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Transitioning Tips for Veterans

Transitioning back into civilian life can be an exciting time in your life, but it also requires preparation to ensure a smooth and successful transition. At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we’ve put together some tips on preparing for your...

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Transitioning From a Military Career

Change isn’t an easy task. Likewise, the transition from the military may not be easy, but with the right tools to prepare for the transition, you can make it easier and less stressful. At Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard, we’ve...

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Helping Stop Veteran Suicide

Having access to mental health services is crucial for everyone. Studies have shown that veterans struggle with mental health more than other parts of the population. In regard to suicide rates, they are 1.5 times higher among veterans than among...

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June 25th is National Hire a Veteran Day

Why hire a veteran, you ask? Below are some benefits that employers receive for adding a well-deserving veteran to their staff. Veterans are trained leaders and have a great work ethic. Veterans have learned to work side by side with...

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Best Tax Prep Software for Veterans

Preparing your taxes can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! AARP is now offering the Tax-Aide program to assist military members and others in filing their state and federal tax returns. This is a free program...

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Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard receives CARF Accreditation on ALL Programs!

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard has been awarded a Three-Year Term of Accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, or CARF. Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard has been awarded their first Three-Year Term of Accreditation by CARF. Commission...

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How Service Animals Can Benefit Veterans

Many animals, including pigs, horses, monkeys, and even birds, can be trained to perform tasks that aid people with disabilities, with the most common service animal being the dog. Dogs can be trained to perform various tasks to help those...

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National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Honoring Vietnam War Veterans March 29th is National Vietnam War Veterans Day. On March 29, 1973, the last combat troops were withdrawn from Vietnam and the last prisoners of war held in North Vietnam arrived on American soil. Over 58,000...

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Veterans Place Thanks the City of Pittsburgh

Veterans Place is Now Safer, Thanks to the City of Pittsburgh At the beginning of February 2021, the City of Pittsburgh demolished these long-vacant and abandoned properties next door to Veterans Place and will be transferring ownership of the now...

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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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