Commission on Economic Opportunity (CEO)
CEO - WilkesBarre - Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)
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
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (800) 822-0359 Toll-Free
  • (570) 826-0510 Main
  • (800) 822-0359 Toll-Free
  • (570) 829-1665 Fax
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call the office and contact either representative for Veteran's programming: Kermit Douglas or Noel Duffy at
Service Contact: Kermit Douglas Douglas, 570-826-0510,
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