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Veterans Services - NHS Fresh Start

The NHS Fresh Start housing and supportive service programs for veterans in Philadelphia and Coatesville were developed to work with veterans with a history of homelessness, chemical dependency and/or veterans with varying degrees of mental illness. NHS Fresh Start is currently operating 45 beds in partnership with the Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and 100 beds in Partnership with the Coatesville VA Medical Center, and also offers several transitional and permanent “self-pay” housing opportunities for veterans. The Program started in 1998 and is currently offering several housing models, described below.

PHL VA medical Center PHL VA medical Center
NHS Fresh Start - Independence Hall
Coatesville VA Medical Center


Veterans Emergency Housing

Transitional Housing

Transitional Housing for Veterans with SMI

Shared and Individual Permanent Housing

Veterans Mobile Care Coordination Team