An estimated 37,252 of the homeless population in the United States are veterans, 11,401 of which reside in the state of California (State, 2020). That’s 31% of the nations homeless veteran population residing in one state! Whats worse, every year this number is increasing. Many in need veterans are let down by the VA due to shortages of resources, funding, and long waitlists. Stigma, diversity, and and neglect are a few more issues behind this populations shortcomings. By focusing on prevention at an individual, family, community, and societal level, this population can receive the support it needs in order to succeed. Resources and acceptance are at the core of prevention for this population.