Changing Homelessness was awarded the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program in 2012. We are responsible for program administration and coordination of services. Through the SSVF program, we have served more than 4,000 Veteran families in our service areas and we are committed to serving many more.
Once a Veteran household is determined eligible and enrolled in the SSVF Program, we can assist with the following services to promote long-term housing stability:
Housing Search and Identification
Connection to Department of Veteran Affairs Benefits
Connection to Mainstream Benefits
Connection to Legal Services (Civil)
Provision of Temporary Financial Assistance (temporary, not guaranteed)
Who is Eligible?
A Veteran household must meet all of the following criteria to be deemed eligible for SSVF Program services:
Veteran Status – A Veteran is a person who served at least one day of active duty services in the military, naval, or air service, and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable.
Housing Status – The Veteran household must demonstrate it is literally homeless OR at-risk of homelessness.
Income Status – For the county, the Veteran household is seeking services in, it must have an annual income at or below the 50% Area Median Income.