BALTIMORE, MD – Sept. 2, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) visited the Maryland Center for Veterans Education (MCVET) and met with veterans receiving services. MCVET is a nonprofit designed to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services to assist them in transitioning to civilian life.
“I was pleased to visit the Maryland Center for Veterans Education & Training today to learn about how their services are making a significant difference to veterans and their families in Maryland,” said Congressman Steny H. Hoyer. “MCVET has been an important asset to our veterans, ensuring they have the necessary services as they return to civilian life. I will continue to push for greater resources for veterans and their families to ensure they receive the care and support they need and that they have earned through their service to our nation.”
“The staff of the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, Inc. was honored by Congressman Hoyer’s visit and grateful for the opportunity to highlight our comprehensive residential and support services for the homeless veteran population, in particular our employment services which help veterans return to the workforce and permanent housing,” stated Jeffery L. Kendrick USAF (Ret.), Executive Director of MCVET.
MCVET serves more than 250 veterans each day with Housing and Support Services, including a day drop-in facility, emergency housing, transitional housing, and single room occupancy. In additional to providing shelter and food to veterans, MCVET also provides case management, substance abuse, mental health counseling, and job training through their Education, Training, and Employment (ETE) program.