In a recent census, the number of homeless veterans has declined. However, veterans seeking better employment opportunities find it difficult to land good jobs.
Due to lack of quality jobs, veterans are juggling part-time jobs to keep their heads afloat and get them off the streets. Homeless shelters experience having three or four new vets come to them asking for a place to stay.
The Larder Cook School in West Lothian is a social enterprise that trains young people for a career in the food business. Recently, the school has launched a crowdfunder to help it teach another 80 students a year.
Veteran Homeless Rates in Decline, But Unemployment Still Remains