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Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training - MCVET

Address
301 North High St
Baltimore, MD - 21202

Intake Days

Monday through Friday (Holidays excepted), and on the last (every fourth) Saturday of each month. Applications will only be accepted on the days of the actual intake. Applicants should enter on the Exeter Street side of the property.
Restriction Period:

Veterans accepted into the program will be restricted to the facility for the first 30 days.
Checklist of Items to Bring To Intake

    DD 214 (Military separation papers) if available.
    Personal identification.
    30 Day supply of any currently prescribed medications.
    Clothing and personal hygiene items. (Optional - MCVET has a limited supply of these items for veterans without possessions. Limited locker space is provided).
    Do not bring cologne, mouthwash, or other alcohol based products, automobiles, phones, pagers, nail files or other objects that could be used as a weapon.

Detoxification

Detox services are not provided by MCVET. All veterans with recent substance use must be detoxed prior to entry. Detox services may be available for eligible veterans at the Baltimore VA Medical Center on Greene Street.


Drop In Facility
The Day-Drop provides homeless veterans who are in need of a facility that affords a degree of comfort during the day and a feeling of camaraderie with other veterans in similar circumstances. In the Day-Drop, veterans have access to shower facilities, clothing, water and vending machines, crisis intervention counseling and a quiet haven to rest. The Facility has a 50 person capacity.

Emergency Housing
The Emergency Housing component is actually the first phase for veterans committing to the MCVET program. The Emergency Housing program has a capacity of 50 beds and is available to residents for a period not to exceed thirteen (13) weeks. During the 13 weeks, residents' military status is confirmed and they receive VA benefits counseling. They are also assigned to a case manager who works with the resident to identify the causes of the homelessness and to outline employment and education goals.

Transitional Housing
The Transitional Housing Program has 120 beds and provides up to two years of transitional housing and supportive services to veterans who have successfully completed the Emergency Shelter Program and need continued supportive services in order to return them to employment and permanent housing.

Single Room Occupancy
The Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Program is a gateway leading towards permanent housing with essential component to the overall continuum of care. The SRO functions in conjunction with the existing Emergency Shelter and Transitional Housing Programs provides a full continuum of housing, counseling and job placement services to veterans in need. Veteran applicants from outside MCVET's program, including female veterans, are also eligible for the SRO units.

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