• Borne the Battle #265: Benefits Breakdown, Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), Support for Veterans Facing Homelessness

    This episode of Borne the Battle—a benefits breakdown—features Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF).

  • Homeless Veterans grants for groups in Hawaii and Guam

    Homeless Veterans and families in Hawaii have help on the way. Millions of dollars in grants have been awarded to curb Veteran homelessness.

  • SSVF grantee, HomeFirst, helps Veteran find permanent housing

    HomeFirst Services of Santa Clara County works with VA’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to provide rapid re-housing and homeless prevention assistance to eligible Veterans and their families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. 

  • Veteran rebuilt life with assistance from SSVF

    In 2018, Navy Veteran and Hawaii native Rodney Navarro was given an ultimatum: travel to Oregon to enter the White City Veterans Rehabilitation Center for substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorder, or remain incarcerated at the Maui Community Correctional Center.

  • Borne the Battle #201: Benefits Breakdown, CARES Act Emergency Funding for VA Homeless Programs

    Breakdown on how VA is addressing the challenge of Veterans who are homeless or at-risk during COVID-19, with emergency funding info by the CARES Act.

  • Construction company swoops in to help former Army paratrooper

    VA salutes corporate citizens that pitch-into improve the lives of Veterans and remind them that their fellow Americans value them and have not forgotten about the enormous sacrifices they made for the American people.

  • Oklahoma program helps Veterans exit homelessness with options for housing, food stability

    The "fridge fill" program also authorizes Veterans a one-time allowance of food and supplies for the equivalent of six people, regardless of the Veteran’s family size.

  • Out of money and nearly out of hope, Navy Veteran gets help when needed most

    Verna Burton traveled across the country for a career change, only to learn the apartment she booked online was a scam. Fortunately, Swords to Plowshares was there to help.

  • National League of Cities finds what works to help more Veterans secure housing: strategic landlord engagement

    Ending Veteran homelessness is a group effort — and regardless of your role in your community, you can become part of the solution.

  • Gold star mother helps heal once-homeless Veterans by giving back

    Theresa Hart and Newby-ginnings have created a community of kindness that promotes support for Veterans, no matter where they are in their life.

  • VA awards grants to help homeless and at-risk Veterans and families

    Today, VA announced it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families.

  • VA announces new grants to help end Veteran homelessness

    VA Secretary Bob McDonald today announced the award of nearly […]

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