ALL NEW: Homeless Veteran Program Awarded Federal Grant

, Posted: Thu, June 21 2012 at 8:10 AM, Updated: Thu, June 21 2012 at 8:15 AM

A Rogue Valley homeless veterans program has been awarded a $200,000 federal grant.

Easter Seals Oregon was award the grant by the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday.

The grant will be used to help homeless veterans find new jobs.

There is also more good news, the Labor Departments says that there are now fewer than 60,000 homeless veterans across the county, compared with about 90,000, three years ago.

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