What is the Total Action for Progress Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program?
Supportive Services for Veteran Families helps veterans and their families find and stay in stable, permanent housing. We focus on intensive case management to help resolve housing crises and ensure that they don’t happen again.
What areas does this program serve?
Residents oin the cities of Alleghany, Augusta, Amherst, Appomattox, Bath, Botetourt, Bedford, Campbell, Craig, Covington, Franklin, Highland, Montgomery, Rockbridge and Roanoke county. The cities of Bedford, Buena Vista, Clifton Forge, Danville, Lynchburg, Lexington, Martinsville, Roanoke, Radford, Salem, Staunton and Waynesboro.
Is there a cost for this program?
There are no costs to approved clientele for this program.
How can I access services?
Residents of the Roanoke Valley should call Evelyn Jordan at 540-283-4918, Aldith Ellis at 540-283-4892 or Vickie Royer at 540-283-4845. Lexington, Rockbridge, Lynchburg and Buena Vista residents should call 540-264-0300. Residents of Alleghany County, Covington, and Bath County should call 540-962-5933.
Am I eligible for this service?
Either the head of household or spouse must have served at least one day in the U.S. Military, with a discharge status other than dishonorable.
The household must be homeless or at risk of homelessness, with no secondary residence or other resources for housing.
The household must also have an income less than 50% of the area median income (AMI), and must be capable of maintaining permanent housing after short-term intensive case management and/or financial assistance.
Community Partnerships and Funding
Program partners include the Community Housing Resource Center (a program of the Council of Community Services), Goodwill Industries of the Valleys, Inc., the Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley, the Salem VA Medical Center, the Roanoke Redevelopment and Housing Authority, and member agencies of the Blue Ridge Continuum of Care.
Funding for the program is provided by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.