CalVet - California Department of Veterans Affairs

09/13/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/13/2017 18:00

VA Awards Grants to Help Homeless and At-risk Veterans and Families

VETERAN AFFAIRS --- Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced it has awarded $343 million in grants to 288 nonprofit organizations to help low-income Veterans and their families. The grants were awarded under VA's Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

'With these important grants, we are able to leverage the expertise of local experts to help our most economically vulnerable Veterans avoid or exit homelessness,' said VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin. 'This is another VA program that moves at-risk Veterans toward housing and independence.'​

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