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Oregon

VETcare Expands Services to Include Vocational Support

By Raymond Powers, Program Director I would like to thank our various WestCare team members that helped WestCare Oregon/VETcare with our application for the Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Through all of your hard work and dedication to our Veterans, WestCare Oregon/VETcare has been awarded the HVRP grant […]

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Oregon

Recognizing Our Outstanding Support Staff

By Nancy Pine, Case Manager The VETcare Transitional Program in Salem, Oregon has nine full time staff members – many who are support staff. Our support staff includes our night monitors and kitchen staff. We would like to recognize their support of our facility and know that if they weren’t doing their jobs behind the […]

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Oregon

VETcare Honored at Corvallis Spirits Fest 2021

By Nancy Pine, Case Manager, WestCare Oregon/VETcare Transitional Program On November 6, VETcare had the honor of being one of the recipients of proceeds from The Second Annual Corvallis Spirits Fest. The event was presented by 4 Spirits Distillery, who invited us to attend and represent VETcare at one of their exhibitor tables. Dawson Officer established 4 […]

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Oregon

VA Awards More Than $4.6 Million in Grants to Fight Homelessness and Improve Transitional Housing in SW Washington and the Portland/Salem Metro Area

Wire article previously published by Gorge Country Media VA Portland Health Care System will award $4.6 million in grants to three community organizations in Longview, Washington, and Salem and Beaverton, Oregon starting September 2021, under the Grant Per Diem program to combat homelessness. to combat homelessness. The GPD program provides funding to community organizations that provide transitional housing and supportive […]

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Oregon

Spending the Day on the River

By Nancy Pine, Case Manager, VETcare Transitional Program  In July, our Veterans at the VETcare Transitional Program in Salem had the opportunity to go on a rafting trip on the Santiam River in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Mark Buchholz, Chairman, and Founder of Honoring Heroes, a local support organization for Veterans and active military members, coordinated with Freeman River […]

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Oregon

A VETcare Success Story Featuring Craig

By Nancy Pine, Case Manager and Craig M. We’d like to share a letter from one of our VETcare clients, Craig M, who recently completed the program and has moved to Oklahoma to be closer to his family. His story is further proof of why our work is so rewarding. Congratulations, Craig. We’re proud of […]