Mahoning County gets grant to aid vets
YOUNGSTOWN — Mahoning County, with the help of Family and Community Services of Ravenna, obtained a $741,851 U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs grant to provide housing to 15 homeless veterans.
Commissioner Carol Rimedio-Righetti, who led the effort to provide veteran housing in the county, called the development exciting.
“It’s a good day for veterans in the Valley,” she said. “We’ve been working on this for over a year.”
Matthew Slater, director of veteran services for Family & Community Services, said the housing will follow the model of a program his organization established in 2013 in Warren.
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