VA Renews Over $15.3 Million in SSVF Funding in NJ

Six Groups Receive Funding

SSVFOn September, 14, 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced $300 million in renewal grants for services that assist thousands of low-income veteran families who are permanently housed or in transition to permanent housing under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

In NJ six programs received funding.

  • Catholic Charities Diocese of Camden received over $1.2 million to continue serving low-income families in Atlantic, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem counties.
  • Catholic Family and Community Services received $1.72 million to continue serving low-income families in Hudson, Essex, Bergen, Union, Passaic, Morris and Sussex counties.
  • North Hudson Community Action Corporation received $678,046 to continue serving low-income families in Hudson and Bergen counties.
  • Community Hope received $3.016 million to continue serving low-income families in Essex, Passaic, Monmouth, Mercer, Bergen, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren counties.
  • Soldier On, Inc. received $6.7 million to continue serving low-income families in Burlington, Monmouth, Ocean, Middlesex, Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Mercer counties. The funding also covers other states.
  • Veterans Multi-Service Center, Inc. received $2.02 million to continue serving low-income families in Atlantic, Salem, Cumberland, Cape May, Gloucester, Burlington and Camden counties. The funding also covers other states.

Click here to read the press release from the VA.

Click here for the awards by state.