Veterans Programs

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)

Program Significantly Expands to Promote Housing Stability for Families

Community Hope has been awarded a $5 million grant to expand our successful Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program and help more than 750 veteran families avert homelessness in the year ahead.

Our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program is a homeless prevention program designed to assist veterans and veteran families at risk of homelessness to maintain their housing and to rapidly re-house veteran families who have recently become homeless.

Community Hope's Hope for Veterans® will provide case management services to assist veterans and their families in securing housing and developing a housing stability plan to avert or overcome homelessness.

Serving Veterans and Veteran Families in the Following Communities:

New Jersey Counties: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren

Now serving Burlington and Ocean Counties

Pennsylvania Counties: Bucks, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, Pike and Wyoming

Now serving Montgomery, Berks, Luzerne, Schuylkill, Carbon and Wayne Counties.

Low-income single veterans or veteran families who are

  • Currently residing in permanent housing and at risk of becoming homeless OR
  • Currently homeless or recently exited permanent housing and are scheduled or able to become a resident of permanent housing within 90 days. For example, a veteran living in a shelter, on the street or in temporary housing with an apartment identified.

Social Service Assistance: Case management services may include: Housing counseling/housing search, securing utilities, mediation with property owners, financial budgeting, employment assistance and navigation of eligible benefits and services.

Financial Assistance Services: Temporary financial assistance may be available to eligible veterans including rental assistance, utility payments, security payments, moving costs, childcare and transportation expenses.

For more information on this program or to make a referral, please call 1-855-483-8466 or email

Veterans and social service providers can access our referral hotline.