U.S. Vets reaches out to homeless veterans, but some reject aid

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U.S. Vets reaches out to homeless veterans, but some reject aid

 

By Sonya Padgett
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL

There are about 1,350 homeless veterans in the valley, Derby estimates, which is a significant decrease from the 4,000 homeless veterans of a few years ago. For every three homeless people they make contact with, one is a veteran. About half of the veterans they meet will accept some form of help.

"We find the majority just want that conversation, that relationship," Derby says. "They just enjoy our company. They may not want services but they do want someone who will actually stop and listen to them."

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