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Veterans & Homelessness

  • Number of veterans in the U.S. as of 2014: approximately 22.5 million
  • In Denver Metro area, 11.5 percent of the population experiencing homelessness has served in the military.
  • Between 529,000 and 840,000 veterans are homeless at some time during the year.
  • On any given night, more than 300,000 veterans are living on the streets or in shelters in the U.S.
  • Approx. 33% of homeless males in the U.S. are veterans.
  • Veterans are twice as likely as other Americans to become chronically homeless.
  • Veterans represent 11% of the adult civilian population, but 26% of the homeless population, according to the Homeless Research Institute (2007).
  • Veterans are more at risk of becoming homeless than non-veterans
  • The number of homeless Vietnam-era veterans, male and female, is greater than the number of soldiers who died during the war.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Who We Are:

The BPB Floyd House Program will provide transitional housing and additional supportive services to its’ clientele upon their release from incarceration. The case management staff will guide the participants through the accessing process for additional supportive resources such as, job development and placement, transportation, food stamps, family reunification, educational resources,etc. including all facets again, related to their goal to become self reliant.

Contact Us

(720) 668-6540 ~ CO

(916) 495-2879 ~ CA

bpbfloydinc@comcast.net

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