What We Do
The SSVF Program is designed to improve the housing stability of very low-income Veteran families, by assisting families transitioning from homelessness to permanent housing and preventing at-risk families from becoming homeless.
Services We Provide
CHANGE Inc. will provide eligible families with outreach, case management, and assistance obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
- Health Care Services
- Daily Living Services
- Child Care Services
- Transportation Services
- Temporary Financial Assistance
- Fiduciary & Payee Service
- Legal Service
- Personal Financial Planning Services
How To Receive Service
- Must be a veteran or a member of a family in which the head of household, or the spouse of the head of household is a Veteran.
- Very low income: household income can not exceed 50% of the area median income.
- Occupying permanent housing in one of three categories:
- Residing in permanent housing,
- Homeless and scheduled to become a resident of permanent housing within 90 days, OR
- Has exited permanent housing within the previous 90 days to seek other housing that is responsive to the very-low income Veteran family’s needs and preferences.
- Must be a resident of Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel, Tyler, Doddridge, Ritchie, or Pleasants Counties.
For more information or assistance, please contact one of our outreach specialists below.
Funding provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs and West Virginia Community Action Partnership.