For Immediate Release

VETERANS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM MOVES ITS OFFICE TO THE STRIP DISTRICT

Pittsburgh, PA (August 8, 2016) – Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc. (VLP) today announced that it is open for operation at its new location in the Strip District.

For the past eleven years, VLP’s offices were located in the South Side at 2417 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203. Its last day of operation in the South Side was on Friday, July 29, 2016.

On Monday, August 8, 2016, VLP re-opened at its new location in the Strip District located at 2934 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Any military veteran living in Western Pennsylvania who is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, unemployed or underemployed, or facing an emergency can call or visit VLP’s new office on Smallman Street.

“Veterans Leadership Program is excited for its new chapter in the Strip District in its 34th year of operation,” said Benjamin Stahl, Interim Executive Director. “In the last few years, VLP has added new programs and has grown to house a staff of 37 employees. With an additional 4,494 square feet in our new office, VLP will be able to continue its trajectory of growth in serving the changing needs of local veterans and their families.”

For more information, please contact Veterans Leadership Program by phone at (412) 481-8200 or visit www.NeverForgetVets.org.

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ABOUT VETERANS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

Veterans Leadership Program of Western Pennsylvania, Inc., an independent, nonprofit agency, provides housing, employment, and supportive services to local veterans, service members, and their families with the goal of improving their self-sufficiency, sustainability, and quality of life. VLP operates two of the nation’s most effective veteran employment programs and is one of the largest providers of subsidized housing for veterans and their families in western Pennsylvania. For more information, please call 412-481-8200 or visit www.NeverForgetVets.org.

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