The event is free and open to homeless veterans, at-risk veterans and their families.
According to the event page, homeless vets can access several resources on-site such as housing information, legal services and health screenings in addition to showers, clothing items and a hot lunch.
There is also free transportation available to veterans with pick-up locations and times across Hampton Roads. See the list below:
- Union Mission, 5100 E. Virginia Beach Blvd. Between 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
- Salvation Army, 203 W. 19th St. Between 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
- Judeo Christian Outreach, 1053 Virginia Beach Blvd. 8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
- Julius Conn Gymnasium, 328 30th St. Between 7:30 a.m.-7:40 a.m.
- Newport News Transit Center, 150 35th St. Between 7:45 a.m.-7:55 a.m.
- McDonald’s, 2601 Jefferson Ave. Between 8:05 a.m.-8:10 a.m.
- Hampton Human Services, 1320 La Salle Ave. Between 7:30 a.m.-7:40 a.m.
- Hampton Transit Center, 2 W. Pembroke Ave. Between 7:40 a.m.-7:50 a.m.
- Hampton VAMC – Domiciliary, 100 Emancipation Dr. Between 10:00 a.m.- 10:30 a.m.
The 2018 Veterans Stand Down event is at Y.H. Thomas Community Center, 1300 Thomas St. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Returning transportation to pick-up sites start at 11 a.m.
For more information, contact Verneka Hudson at 757-722-9961, ext. 2137 or firstname.lastname@example.org.