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.
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PenFed Foundation presented U.S. VETS – Washington, D.C. with a $20,000 donation to support the organization’s homeless veterans reintegration program and will be used to pay rent or utility deposits, past due rent, mortgage, utilities, car payments and auto insurance, as well as for necessary basic home furnishings and supplies.
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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