Veterans Resources

Veteran's

The City of Lake Forest has summarized resources for Veterans from the federal, state, and regional level, as well as non-profits.  Links are included below:

Federal Resources:

  • HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH)
    • The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).  
  • Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness
    • A growing coalition of more than 850 mayors, governors, and county officials have committed to the Mayors Challenge to End Veteran Homelessness.

State Resources:

Non-profit Resources:

  • Home Depot Foundation
    • The Home Depot Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Veteran Housing Grants Program.
  • Chrysler Liquidating Trust
    • Earlier this year, the Chrysler Liquidating Trust committed $750,000 to support VA’s efforts to prevent homelessness in Detroit, Philadelphia and Los Angeles. 

Regional Resources:

  • OC Veterans Service Office
    • The O.C. County Veterans Service Office will actively pursue the rights of veterans and dependents of the United States Armed Forces to receive Department of Veterans Affairs benefits. They will work collaboratively with nationally chartered veterans organizations, the Department of Veterans Affairs and others to assure that veterans and their dependents receive the entitlements they have earned for their military service.