Vt. residence for homeless vets gets $1m grant
BRADFORD, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont's Congressional delegation says a group that runs a residence for homeless veterans in Bradford is getting a $1 million grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Worcester, Mass.,-based group Veterans Inc. will use the money to help serve 45 veteran families in Vermont.
Veterans Inc., has been in operation for 20 years and provides services for veterans and their families throughout New England.
Veterans Inc., also recently received a separate grant to provide direct specialized employment and training services to unemployed homeless male and female veterans and underemployed homeless in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Veterans Inc. CEO Vincent Perrone says his organization is thrilled to be able to provide much needed services to veterans and their families in Vermont.