Community Hope has been awarded a $5 million grant to expand our successful Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program and help more than 750 veteran families avert homelessness in the year ahead.
Our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program is a homeless prevention program designed to assist veterans and veteran families at risk of homelessness to maintain their housing and to rapidly re-house veteran families who have recently become homeless.
Community Hope's Hope for Veterans® will provide case management services to assist veterans and their families in securing housing and developing a housing stability plan to avert or overcome homelessness.
Serving Veterans and Veteran Families in the Following Communities:
New Jersey Counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren
Now serving Mercer and Monmouth Counties
Pennsylvania Counties: Bucks, Monroe, Northampton and Pike
Now serving Lehigh, Lackawanna and Wyoming Counties
Low-income single veterans or veteran families who are
Social Service Assistance:
- Currently residing in permanent housing and at risk of becoming homeless OR
- Currently homeless or recently exited permanent housing and are scheduled or able to become a resident of permanent housing within 90 days. For example, a veteran living in a shelter, on the street or in temporary housing with an apartment identified.
Case management services may include: Housing counseling/housing search, securing utilities, mediation with property owners, financial budgeting, employment assistance and navigation of eligible benefits and services.
Financial Assistance Services:
Temporary financial assistance may be available to eligible veterans including rental assistance, utility payments, security payments, moving costs, childcare and transportation expenses.