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With more veterans returning home from service than ever before, U.S.VETS — Patriotic Hall provides innovative homeless prevention programs, focused on employment, mental health, and family services, to ensure that this generation of veterans gets the support and services they need when they come home.

Located at the historic Bob Hope Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles, U.S.VETS is proud to be the lead nonprofit agency at this one-stop veteran service center that brings together people, organizations, and resources for veterans.

U.S.VETS — Patriotic Hall is committed to supporting our veterans during the COVID-19 outbreak, as our highest priority is providing our nation’s veterans with the care, community, dignity and hope that they deserve. While our offices at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall are presently closed, all services, including employment and counseling, continue to be offered remotely.

Programs operated by U.S.VETS — Patriotic Hall include:

Outside the Wire, which provides preventative and early mental health treatment to veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Career Development Initiative (CDI), which connects veteran job seekers with employers and careers that utilize their unique skills, training and experience.

Women Vets on Point, which offers support, resources and a variety of mental health care options to women during or after their military service.

Vet2Peer Program, which is a training and job placement program designed, in partnership with LMU Extension, especially for military veterans who want to support their peers as they transition from military to civilian life.

• Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), which assists low-income veteran families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to find safe, stable and affordable transitional or permanent housing.

In addition to U.S.VETS community programs, Patriotic Hall offers an array of collaborative and coordinated services for veterans through a network of service agencies.

Bob Hope Patriotic Hall was built in 1925 and dedicated to the veterans of Los Angeles County. After a $45 million renovation, Patriotic Hall reopened in 2013 with a renewed focus on serving veterans.In collaboration with the LA County Department of Military & Veteran Affairs, and the Los Angeles Department of Mental Health, U.S.VETS has brought together a network of service agencies to provide collaborative and coordinated services focused on the needs of veterans and their families – all under one roof.

The Greater Los Angeles VA Medical Center links veterans to VA Benefits, medical and psychological services, and VA Supported Housing.

In collaboration with the California EDD and the County Workforce Investment Board, employment assistance is available to unemployed and underemployed veterans, including job readiness training, resume assistance, financial literacy training, and a Career Center.

Legal Advocacy is available to veterans with legal issues such as child support, outstanding warrants, and denied benefits.

For more information about all services provided at Patriotic Hall, please call (213) 765-9680.

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2018 – 2019 Impact

View our U.S.VETS — Patriotic Hall Fact Sheet for more impact information.

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Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Closed weekends

Parking

Limited parking is available. Parking lot entrance is located on S. Figueroa St. and Flower St.

Public Transportation

For information on public transportation to Patriotic Hall please visit http://socaltransport.org/

Directory

Mailing Address:

1816 S. Figueroa St
4th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90015
213.223.8366

Veterans Seeking Employment
Jennifer Lynn
jlynn@usvetsinc.org
213.444.9224

Veterans Seeking Mental Health
Dana Grethen
dgrethen@usvetsinc.org
213.712.6268

Female Veterans Seeking Services
Cristina Garcia
cgarcia@usvetsinc.org
213.247.0009

Veterans Seeking Peer Training
Adam Castillo
acastillo@usvetsinc.org
213.407.0039

Donations & Communications
Juliana Scott
julscott@usvetsinc.org
213.434.0459

Leadership

Robert Stohr

Executive Director

Robert K. Stohr, M.S., L.M.F.T.

Robert Stohr is the Executive Director at U.S.VETS — Patriotic Hall in downtown Los Angeles.

Mr. Stohr earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in Educational Psychology from California State University. Following a 20 year career as a psychotherapist, Mr. Stohr acted as Division Director for the Suicide Prevention Center at Didi Hirsch, where he managed the operation of The Suicide Prevention hotline, as well as supervised education, outreach, and training. In this position Mr. Stohr trained FBI and SWAT teams on crisis negotiation for suicide prevention, and met nationally at SAMHSA to discuss partnerships with local emergency departments. He has presented at national conferences on a manual that he co-authored about working with suicide attempt survivors.

Mr. Stohr joined U.S.VETS in January 2016.

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