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Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF)
Helps low-income veterans and their families find affordable housing. Financial assistance can include help with back rent, mortgage or utility payments for families struggling to remain in their homes.

Using a housing-first case management model, UESF provides services including housing acquisition and landlord negotiation, VA benefit assistance, mainstream benefits, legal assistance referrals, self-sufficiency education, and temporary financial assistance when needed.
1608 Walnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Eligibility: To be eligible, individuals and families must:

*Be a Veteran or a family member in which head of household or spouse of head of household is a Veteran. An eligible Veteran is a person that served active duty in the US Military/Armed Forces. Reservists and Guardsmen are not eligible unless activated under presidential order.
*Have received a discharge status that states anything other than dishonorably discharged.
*Have an income at or below 50% of Area Median Income (to be determined at time of application).

*Be facing one of the following housing issues:
Pending eviction from current residence;
Homelessness – An individual or family who lacks a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence and is living in places such as: car, park, abandoned building, bus or train station, airport or camping ground, shelter, transitional housing or exiting an institution where he or she temporarily resided.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00a, to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (215) 972-5170 Main
Email Address: utility@uesfacts.org
Intake Procedure: Call 215-814-6888, or visit website for eligibility test.
Languages Spoken: English
Services:
  • Eviction Prevention Legal Assistance * Veterans
  • Homeless Diversion Programs * Veterans
  • Homelessness Prevention Programs * Veterans
  • Housing Search Assistance * Veterans
  • Mortgage Payment Assistance * Veterans
  • Rent Payment Assistance * Veterans
  • Rental Deposit Assistance * Veterans
  • Utility Deposit Assistance * Veterans
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