The SSVF Program focuses on securing and maintaining housing for Veterans who are currently homeless or would be homeless without this assistance. It provides temporary financial assistance and services to help persons gain housing stability. The goal is for Veterans in the SSVF program to remain stably housed after this temporary assistance ends.
Supportive services available to SSVF participants:
- Outreach Services
- Case Management Services
- Assistance obtaining VA benefits
- Assistance obtaining other public benefits
- Temporary financial assistance including:
- Rental assistance
- Security deposit assistance
- Utility-fee payment assistance
- General Housing Stability assistance
- A veteran must currently reside in the household.
- Veteran discharge status that does not read dishonorable.
- Very Low-Income -making less than 50% of the area median income (AMI).
- Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing
- 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.
SSVF Flyer and Contact Information:
- Indian River County – Sharon 772-567-7790
- St. Lucie County – Jessica 772-337-5670
- Martin County – Emily 772-320-3204