The annual “Stand Down Against Homelessness” event is Thursday and Friday in North Charleston.

Sponsored by Goodwill Industries of Lower South Carolina and the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, the event is an opportunity for homeless veterans and families to receive a variety of assistance.

The event provides medical and dental screenings and aid, clothing, food, haircuts, plus job and legal counseling for thousands of veteran and community homeless in the greater Charleston area.

It will be held at Armory Park in North Charleston, 5000 Lackawanna Blvd.,

from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., both days.