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“On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. Let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind.”
— Dan Lipinski

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TJH Mobile Disaster Relief Team

***Call For Action***TJH is being deployed to Sulpher LA, near Lake Charles to assist Veterans impacted by Hurricane Laura. With your help, we will use our expertise to build bridges to connect, build relationships, and link Veterans to VA and local, regional, and national resources and to give them better [...]

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The Journey Home

Learn more about The Journey Home’s (www.journeyhomevets.org) Veterans’ Mobile Disaster Response Team (VMDRT). Eldon Solomon, Clinical Director & CEO for The Journey Home (TJH) discusses the purpose, mission and efforts of the team to help Veterans impacted by disasters.

Even though available funds do not afford us the opportunity to respond to every disaster, we are only a phone call away to help Veterans with information, advice and to connect with necessary resources wherever they may be. If you know of a Veteran at-risk of losing their home, currently experiencing homelessness or in-need of assistance with resources, contact us by calling: (765) 595-8297.

For more information on The Journey Home, visit our website at: www.journeyhomevets.org or follow us on Facebook to keep up-to-date on the efforts of the VMDRT at: www.facebook.com/journeyhomevets/.
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Our priority is to our Veterans!

Our program transitions homeless Veterans off the streets or out from under bridges into permanent housing, treatment, and appropriate employment.  We develop the social, emotional and employment skills that sustain independence, and connect them to the VA, to their County Veteran Services Officer (VSO) and to local resources for eligible benefits.

The Journey Home loves our Veterans, so we lower the barriers that would otherwise prevent a homeless Veteran into placement and provide the specialized programing to support them.  We personalize our programs and services to support Veterans through their recovery.  Patience, with accountability, provide the Veteran stable support as they stay engaged in our programing.  Mistakes are used as a stepping stone in the development of not only new skills but of confidence and hope.

Veterans with Purple Hearts, and Silver and Bronze Stars, walk into our doors homeless.
Homeless Veterans are heroes of this great Country and are numbered amongst the wounded.

Our 15 beds are seldom empty. In 2019, we had:

Veterans helped off the streets.
Veterans helped to find their own home.
Veterans assisted into employment.
Veterans case managed into VA Benefits.
Veterans case managed into non-VA Benefits.

EVERY DAY, The Journey Home saves the lives of Veterans.

Here’s a testimonial from one of our past clients:

My dad moved into his new Apartment yesterday!
I just wanted to say thank you from the bottom of my heart for everything The Journey Home and everyone else who helped him and donated today.

He hasn’t had his own home since I was a little girl due to his struggles and you all gave him a 2nd chance at life.

I just got the 2nd happiest phone call I’ve ever received tonight. He loves his new place.
The first one was when he called to tell me he was going to The Journey Home to try and get better.

I haven’t heard happiness in his voice in years, and It’s because all of you.

Thank you again! I’ve waited to hear him happy for a very long time.