The SSVF program assists Veteran Families who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness end their housing crisis and stabilize in permanent housing. There are two primary forms of assistance:
Homelessness Prevention – Homelessness prevention assistance is intended for eligible Veteran families who are imminently at-risk of becoming literally homeless.
Rapid Re-housing – Rapid re-housing assistance is intended for eligible Veteran families who are literally homeless and may remain literally homeless but for SSVF assistance.
The SSVF Program focuses on securing and maintaining housing for Veterans and their families who are currently homeless or would be homeless without this assistance. The program provides case management, temporary financial assistance, and supportive services to help persons gain housing stability and end their homelessness.
SSVF services are provided to Veteran Families residing in the counties of San Bernardino and Riverside, VISN 21; Loma Linda VA Medical Center catchment area.
The goal is for Veterans in the SSVF program to remain stably housed after the SSVF temporary assistance ends.
Services offered include, Outreach, Case Management, Assistance obtaining VA and public benefits and Limited Temporary financial assistance, which includes, but is not limited to:
- Rental assistance
- Utility-fee payment assistance
- Housing location assistance
- Moving assistance