HomeFirst’s Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) project is designed to provide housing stability to homeless and at-risk veteran households in the County of Santa Clara. This goal is achieved by providing veteran participants with comprehensive supportive services, including intensive case management services, housing search and maintenance support, targeted financial assistance, and support with increasing income through employment and benefits assistance.
Direct Service 80%
Provide street and encampment-based outreach to the homeless in Santa Clara County.
Complete field-based pre-screens of homeless veterans to determine eligibility for SSVF.
Provide information and referral to community services such as employment counseling, health care, mental health services, etc.
Transport clients, in an agency vehicle, to the BRC shelter or other appropriate destinations as needed.
Conduct assessments as appropriate to determine client vulnerability, self-sufficiency, and appropriate housing or service program referral and/or placement.
Complete all appropriate data collection, HMIS data entry, paperwork, and tracking of activities within 1 business day.