Camden diocese gets grant to help low-income vets of South Jersey

    A grant awarded to the Diocese of Camden will help low-income vets around South Jersey.

    The $744,740 grant for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Camden will help the diocese reach out to almost 1,300 families in Camden, Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.

    With the funding coming from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, the diocese will run a one-year program to provide case management services to low-income vets, the Gloucester County Times reports.

    The program will use $180,000 in temporary financial assistance to provide vets awaiting VA benefits with help for things like utility payments, public transportation and other things.

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