VOALA and Housing Our Veterans

Written by Apartment Management Magazine on . Posted in Blog, Webinar

WHEN: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

PLEASE HELP Our Veterans Who Have Sacrificed Greatly for Our Liberty and Freedom! 

Become a Success Story Today!  Join Us, As We Discuss The Department of Housing and Urban Development and Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program. Learn How YOU TOO Can Help!  The HUD-VASH Program Is Available to Rent YOUR Units At Market Rates All Backed by the Federal Government.

Join us for this important webinar to learn about how YOU can assist our brave Veterans by providing badly needed housing.  Volunteers of America, Los Angeles (VOALA) is a local agency that addresses the many issues facing our Veterans and their families, including by helping to assist with depression, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), substance use disorders, homelessness, unemployment, and lack of education. VOALA is committed to helping Veterans overcome the barriers that stand between them and a stable, secure life. Mental health, housing, employment, and case management is at the core of its Veterans’ programs.

Through its HUD-VASH program, VOALA helps provide long–term case management, clinical / supportive services, and permanent housing assistance for chronically homeless veterans.  The HUD-VASH program works in collaboration with the local Public Housing Authorities to assist its Veterans with obtaining a Housing Choice Section 8 Voucher, in addition to providing intensive clinical case management services to support Veterans with maintaining permanent housing.

Discussion Topics Include:

  • How YOU can benefit through a partnership with the HUD-VASH program at VOALA
  • Eligibility requirements for HUD-VASH
  • How VOALA can assist you in working with the local Public Housing Authorities
  • Information regarding the Homeless Incentive Program (HIP), which will give YOU up to one month’s rent for holding a unit
  • What will be YOUR monthly rent
  • How Case Managers can support you with your tenants
  • Available assistance for Security Deposits and Rental Arrears for Veterans
  • Veterans’ stories and who may be your likely tenants in the VASH program.  Why you need to help our veterans?
  • Many success stories…YOU could be next!
  • And, much, much more…including Q&A to follow the presentation

GUEST SPEAKER:  Francisco Carrillo
Senior Clinical HUD-VASH Program Manager

Francisco Carrillo is currently the Senior Clinical Program Manager for the HUD-VASH program. As a license social worker, Francisco has dedicated his career to helping others by connecting them to the resources and services they need, while addressing the mental health and substance abuse issues impacting their ability to reach their fullest potential. Francisco has worked with different vulnerable populations in our community, but is currently dedicated to serving those who have served our country. His passion and commitment to the Veteran community is unwavering as he focuses on addressing the homeless crisis affecting many Veterans throughout the city and county of Los Angeles.


Volunteers of America Los Angeles
The Volunteers of America Los Angeles (VOALA) was founded in 1896 on the core belief in the potential of every person no matter the circumstance.  Volunteers of America is a non-profit human services organization committed to serving people in need, strengthening families, and building communities.  At VOALA it is their job to make sure that a person’s potential is realized.  VOALA provides a broad scope of support and services for all – regardless of race, gender, age, or religious preference.