An event for homeless Veterans, people and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless is scheduled for October 17, 2013 at Central Christian Church at 205 E. Short Street in Lexington.
The 'Homeless Resource Connections Community Stand Down' is scheduled to take place from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The event will include:
- health screenings
- employment counseling and referrals
- substance abuse counseling
- dental service
- homeless program services
- Information on general relief, transitional housing and eligibility for VA healthcare and benefits and other government and social services
Everyone who attends the event will receive free comfort kits.
There are an estimated 200,000 homeless Veterans in the U.S.