Supportive Services For Veterans Families (SSVF)

Description: The primary aim of this program is to help veteran families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness quickly regain stability and permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and\or homelessness. SSVF provides a range of supportive services designed to resolve the immediate crisis and promote housing stability. Intervention is short-term and temporary. Homeless prevention is intended to prevent first time and repeated homelessness or a recurrence of a housing crisis. Rapid Re-Housing is intended to end homelessness, reduce the time spent homeless, increase job and income growth and prevent recurrences of homelessness.

Types of Funding Available:

  1. Rental Assistance
  2. Utility – Fee Payment Assistance
  3. Security Deposits
  4. Emergency Supplies
  5. Transportation

Eligibility:

  • Veteran must be head of household, or the spouse of the head of household,
  • Veteran must live in or want to live in one of the 38 counties we serve,
  • The household would be homeless "but for" this assistance,
  • Active military service with a discharge other than dishonorable,
  • Veteran household must meet threshold requirements.

Veteran Commitment:

  • Case management,
  • Follow program policies and procedures.

Program Director: Erin Becker

Funding source: US Department of Veterans Affairs

Contact SSVF Program Director Erin Becker at (608) 372-8387 for more details on the SSVF Program.