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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.

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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Veterans Place is attending the 2020 NCHV Annual Conference in September

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard will attend the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (NCHV) Annual Conference being held on September 14th - 18th and September 21st - 25th. (more…)

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Midyear State of Affairs

As we reach the middle of the year, Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard is excited to share a number of positive changes that we are experiencing to continue to serve our veterans with the highest quality care and services! Navigating...

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Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, doors remain open for service

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard continues to keep its doors open wide to serve local veterans in need amid the COVID-19 pandemic. They are currently offering all usual on-site services, including one-on-one case management, and referrals to programs including but...

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Honoring June’s Veteran of the Month

At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we would like to congratulate our Veterans of the Month for June, Darrell T! Darrell was a Food Service Specialist in the U.S. Army for five years, where he earned an Honorable discharge. Darrell...

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Celebrate Veterans this July 4th!

In these times of partisan division and strife, it is very important to recognize our right to free speech, ensuring that we can always stand up and speak out for our beliefs. (more…)

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Meet a Veteran Who Regained His Life Through Veterans Place

At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, along with the help of our community of supporters, we provide veterans with supportive services and skills they need to transition out of homelessness and lead self-sustaining lives. (more…)

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