AdobeStock 70186711 Trans smAre you a Veteran that is homeless or at-risk of homelessness?  Do you know a Veteran who is? 

The Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program works to help homeless or near homeless Veterans, both individuals and families, get access to housing and services.  The program serves Veterans in Jackson, Lenawee, Hillsdale, Cass, Branch, and St. Joseph counties.

The goal of the program is to promote housing stability among very low-income Veteran families who reside in or are transitioning to permanent housing. 

 

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICES, YOU MUST:
  • Be a Veteran, or member of a family, in which the head of household, or spouse of the head of household, is a Veteran. 
  • Be a Veteran who was not dishonorably discharged.
  • Have a household median income not exceeding 50% of area median income.
  • Be homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION: (Hours of Operation are Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

  • Jackson County - Community Action Agency: 517-784-4800 or 800-491-0004
  • Hillsdale County & Cass County - Community Action Agency: 517-437-3346 or 800-750-9300
  • Lenawee County - Community Action Agency: 517-263-7861 or 800-438-1845
  • Branch County & St. Joseph County: 269-986-1103 
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SSVF PROGRAM STATEMENT OF VETERANS' RIGHTS

As a Veteran, you have the right:

  1. To be treated equally, professionally, and with respect regardless of your gender, legal history, ability/disability, age, sexuality, race, ethnicity, housing status, or any other protected class.
  2. To be assessed for available services as a Veteran with your Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) issued photo identification (ID), whether or not you have your DD214.
  3. To access or be directly referred to services you need for which you are eligible and that are available in your local community.
  4. To have your phone number and general location with a time you can be reached requested so you can receive a text message, phone call, or in-person follow-up within a reasonable time, and to assist you with applying for a subsidized Universal Services Administration Lifeline phone plan, when needed.

LOCAL VETERAN AFFAIRS OFFICES

Jackson County
1715 Lansing Ave.
Jackson, MI  49202
517-788-4425
Lenawee County
1040 S. Winter St. #2023
Adrian, MI  49221
517-264-5335
Hillsdale County
61 McCollum
Hillsdale, MI  49242
517-437-3630