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Organization aims to help homeless veterans
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A national push to end homelessness among veterans has made its way into the Upper Cumberland area of Tennessee through Volunteer Behavioral Health Care System.“We received a grant from the VA,” said Ron Rohrbach, one of two outreach coordinators for VBHCS. “Currently, we are trying to get the word out to as many people as possible that we can help prevent or end homelessness among veterans. It’s a great program.”The program, Mission Accomplished: Stable Housing (MASH), will help veterans and their families achieve permanent housing and support to maintain that housing.“We work on a housing-first model,” said Rohrbach. “It means we get them into housing first and then we work on what might keep them from keeping that house.