Making an Impact For Veterans Facing Homlessness

Sign of the word help.

“I’d be on the street if it weren’t for her taking action.” Those are the words of this Vietnam-era Army veteran, Ronald H.  sharing his thoughts about the services he received through the Veterans Program at Opportunity House in Reading, Pennsylvania.  

Offering Help in A Veterans Time of Needs

When Ronald experienced difficult times, he was referred to the Veterans Program and its case manager, Victoria. She was  quick to help.  “She got things done,” he noted.  From helping to get him housed to completing forms to get access to the VA hospital system, Victoria addressed his needs. “Other organizations promise to help–she actually helped me,” he added.  “She helped me get back on my feet again,” he added.  

Ronald encourages veterans to seek help early.  His experience with the Veterans Program at Opportunity House has made a big difference in his life.  “You’ll get the help you need and they’ll get things done.”

Opportunity House in Reading, Pennsylvania provides emergency shelter for Veterans and others who are homeless and need emergency shelter.  We accept both men and women Veterans.  We work closely with the Lebanon VA Medical Center to provide the services Veterans need to get back on their feet.  From healthcare and mental health services to housing vouchers and drug and alcohol treatment, Opportunity House connects you with the resources you need to become stably housed.

Help is available for homeless veterans.  Let us help you recover from homelessness and become stably housed.  if you need emergency shelter, call us at 610-374-4696 ext 247.



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