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Passport to Services ready to help Guam's homeless
(25 April, Carmen Terlaje, 23k uvm; Dededo, GU)
Set to provide free services to Guam's homeless or those at-risk of becoming homeless Tony Cruz, Community Employment Coordinate for the Department of Veterans Affairs invites all in need to tomorrow's Passport to Services: VA Stand Down. Working with the Guam Homeless Coalition, he says it's a "one-stop-shop" to help Guam's homeless community get back on their feet. Read the complete story.
Homeless seek help at Passport to Services
(26 April, Carmen Terlaje, 23k uvm; Dededo, GU)
Combating homelessness in our community, a variety of organizations gathered in Guam's capital to provide a one-stop-shop of resources. Passport to Services happens every year to provide help for Guam's growing homeless population. The event sponsored by the Guam Homeless Coalition and the VA's office provides free haircuts, immunizations, job opportunities, and even free meals. Read the complete story.
- Guam Pacific Daily News: US bill seeks help for 52,000 exposed to herbicides like Agent Orange on Guam, other islands
(12 March, Haidee V. Eugenio, Hagatna, GU)
A group called the Agent Orange Survivors of Guam is asking members of Congress for their support on a bill to be introduced March 13, Washington, D.C. time, which could help with medical treatment for 52,000 military personnel who may have been exposed to herbicides such as Agent Orange while serving on Guam, the CNMI, American Samoa and Johnston Atoll decades ago. Read the complete story.
Guam Pacific Daily News (Video): Take advantage of VA home-based primary care
(24 February, Bill Cundiff, Hagatna, GU)
The VA Home-Based Primary Care Program is managed by Kevin Hitosis and his team of specialists. They are doing such a wonderful job taking care of 50 to 60 of our veterans, families and caregivers. Thank you so much! Read the complete story.