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U.S.VETS – Phoenix began providing services to veterans in October of 2001. With five locations throughout the Salt River Valley, U.S.VETS – Phoenix provides transitional and permanent housing to 260 veterans daily, and provides over 400 veteran families with financial assistance.

Each year U.S.VETS – Phoenix serves nearly 1200 veterans though outreach, case management, housing services, individual and group counseling, and workforce related activities.

  • Breaking Ground on New Housing for Veterans

    This year, U.S.VETS – Phoenix celebrated Veterans Day in a big way. On November 10, Cloudbreak Communities officially broke ground on the new Victory Place IV campus. Among those in attendance at this special event were several dignitaries, as well as those influential in making the tax credit construction project a reality, including Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, Council Woman Kate Gallego, Director of Arizona Dept. of Housing, Mike Trailer, Tim Cantwell CEO Cloudbreak Communities, Brad Bridwell Director of Community Development, and Robert Barnes, and Deputy Director Arizona Dept of Veterans Services. The new project will create 96 units of affordable permanent housing with 30 units earmarked for the most vulnerable and chronically homeless.  U.S.VETS – Phoenix will provide ongoing navigation and service delivery to the project through funding by the United Way.  The campus is expected to be completed by November 2015.

  • Phoenix Veterans Day Parade

    On November 11th, U.S.VETS - Phoenix staff and clients were proud to participate in the annual Phoenix Veterans Day Parade. This year’s theme was Duty, Honor, Sacrifice, with an emphasis in honoring WWII Veterans. The event was the largest to date, hosting thousands of grateful onlookers. Staff and clients alike remarked that the day was very special, and so good to see the support of our nation's veterans by Arizonians. The float was a collaboration between U.S.VETS and Cloudbreak Communities, commemorating the infamous flag raising at Iwo Jima. Special thanks to the local Air Force Reserve base for the use of 2 HUMVEES, and thanks to all the staff and clients that put time into making the float and the event a great success After the event, clients were treated to a special Veterans Day dinner by United for Change.  Special thanks to Barb Sesate for putting such a great meal together for our veterans.

  • Thank You, BMO Harris!

    John Scott, Executive Director for U.S.VETS – Phoenix, was invited to the BMO Harris veteran recognition event on November 10. Special thanks to BMO Harris, the Veterans Advisory Council, Dave Casadei, and Jennifer Herrema for their $1,000 for our veterans.  We look forward to a continued partnership.

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804 E. Jones Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85040
602.305.8585

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John F. Scott II, MSW
Executive Director (bio)

Veterans Seeking Housing
Outreach Department
602.757.9723
ewelch@usvetsinc.org

Veterans Seeking Employment Assistance
Workforce Department
602.717.1897
dwoods@usvetsinc.org

Veterans Seeking Other Services
Outreach Department
602.757.9723
ewelch@usvetsinc.org

Volunteer Opportunities
Event Coordinator
602.264.9164 ext 213
dwoods@usvetsinc.org

In-Kind or Goods Donations
Veteran Service Manager
602.717.6682
blauriault@usvetsinc.org

Advisory Council

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Warren Pittman
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Steve Vedral
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