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Albany veterans group awarded $118K federal grant
ALBANY -- Organizations in Rochester, Albany and New York City are among the groups splitting almost $29 million in federal grants nationwide for job training, housing and other services for veterans.
The New York groups are getting a total of $2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
The grants will help homeless veterans reintegrate into society and the labor force while providing needed services.
The awards include $500,000 to Easter Seals New York in Rochester and $300,000 to the Veterans Outreach Center in Rochester. The Albany Housing Coalition is approved for $118,800.