Supportive Services for Veteran Families
Do you know a homeless Veteran? Please call (916) 228-3153.
Funded by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the Supportive Services for Veteran Families program is administered through Volunteers of America to provide supportive services to extremely low or very low-income veterans.*
Services include housing counseling, temporary financial assistance to prevent or resolve homelessness, case management and other supportive services. For more information, download a program brochure by clicking here.
To receive supportive services under the SSVF program, you must be:
- A veteran.*
- Extremely low income. (Your household income must not exceed 30 percent of area median income as adjusted. See income limits schedule below.)
- Homeless, or at immediate risk of becoming homeless.
Fiscal Year 2013 Extremely Low (30 percent) Income Limits
Monthly Income Limit
1 Person – $1,266
2 Persons – $1,450
3 Persons – $1,629
4 Persons – $1,808
5 Persons – $1.954
6 Persons – $2,100
7 Persons – $2,246
To have your case assessed, please call us at (916) 228-3153. Once you have scheduled an appointment, please bring the following documents to your meeting:
- A photo I.D.
- An undeleted DD-214 that shows discharge status
- Proof of any income you may be receiving
- Housing payment receipts (if currently in housing)
- Copies of landlord agreements
- Social Security cards of family members
- Birth certificates of dependent children
* A veteran is defined as a person who has served in any branch of the Armed Forces of the United States. You are a veteran even if you were never stationed in a combat zone, and regardless of your discharge status. However, SSVF cannot assist those who were dishonorably discharged.
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