Commission on Economic Opportunity Wilkes- Barre
Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF) - Commission on Economic Opportunity - WilkesBarre
he Department of Veterans Affairs has funded a supportive services grant to CEO to help end veteran homelessness by providing housing stability to homeless and at-risk veterans and their families. The goal of the SSVF Program is to promote housing stability among very low-income Veteran families who reside in or are transitioning to permanent housing. Support outreach, casemanagement and other flexible assistance to rapidly re-house Veterans who become homeless or prevent Veterans from becoming homeless.
165 Amber Lane
Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
Eligibility: To become a participant household under the SSVF Program, the following conditions must be met: Eligible veteran is a person who served in the active military, naval or air services and who was discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable. A Reservist can also be considered eligible if activated during "War time" or in a "State of Emergency" and deployed out of State. Veteran must have a qualifying DD214 form or other VA approved documentation. Income guidelines: Household income does not exceed 50% of area median income.
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 822-0359 Toll-Free
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (800) 822-0359 Hotline
  • (570) 829-1665 Fax
Email Address: ceonortheast@gmail.com
Intake Procedure: Call the office and contact either representative for Veteran's programming: Kermit Douglas or Noel Duffy at 570-826-0510. kdouglas@ceopeoplehelpingpeople.org nduffy@peoplehelpingpeople.org
Service Contact: Kermit Douglas Douglas, 570-826-0510, kdouglas@ceopeoplehelpingpeople.org
Services:
  • Families of Veterans
  • Homeless Veterans
  • Homelessness Prevention Programs
  • Veterans
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Commission on Economic Opportunity Wilkes- Barre
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