The SSVF Program Office regularly sends out emails to grantees informing them of upcoming trainings, webinars, program updates, newly released NOFAs, and a variety of
other information pivotal to the SSVF Program. Here you can find an archive of all SSVF
National Grantee webinars and other webinar series hosted by the SSVF Program
- SSVF Webinar Series - FY 2017 HMIS Year End and FY 2018 HMIS Start Up
- September 21, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - FY 2017 SSVF Grant Closing - September 14, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - SOAR Toolkit - August 17, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - VA Suicide Prevention Overview - August 10, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - National Privacy Guidance for Sharing VA Homeless Program
Data with Non-VA Community Providers - July 13, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - Identifying and Meeting the Legal Needs of Veterans and
Overview of HUD-VASH SSVF Referral Packet - June 8, 2017
- SSVF Webinar Series - VA and SOAR - June 5, 2017
- SSVF Webinar Series - Overview of the SSVF System Assessment & Improvement
Toolkit and VHA Women Veteran's Health Care Overview - May 11, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - Landlord Partnerships and Creative Housing Coordination -
May 3, 2017
- SSVF Webinar Series - Increasing Access for Low-Income Vulnerable Homeless
Families with Young Children - April 27, 2017
SSVF Webinar Series - Audit Guidelines, Fraud Prevention, Reporting and
Compliance - February 9, 2017
- SSVF Webinar Series -
VA Targeted Strategies for Surge to End Veteran Homelessness, PIT/HIC Tool for
SSVF Grantees, Other Updates - January
Bridge Housing and Program Co-Enrollment for Veterans - April 21, 2016
Overview of HQS Certified Inspection Training Initiative - March 24, 2016
SSVF Webinar Series - MDAC Introduction and Overview for SSVF Grantees - March 17, 2016
- VA Suicide Prevention Overview - The Power of One - November 19, 2015
- Compliance and Monitoring: Lessons Learned and Preparation for FY 16
- SSVF HMIS: Closing out FY15 and Changes for FY16 - September 17, 2015
- Community Planning Update and Quarterly Report Review
- SSVF FY 2014 Annual Report, Homeless Prevention Screening & Rapid Re-Housing Ratio Waiver Process - August 20, 2015
- Increasing Access to Income Benefits - August 2015
- SSVF Homeless Prevention Screening Form Instructions Webinar (August 2015)
- Understanding Repository Monthly Grantee Reports (August 6, 2015)
- SQUARES Orientation (pdf version)
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.
- Information Session for New SSVF Mentorees
Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA)
This broadcast discusses the key benefits and access points of the Veterans Benefits Administration, a key resource for SSVF program participants and families.
The Health Center Program (2015)
This recording provides an overview of the Health Center Program, which is supported and administered through the Bureau of Primary Health (BPHC). BPHC-supported health centers
deliver comprehensive, high-quality preventive and primary health care to patients regardless of their ability to pay, to include veterans and their families. Health
centers have become the essential primary care medical home for millions of Americans including some of the nation’s most vulnerable populations.
Grantee National Call: SSVF Webinar Series: Rapid Rehousing and Homeless Prevention Standards (2015)
This webinar covers the Rapid Re-housing and Homelessness Prevention (RRHP) program standards developed by an International Standards Advisory Committee (ISAC) composed of
representatives of the SSVF Program, VA Homeless Programs, USICH, TAC, Inc., Abt Associates and other partners.
Priority 1 Surge/National Kick-Off Webinar (2015)
This presentation provides an overview of VA expectations on ending Veteran homelessness and system change for Priority 1 grant award recipients. This webinar will also
include an introduction to the community planning process with VA, the CoC, and other local partners.
The Health Center Program (2015)
This recording provides an overview of the Health Center Program, which is supported and administered through the Bureau of Primary Health (BPHC). BPHC-supported health
centers deliver comprehensive, high-quality preventive and primary health care to patients regardless of their ability to pay, to include veterans and their families.
Health centers have become the essential primary care medical home for millions of Americans including some of the nation’s most vulnerable populations.
Vets101 offers free career planning tools and information services for Veterans, their families,
and their circles of support.
Monitoring and Documentation Standards
This recording provides an overview of the SSVF monitoring process, expectations and requirements, including documentation standards, and the Uniform Monitoring Package (UMP).
Audit Guidelines, Fraud Prevention, Reporting and Compliance
This covers SSVF program reporting, compliance, and fraud and abuse deterrence.
Data Collection and Reporting 101
This recording provides an overview of the Homeless Management and Information System (HMIS) and its role in the SSVF program, including HMIS data collection and
reporting requirements for SSVF.
SSVF Webinar: Final Rule - Effective March 26, 2015
25 Cities Initiative - Coordinated Assessment and Housing Placement Programs
FY15 Q2 Gap Analysis and Strategy Development Tool
HHS Payment Requests, Reporting Requirements
Benefits, SOAR, and SSVF Eligibility Webinar
SSVF Reporting: Performance Reports,
Program Changes, and Critical Incidents Webinar (November 21, 2013)
SSVF 2013 Program LAUNCH - Welcome Session
Innovation in Accessing Mainstream Benefits-SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR)
SSVF Program LAUNCH: Participant Services,
This recording provides guidance on the provision of non-financial participant services, specifically case management.
SSVF Program LAUNCH: Ways That SSVFs Can Address Employment as a Key to Ending Veteran Homelessness (2013)
This recording reviews the necessity of employment services in ending the cycle of Veteran homelessness and guides service providers on how to perform employment-centered outreach, engage employers, and link to community employment programs.
Grantee National Call: Progressive Case Management in SSVF Programs (2013)
This presentation from March 21, 2013 National Call covers what progressive case management is, what the rationale is behind using it, and how communities can best utilize it.
SSVF Program LAUNCH: Outreach, Engagement, and Admission (2013)
This recording covers key aspects of the outreach, engagement, and admission process in relation to VA regulatory requirements, targeting, and prioritization.
Best Practice Standards
SSVF Program LAUNCH: Assessment and the Housing Plan (2013)
This recording/presentation reviews the relationship between progressive assessment of a Veteran's needs and the development of a reasonable housing plan that is
consistent with the goals of the SSVF program.
SSVF Program LAUNCH: Participant Services, Financial (2013)
This recording reviews the role of financial assistance in ending the cycle of Veteran homelessness as well as provides guidance regarding eligible uses,
limitations, and new categories of assistance available for FY 2014.
SSVF Program LAUNCH: Landlord Support (2013)
This recording discusses the need for landlord supports and how best to cultivate this relationship.
HPRP Webinar: HPRP Beyond the Basics (2010)
This webinar covers the following topics: successful targeting of HPRP resources, effective service design and delivery, and approaches to stabilizing participants in housing.