Supportive Services for Veteran Families
A partnership of providers in a six county area is offering a new program for Veterans who are experiencing a housing crisis. This is made possible with funding received from the Federal Government and under contract with the Lawrence County Community Action Partnership.
Under this program, CAPMC aims to improve very low-income Veteran families’ housing stability in Mercer County. CAPMC will provide eligible Veterans and their families with outreach, case management, and assistance in obtaining VA and other benefits, which may include:
- Health care services
- Daily living services
- Personal financial planning services
- Transportation services
- Fiduciary and payee services
- Legal services
- Child care services
- Housing counseling services
In addition, veterans may also be eligible for time-limited payments to third parties (e.g., landlords, utility companies, moving companies, and licensed child care providers) if these payments help them and their families stay in or acquire permanent housing on a sustainable basis.
For more information, contact:
Carrie Noah, CAPMC Veteran Housing Advisor
P 724.342.3532 Ext. 102
In partnership with the Lawrence County Community Action Partnership
Veteran Employment Track (VET) Program
This program is offered in partnership with the Lawrence County Community Action Program (LCCAP) Participants in our Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program who also have an employment goal are provided specialized employment-focused services to gain and retain employment in an effort to sustain stable housing and move toward self-sufficiency.
This targeted group of employment-focused Vets and family members are provided innovative career awareness, case management, job readiness, pre-employment training, and job development to help them overcome employment barriers and connect them to local employers.
Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) Program
The ESG Program is designed to assist veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. It is designed to help Veterans acquire permanent housing as quickly as possible or to attain stability in in their current housing situation.
Housing relocation and short to medium term rental assistance may also be provided.
For more information about the VET or ESG Programs, contact Carrie Noah at 724.342.3532 Ext. 102.