U.S.VETS – Las Vegas opened in 2001 and provides veterans with comprehensive housing and employment services.
The Las Vegas locations serve 308 veterans each day.
Shalimar Cabrera is the Executive Director for U.S.VETS – Las Vegas, and the Acting Executive Director for U.S.VETS – Washington D.C.
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.
Rebecca West, Chairman