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Veteran Services: Harold Pegues

Veteran Harold Pegues was referred to Family Endeavors by Operation Inasmuch. Veteran was homeless for almost 2 years, sleeping on the bench at Operation Inasmuch. Veteran did not receive any financial assistance nor was he aware of the resources available in the community to help him. He was connected to services beginning with the HUD-VASH office. Veteran was able to register at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center, then applied for and obtained a HUD-VASH voucher, and was rapidly re-housed. Family Endeavors assisted veteran with security deposit, his prorated rent, utility deposit, queen size bed, and bus passes. Veteran Pegues also connected to services through Cumberland County Department of Social Services – Food & Nutrition Services and Safelink Wireless. Veteran was able to obtain a free government assistance phone and Food & Nutrition Services benefits. Veteran is enjoying his new place and happy to share his story so that others may benefit.