Health Care for Homeless Program - VA Caribbean Healthcare System
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VA Caribbean Healthcare System

 

Health Care for Homeless Program

Description of services

This program provides services to homeless veterans of outreach services and resources of Transitional Residential facilities, Contracting Beds, vouchers for Permanent Housing through HUD-VASH Case Management.

In addition we provide services of community employment coordination and also providing services in State and Federal Correctional facilities to those veterans in discharge process after their sentence and those who are in probation and parole.

This program also provides services of dental services under the Homeless Dental Initiative Program. Finally we have a great resource of community agreements to expand our services to our homeless veteran’s population.

Hours of operation

Hours of Operation are Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm and 24/7 in San Juan either at the Emergency Room or PIC unit were we have social workers.

Location

The location of the main offices are in the second floor in which all the offices are located and services are provided.

In addition to, we have social workers of the HUD-VASH Program available at our CBOC’s to provide case management to those veterans already in that program and those who have been referred.

Key Staff

Daniel Aponte Ramos MSW-JD
Homeless and Minority Program Coordinator

#10 Casia Street
San Juan, PR 00921-3201

Tel. 787-641-7582 ext. 12556
Fax: 787-641-4398
Cel. 787-237-4749

Links and Resources

Our main link is http://vaww.caribbean.va.gov/ and in the share point we have available all resources to serve our homeless veterans and their families.

In addition to, we have two Supportive Programs for Veterans and Families in Aguadilla for Puerto Rico, 787-891-0059 and in the US Virgin Islands through the Methodist Outreach Center.

Contact Info

Location

  • VA Caribbean Healthcare System
    San Juan VA Medical Center
    2nd Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 787-641-7582 Ext. 12556

Hours of Operation

  • Monday to Friday from 7:00am to 5:00pm