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8th Annual NDVets 5K Run/Walk

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An Inside Look

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Watch Insider Exclusive’s news team meet with key staff and sponsors from NDVets to find out more about our organization and how you can help NDVets continue our mission of helping all Veterans rebuild their lives.

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An Inside Look

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Watch Insider Exclusive’s news team meet with key staff and sponsors from NDVets to find out more about our organization and how you can help NDVets continue our mission of helping all Veterans rebuild their lives.

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MORE THAN 3,900 VETERANS

LIVING ON THE STREETS IN LOS ANGELES COUNTY

Through Transitional and Permanent Supportive Housing, we’re working to make this number 0.

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GIVING VETERANS

JOB TRAINING AND RESOURCES YOU NEED

From vocational training and resume writing to job search assistance and interview prep.

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WE CARE ABOUT YOU

SOMETIMES THE HARDEST BATTLE IS RETURNING HOME

Our first class mental health services help veterans struggling with issues from trauma to addiction.

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EVERY VETERAN DESERVES

A SAFE AND STABLE PLACE TO CALL HOME

Find out how our housing and support services can work for you and your family.

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TO SERVE THOSE WHO SO BRAVELY SERVED US

Building a community in which all at-risk veterans lead lives of honor, dignity, well-being, and respect.

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Permanent Housing

New Directions for Veterans operates four residential facilities in West Los Angeles.

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Transitional Housing

New Directions for Veterans operates four residential facilities in West Los Angeles.

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Family Services

A veteran’s military experience can have a tremendous impact on not only the veteran, but also his/her family.

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Mental Health

Life after the military can pose many challenges to veterans and family members.

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Job Assistance

New Directions for Veterans helps homeless veterans obtain employment by providing a complete set of services and resources.

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New Directions for Veterans empowers men and women who served in the military, and their families, to lead productive and fulfilling lives.

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New Directions for Veterans Hosts Annual Gala to Honor and Benefit Veterans on October 13th

Los Angeles – October 10, 2018 - New Directions for Veterans (NDVets), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive housing[...]

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Oct 11, 2018

NDVets & ELACC Break Ground on Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments

Sun Valley Senior Veterans Apartments will be home to formerly homeless veterans and their families (rendering)  The ground breaking happened[...]

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Oct 4, 2018

NDVets is CFC Approved

 New Directions for Veterans CFC# 16466 New Directions for Veterans' 2017 Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) application has been approved by[...]

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Dec 2, 2017

Giving Hope on #GivingTuesday

Join us this #GivingTuesday in helping give the gift of tomorrow to a struggling veteran. #GivingTuesday is an annual awareness campaign held on[...]

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Nov 28, 2017

An Inside Look at New Directions for Veterans… (Part 2)

Watch Part 2 of the Insider Exclusive's in-depth interview with some of our key staff and sponsors who work so[...]

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Oct 30, 2017

An Inside Look at New Directions for Veterans… (Part 1)

INSIDER EXCLUSIVE brought their investigative news team to NDVets to meet our dedicated staff, elected leaders, corporate sponsors and New[...]

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Oct 17, 2017

In Case You Missed It…

Here's a teaser from "The Wandering Knight" written and performed by NDVets Veterans with the help of Imagination Workshop! Don't[...]

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Oct 10, 2017

National Suicide Prevention Day

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, the military population is particularly at-risk with 22[...]

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Sep 11, 2017

New Directions for Veterans Receives Grant

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Mar 20, 2017

A Way Home

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Feb 24, 2017

NDVets Celebrates 25 Years of Service!

NDVets is proud to celebrate 25 years of serving veterans and their families!  Thank you to all of our supporters,[...]

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Jan 3, 2017

New Directions for Veterans Welcomes New Chief Program Officer!

NEW DIRECTIONS FOR VETERANS HIRES NEW CHIEF PROGRAM OFFICER   LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2016– New Directions for Veterans welcomes[...]

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Dec 5, 2016

New Directions for Veterans Agency Video

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Nov 22, 2016

New Directions for Veterans Names Colonel Yvette Kelley President and Chief Executive Officer

LOS ANGELES – New Directions for Veterans (NDVets), a nonprofit organization that helps our nation’s veterans successfully address the challenges[...]

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Aug 23, 2016

Former L.A. Councilman Bill Rosendahl Dies After Battle with Cancer

Bill Rosendahl, the gregarious and outspoken former Los Angeles City Councilman, died Wednesday morning after a four-year battle with cancer.[...]

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Mar 30, 2016

New Directions for Veterans Remembers Marlys “Marti” Moore-Jackson

Champion for Veterans’ Services Helped Shape Agency’s Future LOS ANGELES, August 11, 2015 – Building 116 on the VA Greater[...]

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Aug 11, 2015

Experts Weigh In on Calif. Senators’ Plan to Bring Homeless Vets into West LA Campus

A proposal was introduced this morning by Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) toward the goal of providing[...]

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Aug 6, 2015

Work to Begin on Veterans Housing Property in Burbank

Long-percolating project is expected to open for tenants by the end of this year.

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Jul 28, 2015

New Directions for Veterans’ Projects Win $8.7M in Prop 41 Funds

106 Units in El Monte and Los Angeles to House Homeless Veterans   LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2015 – Three[...]

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Jul 10, 2015

Treating Homeless Veterans’ Trauma Starts at the Front Door

Visit to Israel Inspires New Directions for Veterans’ Trauma-Informed Care LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2015 – What does post-traumatic stress[...]

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Jun 29, 2015
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Success Stories

Imagine yourself with no military experience and you hear someone say, “I have served 12 years in the Army National Guard.” You wouldn’t think that he or she would have left the United States during

Pilar Rodriguez Reyes
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Damion Bishop I was born in Medford, Oregon on November 30, 1972. My mom liked bad boys and met my dad in Juvenile Hall. He was so bad that she changed our names and moved

Damien Bishop
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Garry and Rebecca Garry Watson, a disabled US Army Veteran, and his wife, Rebecca, were bouncing from shelter to shelter on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. Garry was disabled, unable to work, and was

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Ten years ago my life was far from the successful and happy one that I am living today. I would like to tell you about how New Directions was instrumental in helping me reclaim my

Gary Meraz
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Growing up in Watts, Ralph Jackson was no stranger to the consequences of violence and crime. He saw friends and relatives run afoul of the law, and at a young age he faced the loss

Ralph Jackson
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