(a) Establishment.— The Secretary shall carry out a program to make grants to health care facilities of the Department and to entities eligible for grants and per diem payments under sections
2012 of this title in order to encourage development by those facilities and entities of programs for homeless veterans with special needs.
(b) Homeless Veterans With Special Needs.— For purposes of this section, homeless veterans with special needs include homeless veterans who are—
(4)chronically mentally ill; or
(5)individuals who have care of minor dependents.
(c) Provision of Services to Dependents.— A recipient of a grant under subsection (a) may use amounts under the grant to provide services directly to a dependent of a homeless veteran with special needs who is under the care of such homeless veteran while such homeless veteran receives services from the grant recipient under this section.
(1)From amounts appropriated to the Department for “Medical Services” for each of fiscal years 2007 through 2013, $5,000,000 shall be available for each such fiscal year for the purposes of the program under this section.
(2)The Secretary shall ensure that funds for grants under this section are designated for the first three years of operation of the program under this section as a special purpose program for which funds are not allocated through the Veterans Equitable Resource Allocation system.
2006—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 109–461substituted “Medical Services” for “Medical Care” and “fiscal years 2007 through 2011” for “fiscal years 2003, 2004, and 2005”.
Study of Outcome Effectiveness of Grant Program for Homeless Veterans With Special Needs
Pub. L. 107–95, § 7,Dec. 21, 2001, 115 Stat. 919, required the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a study of the effectiveness during fiscal year 2002 through fiscal year 2004 of the grant program under this section in meeting the needs of homeless veterans with special needs and to submit to Congress a report on the study not later than Mar. 31, 2005.
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