FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Preble Street Receives Grant from Disabled Veterans National Foundation
PORTLAND, ME (December 11, 2020) Preble Street Veterans Housing Services (VHS) assists veterans and their families in finding and maintaining stable housing and works to end homelessness among veterans throughout Maine. VHS services include case management, intensive housing counseling, and direct financial assistance for security deposits, first month’s rent, and utility fees.
Thanks to a grant from the Disabled Veterans National Foundation, VHS will be able to connect an additional 56 of our most vulnerable veterans and their families with permanent housing!
Preble Street is a nonprofit human services, anti-poverty agency serving the most vulnerable people in Maine since 1975 through innovative, best-practice, client-centered programs that respond to and prevent hunger and homelessness. In addition to the largest emergency food service program in northern New England, Preble Street operates over a dozen low-barrier programs throughout Maine providing 24/365 services for individuals and families living in poverty, including homeless youth, women, veterans, and victims of human trafficking, driven by its mission to meet urgent needs, empower people to move beyond the crises in their lives, and advocate for solutions to homelessness, hunger, and poverty. www.preblestreet.org