U.S.VETS – Washington D.C. has provided permanent housing to veterans since 2003. In February 2015, a newly-renovated facility opened which serves 85 veterans daily, and also provides employment assistance and housing support to veterans and their families.
U.S.VETS – Washington D.C. was awarded the prestigious Peter Dougherty Award for Excellence in Supportive Housing for Homeless Veterans at the 2015 National Coalition for Homeless Veterans annual conference.
During the month of November, in honor of Veterans Day, the Safeway Foundation raised funds to support veteran causes. U.S.VETS – Washington D.C. was awarded its third grant this year from the Safeway Foundation in the amount of $30,000 to support veterans and their families in need of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support. Thank you to Safeway and its customers for their continued support to serve those who served and end veteran homelessness in the District of Columbia Metro Area.
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.
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