New England News
4:18 pm
Tue July 3, 2012

Grants To Massachusetts Agencies To Help Homeless Veterans

The U.S Labor Department has awarded more than $1 million to three agencies in Massachusetts to help homeless veterans.. WAMC”s Paul Tuthill reports.

 

            The western Massachusetts based program, Soldier On has been awarded two grants totaling $400,000.  Soldier On President John Downing says  the money will be use to provide job training to up to 160 homeless veterans.

            The other grant recipients are the Worcester based  Veterans Inc, and the New England Center for Homeless Veterans which is located in Boston..