Tomah VA stopping all referrals to VAF

Decision comes during investigation into veteran death

The Tomah VA is stopping all referrals to the Veterans Assistance Foundation.

The decision is, in part, due to an investigation into the death of a veteran in the VAF’s care. Veterans in the VAF’s temporary housing program are also being told to move out of the Medical Center location by mid-January.

The investigation, led by the Tomah Police Department is looking into the death of a 54-year-old female veteran who had been in VA-F housing.

In a statement released earlier this week, VAF officials say “While I cannot comment on a current investigation, I can state that there was no criminal negligence on behalf of the VAF or the security company we contract with.