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

Oct 11, 2018 | By Bob Helfant | 0 comments

Los Angeles – October 10, 2018 – New Directions for Veterans (NDVets), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive housing and development services to homeless and at-risk veterans, announced the organization will host its annual Veterans Canteen gala to benefit homeless veterans on October 13th, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center beginning at 6pm. New Directions for Veterans is a…

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

Aug 23, 2016 | By Bob Helfant | 0 comments

LOS ANGELES – New Directions for Veterans (NDVets), a nonprofit organization that helps our nation’s veterans successfully address the challenges after military service, has named Colonel (Retired) Yvette Kelley as President and Chief  Executive Officer, it was announced today by Board chair, Rudy E. Grimaldo. Ms. Kelley succeeds Ted Howells, a long-time board member who served as interim CEO for…

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

Jul 10, 2015 | By Bob Helfant | 0 comments

106 Units in El Monte and Los Angeles to House Homeless Veterans   LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2015 – Three New Directions for Veterans (NDVets) housing developments will receive more than $8.7 million in grants through the Veterans Housing and Homeless Prevention (VHHP) program, funded through Proposition 41. These three projects are among only 17 selected throughout California for a…

Treating Homeless Veterans’ Trauma Starts at the Front Door

Jun 29, 2015 | By Bob Helfant | 0 comments

Visit to Israel Inspires New Directions for Veterans’ Trauma-Informed Care LOS ANGELES, June 29, 2015 – What does post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among homeless veterans in the U.S. have to do with the resilience of the people of Israel? “Everything,” says New Directions for Veterans President and CEO Gregory C. Scott, who has committed to fully integrating a treatment known…