Aura Home in Hendersonville is the dream made reality of Alyce Knaflich, once a homeless vet herself, who saw the need to step up for other women vets who find themselves in that situation. …see WLOS photos and article
To end 2016 Aura Home is celebrating the purchase of a building located in Hendersonville for housing homeless women veterans. Our house will take several months to bring up to county code and do a few renovations. We expect to begin housing women veterans by September 2017.
A new beginning for the women veterans in Western North Carolina and the first dedicated property for homeless women veterans. This house was 100% purchased with community contributions. Thank you everyone who has contributed to Aura Home weather you volunteered your time, held a
Help the Aura Home purchase and RAISE THE ROOF on a property for Homeless Women Veterans!!!!! We appreciate any contributions towards reaching a major goal for Buncombe and Henderson counties homeless women veterans and their children. Aura Home needs 75K for the purchase of a 16 bedroom building. This space can provide safe housing for 30 women and their children.
Click here to make a donation NOW or mail a check to:
Aura Home Women Vets
50 S. French Broad Ave., Suite 203
Asheville, NC 28801
You can also contribute through our GoFundMe site. Click
Women have played key roles during military service since our nation’s inception. From helping with staff shortages at home to tending the battlefield wounded. For women veterans, coming home from war isn’t easy.
Survival instincts develop fast during daily exposure to gunfire and explosions. It also happens with the chaos that happens wherever armed soldiers clash. Learning to let go of that lifestyle can be difficult, especially after returning home.
If a woman veteran is wondering how they fit in with their family, friends and loved
Senator Richard Blumenthal introduced S. 1885, the Veteran Housing Stability Act of 2015. This bill would expand service and assistance to include veterans who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, and veterans with very low incomes. This expansion would also include veterans moving into transition housing, and eventually gaining permanent residential occupancy. In addition, this bill would expand the current definition of “covered veteran” to include a veteran who is enrolled in the VA homeless registry.
This legislation would require VA to implement case management oversight for veterans enrolled in