VA awards multi-million dollar grant to NM

Homeless NM Veterans

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The federal Department of Veterans Affairs is sending millions of dollars to New Mexico to help get homeless vets off the streets.

The secretary of the department announced the award of more than $2 million in homeless prevention grants Monday.

The grants are aimed at helping both New Mexico vets and their families largely through what’s called ‘supportive services’.

That state program distributes the money to non-profits providing services promoting housing stability for low income vets. This is the program’s fourth year. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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