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Homeless Veterans


Contact information for SSVF Providers, located throughout the country:


VA announces the availability of up to $300 million in grants to non-profit organizations providing supportive services to homeless and at-risk Veteran families! Please note that these funds are only available for existing SSVF Providers with renewal grants ONLY. Applicants are encouraged to apply online via SSVF's online grants management system (Online Application Link). Below you will find the information and templates required to complete the application process. All application materials must be received by the SSVF Program Office no later than 4:00PM EST on February 5, 2016.

* If you would like to continue completing an application that has already been started, please log into the grants management system here.

Application Materials


Research conducted by the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans looks at outcomes of Veterans during SSVF's first two years of operation. Click on the link below to read the article.

SQUARES (Status Query and Response Exchange System) has arrived!

SQUARES gives users the ability to identify if someone is a Veteran, an essential first step that can lead to housing, benefits, health and mental health services. While SQUARES, by itself, cannot be used to establish eligibility for VA services, it should help facilitate access and coordination of services. To use SQUARES, you must register through the HMIS Homeless Repository database. Instructions on how to register and use SQUARES can be found in the training below.

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