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Tri-Cities Receiving Grant To Help Veterans

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KENNEWICK, Wash. -- Catholic Family and Child Services of the Tri-Cities is getting some much-needed grant money to assist local veterans.

A $107,000 grant will assist up to 20 homeless and at-risk veterans families find housing in Benton and Franklin Counties. A second grant will help with other expenses, like child care and transportation.


Steve prince with Veteran Services says the grants will help teach vets how to get back into civilian life, "The soldiers come back and their different, than when they went over. And it's a transition period, they gotta have time and they gotta have help getting back into things."

Those services will begin October 1st, and eligible referrals should be sent to the Walla Walla VA and the Columbia Basin Veterans Coalition.