vethousingBlue Mountain Action Council provides Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) through intensive case management to help Veterans and their families secure housing and develop a housing stability plan.

To see Blue Mountain Action Council's Mission and Vision Statements, click here.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) purpose is to provide support, at a community level, to end homelessness among the Veteran population. Through outreach, intensive case management, assistance in obtaining benefits, and emergency financial resources, the SSVF Program seeks to prevent Veterans and their families from becoming homeless and aids with rapid rehousing for those who are literally homeless.

For more information, click the buttons below, or view the following documents:
Veteran Administration fact sheet
SSVF information sheet

vethousingBlue Mountain Action Council provides Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) through intensive case management to help Veterans and their families secure housing and develop a housing stability plan.

To see Blue Mountain Action Council's Mission and Vision Statements, click here.

Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) purpose is to provide support, at a community level, to end homelessness among the Veteran population. Through outreach, intensive case management, assistance in obtaining benefits, and emergency financial resources, the SSVF Program seeks to prevent Veterans and their families from becoming homeless and aids with rapid rehousing for those who are literally homeless.

For more information, click the buttons below, or view the following documents:
Veteran Administration fact sheet
SSVF information sheet

Available Assistance


Housing Assistance:

  • Outreach to Veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Transportation and childcare services as it relates to stable housing
  • Support through case management to increase skills and income of participants
  • Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) that directly leads to stable housing
  • Provide skilled staff to help obtain VA and disability claims
Financial Assistance:

Temporary financial assistance may be available to veterans who qualify for the housing program and who would be homeless but for SSVF assistance. Help may include:
  • Rental assistance
  • Utility payments
  • Security deposits
  • Moving costs
  • Childcare
  • Transportation expenses
  • Emergency housing stability needs.

Eligibility Requirements


  • Any Veteran who served in active military, naval, or air service
  • Other than a dishonorable discharge
  • Low-income according to program guidelines
  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness
  • Willing to participate in finding a solution
  • Individuals and families are welcome
You Must:
  • Have one family member in the household who served in the military
  • Be a Veteran/family who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence (e.g., entering an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation)
  • Be a Veteran residing in permanent housing and at risk of becoming literally homeless ‘but for’ SSVF or identify new housing that will better meet their needs and be sustainable.

Staff and Offices


 
The SSVF Program Director, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., is located in the Walla Walla office.
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., phone: (509) 529-4980

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The case managers for each area are listed below with email links and phone numbers.

Washington Case Managers:

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Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield counties
Walla Walla office: 509-529-4980

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Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield counties
Walla Walla office: 509-529-4980

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Yakima county
Yakima office: 509-728-6032

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Benton and Franklin counties
Pasco office: 509-440-3229

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Benton and Franklin counties
Pasco office: 509-412-5204

Idaho Case Manager:

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Asotin, WA; Nez Perce, Lewis, Clearwater, and Idaho (partial) counties
Lewiston office: 208-816-1651

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Asotin, WA; Nez Perce, Lewis, Clearwater, and Idaho (partial) counties
Lewiston office: 208-507-1882

Oregon Case Manager:

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Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa counties (OR); Klikitat and Skamania co. (WA)
Pendleton office: 541-969-1503

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Morrow, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa co. (OR); Klikitat and Skamania co. (WA)
Pendleton office: 541-969-8494

Support Staff:

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Data Specialist
Walla Walla office: 509-529-4980

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Administrative Support
Walla Walla office: 509-529-4980

Hours

Mon-Thurs: 
8:30am to 5:00pm
Fridays:
8:30am to 4:00pm
CLOSED daily from
12:00pm to 1:00pm




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