U.S.VETS – Washington D.C. has provided permanent housing to veterans since 2003. A newly-renovated facility serves 85 veterans daily, and also provides employment assistance and housing support to veterans and their families.
In 2015, U.S.VETS – Washington D.C. was awarded the prestigious Peter Dougherty Award for Excellence in Supportive Housing for Homeless Veterans at the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans annual conference.
(This story appeared in the Military Times on May 31, 2015.) Navy veteran Darryl Riley spent almost 25 years in and out of homeless shelters before landing in the U.S.VETS’ “Veterans in Progress” program earlier this spring…
On October 9, volunteers from Team Depot were on hand to help U.S.VETS as we prepare our new site in Washington D.C., which will provide a home for 85 homeless veterans…
In October 2013, through a grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S.VETS – Washington D.C. launched its Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program which focuses on ending and preventing homelessness…
Clifton Lewis is the Executive Director for U.S.VETS – Washington D.C.
Mr. Lewis has more than 16 years of experience in the social service/nonprofit field assisting vulnerable populations. His roles include serving as an integral member of The Community Partnership team as a Housing Subsidy Coordinator; a supervisory, clinical and assessment role with the Family Tree Healthy Families Program and a Program Coordinator with the Young Fathers Responsible Fathers Program. Mr. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Tele-Communications from Morgan State University.