Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Providing housing assistance and  supportive services to qualifying veteran families

Veterans ServicesThe goal of the SSVF program is to provide housing stability to low income Veteran families. Working with the Veteran, The Supportive Services for Veteran family program uses the housing-first approach to house Veteran’s and their families.

By connecting Veterans to resources and services, the Supportive Services for Veteran Families helps prevent and reduce the episode of homelessness. Our case managers assist SSVF participants with accessing VA and other benefits, including:

“Case management reduces barriers that keep a Veteran and his or her family from obtaining or remaining in housing. Resources may be available to help eligible Veterans’ and their families stay in or acquire, maintain and sustain permanent housing.”

Supportive Services for Veteran Families Eligibility Includes:

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  • Veteran with a discharge other than dishonorable
  • A single person or family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household is a Veteran
  • Very low income of less than 50% of the area median
  • Currently homeless or at risk of being homeless
  • Timing out of transitional housing

“Opportunity House changes lives by educating, housing, feeding, and empowering people to stand on their own feet.”

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SUCCESS STORY

SSVF Veteran from Homeless to Homeowner

“It wasn’t easy, but I was determined,” said Nathan W., sharing his path to homeownership.   This former Army Veteran and Supportive Services for Veteran Families graduate, knows the value of hard work and perseverance.   Nathan grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania and enjoyed track and field, and cross country during his time at Reading High […]