Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Vet family

The SSVF Program provides temporary financial assistance and services to help secure and maintain housing for veterans who are currently homeless or would be homeless without this assistance. The goal for veterans in the SSVF program is to remain stably housed after this assistance ends.

Services Offered

Supportive services available to SSVF participants include:

  • Outreach services
  • Case Management
  • Assistance obtaining VA benefits
  • Assistance obtaining other public benefits
  • Additional temporary financial assistance including:
    • Rental assistance
    • Utility-fee payment assistance
    • Transportation
    • Childcare and other qualifying services

Eligibility

  • Veterans may be single or part of a family in which the head of the household, or spouse, is a veteran.
  • Discharge status must be under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Very low income: making less than 50% of the area median income (AMI).
  • Housing status:
    • Currently residing in permanent housing and at risk of losing housing and becoming literally homeless but for SSVF assistance or
    • Currently homeless, scheduled to become a resident of permanent housing within 90 days pending the location of permanent housing or
    • Has exited permanent housing within the previous 90 days in order to seek housing that better fits with needs.

Contact

Meron Girmay, 408.510.7513 or Janbir Sandhu, 408.510.7512

Learn More

Click here for the SSVF flyer.