Los Angeles
Veteran & Families Stand Down

December 19-21, 2015

Los Angeles Convention Center

A 3-day event in downtown Los Angeles that brings together dozens of service providers from the public and private sectors to help vets with everything from housing and employment assistance to a variety of VA services to dental and other medical and wellness services.

 

The Los Angeles Stand Down is the largest event of its kind in the country. This year the event is expected to serve over 2,500 vets from the greater Los Angeles area.

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Why Los Angeles?

Los Angeles has the largest population of homeless military veterans in the nation. Roughly 20% of the 4,360 homeless vets in the U.S. living on the streets and in shelters of Los Angeles on any given night.

What Is The Goal?

President Obama and the Department of Veteran Affairs set a national goal of ending veteran homelessness by 2015. As the second largest U.S. city, Los Angeles is a leader in solving community issues and with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti’s backing, the Stand Down will be an invaluable tool in reaching this important goal.

Services That Will Be Available to Vets

VA Services

Registration
Benefits Counseling
Medical Services

Employment Services

Job Counseling
Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job Fair

Housing Assistance

Legal Services

Expungements & Prop 47 Felony Reductions (Bring Dept. of Justice Rap Sheet)
Tickets & Ticket Warrants
VA & Other Public Benefits
Discharge Upgrades
Child Support & Family Law
Employment Issues
Student Loan & GI Bill Issues
Consumer Issues
Housing Issues & Eviction Defense

Medical And Wellness

VA Medical
Mental Health
Dental Care
Vision Care
Acupuncture
Massage
Mindfulness
Treatment/Counseling
Support Groups
& many others

Personal

Food
Showers
Clothing
Haircuts
Pet Services

Assistance will be available to help individuals navigate to and through all the services available to them.

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Attend the Event
Dec. 19-20

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Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job Fair
Dec. 21

Learn More and Register

Providers Kindly Donating Goods and Services

  • LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
  • LA City Councilman Curren Price
  • LA County Dept. of Military & Veteran Affairs
  • California Dept. of Veteran Affairs
  • Volunteers of America – Los Angeles
  • AEG
  • Team AMVETS
  • Legal Aid Foundation of LA
  • VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System
  • VA Long Beach Healthcare System
  • Mindful Warrior Project
  • USC School of Dentistry
  • Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine

Do You Provide A Service Useful to Homeless and At-Risk Vets?

Register to Become a Service Provider

Official LA Stand Down 2015 Lead Partners

Can’t make it, but still want to lend a much needed hand

Donate