division of veterans affairs http://ripr.org en A Place For Homeless Veterans in Providence http://ripr.org/post/place-homeless-veterans-providence <p>Governor Lincoln Chafee, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse will be among the dignitaries who gather Monday morning for the dedication of&nbsp; Joyce House – an apartment building for homeless vets.&nbsp; Rhode Island has roughly 270 homeless veterans, but has designated beds for only about a third of them.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 11:25:44 +0000 Flo Jonic 17019 at http://ripr.org A Place For Homeless Veterans in Providence Vets.RI.Gov: One-Stop-Shopping for RI Veterans http://ripr.org/post/vetsrigov-one-stop-shopping-ri-veterans <p>Rhode Island has unveiled a new, one-stop-shopping <a href="http://www.vets.ri.gov">web site </a>for veterans.</p><p>The new site brings together links and information about the range of services Rhode Island and the federal government offer veterans. From the home page, veterans can find links to Rhode Island college tuition programs, sign up for state and federal benefits, and even locate a service member’s grave.</p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:18:56 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 13493 at http://ripr.org