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Rob Hamilton

Robert (Rob) Hamilton, Executive Director of Veterans Place, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in Public Service and is currently completing a masters degree from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) in Public Policy and Management. Prior to attending Pitt, Rob served in the United States Army National Guard as a military police officer where he worked in crime prevention and emergency response throughout the state of Pennsylvania. He also holds a Supervisor/Manager Certificate from Penn State University and a Non-Profit Management Certificate from the University of Pittsburgh. Rob is currently a board member of South Hills Pet Rescue and is an elected official of the Lower Burrell City Council in the Public Works Department. He is the Co-Chair of the leadership portion of the Allegheny County/Pittsburgh Veteran Homeless Boot Camp Committee. Rob received the 2018 prestigious Salute Our Heroes Recognition from the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Who’s Next 2019: Community Leaders & Activists Award from the Under 40 and Making a Difference: The Incline Award. In 2019 Rob received the VA Challenge Certificate of Appreciation.

Thank you for supporting our veterans in 2020!

The year 2020 will go down in history as an extremely difficult and uncertain time for the entire world. As COVID-19 spread, Veterans Place remained determined to continue providing veterans with life-sustaining services in a safe environment. It was challenging...

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From Homeless to Home for the Holidays

With the holiday season coming up, many of us are decorating our homes and preparing to have a safe and happy holiday with our family. At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we work to provide our veterans with a safe...

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Veterans During the Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, now is a wonderful time to make plans with your family, enjoy traditions and the festivities of the holidays. It is also a time of giving and a time when we should reflect on those...

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Happy Thanksgiving from Veterans Place

Thanksgiving is a time where we gather with family to enjoy a delicious meal, but more importantly, it is also a time to reflect on what we are most thankful for. At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we are thankful...

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Veterans Place Holds Smaller Tribute to Honor Veterans – KDKA 2 Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is known for its huge Veterans Day parade to honor those who served, but with COVID-19 canceling this year’s parade, several smaller tributes were held in the area including VeteransPalooza at Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard; KDKA's Paul Martino...

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Pittsburgh Today Live – Veterans Place Of Washington Blvd. Providing Much Needed Support

Pittsburgh Today Live's David Highfield talks with Rob Hamilton, of Veterans Place Of Washington Blvd., about the support they provide for veterans in the area.

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Happy Veterans Day from Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard

At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we would like to wish all veterans a safe and happy Veterans Day! On behalf of our Board of Directors and our staff, thank you for your service to our country and for the...

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Veteran’s Story – Annetta Thompson

My name is Annetta Thompson.  I was born in Brooklyn, NY.  I grew up in a military family and was eager to join the Army at 18. After being discharged from the Army, I moved to Texas.  A disaster in...

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Happy Halloween from Veterans Place!

The season of ghosts, goblins, and ghouls is upon us! At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we would like to wish our community of supporters and their families the happiest of Halloweens! (more…)

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Honor Our Deployed Soldiers in October

At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we are excited to share information about our Veteran Independence Fund. The Veteran Independence Fund enables Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard to continue to provide outreach and services for homeless veterans and those at...

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Veterans Success Highlights

At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we think it is important to share and celebrate our veterans’ successes with you and the others in the community who have helped us keep our mission thriving. This month, we congratulate Veteran Johnson...

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Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard names new Executive Director

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard is pleased to announce Robert Hamilton as their new Executive Director. Established in 1996 by Sidney Singer, a member of the Jewish War Veterans, Post 718, Veterans Place provides veterans with a safe haven (more…)

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