Table 2: Top ten highest unmet needs identified by homeless veterans in 2010 and 2012.

Birmingham, AlabamaNorthwest Florida
2010
CHALENG project
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2012
Current study
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2010
CHALENG project
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2012
Current study
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1Welfare paymentsDental careChild careGuardianship (financial)
2Women’s health careWelfare paymentsLegal assistance for child support issuesLong term/permanent housing
3Guardianship (financial)VA disability/pensionFamily reconciliation assistanceHelp with finding employment
4VA disability-pensionGuardianship (financial)Legal assistance to help restore driver’s licenseChild care
5Family reconciliation assistance Help managing moneyWelfare paymentsHelp managing money
6Legal assistance for outstanding warrants/finesCredit counselingLegal assistance for outstanding warrants/FinesFamily reconciliation assistance
7Dental careJob trainingDental careWelfare payments
8Legal assistance for child support issuesLegal assistance for outstanding warrants/finesReentry services for incarcerated veteransDental care
9Help with finding employmentFamily reconciliation assistanceSSI/SSD processSSI/SSD process
10Child careLegal assistance for child support issuesGuardianship (financial)Job training