Rapid Re-housing Programs, Veterans Community Services, Community Catalysts of California
Veterans Community Services, Homelessness Prevention Program
Description of Service:
Provides housing search and supportive services to homeless, very low-income Veteran families. Also assists with accessing VA and public benefits and other community resources.
Active participants may apply for temporary financial assistance that is awarded on a case by case basis, for rent, security deposit, and other types of financial assistance in support of permanent housing.
San Diego County, Riverside County and Imperial County.
Pre-Screening via phone with a Program Aid. Document collection and in-person intake meeting with the Intake Coordinator, following phone pre-screening.
DD214, verification of income, two months bank statements (savings and checking), verification of homeless status such as a 3rd party certification of homelessness (VCS will provide the form). Other documents may be required to determine eligibility.
Verification of income, Veteran status, and homelessness status are required prior to program entry. Written verification is the preferred method.
Be sure to leave a message with your name and a good contact phone number.
Military - Veterans
Veteran families that are currently:Residing in a place not meant for human habitation,Emergency Shelter,Transitional Housing,Motel paid for by a voucher program,or, institutional setting such as a hospital or incarcerated.
-Head of household is a military veteran with an other than dishonorable discharge.-The Veteran family is literally homeless, not including staying with family/friends, or in a motel paid for by the Veteran family.-The Veteran family is very low-income, under 50% Area Median Income according to HUD. Priority given to cases who's income is under 30% Area Median Income.-The Veteran "family" may also be a single veteran.