaged Veterans looking for aid in housing assistance, VA assistance, employment, and many other topics and concerns.
VA Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System's HUD-VASH program will have representation at that event from the McAllen and Harlingen VA clinics (homeless Veterans program).
HUD-VASH is a collaborative program between Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the VA Supportive Housing program (VASH). VA combines HUD housing vouchers with VA supportive services to help Veterans who are homeless and their families find and sustain permanent housing.
For more information, please contact Mr. Paul Castañeda, lead outreach and intake specialist for Family Endeavors, who is serving as lead coordinator for the event. Mr. Castañeda can be reached at 956-280-2860.
Facebook link to event provided below: