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U.S.VETS Las Vegas opened in 2001 and operates two residential facilities and a community support office.

The Las Vegas location operates over 330 beds of transitional and permanent housing. Employment services are provided through a workforce program that helps over 110 veterans return to employment each year. Additionally, over 400 veteran households are provided rapid re-housing and homeless prevention services annually.

2016 Stand Down

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March 16-17, 2016

The 13th Annual Las Vegas Stand Down
was a great success!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors,
service providers, and volunteers.

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Mailing Address:

525 East Bonanza Road
Las Vegas, NV 89101

Veterans Seeking Housing
Giovanni Lomagno

Veterans Seeking Employment Assistance
Barb Purvis

Veterans Seeking Other Services
Giovanni Lomagno

Volunteer Opportunities
Kolanda Scott

In-Kind or Goods Donations
Kolanda Scott


Executive Director

Shalimar Cabrera

 Advisory Council

Mamta Kapoor, Co-Chair

Jill Bell, Co-Chair

Steve Chartrand

JB Barnhart

Bruce Herman

Wayne Leroy

Jerry Jaggers

David McNeill

Susan Stanton

Candace Young-Richey

Shalimar Cabrera

Shalimar Cabrera is the Executive Director for U.S.VETS Las Vegas.

Ms. Cabrera earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology, and Masters Degree in Social Work, with a concentration on Management & Community Practice, from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. She began working with U.S.VETS in 2003 as an Outreach Specialist, then continued on as AmeriCorps Program Director then National AmeriCorps Director prior to assuming the role of Executive Director of U.S.VETS Las Vegas in 2008.

Ms. Cabrera is the Chairperson of the Las Vegas Veterans Stand Down, coordinating outcome-driven services to meet the needs of hundreds of veterans each year.