About Priority Veteran

  • Veterans in Alabama
    Alabama ranks 38th in the nation in proportion of veterans who are homeless
  • Veterans in Alabama
    The VA Medical Centers estimate that 20-30% of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans will require treatment for mental health issues.
  • Veterans in Alabama
    Veterans are overrepresented among the homeless population: Alabama’s homeless veterans represent 16% of all homeless persons.
  • Veterans in Alabama
    19% of Alabama veterans receive disability payments from the VA, the sixth highest rate in the country. 35% of veterans have never registered for the VA benefits for which they are entitled.

Priority Veteran has helped more than 1,700 Alabama veterans who are struggling with re-integration and homelessness.

When a veteran hits a rough patch, Priority Veteran is ready to help. Watch Emmitt Bryan’s story of how Priority Veteran helped him stay the course.

Priority Veteran provides veterans with intensive one-on-one assistance to locate stable permanent housing and links them to resources to gain the skills and knowledge to help them remain financially stable.

Call Priority Veteran Toll Free (866)-460-3827.

Case Managers help veterans with needs such as:

  • creating a Housing Stability Plan
  • accessing medical or mental health services
  • enrolling for veteran’s benefits
  • job search assistance
  • financial coaching
  • and more

Priority Veteran, in partnership with United Way of Central Alabama, provides veterans across Alabama with federal, state and local resources; linking veterans to hope. Priority Veteran began offering services to veterans in October 2013 with a $2 million Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Reach Priority Veteran by calling Toll Free (866)-460-3827.

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As homeless veterans move into their new housing, they need basic necessities. Priority Veteran is requesting financial contributions of $10, $20, $50 or more to purchase basic household supplies for veterans and their new stable housing.

How to give:

  • Click on the GIVE button on the Priority Veteran website to make an on-line contribution
  • Hold a Priority Veteran collection drive for NEW items in the list below. Please contact us for specific needs.

 

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Priority Veteran is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities for its Rapid Rehousing and Homelessness Prevention Program.

Call Toll Free (866)-460-3827