Michael Hoel, a U.S. Navy vet., left, and Tim Prewitt, a U.S. Army vet., right,  in Michael's room at St. James Place Apartments, 169 Deweese St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, November 13, 2014. St. James Place is helping a handful of homeless vets transition from a two year program focused on making them model citizens to graduate houses where they will stay until they are able to buy homes on their own. Both of the men currently have apartments there but will move into a house where Tim will be a house manager. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff  Michael Hoel, a U.S. Navy vet., left, and Tim Prewitt, a U.S. Army vet., right,  in Michael's room at St. James Place Apartments, 169 Deweese St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, November 13, 2014. St. James Place is helping a handful of homeless vets transition from a two year program focused on making them model citizens to graduate houses where they will stay until they are able to buy homes on their own. Both of the men currently have apartments there but will move into a house where Tim will be a house manager. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff
Michael Hoel, a U.S. Navy vet., left, and Tim Prewitt, a U.S. Army vet., right, in Michael's room at St. James Place Apartments, 169 Deweese St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, November 13, 2014. St. James Place is helping a handful of homeless vets transition from a two year program focused on making them model citizens to graduate houses where they will stay until they are able to buy homes on their own. Both of the men currently have apartments there but will move into a house where Tim will be a house manager. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Michael Hoel, a U.S. Navy vet., left, and Tim Prewitt, a U.S. Army vet., right, in Michael's room at St. James Place Apartments, 169 Deweese St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, November 13, 2014. St. James Place is helping a handful of homeless vets transition from a two year program focused on making them model citizens to graduate houses where they will stay until they are able to buy homes on their own. Both of the men currently have apartments there but will move into a house where Tim will be a house manager. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader
Michael Hoel, a U.S. Navy vet., left, and Tim Prewitt, a U.S. Army vet., right, in Michael's room at St. James Place Apartments, 169 Deweese St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, November 13, 2014. St. James Place is helping a handful of homeless vets transition from a two year program focused on making them model citizens to graduate houses where they will stay until they are able to buy homes on their own. Both of the men currently have apartments there but will move into a house where Tim will be a house manager. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Michael Hoel, a U.S. Navy vet., left, and Tim Prewitt, a U.S. Army vet., right, in Michael's room at St. James Place Apartments, 169 Deweese St. in Lexington, Ky., Thursday, November 13, 2014. St. James Place is helping a handful of homeless vets transition from a two year program focused on making them model citizens to graduate houses where they will stay until they are able to buy homes on their own. Both of the men currently have apartments there but will move into a house where Tim will be a house manager. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff Herald-Leader

Lexington's St. James Place provides a home for veterans struggling to turn their lives around

November 30, 2014 08:32 PM