- Must have served at least one day of active duty
- Must not have received a dishonorable discharge
- Low-income according to program guidelines
- Homeless or at risk of homelessness
- Not already receiving services from another SSVF program
- Able to obtain housing 'but for' a barrier that the SSVF program can address
- Willing to participate in finding a solution
- Individuals, traditional families and non-traditional families welcome
Every client must have documentation of their Veteran status, income verification documentation (e.g. pay stubs), or be willing to certify themselves as homeless.
Clients must also fall into one of three categories:
- Category 1 - Residing in permanent housing but at imminent risk of homelessness.
- Category 2 - Homeless, but scheduled to be permanently housed within 90 days.
- Category 3 - Exited permanent housing in the last 90 days.
WHAT WE DO
- Outreach to Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
- Assess eligibility for services
- Provide opportunities for housing
- Provide intense navigation to agreed upon services
- Provide support through case management to increase skills and income of participants
- Provide free legal services that lead to stable housing
- Provide skilled staff to help with obtaining and changing both VA and disability benefits
- May provide financial support that directly leads to housing
MAKING A DIFFERENCE SINCE 1964
Community Action is committed to providing innovative services that create opportunity, promote self sufficiency, and strengthen community. We provide Housing, Healthcare, Education and Employment services to our community.
To learn more about Community Action visit us online or call today:
PROGRAM FUNDED BY :
A grant from the Veterans Administration